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Day 1: SOFIA City Tour

• Arrival in Sofia and transfer restaurant.
• Check in at hotel.
• Take an orientation tour(3 hours max) start your Journey through almost 10,000 years of history on a guided walking tour of Sofia, and learn how the city sits on land that has been settled over the centuries by Thracians, Romans, Huns and more. Marvel at its well-preserved monuments and outstanding sights, such as the East Gate of the Serdika ruins from Roman times. Walk through the underpass connecting the Presidential Palace and Ministerial Council to encounter shops selling traditional souvenirs and rosewater. Experience the city laid-back charm as you explore streets scattered with mosques and impressive onion-domed churches.
• Dinner Overnight in Sofia.

Day 2: SOFIA The Valley of the Roses Tour

• Breakfast
• An early start from Sofia will take you on the picturesque mountain road winding between the Balkan and Sredna Gora mountains. You will arrive in Kazanlak in about 3 hours and will visit the famous Thracian tomb dating back to the 4th century BC, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then continue east to the Ethnographic Complex Damascena, located in the heart of the Valley of Roses, where you will learn why Bulgaria is famous for rose oil production. The next stop is the emblematic Memorial Temple of the Birth of Christ, built between 1885 and 1902 in Russian Moskovite style, a beautifully located Eastern-orthodox architectural jewel.
• Overnight in Sofia.

Day 3: SOFIA - Plovdiv - Rila Monastery - SOFIA

• Breakfast
• Take a 2-hour drive from Sofia will take you to the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second largest city and one of Europe’s oldest towns. Discover the history and culture behind an 8,000-year old settlement, written by the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Bulgarian civilizations. Enjoy sightseeing in the Old Town with its museums, historical monuments and revival period houses and lined with souvenir shops cobble streets. Entry to the rich Ethnographical Museum and the impressive Roman Theater. Continue to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Upon arriving, explore the area and visiting the Rila Monastery, the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.
• Depart for Sofia Overnight in Sofia.

Day 4: SOFIA

• Breakfast and transfer to airport for return flight home.

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