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Veliko Tarnovo and Medieval Bulgaria Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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US$ 165.00
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    What to Expect
    We shall explore the medieval history of northern Bulgaria on this one full-day tour. We shall reach Bulgaria within 1 hour drive from Bucharest, cross the border over Danube river on the "Friendship Bridge" and head to the Balkan Mountains and Veliko Tarnovo, the capital of Bulgaria during medieval times. First stop will be at the St Dimitrie Basarabov Monastery, where a small but beautiful monastery sits at the bottom of a cliff with small chapels carved up in the cliff face. Ivanovo Rock Churches, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site will follow shortly. Now its time for Veliko Turnovo (the City of Tsars) where you can tour inside the Tsarevets fortress from the 12th century. Step back in time on the Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals where you can find a coppersmith, silversmith, icon painter and many more. Drive up to Arbanassi Village, an architectural reserve unique in Bulgaria.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Bucharest
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Bucharest
    • Licensed English tour guide
    • Transportation by private modern air-conditioned car/minibus with AC
    • Free Wi-Fi in vehicle (only for Romania territory)
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo
    • Entry/Admission - Tsarevets
    • Entry/Admission - St. Dimitrii of Basarbovo Monastery
    • Entrance fees: Basarbovo (3 Euro/pers), Ivanovo Rock Churches (5 Euro/pers), Tsavarets (6 Euro/pers)
    • Lunch
    • Photography and video fees
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • By taking this tour, please remember that you are leaving Romania and entering Bulgaria. Please ensure that your Visa requirements are in order, and it is essential that you carry your passport (or ID card for citizens of EU states).
    • All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
    • Please note that Ivanovo churches are closed for visiting inside during the winter season between November 1st and March 31st
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The duration of 12 hours for the trip is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: please take into account that crossing the border - both ways - can add delay to the trip caused by customs.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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