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Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

By: Mr. Tripp
  • Learn about Bulgaria from a guide
  • Travel comfortably by air-conditioned car or minibus
  • Depart from your hotel in the morning and return after the tour
Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest
From US$92.79
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Explore Bulgaria hassle-free from Bucharest on this full-day tour with a guide. Travel directly from your Bucharest hotel to Veliko Tarnovo in an air-conditioned car or minibus. Explore St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, Tsaravets Fortress, and Arbanasi Village with included entry tickets. Enjoy hotel drop-off in Bucharest at the end of the day.

What to Expect

Begin your full-day trip to Bulgaria with a departure from your hotel in Bucharest in the morning. Travel by air-conditioned car or minibus to the foothills of the Balkan Mountains. Explore the medieval settlement of Veliko Tarnovo with your guide. Here you can observe the Tsaravets Fortress, a fortification from the Middle Ages.

Continue on and visit the St. Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, which is carved into a cliff and still inhabited. Go to Arbanasi Village and admire the medieval architecture.

At the conclusion of your day trip, travel back to Bucharest in your vehicle and arrive at you Bucharest hotel.

Reviews (35)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great day out to Bulgaria!

We booked a tour from Mr Tripp from Viator. Blessed with great weather, everything was perfect - the monastery (donations appreciated as there is ongoing works), the restaurant with great views and delicious Bulgarian food, the small charming town and the fortness! The ride was...More

Thank lynxchan
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile
Very worthwhile!

Had a brilliant time on this trip to Bulgaria. Fortress was great, monastery very interesting also. Everything was perfectly organised with no hassle or issues. The guide, Rodica and driver Lucieano, were very polite and were always happy to answer any questions or queries we...More

Thank JamesGee54
Reviewed 5 October 2018
A worthwhile trip

Excellent and very informative trip. The guide Rubica (?spelling) was very good and offered much interesting information both en route and at each location about both Romania and Bulgaria. Her choice of lunch venue was excellent.

Thank Dr Eric C
Reviewed 29 September 2018
Excellent tour to Bulgaria

This tour was the highlight of my trip to Bucharest. Rodrica, the tour guide, was really good with providing the historical context for the tour and was very helpful while we were in Veliko Tarnovo. Would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Bucharest.

Thank Tejus D
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Bucharest and decided to do tours till our river cruise started.. chose this one based on reviews and we’re not disappointed . Rodica was excellent guide, talking not only Bulgarian history but also Romanian. Choices of attractions and restaurants and nonstop history lessons...More

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Jophy D
18 September 2018|
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Response from The A | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your passport and visa. When we crossed the borders we we’re asked for our passports. However for our tour guide who was Romanian they only handed in an identification card. Please consult the travel or tour agent... More
5 August 2018|
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Response from Jill F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a border crossing point. You will need your passport. These days they don't always stamp; sometimes they just scan. (Sad -- I used to like collecting them!) Anyway, what I wanted to add here is that you... More