• 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour
  • 5 Day Turkey And Bulgaria Stopever Tour

Tour overview

First class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul and historical sites to visit in Sofia, Bulgaria that gloriously depict the country's past.

Itinerary

Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul’s original name is Byzantium then Constantinople. It is a most fascinating city, which actually crosses two continents Europe and Asia. It is a city of amalgamation of bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to every one’s taste, museums, customs and twelve million people. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast included) Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Today we discover the Byzantine and Ottoman treasures of Istanbul. We visit Hippodrome and the Obelisk brought from Egypt. Then our next visit is the Blue Mosque with its six minarets. Visit St. Sophia. This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Afternoon we will visit the Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans, with its fabulous treasure chambers. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour will take you to the Grand Spice Bazaar, which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast included) After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and depart by international flight to Sofia. Upon arrival to Sofia start your guided sightseeing tour of the city center including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction. St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, today housing the National Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum, Presidency, etc. Optional visit of National History Museum and Boyana Church in Sofia. Tour duration - approx. 3 hours. Optional - evening panoramic tour “Sofia by night” and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Sofia
(Breakfast included) A free day in Sofia. Overnight in Sofia. Optional one-day tour to Plovdiv: Sightseeing tour of the town. Plovdiv - the ancient Philipopolis is one of the oldest towns in Europe. The Thracians, Romans, Goths, Slavs and Ottomans whose traces have turned the town into a museum inhabited it. A place of special interest is the old part of the town. Brilliant examples of the Bulgarian National Revival period are preserved here. One can sit among the ruins of the ancient Roman Theatre and feel the atmosphere of an extinct world. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours.

VISITED PLACES

Sofia
(Breakfast included) After breakfast, we depart for Sofia Airport for our return flight back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Travel Shop Turkey. Optional one-day tour to Rila Monastery (for late departures only) Rila Monastery is the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miraculous icon of the Virgin and splendid guilded iconostasis; old kitchen, the museum - keeping the long and heroic history of the monastery and the famous wood-carved corss made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael. Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Tour duration - approx. 8 hours. End of the tour. After the tour, we depart for Sofia Airport for our return flight back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Travel Shop Turkey.

VISITED PLACES

Sofia

Routes

Included

• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Istanbul - Pullman Hotel or Ramada Golden Horn Hotel
• 2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Sofia - Ramada Sofia Hotel
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost
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• Professional English - speaking tour guides
• 4 open buffet breakfasts
• Arrival Airport transfer from Istanbul Airport
• Return transfer to Sofia Airport
• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
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• Guided Istanbul City Tour
• Guided Sightseeing Tour of Sofia
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights Istanbul to Sofia
• Insurance: All types
1001 Nights Dinner Show Istanbul Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Istanbul One day tour to Plovdiv One day tour to Rila Monastery (for late departures only) Visit to the National History Museum and Boyana Church Evening panoramic tour ‘Sofia by night’ and dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances

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