Rural Bulgaria Tour
It is a fantastic choice to escape to the countryside and feel the freedom of the rural life. This program aims to take you closer to what Bulgraia was until fifteen years ago and how it is today. Here we combine overnight stays in traditional villages with visits to historical sites, crafts and meeting locals. In the evenings you will feel the spirit of a century-old life and sincere hospitality, combined with delicious local cuisine, based on organic food and home-made drinks (wine and fruit brandy among them).
The Bulgarian villages have its charm are all year round during each season. However, the summer is full of flavours and fruits, greenery and sun. This is the period when the villagers prepare their food for the winter and prepare conserved tomatoes and peppers, juices and local specific conserved food.
The culture of Bulgaria
The Bulgraian culture is the product of its geography and its rich historical past. Biggest influence today we have from the period of the Ottoman Empire. Along with many Turkish words that we still use in our vocabulary, our cuisine is also very similar to the one of Turkey and the Middle East. We also have many similarities in the superstitious beliefs, in the music and in the architecture. Another aspect is the patriarchal customs in the Bulgarian families. Not less intriguing is that until few years ago, the women covered their heads and the arranged marriages were not rare.
Riral Bulgaria Tours is a journey through the Bulgarian development throughout the centuries. You will fully dive in the rural life and the way the locals live today. It is just a fantastic way to get back to the past and to feel the simple life that people lived.
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DURATION: 12 days/11 nights
HIGHTLIGHTS OF BULGARIA RURAL TOUR
- the Rila monastery
- the Narrow Gauge Train
- the Roman theater in Plovdiv
- the Starosel Tomb
- The Wonder Rocks
- The Madara Horseman
- The Sveshtary tomb
- The Tsarevets fortress
HOW TO PAY FOR THE BULGARIA RURAL TOUR
For the Bulgaria Tour History and Traditions you can pay on line by credit card, paypal or bank transfer.
Upon booking we require 30% downpayment.
You can choose one of the following payment modes:
- Bank transfer to our Bulgarian account – a surcharge of 7 euro will be applied
- Bank transfer to our Revolut British account – no charges from our side will be applied
- Paying by credit card on line via our site – a supplement fee of 2% will be applied for VISA and Master Card
- Paypal – a supplementary fee of 4% will be applied
For the payment of the balance you can choose one of the forecited modes including cash on spot upon arrival. You can pay in USD, Euro, AUD, Your currency (no matter what it is) or Bulgarian lev (BGN).
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR THE BULGARIA RURAL TOUR
- 30 days prior to date of activity – Free cancellation
- 30 to 21 days prior to date of activity – 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement)
- 21 to 14 days of activity – 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement)
- 14 to 7 days prior to date of activity – 70% Cancellation Fee (30% reimbursement)
- 7 days prior to date of activity, on the day of the activity and for now show – 100% cancellation Fee (No reimbursement)