The Rose Tour in Bulgaria
With Iliana Bozhanova& Todor Yankov
May 22 – June 06, 2022
The Rose Tour will visit the world-famous Rose Valley in Bulgaria and The Rose Festival in the Kazanlakarea. The Festival has been organized annually since 1903 in the town of Kazanlak. It celebrates our deep connection to theRosa Damascena – the Bulgarian oil-bearing roseand all the gifts it has blessed the Rose Valley with for centuries.
We will start the tour in Varna, on the Black Sea coast, visiting the folk area of Dobrudzha, crossing Staraplanina mountains, and visiting the folk area of Thrace. The basic towns of our visit include Varna, Balchik, Dobrich, Razgrad, Kotel, and Kazanlak.
The tour will end in the capital, Sofia.
- Dance and singing classes with Iliana and Todor.
- Folklore presented by local authentic folk groups and professional folk ensembles.
- Visiting The National School of Folk Arts “Philip Kutev” in Kotel, with a concert for us from the students there.
- Enjoying sightseeing and museums, including:
- Historical Park in the village of Neofit Rilski
AN ADVENTURE IN TIME: Historic Park presents unique cultural and historical values of global significance.The shine and grandeur of past societies and civilizations, gathered together in an accessible way to visitors.A combination of knowledge and culture, of usefulness with pleasure, of learning with relaxation.
- Enjoying traditional food and the famous lunches with Iliana and Todor in the nature!
The cost includes everything mentioned above! Also:
- Travel in Bulgaria by coach, ending at the Sofia airport
- Accommodation in 3- and 4-star hotels
- 3 meals per day
The cost does not include your flights to and from Bulgaria.
Euro 1 520 - per person (double room)
Euro 1 720 - per person (single room)
Deposit- 400 Euro, equal to US Dollars – you need to send to Iliana’s E-MAIL ADDRESS, USING PAYPAL, when you register
Final payment, equal to US Dollars, is due May 01, 2022.
- In case of unexpected Covid restrictions that will not allow you to travel, we will return your full amount of money.
- If you cannot travel to Bulgaria because of health reasons, we will return your full amount of money.
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE DETAILS:
The tour will start at the VARNA AIRPORT and end at the SOFIA AIRPORT.
We recommend flying to Bulgaria before May 22, or on May 22 arriveat the Varna Airport by 4:00 pm,at the latest. If you want to arrive earlier, Iliana can book a room for you in the same hotel where the group will stay. It will be an additional payment for you. Please, let us know if you need help!
If you decide to arrive one day earlier (on May 21), it will cost additionally:
- 57 Euro per person in a double room
- 75 Euro per person in a single room
This price includes dinner, bed and breakfast for overnight on May 21-22.
Your departure on June 6 from the SOFIA airport should be after 1:00 p.m. It’s no problem to arrange personal transportation earlier and it will be your additional personal payment.
VERY IMPORTANT! Please, be sure to arrange your personal travel insurance!
We will be very happy to be with you these 16 days in 2022!
With all our best regards!
Iliana and Todor