In and around Plovdiv
Hiking from the Rhodopes to the Seven Rila Lakes
A week-long hiking trip from Plovdiv, through the historical, cultural and natural landmarks of the Rhodope and Rila mountains, to the Seven Rila Lakes.
Three Capitals of Bulgaria in One Week
A multi-day round-trip to Bulgaria's three capitals - Sofia, Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo, the Etara open-air complex and the Eyes of God natural phenomenon.
Journey Across Bulgaria's Rose Valley
Go on a tour of Bulgaria’s Rose Valley and learn about the famed Bulgarian Rose oil products and perfumes. See Kazanlak’s Rose Festival.
Round Trip to the Ancient Wonder of Sveshtari
A tour of Bulgaria’s UNESCO Heritage Sites near Shumen and the archeological reserves in the area, with sightseeing in Varna and Veliko Tarnovo.
Luxury Round-Trip from Rila Mountain to the Black Sea
Round-to Bulgaria with luxury accommodation and excursions to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel to Bulgaria’s Rila Mountain and the Black Sea coast in one trip.
The Rich History and Culture of Medieval Bulgaria
A guided multi-day tour of Bulgaria's Medieval capital and the Ivanovo rock-hewn churches, with a trip to Plovdiv and the Bachkovo monastery, ending with a tour of Sofia.
The Most Mystical Places in Bulgaria
Multi-day trip to Bulgaria's most mystical places, including churches, monasteries, the sites of ancient religious temples, the archeological complex of Perperkon and a day-tour of Plovdiv.
Walking Tour of Plovdiv's Top Attractions
Visit Plovdiv to discover its major attractions and museums with an experienced local guide. Tour around the Old town, Kapana art district, the Shopping Street.
Weekend Among the Natural Splendour of the Devetashko Plateau
A weekend trip to Bulgaria's Devetashko Plateau, home to the spectacular Devetashka Cave and Krushuna Waterfalls, with accommodation in a boutique hotel in the style typical of the area
Travelling is all about experiencing the world, and some of the best ways to experience Bulgaria happen away from the bustling cities. Immerse yourself in the life and culture of one of Europe’s hidden gems and join us on a journey through its rural villages, lush forests teeming with wildlife, and the fascinating locations hidden just off the beaten path. Alternative tourism in Bulgaria is all about exploration and discovery, and we’ve compiled a rich selection of travel itineraries that will help you do just that. Join us and delve into the natural beauty of our mountains and the colourful traditions steeped into every crevice of this land.
Kayaking down the Struma River
If you like aquatic adventures and outdoor fun book a kayaking experience near Plovdiv! Adrenaline-filled or kayaking in calm waters – your choice!
The Colors of the Bulgarian Renaissance
Join us on this weekend tour of Etara, Bozhentsi and Kazanlak to discover the beauty of the mountain, the rich culture and the preserved folk traditions.
Nature retreat at Vacha Dam
Villa Diva is the best place for your relaxing holiday, sport fishing, alternative and eco tourism. Spend a day close to the beautiful nature of the Rhodopes.
Mushrooming and Foraging in the Rhodopes
Book an outdoor activity near Plovdiv! Experiece a fun day of foraging for mushrooms and wild berries in the Rhodope mountains near Chepelare with a local.
Kayak and Bike Adventure
Enjoy a kayak and bike tour in the Rhodope mountains and lakes of Bulgaria
Kayaking tour at lake Studen kladenets
Enjoy a 5 day long kayaking tour in the Eastern Rhodope Mouintains in Bulgaria
Rural Getaway to Orehovo Village
Enjoy a relaxing experience at Orehovo village, situated in the Rhodope mountains
Discover Tradition and Culture in Koprivshtitsa
This town-museum in Sredna Gora mountain, is a must-see. Its colorful Revival houses and romantic cobblestone streets will help you relax in the nature.
Omaya Village – a Fantasy Come True
Turn your holiday into a fairytale at Omaya eco-village - 7 unique clay huts, 2 ponds, 2 restaurants, all within a short distance of several historic villages.