Plovdiv, Bachkovo monastery

and Assen's fortress

Private transfer


1 person:   € 158 per person, two-way

people:   € 79 per person, two-way
3 people:   € 58 per person, two-way

4-5 people:   46 per person, two-way

6-8 people:   39 per person, two-way 

8+ people:   Contact us for a quote


What is included:

  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Private transportation with air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking fees
  • Pick-up and return from you hotel in Sofia

What is NOT included:

  • Entrance fees
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • Guiding services



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 around the charismatic streets. During summer - we recommend taking your sunglasses, hat and protective sun lotion, as temperatures in Plovdiv can get quite high.


The Bachkovo monastery is a holy place for Bulgarians and Orthodox Christians. 

Please visit the site with the due respect - talk quietly in the monastery yard and inside the churches. Shouting  and smoking are not allowed. 

Photos are allowed in the yard but not in the church. 

Please dress up accordingly: high heels, short skirts and short trousers, shirts with no sleeves, etc. are not allowed in the monastery.