13 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

13 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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13 days in Bulgaria Itinerary

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.
On the 10th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Borovets Ski Resort, and then trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): get outside with Aqua Club Kotvata and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geyser.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Bansko, then have some family-friendly fun at Ice Rink, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vihren. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with MTB Bansko and then explore the striking landscape of Pirin National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bansko trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Borovets to Bansko in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bansko are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car 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. Escape the urban bustle at Rila National Park and Musala Peak. Venture out of the city with trips to Velingrad (Lake Kleptuza & Historical Museum of Batak), Waterfall "Goritsa" (in Sapareva Banya) and Stob's Pyramids (in Blagoevgrad). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dancing Bears Park, take in the awesome beauty at Rila, and contemplate the long history of Rila Monastery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rila online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bansko to Rila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Rila can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car 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 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. Bring the kids along to Action Aquapark and Sunny Beach Luna Park. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Karting Sunny Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at 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, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pomorie tour planner .

You can drive from Rila to Pomorie in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pomorie when traveling from Rila in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pomorie

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

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

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