Plovdiv, Bachkovo monastery

and Asen's fortress


+ hotel pick-up and drop off included

Runs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday


€ 35 for 4-8 people
€ 50 for 3 people
€ 70 for 2 people
€ 140 for 1 person

What is included:

  • Private transfers 
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • A/C private vehicle
  • English-speaking driver
  • VAT and all road taxes
  • Parking fees
  • Bottled water and healthy snack

What is NOT included:

  • Entrance fees
  • Meals and personal expenses


Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday


08:00 am : pick-up from your accommodation in Sofia


10:15 am : arrival at Asen's fortress

Free time for a visit of your own.


11:00 am : departure from Asen's fortress in direction to Bachkovo monastery. 


11:15 am : arrival at Bachkovo monastery

Free time at the monastery for a self-guided visit. 


12:15 pm : departure from Bachkovo monastery in direction to Plovdiv


13:00 pm : arrival in Plovdiv

Your driver will leave you at convenient location in the town, near the start of the pedestrian zone, for a tour of your own. He will give you basic directions and where the Tourist Information center and Free walking tour starting point are. Free time to explore the city until 17:00 pm


17:00 pm : departure from Plovdiv in direction to Sofia
About 2 hours journey. 



19:00 pm : arrival in Sofia city. Drop off at your accommodation.

Before you go


Тhe Old Town of Plovdiv is covered with cobblestones, so please take comfortable shoes to ensure your pleasant walk. During summer - we recommend taking your sunglasses, hat and protective sun lotion, as temperatures in Plovdiv can get quite high.


Dress code for Bachkovo monastery: long trousers and skirts (at least knee long), no sleeveless tops (take a piece of clothing to cover your shoulders), no hats are allowed in the church of the monastery.