1 day: Sofia.
Arrival in Sofia- the capital of Bulgaria, cultural and political centre.Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Overnight stay.
2 day: Sofia.
Breakfast. Half day sightseeing tour of Sofia: the St. Nedelia Square, the St. George Rotunda, the National Theatre, Alexander Batenberg Square with Royal Palace, the Russian Church St. Nikolay, the St. Alexander Nevki Cathedral, the St. Sofia Roman Church. Free time. Optional- visit to the National History Museum and Boyana church. Folk style dinner – optional. Overnight stay.
3 day: Sofia – Rila Monastery – Plovdiv.
Breakfast. Departure for Rila Monastery situated at the heart of the mountain - founded in the 10th century by Ivan Rilski as a cultural center and has been the engine of Bulgarian cultural life. Departure for Plovdiv. Overnight stay.
4 day: Plovdiv – Bachkovo monastery (opcional) – Plovdiv.
Breakfast. Plovdiv - an old centre of the country as an exterior museum of old Bulgarian architecture and decoration. It is famous for its old small streets with beautiful flowers, craftsmen workshops, and excavations made from the tourist complex. Sightseeing tour of the old city of Plovdiv - the Kuymdjiglu House /Ethnographic Museum/, the St.St. Konstantin and Elena Church, the Antique Theatre. In the afternoon – optional visit of Bachkovo Monastery. Overnight.
5 day: Plovdiv – Kazanlak – Etara – Veliko Tarnovo.
Breakfast. Departure for the Rose Valley of Kazanlak - a beautiful region where the oil-bearing rose grows, obtaining 70% of the rose oil. Rose oil is used as a base of perfume products' making as well as lotion and cream products' making. Departure for Kazanlak.Visit to the Thracian tomb /replica/, Ethnographical museum. Departure and visit of the Russian church in Shipka. Departure to Etara- open-air Ethnographic Museum, which shows 26 Bulgarian crafts - they have been practised in the past ages. Departure for Veliko Tarnovo. Overnight.
6 day: Veliko Tarnovo – Arbanassi – Sofia.
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Veliko Tarnovo, the most beautiful city of Bulgaria. Visit to Tzarevetz hill: the small gate, the south wall, the Baldouin Tower and the Palace of the Patriarch. Departure for Arbanassi- the residence of rich king families which built their big houses dating from ancient times. Visit to the Nativity church in Arbanassi. Departure for Sofia. Overnight stay.
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.