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4 Days Natural and Historical Wonders of the Rhodope mountain Motorcyle tour

This tour itinerary will leave you breathless by giving you the opportunity to ride on some of the most interesting, beautiful, and scenic roads. You will see the most famous natural beauties of the Rhodope Mountains and the region. We will ride around the Vucha dam, Trigrad gorge, and next to the Central Balkan mountain. In addition to these sites, you will also be going to visit and explore very interesting historical places related to the mysterious civilization of the Thracians, the Romans, the Ottomans, and the Bulgarians. You will be guided by a highly educated and experienced guide. You will stay during the nights in recommended hotels with wonderful locations. For this short period of time, we can guarantee that you will have positive memories for life.

per adult from

$899

AUD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Entrance fees
    • Professional highly educated guide
    • Road taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Perperikon
    • Entry/Admission - Thracian Temple Complex Starosel
    What's excluded :
    • Lunches and dinners
    • Gratuities
    • Fuel

  • Day 1: Vucha dam and the beauty of the Rhodope

    Stop At: Yagodina, Yagodina, Smolyan Province
    At 10:00, we will depart from Sofia. If you are renting a bike from us, we will make the organization in advance. We will ride an hour on a highway to get a bit quicker to our scheduled sites. After this hour of climatization, we will head south where we will see the Vucha dam and will get deeper into the Rhodope Mountain. We will have a great mountain ride! Before getting to our final destination for the day, we will stop and visit one very beautiful cave. When we get to the hotel, we can change our clothes and climb on a mount above the hotel, called the Eagle’s eye. Comfortable tourist shoes are recommended.

    Riding for the day 230 km.
    Riding time 5 hours

    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Recommended 3* hotel

    Day 2: The Devil's bridge and Zlatograd

    Stop At: Ardino, Ardino, Kardzhali Province
    After a nice traditional breakfast, we will continue our adventure by starting our ride east through the Rhodope mountain. After around an hour's ride, we will make a stop. A short walk will bring us to a stunning view. After admiring it, we will continue to the most spectacular medieval bridge in Bulgaria. It was built by the Ottomans in the 16th century and has the creepy name “The Devil’s bridge”. The legend says that the builder won a bet with the Devil for how long it could have been built.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Zlatograd, Zlatograd, Smolyan Province
    After that, we will continue to an architectural reserve called Zlatograd, where we will overnight. The town was a commerce center in the 18th-19th century and you can still feel the atmosphere and walk through the small streets with small traditional craft shops, keeping the traditions from those days.
    Riding for the day 175 km.
    Riding time 4 hours

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in Zlatograd

    Day 3: Plovdiv and the heritage of the Thracians

    Stop At: Perperikon, 10 miles from the town of Kurdzhali Bulgaria
    This day will be full of a very nice ride, a huge reservoir, and many historical sites. Our first point of interest will be a religious sanctuary, built on a low mountain pike by the Thracians. In this amazing place, you will be introduced to this interesting civilization inhabiting these lands between the Late Bronze age and the final Christianization of the Roman province Thrace in the late 4th century AD.
    This introduction will be important for the future of the trip because we will see some more of the heritage of these people. Our next stop will be such. The great city of Perperikon where you can see how the historical periods overlap each other. This place is famous mostly for the Oracle of Dionis, the god of wine. This Oracle was one of the most important after that in Delphi, Greece in antiquity.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
    After we explore this rare archaeological site we will continue to the second biggest cities in Bulgaria-Plovdiv. The city was the European capital of culture in 2019th. It is one of the oldest and most artistic cities in Europe. We will walk into the historical part of it and will overnight in its heart.

    Riding for the day 210 km.
    Riding time 4 hours

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3* hotel in the historical part of Plovdiv

    Day 4: Getting back to Sofia

    Stop At: Thracian Temple Complex Starosel, Selo Starosel Chetinyovata Mogila, Hissarya 4175 Bulgaria
    After a good Bulgarian breakfast, we will start our final ride. We will head north until we reach the Central Balkan mountain. On the way, we will visit one Thracian tomb from the IV century BC. We will explore and learn about the burial traditions of the Thracians, which will fulfill your knowledge of this ancient culture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Koprivshtitsa, Koprivshtitsa, Sofia Region
    Our next stop will be another time machine-National architect reserve Koprivshtica. This town is extremely important in the Bulgarian Revival period and the struggle against the Ottoman empire. It is perfectly preserved from the 19th century.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sofia, Sofia, Sofia Region
    We will walk there and could have a very nice traditional lunch. After the rest, we will continue riding to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia is not included. We can add it upon request.

    Riding for the day 180 km.
    Riding time 3 hours

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Vrazhdebna Airport, Sofia Bulgaria
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by BulTrips

Activity ID: V-87479P34

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