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Special Interest Tours
Cycling - Rhodope Mountain & Black Sea

10 Days/9 Nights

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Price: 638 EUR

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Bulgaria is a true paradise for lovers of mountain and road Cycling. The terrain in the country offers excellent opportunities for cycling tours burdensome or truly Cycling experience which is a real challenge for physics and psychology for even highly trained athletes.

Developed by our professional mountain guides our mountain routes are held far away from major thoroughfares. We use secondary roads with low traffic.

During our bike tours unless amusement from the biking itself you will experience also enjoyment of beautiful scenery and landscapes that will reveal to him. You will have the opportunity to go through old-growth forests, to see unique natural phenomena and caves formed by centuries, and to enjoy Bulgarian cuisine and hospitality.

Day 1
Arrival to Sofia Airport. Meet and greet by our representative. Transfer by
mini bus to the town of Haskovo. Accommodation at cozy hotel 3*. Dinner. Overnight.
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Day 2
Breakfast. Start cycling on the south to Dam Lake Kardzhali. Our trip starts with easy ascent. After 20 km cycling we will reach the natural phenomenon Kamenni gabi (Rock Mushrooms), which took place of 3 hectare. In 1974 they was marked as natural landmark. After short photo break we continue to the town of Kardhzali and finaly reach the beautiful Dam Lake. Accommodation in Family run hotel 3* next to the waterside. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 60 km, displacement ascent / descent 199/299 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 3
Breakfast. Today we continue our cycling on the south and our first stop is the natural phenomenon Kamenna svatba (Rock Wedding) its a unique rocks formation 40 millions years old when the whole this area were a bottom of sea. After short break we proceed to the village of Ostrovitsa with old fortress and after easy ascent we reach the town of Momchilgrad. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch we continue to the town of Krumovgrad. Accommodation in cozy Family run hotel 3*. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 62 km, displacement ascent / descent 299/425 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 4
Breakfast. We start with cycling 25 km to the area of Studen kladenets where you find the old bridge called Devils bridge, build in XVI century. After short break we continue to the village Pchelary with its famous Thracian Tombs in the Rocks which are 4000 years old. Proceed cycling to Madzharovo. Accommodation at Family run hotel 3*. Dinner. Overnight. Visiting the only one Preserve for White Vulture as an option.
(Cycling for the day: 60 km, displacement ascent / descent 425/310 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 5
Breakfast. Today we start cycling within 24 km through slant area till the ancient Thracian sanctuary Gluhite kamani and the Thracian tomb near Mezek village which is located 3 km from the border with Greece. After some rest we proceed to the town of Svilengrad. Accommodation in Family run hotel 3*. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 52 km, displacement ascent / descent 310/99 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 6
Breakfast. Start cycling to the picturesque area of Ustrem village where the Ustrem Monastery is located. The monastery dated since XIV century. Continue cycling following the jaws of Tundzha River. In the late afternoon arrival to the town of Elhovo. Accommodation at Family run hotel 3*. Dinner and overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 62 km, displacement ascent / descent 99/199 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 7
After breakfast start cycling to Malko Sharkovo village where we will stop for some rest near to the waterside of the local Dam Lake. After that we proceed to the Golyamobukovski Monatsery, dated since XII century. After visiting the monastery our mini bus will transfer you to the border town of Malko Tarnovo. Accommodation at Family run hotel 3*. Dinner and overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 74 km, displacement ascent / descent 199/499 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 8
Breakfast. Cycling to Bulgari village which is a cultural center of Bulgaria famous with the fire-dancers. During the lunch at local house you will learn more about this Bulgarian tradition. Proceed to the village of Tsarevo, located on the Black sea cost and following the picturesque coast line we will reach the Black sea resort of Primorsko. Accommodation at Family run hotel 3*. Dinner. Overnight.
(Cycling for the day: 72 km, displacement ascent / descent 499/49 meters), (B, L, D)

Day 9
Breakfast. Transfer to Sofia (or, as an option, stay few days at the hotel to have a nice summer holiday). Arrival to Sofia and accommodation in centrally located 4* hotel. Dinner. Overnight.
(B, -, D)

Day 10
Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport. Departure.

Package rates per person in DBL room:
  • 4 persons 950 EUR per person
  • 6 persons 777 EUR per person
  • 10 persons 638 EUR per person
Supplement for SGL room 95 EUR

The package rate includes:
9 overnights in Family run hotels 3 and 4* according to the program;
  • All breakfast, lunch, dinner according to the program;
  • All transfers;
  • Domestic trasnportation;
  • Professional English Speaking guide with vehicle for eg luggage transport;
  • Maps & direction;
  • Bike rental (Depening of availability you can choose from two types of bikes: mountain bike with 24 gears or touring bike with 21 gears);
  • Technical support & assistance for the bikes;

The package prices do not include:
  • air plane tickets;
  • personal expenses;
  • tips;
  • Helmet rental 10 EUR;
  • Saddleback hire 10 EUR;

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