The Grand UNESCO Tour of Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria
On this guided tour we will explore the UNESCO Monuments of Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. In each location a local driver guide will introduce you to their homeland and take you to the countries most important sights and cities.
While in Budapest you will spend the majority of the time in the city with excursions to the surrounding area. The first day will be to get acquainted with the city on a half day sightseeing tour, visiting the Parliament Palace. Then the next few days we will explore the area, going to such tourist regions as Lake Balaton, Danube Bend, see the Puszta horse-show of the Hungarian Plain..
Then we will move onto Romania to discover this unique and diverse country. Included on this portion will be the 3 main tourist regions; Maramures, Bucovina and Transylvania. Each region has its own traditions and culture specific to their areas. In Maramures the culture has changed very little in the past 100 years and the traditions are still practiced today. Explore the ancient wooden churches, gates and historic villages that make Maramures so special. After we continue to Bucovina to see the famous Painted Monasteries created by Stephen the Great. Then onto Transylvania; land of amazing medieval towns, castles and the legend of Dracula. And before moving onto to Bulgaria we will spend a night in Bucharest.
In Bulgaria we continue to explore the UNESCO monuments of this corner of Europe. The first stop is Veliko Tarnovo, which is the historic capital of Bulgaria during the medieval ages. Here we will see the magnificent citadel on Tsarevets Hill. Before reaching Sofia we will make stops in other important sights, such as the Thracian tomb in Kazanlak, Plovdiv, Rila Monastery and more.
his tour is customizable and can be adjusted upon your request. For more details please refer to the "Day by Day Itinerary".
Discover the UNESCO monuments of Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria!!!