5 Days Historical And Natural Wonders Of Bulgaria's Most Beautiful Region

5 Days Historical and Natural Wonders of Bulgaria's most beautiful region

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: The amazing Vucha gorge

Stop At: Yagodina, Yagodina, Smolyan Province
At 09:00, we will depart from your hotel/accommodation/airport in Sofia. We will drive on a modern highway for a bit, which is built on top of the famous Roman road-Via Militaries. After an hour, we will head south where we will see the Vucha dam and will get deeper into the Rhodope Mountain. We will have a great mountain ride! Before getting to our final destination for the day, we will stop and visit one very beautiful cave. When we get to the hotel, we can change our clothes and climb on a mount above the hotel, called the Eagle’s eye. Comfortable tourist shoes are recommended. If we get to the top (30-40minutes hiking), we will get a great view of Trigrad gorge and Rhodope mountain.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3* hotel with a great location

Day 2: Exploring the Rhodope mountain

Stop At: Diavolsko Garlo- The Devil's Throat, Trigrad Bulgaria
The day will be dedicated to the beauty of the region. After breakfast, we will go for a hike on the “Devil’s path”. It is an incredible mountain path that is very hard to be described with words. By wooden stairs and parapets, you will overcome the 90% slopes and will be able to feel, experience, and enjoy the height. You will see stunning views, waterfalls, and amazing natural formations. Our next point of interest we will be a very different cave-“The Devil’s throat”. It was named like this because of the river that is passing through it. Whatever goes in the water does not come out. The place is full of legends and stories. The local legends say that this was the place wherefrom where Orpheus entered the kingdom of Hades to rescue his wife Eurydice from the Underworld.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Trigrad, Trigrad, Smolyan Province
In the afternoon we will relax and enjoy a wonderful traditional dinner.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3* hotel with a great location

Day 3: The Devil's bridge and Zlatograd

Stop At: Zlatograd, Zlatograd, Smolyan Province
After a nice traditional breakfast, we will continue our adventure by starting our drive east through the Rhodope mountain. After around an hour's drive, we will make a stop. A short walk will bring us to a stunning view. After admiring it we will continue to the most spectacular medieval bridge in Bulgaria. It was built by the Ottomans in the 16th century and has the creepy name “The Devil’s bridge”. The legend says that the builder won a bet with the Devil for how long it can be built.
After that, we will continue to an architect reserve called Zlatograd, where we will overnight. The town was a commerce center in the 18th-19th century and you can still feel the atmosphere and walk through the small streets with small traditional craft shops, keeping the traditions from those days.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Zlatograd architect reserve

Day 4: The ancient city Plovdiv and the civilization of the Thracians

Stop At: Tatul, Tatul, Kardzhali Province
This day will be full of very nice drive, a huge reservoir, and many historical sites. Our first point of interest will be a religious sanctuary, built on a low mountain pike by the Thracians. In this amazing place you will be introduced to this interesting civilization inhabiting these lands between the Late Bronze age and the final Christianization of the Roman province Thrace in the late 4th century AD.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Perperikon, 10 miles from the town of Kurdzhali Bulgaria
This introduction will be important for the future of the trip because we will see some more of the heritage of these people. Our next stop will be such. The great city of Perperikon where you can see how the historical periods overlap each other. This place is famous mostly for the Oracle of Dionis, the god of the wine. This Oracle was one of the most important after that in Delphi, Greece in antiquity.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000 Bulgaria
After we explore this rare archaeological site we will continue to the second biggest cities in Bulgaria-Plovdiv.
The city was the European capital of culture in 2019th. It is one of the oldest and most artistic cities in Europe. We will walk into the historical part of it. We will visit the 1st-century Roman Theatre, the 2nd-century Roman Stadium, the oldest mosque on the Balkans. The city has an area called “The trap” and it is famous for the small craft beer pubs and restaurants. It is a great place to spend your evening and feel the atmosphere of this ancient city. We will overnight in the heart of Plovdiv.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3* hotel in the heart of Plovdiv

Day 5: Koprivshtica and the Thracian temple of Starosel

Stop At: Thracian Temple Complex Starosel, Selo Starosel Chetinyovata Mogila, Hissarya 4175 Bulgaria
After a good Bulgarian breakfast, we will start our final day. We will head north until we reach the Central Balkan mountain. On the way, we will visit one Thracian tomb from the IV century BC. We will explore and learn about the burial traditions of the Thracians, which will fulfill your knowledge of the ancient people.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Koprivshtitsa, Koprivshtitsa, Sofia Region
Our next stop will be another time machine-National architect reserve Koprivshtica. This town is extremely important in the Bulgarian Revival period and the struggle against the Ottoman empire. It is perfectly preserved from the 19th century. We will walk there and could have some very nice traditional lunch. After the rest, we will continue driving to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia is not included. We can add it upon request.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$704.26 Per Person

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