13 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

13 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
1
Borovets
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bansko
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Rila
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Pomorie
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
Borovets

Borovets ©
The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): hit the slopes at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, then take in the awesome beauty at Borovets Ski Resort, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Aqua Club Kotvata&Restaurant Kotvata and then take in the natural beauty of Geyser.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Borovets vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Jerusalem, Israel to Borovets is an approximately 8- hour combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bansko.

Things to do in Borovets

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sapareva Banya
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Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School ©
Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School
Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Bansko

Bansko ©
Boasting the longest ski runs in the country, Bansko offers one of the best ski resort locations in Bulgaria.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, fly down the slopes at Ski Bansko, then get your game on at Ice Rink, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vihren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get outside with MTB Bansko and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pirin National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bansko travel website.

Traveling by car from Borovets to Bansko takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bansko sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rila.

Things to do in Bansko

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pirin National Park
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Vihren ©
Vihren
Pirin National Park ©
Pirin National Park
Ski Bansko ©
Ski Bansko

4
nights
Rila

Rila ©
Rila is a town in southwestern Bulgaria, in Rila Municipality, part of Kyustendil Province. Get outdoors at Rila National Park and Waterfall "Goritsa". Venture out of the city with trips to Stob's Pyramids (in Blagoevgrad) and Velingrad (Lake Kleptuza & Historical Museum of Batak). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rila Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Rila, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dancing Bears Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rila road trip website.

Traveling by car from Bansko to Rila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Rila sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Pomorie.

Things to do in Rila

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Velingrad, Stob's Pyramids, Dancing Bears Park, Waterfall "Goritsa"
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Rila National Park ©
Rila National Park
Dancing Bears Park ©
Dancing Bears Park
Musala Peak ©
Musala Peak

3
nights
Pomorie

Pomorie ©
Pomorie is a town and seaside resort in southeastern Bulgaria, located on a narrow rocky peninsula in Burgas Bay on the southern Bulgarian Black Sea Coast.It is situated in Burgas Province, 20 km away from the city of Burgas and 18 km from the Sunny Beach resort. Take a break from the city and head to Karting Sunny Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Action Aquapark and Sunny Beach Luna Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Pomorie Lake, visit a coastal fixture at Embankment, and don't miss a visit to Monastery of St. George.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pomorie trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rila to Pomorie takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Rila in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Pomorie, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pomorie

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Sunny Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Action Aquapark ©
Action Aquapark
Scuba & Snorkeling
Karting Sunny Beach ©
Karting Sunny Beach

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