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Day Trip to Bulgaria from Bucharest

From US$91.98
  • 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
  • Admire the beautiful Basarabov Monastery and Tsaravets Fortress
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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.
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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn’t expect much from this tour in the beginning but turn out that it was one of the tour that I enjoyed the most among my trip this time. Our young tour guide, Ms Rodica is very knowledgeable and knows what she’s talking about. Really...More

Thank PinkyJane88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Radica (guide) and Luciano (driver) we’re great. She was a wealth of information and gave us great shopping tips. She pointed out wonderful views, sites and so forth. Unforgettable trip.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Norma S
Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

We visited the Basarbovo monastery first, not very impressive and small, but interesting and we got to presence a mass with an orthodox monk and priest. Then we headed to the Veliko Turnovo fortress. Amazing place! We walked from the town to the top of...More

Thank AndreaYLucas
Anastasiia B, Public Relations Manager at Mr. Tripp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2019

Dear Andrea & Lucas, Thank you for providing the feedback on our services. It is pleasing to know you have enjoyed the highlights of the tour and the work of our guide. Please accept many thanks from Daniel too, it was a pleasure to host...More

Reviewed 13 March 2019

Overall, we were disappointed with this tour. The guide really didn't seem to have too much passion and it was a lot of driving for not too much quality time to explore. The beginning ... Pick-up was late and the guide made a joke about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank TabathaSoltay
Anastasiia B, Public Relations Manager at Mr. Tripp, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2019

Dear Tabatha, Thank you for dedicating time to leave us the review. We are sorry you did not enjoy this tour to the full, please allow us to explain. Indeed, sometimes few minutes delay in pick-ups may happen due to traffic jams or some other...More

Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

This trip was totaly worth the while we had a great time and the guide did such a great job he had a lot of info about all the places and had great humor so we really enjoed the whole thing to the fullest i...More

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Igal M
22 April 2019|
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Response from Norma S | Reviewed this property |
The trip with mr. Tripp did not include the entrance fees to the monastery or the fortress. The guide collects the equivalent of 5 euros per person in Bulgarian currency to cover the fees to enter these two places. I’m sure... More
Chin W
24 March 2019|
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Response from Dr Eric C | Reviewed this property |
We changed money at the border, based on advice from the guide as to how much we would need.
Neha B
11 March 2019|
Response from Naomi B | Reviewed this property |
We are from Canada, and didn’t need a visa to enter Bulgaria, which is a member of the European Union, although we were advised to carry our passports with us. You should check with your travel agent about visa requirements... More
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