Best of Bulgaria in 2 day tours: only 99€! – Join a GROUP
This product is 2 separate day tours, both starting from Sofia and is a package that gives you the possibility to explore the BEST of Bulgaria in just two days! You will see the amazing and ancient city of Plovdiv, the 2nd biggest city in Bulgaira with lots of ancient Roman ruins, so beautiful, it’s chosen to be Cultural Capital of Europe for 2019. You will also explore the beautiful Bachkovo Monastery and the amazing breath-taking Rila Monastery, which is the biggest and most beautiful monastery in eastern Europe! You will also hike the 7 Rila Lakes, often called the 8th Wonder of the World for it’s amazing natural awesomeness.
Why choose our tours:
- Very easy logistics:
This tour combines two different day tours, both starting from Sofia. To read the details and logistict of each of the two tours, click on the links:
- Great prices:
Price per person – 99 euro per person ~ 199 Bulgarian leva per person
You pay to the driver at the end of the tour. We prefer if you can pay in Bulgarian Leva cash, but if you don’t have Leva, we also accept credit card or Euro.
- Information about the places:
The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the Rila Mountains, 117 km (73 mi) south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the Rilska River at an elevation of 1,147 m (3,763 ft) above sea level. The monastery is named after its founder, the hermit Ivan of Rila (876 – 946 AD). Founded in the 10th century, the Rila Monastery is regarded as one of Bulgaria’s most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments and is a key tourist attraction for both Bulgaria and Southern Europe. In 2008 alone, it attracted 900,000 visitors. If you want to be among the lucky ones who have visited this amazing site, join our tours and let’s have a great time together!
Plovdiv’s history spans 6,000 years, it’s the second biggest city in Bulgaria, it has traces of a Neolithic settlement dating to roughly 4000 BC, ranking it among the world’s oldest cities. Plovdiv was known in the West for most of its recorded history by the Greek name Philippoupolis , which was introduced in 340 BC. Plovdiv was originally a Thracian city before later becoming a Greek city, and then a major Roman city. In the Middle Ages, it retained its strategic regional importance, changing hands between the Byzantine and Bulgarian Empires. It came under Ottoman rule in the 14th century. On 4 January 1878, Plovdiv was liberated from Ottoman rule by the Russian army. It remained within the borders of Bulgaria until July of the same year, when it became the capital of the autonomous Ottoman region of Eastern Rumelia. In 1885, Plovdiv and Eastern Rumelia itself became part of Bulgaria. It is probably the most visited city in Bulgaria after Sofia, and has always amazed all its visitors with the breath taking architectural mixture it offers.
We offer many more tours to interesting locations all over Bulgaria and the surrounding countries. You can make a combinations of any of these tours and maximise your experience in Bulgaria!