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$77.72 Cultural & Theme Tours

Rose Festival in Karlovo 2018

We start the day early from Sofia because the rose-picking ritual starts in the morning before the sun dries the rose petals. 9:00 Rose-picking in the rose gardens around Karlovo or Kazanlak. This beautiful ritual has been celebrated for over a century and includes local singing and dancing performances. 10:00 Karlovo  main square will be the scene for many local dances, singing and performance in traditional costumes. The performances are different every day. There will be singing, dancing and roses all over the town! You will have seats, from which you can enjoy the festival.  During the day you will see how the rose oil is extracted and try some rose oil products. You will have the chance to buy some cosmetics  We will then have a quick lunch and in the late afternoon we will drive back to Sofia. Return to Sofia around 19:00.

$1052.25 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.

$1040.29 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.