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Day Tour To Bulgaria From Bucharest

Country: Romania
City: Bucharest
Duration: 12 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

Package Itinerary

Departure hours & location: 09.00 AM, in front of your hotel in Bucharest

Duration: 12h

Highlights:
 Discover City of the Tsars – Veliko Tarnovo
 Visit the palace of the Bulgarian Emperors
 Take some steps through the rich history of the town
 Visit The Patriarchal Cathedral and Basarbovo Monastery
 Relax and take some beautiful pictures.


Program:
There’s more to Bulgaria than legends dare to unveil. Book this amazing tour and find out!
Veliko Tarnovo or City of the Tsars is one of the most visited areas of Bulgaria and is known as the capital of The Second Bulgarian Empire. It has everything that a tourist needs; a touch of history, a touch of art and a lot of entertaining for all ages and tastes. The old town is placed on three hills, and on the Tsaravets hill, we will visit the palace of the Bulgarian Emperors and The Patriarchal Cathedral.

Our tour will take you also to Basarbovo Monastery and to the ancient city built by the Romans around 101-106 A.D., Nicopolis ad Istrum.

We leave Bucharest in the morning from our starting point and drive to the Bulgarian border, Ruse. We’ll cross the Danube River and in approximately 1,5 hours we arrive at Basarbovo Monastery. This is cave
the monastery, Bulgarian-orthodox founded in the Second Bulgarian Empire.

Our next stop is at the famous city Veliko Tarnovo, a place with a history of more than 5000 years. The focus point of this experience is Tsaravets Palace. This place served as a royal residence for the Bulgarian emperors between 1185 and 1393 and was built on the ruins of a byzantine city. The palace is surrounded by a fortified wall reaching 3,6 meters and has three gates, a throne room, a palace church, and a royal residential part.
After we finish visiting this marvelous place we’ll get lost among the old streets of the city and we’ll have our traditional lunch.

The last place of our tour is the famous lost and forgotten city, Nicopolis ad Istrum. This was built by Traian, The Roman Emperor that conquered Dacia in 106 A.D. We know this tour will prove to be a unique and wonderful experience for you.


Please note:
 A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
 Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Included services:

  • Entrance fees, according to the program
  • English speaking guide/driver, according to the program
  • Hotel pick up/drop off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
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