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Mystical Rodopi Mountain Tour €690 - 6 Days

We made this tour for You, so you can feel the Magic of Rhodopi Mountain. The Rhodopes are rich in memorials of the megalith culture – Eastern Rhodopi are the richest in the Balkans. The first Thracians inhabiting this land – also known as the “rock people”, have left us incredible facilities cut into the rocks and scattered all over the magical mountain. The nature of the Rhodopes is so varied and has thousands of creations from the plant and animal world you will see. The mythology and history of the Rhodopes are rich in stories of Thracian tribes, Romans, Byzantines, Crusaders, Turks and Bulgarians, who left their traces in the time. The unique nature and the traces of so many people left their mark there, made Rhodopes incredible place to visit.

This Bulgarian region is full of Myths, Traditions, legends carried over the generations, food made the same way like  it was done hundreds of years ago. The area is full with Natural phenomenon which will leave you breathless.

What is included in the price of the Tour

  • 6 Nights at 3-4 star Hotel in a air-conditioned rooms
  • 6 Hot buffet breakfast
  • 2 lunches
  • All fees for entries and activities
  • Greeting and transport from the airport
  • All transport on the tour in a clean,  air-conditioned bus
  • Experienced Tour Leader

What is not included in the price of the Tour

  • Your flight tickets in and out of Bulgaria
  • Your meals and drinks except what is described above

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Day 1
Day 1

Arrive in Sofia. Meet and great at the airport with your Tour Guide.Transfer to the hotel.
5pm Group get together. Drinks and Diner. That may change depending on your time of arrival!

Day 2
Day 2

Haskovo

After breakfast you will leave the capital getting closer to Rodopi mountain. Make yourself comfortable during the two and half hours drive.We will take you to visit a local bee farm where the lady of the house will prepare a traditional local food on fire in front of you, but before this we will visit the oldest Monastery in Europe – St. Anastasiy.You will be shown around the bee farm and presented with interesting facts and knowledge about beekeeping. Lunch there will be traditional and pleasurable. No need to mention that you will try the best honey you ever tasted before in Dimovi Bea Farm. After the bea farm we will check you in the hotel in Haskovo for the next night. Before dinner we will make little tour in town where you will see the biggest statue on earth of Virgin Mary in Haskovo.

Day 3
Day 3

Zlatograd
Exciting trip with your bus will take you to Ethnografic area complex Zlatograd. There you will discover the spirit of ancient Bulgaria – you will see old houses, old shops. We will visit different Museums like Posts Museum, Education Museum. This little beautiful town has own historical personality – Deljo haidutin – you will learn a story which will touch your soul. There will be option for walk in the forest, take one of the Eco paths or enjoy free afternoon in the beautiful spa of the hotel.

Day 4
Day 4

After breakfast you will be on the road again. In a short distance your trip will take you to Smolyan town.You will stay in Guest house where you will have the great opportunity to learn about very local food and traditions. You will try the very Bulgarian dishes, made by your pleasant host. According to archaeological evidence, the area around Smolyan was first settled in the 2nd-1st millennium BC. Imagine how old and full of history is this Mountain town. You can visit The Museum where you can see some of the precious artefacts for this area. The specific clothes, food and crafts will take you back in time and you will feel the spirit of Bulgarian ancestors. In the evening you will taste some special alcoholic beverages and taste famous Bulgarian “cheverme”.

Option – Eco paths (The Waterfalls Canyon, Smolyan’s lakes, Uhlovitsa cave)

Day 5
Day 5

Chudni mostove (Marvelous Bridges) – Narechenski bani
After homemade breakfast we will take you to one nature phenomenon which is breathtaking. The Marvelous Bridges or Wonderful Bridges are natural arches in the Rhodope Mountains of southern Bulgaria. They are located in the karst valley of the Erkyupriya River. The “bridges” were formed by the erosive activity of the once larger Erkyupryia River. It transformed the marble clefts into a deep-water cave, the ceiling of which eroded through time and collapsed, possibly during an earthquake. Geologists suggest that the water carried the debris away.
After lunch we will take you to Narechenski bani village – destination known with its famous mineral water. You can have relaxing spa evening.

Day 6
Day 6

Narechenski bani – “Holy Trinity” Cross Forest – Sofia

After relaxing night in Narechesnki bani, in the morning on your last day of the tour we will take you to one of the most holy places in Bulgaria “Holy Trinity” Cross Forest before going back to Sofia. The Cross Forest is one of the biggest Bulgarian Orthodox sanctuaries, which although continues to raise questions and discussions,is a place where God abundantly transmits His grace.From decades, fathers have passed to their sons the story of the medicative wonders of the cross built on the hill above the Borovo village, where many have found solace, healed and glorified God.

After lunch in the aria you will be driven back to Sofia late afternoon.

Your Tour Guide will say goodbye then but you will enjoy one more night at the capital.

The hotel will assist you with booking the taxi for you transfer to airport next day.

Price From EUR  690/person
690
Total 690 EUR