Bulgaria Best Tours and Activities

365: Communist Walking Tour
365: Communist Walking Tour
         
Sofia
3 hours
from 10 EUR
Find out what it was like on the eastern side of the Iron Curtain by joining our Communist tour. A 45 year-long period presented in only 3 hours, including the reasons that led to it and its consequences. Our main goal is to present this controversial period of history in an objective and informative way. Every Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 4pm at the Palace of Justice.
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
         
Sofia
8 hours
from 25 EUR
Discover two of Bulgaria's UNESCO World Heritage gems on this day trip from Sofia. Traveling by minivan, admire rural Bulgaria on route to the Rila Monastery in the pine-carpeted Rila Mountains. Take a guided tour of the medieval treasure with its fresco-coated church, and visit its fascinating museum. Then, after time to explore independently, continue to Boyana Church, near Sofia, to marvel at its spectacular pre-Renaissance frescoes. Entrance fees not included.
Breakfast with Sofia
Breakfast with Sofia
         
Sofia
3 hours
from 27 EUR
Shake off your jetlag (or hangover) with an early mini-food fest in Bulgaria's capital. Load up on traditional pastries, sweets and drinks all made by local masters and designed to fuel a day of sightseeing in Sofia.
Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Day Trip from Sofia
Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Day Trip from Sofia
         
Sofia
9 hours
from 30 EUR
Visit the history-steeped Plovdiv Old Town and Bachkovo Monastery on this day trip from Sofia, led by an expert guide. Travel by comfortable minivan to the charming city of Plovdiv. Wander amid historical monuments, art galleries, bohemian cafes and stunning 19th-century architecture during a guided tour of the Old Town. Then, after visiting the Roman amphitheater and enjoying free time to sightsee independently, continue to the Bachkovo Monastery. Explore the holy site with your guide and admire the magnificent frescoes that depict Judgment Day.
Rila Monastery and the Sand Pyramids of Stob
Rila Monastery and the Sand Pyramids of Stob
         
Sofia
10 hours
from 30 EUR
The tour includes a visit of Rila Monastery, recognized as a part of UNESCO world heritage sites, the cave of St. Ivan Rilski the miracle-worker- the most famous Bulgarian hermit and saint, and the amazing rock formations- the sand pyramids of Stob. This one day tour gives the unique opportunity to visit one of the supreme Bulgarian sites, along with some of the highlights of the region.
One Day Tour of Vitosha Mountain
One Day Tour of Vitosha Mountain
         
Sofia
10 hours
from 34 EUR
Hike trough the beautiful Vitosha mountain, climb of the highest point of the mountain and visit to the Boyana waterfall. This tour is for the admirers of wild nature and crystal-clear air.
Sofia Food, Heritage, and Culture Tour
Sofia Food, Heritage, and Culture Tour
         
Sofia
3 hours
from 35 EUR
What happens when you combine sweet treats, succulent meats, locally-produced wine and some of Bulgaria's best architecture? You get a Sofia tour like no other, guaranteed to satisfy your tastebuds and expand your waistline like all good tours should!
Sofia Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour
Sofia Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour
         
Sofia
3 hours
from 35 EUR
Discover Bulgarian cuisine and Sofia's sights on this 3-hour food and culture walking tour. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, stroll through Sofia's elegant center to see icons including the Presidency building and the National Theater. Along the way, sample a classic 'shopska' cucumber and tomato salad, with 'ayran,' a local yoghurt drink. Then, try some sweet treats at Central Market Hall (Tsentralni Hali), and visit a typical restaurant to enjoy locally made wine and a mezze selection of mouthwatering meat.
Tour of Bulgarian Royal Palaces
Tour of Bulgarian Royal Palaces
         
Sofia
9 hours
from 37 EUR
Discover the unique Bulgarian royal architecture from Medieval and modern times. You will get to know the royal residence 'Vrana, here the royal family of Bulgaria spent most of their time; the ancient and medieval fortress of 'Tsari Mali Grad' and the royal hunting residence 'Bistritsa'.
Slow Walking Guided Tour in Varna
Slow Walking Guided Tour in Varna
         
Varna
6 hours
from 38 EUR
This walking tour is perfect for those passing through Varna on a quick visit or for guests interested in slow travel programs. This day tour is a slow one and it takes usually about 6 hours. You will have a glass of wine or a cup of coffee waiting for you at a nice place as well.
Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia
Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa Day Trip from Sofia
         
Sofia
11 hours
from 46 EUR
Discover two of Bulgaria's most visited towns, Plovdiv and Koprivshtitsa, on this day trip from Sofia. With a professional driver-guide, travel from your hotel in the Bulgarian capital to the historical city of Plovdiv. Explore the winding streets of the Plovdiv Old Town on a walking tour and marvel at the 19th-century architecture and Thracian, Roman, Byzantine and Bulgarian antiquities. Then, continue to Koprivshtitsa, once at the heart of the Bulgarian fight for liberation. After a walking tour, enjoy free time to explore independently before returning to Sofia.
Seven Rila Lakes Hiking Small Group Tour from Sofia
Seven Rila Lakes Hiking Small Group Tour from Sofia
         
Sofia
8.5 hours
from 50 EUR
Spend a day exploring the idyllic Seven Rila Lakes on this small-group hiking tour from Sofia. With an expert guide, travel from the Bulgarian capital to the Rila Mountains, the country's highest range. Be wowed by sweeping mountain panoramas during a 30-minute chairlift ride, and then set off on foot to explore the lakes. During your 4- to 5-hour hike, you'll see all seven lakes and enjoy frequent stops to capture photos and rest your legs.
Nis Day Tour from Sofia
Nis Day Tour from Sofia
         
Sofia
10 hours
from 58 EUR
Located only 163 kilometers from Sofia, Nis is a fantastic option to add a Serbian stamp in your passport, without checking out from your hotel in Bulgaria. Nis is the third largest city in Serbia and the birthplace of Constantine the Great, one of the most important emperors in the Roman history. Explore the intriguing history of former Yugoslavia, while having delicious authentic Serbian roshtil (grill) in the city, located on the both sides of Nisava river.
Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia
Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia
         
Sofia
9 hours
from 61 EUR
This tour combines guided walk in the old city of Plovdiv and visiting amazing winery from XIX century. It will give You great knowledge of Bulgaria history and traditions.
Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress
Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress
         
Sofia
10 hours
from 63 EUR
Tour of the extraordinary Belogradchik Rock formations - recognized as one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe and visit to Belogradchik Medieval fortress.
Balkan Horse Riding - Glozhene Monastery Ride
Balkan Horse Riding - Glozhene Monastery Ride
         
Sofia
7 hours
from 64 EUR
Picturesque horse riding tour which will enchant you from your first experience. Suitable for all ages and families. Good and nice way to see the country side and the beautiful Bulgarian mountains on a day trip from Sofia.
Kazanlak Full Day Tour
Kazanlak Full Day Tour
         
Sofia
10 hours
from 67 EUR
Kazanlak is the center of rose-oil extraction in Bulgaria and the oil-producing rose of Kazanlak is one of the most widely recognizable Bulgarian national symbols. Kazanlak is also in the area named The Valley of the Thracian Kings, because of the concentration of noble tombs, one of which is an UNESCO site. See sites that date back to the prehistoric era, and experience this hidden treasure of Bulgaria.
Cycling in the Balkan Mountains
Cycling in the Balkan Mountains
         
Sofia
8 hours
from 69 EUR
Combine MB and road cycling tour along paved and dirt roads along two picturesque river valleys, where the remote mountain villages of Ogoya and Yablanitsa are situated.
Veliko Tarnovo Arbanasi and Emen Waterfalls
Veliko Tarnovo Arbanasi and Emen Waterfalls
         
Sofia
12 hours
from 80 EUR
The tour includes visit of the Bulgarian medieval capital Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanasi- tow from the revival period and the canyon of the waterfalls at Emen.
One Day Cultural Heritage And Sightseeing Tour From Varna To Shumen
One Day Cultural Heritage And Sightseeing Tour From Varna To Shumen
         
Varna
8 hours
from 83 EUR
This is a one day guided tour that takes you to the west of Varna to explore a region with exceptional natural beauty, and which is also very rich in archaeological and historical monuments. The tour starts and ends at your accommodation in Varna. We will visit Madara archaeological reserve; the town of Shumen with Shumen fortress, Tombul Mosk and the Monument 'Founders of the Bulgarian State', Ovech Fortress in Provadia.