Plovdiv and Rhodope Mountain

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This day trip is the best combination of history, culture, nature, and adventure.

Do you want to get off the bitten path? Visit one of the most popular and vibrant cities in Bulgaria and after that continue your day with a real adventure in one of the most beautiful mountains and enjoy the scenic views from a place which you can reach only by boat. If you want not only to get to know a bit more Bulgaria but also to feel it, if you want to make memories, not only check new destinations then join us.

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    10 Hours      Moderate

This day trip is the best combination of history, culture, nature, and adventure. It is not just a sightseeing tour, it is fun. You will visit in the morning the Cultural Capital of Europe – Plovdiv, considered to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. The afternoon you will spend enjoying the nature of one of the most picturesque canyons in Bulgaria. You will be transported by boat on the other side of the Vucha reservoir where you will have great homemade lunch, boat trip in the canyon.

What’s included?

  • Entry tax
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Boat trip in the reservoir
  • Entry/Admission – Plovdiv Old Town

Exclusions:

  • Food & drinks
  • Hire a waverunner (optional)

Itinerary

The tour starts with pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Sofia at 8:00 am. After approximately an hour and a half drive, we will reach Plovdiv. There we will visit the highlights – the Roman Theatre from the I century AD, the Roman Stadium from the II century AD, the oldest mosque on the Balkans from the XIV century, an old pharmacy and have a walk in the Old Town with typical for the Revival Period house museums and narrow cobblestone streets. In the itinerary is scheduled to visit 5 sites and the top of the main hill with a great view of the whole city.

After we finish with the exploration of Plovdiv we will drive south to the Rhodope Mountain. The road is very scenic. We will reach Vucha dam and you will be picked by a boat to a place where we can have lunch, a nice walk up to the cliffs, boat trip in the reservoir.

After this unforgettable experience, we will head back to Sofia.

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