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$68.38 Cultural & Theme Tours

Rose Festival 2019

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Thracian Tomb of KazanlakDiscovered in 1944, this tomb dates from the Hellenistic period, around the end of the 4th century BC. It is located near Seutopolis, the capital city of the Thracian king Seutes III, and is part of a large Thracian necropolis. The tholos has a narrow corridor and a round burial chamber, both decorated with murals representing Thracian burial rituals and culture. These paintings are Bulgaria’s best-preserved artistic masterpieces from the Hellenistic period.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Shipka MonumentNational Park Museum Shipka is located on top of Shipka Peak (1,326 m) in the Balkan Mountains, 28 km from the town of Kazanlak and 22 km from the town of Gabrovo. The park comprises of 26 monuments, the reconstructed battle positions, artillery batteries and dugouts of the defenders of Shipka Pass during the Russo-Turkish War from 1877 - 78. The Liberty Memorial is among the largest of the monuments in the park. Its outline resembles a medieval Bulgarian fortress and can be seen from dozens of kilometres. It was built with donations from the people from all over Bulgaria and was inaugurated on 26 August 1934. It is 31.5 m tall and 890 steps lead up to it. The powerful bronze lion – symbol of the Bulgarian state – guards the entrance to the Memorial.Duration: 1 day 6 hoursStop At: Old Enio Bonchev Distillery & Family MuseumAt the old distillery people are able to observe the traditional ways of distillation dating back to hundreds of years ago while at the same time learn about the new trends and production practices.Duration: 2 hours

$768.46 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Hot-air balloon trip above Karlovo

We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the city of Karlovo to begin the hot-air balloon tour. The flight tour will be 1 hour.Route of the tour is: Transfer from the hotel - Karlovo - Transfer to the hotel. The balloon leader will give you information about the places that you flight over during the tour. Price includes: Pick up from your hotel in Sofia and transfer by car to the take–off site for the hot-air balloon ride above the town of Karlovo and back; Flight duration: 60 minutes; Hot-air balloon leader. The town of Karlovo has a population of 25 000 inhabitants. It is a municipal center of 28 component settlements. Karlovo lies at a distance of 56 km from the district town. It is situated at the northern part of Plovdiv District at the Karlovo Valley along the Stara Reka River. To the north the valley is surrounded by Stara Planina, to the southwest from the Sashtinska Sredna Gora and to the southeast of Sarnena Sredna Gora Mountain. The average altitude of the town is 450 m. The Karlovo Valley is part of the famous Rose Valley.

$768.46 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Hot air balloon trip above Sopot

Your tour starts when our driver pick you up from your hotel in Sofia. He will wait you at the reception with a "TOUR 4 FUN " sign. The driver will give you a ride to the town of Sopot. There he will drop you and your family or friends off and your adventure with the hot air balloon is going to begin.The town of Sopot  (Plovdiv district) lies at a distance of 5 km northwest of Karlovo and has a population of 10 000 inhabitants. The town is situated at the southern foot of Stara Planina at an altitude of 525 m. The region is specialized in the growing of oil-bearing rose and lavender. The duration of the flight is one hour. After that the driver will bring you back to your hotel in Sofia.