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Sofia to Istanbul Discovery

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10 Days Balkan and Greece: Capitals, Culture, and History Expedition from Sofia to istanbul

Highlights

  • Best historical places and nature.
  • different ancient castles and museums.
  • traditional foods and the best wine shops you can taste.

Description

Day 1: Arrival in Sofia Arrive to Sofia self transfer to the hotel, concluding the day with a hotel check-in, free time and enjoy the Sofia night life, Later in the evening, welcome meeting at your hotel with your Guide will provide you with information about the upcoming journey. Day 2: Sofia to Skopje Breakfast, tour including Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, St. Sofia Basilica, the National Art Gallery Building, and the Presidential Palace. Road to Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia. Our itinerary includes stops at Kale Fortress, Stone Bridge, Macedonia Square, Alexander the Great statue, and Mustafa Pasha Mosque. overnight stay at a Skopje hotel. Day 3: Skopje to Tirana via Matka Canyon (optional) and Prizren Breakfast. En route, you'll have the opportunity to visit the stunning Matka Canyon. In Prizren,Visiting Prizren Castle, Mosque Sinanpasa, White Dream River. free time, we'll continue our journey to Albania, Tirana, overnight stay in hotel Day 4: Tirana to Ohrid with St. Naum (Optional) Breakfast,visiting Skanderbeg Statue, Et’hem Bey Mosque, and the Clock Tower. Next, we'll make our way to the enchanting city of Ohrid.The day offers an optional excursion to visit St. Naum. overnight stay in hotel. Day 5: Ohrid to Bitola and Meteora Breakfast,Visiting Old Town of Ohrid. In the afternoon, we'll set our course for Bitola, a city in Macedonia, include visits to the Ishak Bey Mosque, the New Mosque, and Shırok Street.Free time.Overnight stay in hotel. Day 6: Meteora – Vergina to Thessaloniki Following breakfast at your hotel, travel to the nearby UNESCO-listed Meteora for a tour of the cliff-top monasteries. Visit two different impressive Byzantine Monasteries built on top of rock towers, providing breathtaking views over the plain, continuing to Vergina tomb of Philip II ( The Father of Alexander the Great), and conclude the day in Thessaloniki. Discover landmarks like the White Tower and the Arch of Galerius before retiring to a Thessaloniki hotel. Day 7 Thessaloniki to Drama, Alistratis Cave & Local Winery (optional), Kavala Breakfast,Our tour will encompass notable sites such as the Monument for Drama and the Church of St. Panteleimon. You'll also enjoy a peaceful stroll in Parko Agias Varmaras. Free time,overnight stay in Kavala hotel. Day 8: Kavala to Sofia After a hearty breakfast, panoramic view of Kavala and continue to our last destination to Sofia Our journey will conclude with a return to Sofia. Day 9: Sofia to Istanbul (by flight) Breakfast, transfer to the airport. We take a regular flight (included, variable times) to Turkey. Arrival in ISTANBUL. Transfer to the hotel and free time. You will receive information on this part of your trip in the afternoon. Day 10 : Istanbul end of the tour After breakfast in your hotel, guided tour at Istanbul Highlights include Hagia Sophia,Sultan Ahmet Blue Mosque ,Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar (Covered Market), Bosphore The end of the tour in Istanbul.

Includes

Accommodation: Stay in 4 or 3-star hotels: Enjoy comfortable accommodations throughout the expedition in double or twin rooms. Bed and Breakfast Service: Start each day with a hearty breakfast to fuel your explorations. Professional Guide: Half-day guided tour of Athens City and the Acropolis Museum, covering iconic landmarks and historical sites with local guide. One day guided tour from Athens to Delphi and Meteora. Professional and knowledgeable guides accompanying the group throughout the journey. Daily breakfast provided at the hotels. Transportation: Seamless and comfortable transportation from Athens International Airport to the hotel upon arrival. Luxurious bus journey for the specified routes, ensuring a pleasant travel experience. Coordination with the Ajdinis Group for specific parts of the journey, enhancing the overall experience. Immerse in Culture: Engage with the local culture through visits to historic sites, museums, and old town areas.

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