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EABS - Budapest to Sofia Adventure

This ten-day tour will leave you wondering why you waited to explore Europe's roads less travelled. Ride the rails from Budapest to Sofia and experience Eastern Europe's charm firsthand. Soak in a thermal bath in Budapest or opt to visit Buda Castle, Hungary's royal palace. Discover Romania's countryside while visiting Sighi?oara or marvel at the baroque architecture of Brasov. (Better yet, enjoy the contrast by seeing them both.) You'll also have time to sample Bulgarian cuisine that'll give you the energy you need to cycle your way through Veliko Tarnovo, one of the oldest cities in the world.

Inclusions

Budapest orientation walk
Romanian villages and countryside tour (half-day, from Sighisoara)
'Dracula's Castle' (Bran)
Bucharest orientation tour
Hike to Arbanasi village
Sofia orientation walk
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
10
Price From
AUD $1,495
Start Location
Budapest, Hungary
End Location
Sofia, Hungary
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Rail, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
31 May 201809 Jun 20189AUD $1,649
02 Jun 201811 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
07 Jun 201816 Jun 20184AUD $1,699
09 Jun 201818 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
14 Jun 201823 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
16 Jun 201825 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
05 Jul 201814 Jul 20189AUD $1,759
07 Jul 201816 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
12 Jul 201821 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
14 Jul 201823 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
26 Jul 201804 Aug 20187AUD $1,759
28 Jul 201806 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
09 Aug 201818 Aug 201812AUD $1,495
11 Aug 201820 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
23 Aug 201801 Sep 20188AUD $1,495
25 Aug 201803 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
30 Aug 201808 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
01 Sep 201810 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
13 Sep 201822 Sep 201810AUD $1,699
15 Sep 201824 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
27 Sep 201806 Oct 20188AUD $1,699
29 Sep 201808 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
18 Oct 201827 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
20 Oct 201829 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,495 
25 Oct 201803 Nov 201811AUD $1,649
19 May 201928 May 201916AUD $1,649
02 Jun 201911 Jun 201914AUD $1,649
30 Jun 201909 Jul 201916AUD $1,699
07 Jul 201916 Jul 201916AUD $1,699
28 Jul 201906 Aug 201916AUD $1,759
25 Aug 201903 Sep 201916AUD $1,759
22 Sep 201901 Oct 201916AUD $1,699
29 Sep 201908 Oct 201916AUD $1,699
20 Oct 201929 Oct 201915AUD $1,649
Itinerary
Day 1 - Budapest
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Budapest/Sibiu
Enjoy an orientation walk of Budapest to get a feel for this charming city. Opt to spend free time visiting Buda Castle, wandering the streets of Pest, or soaking in a thermal bath. In the evening, board an overnight train to Sibiu.
Day 3 - Sibiu/Sighi?oara
Take a morning train from Sibiu to the enchanting town of Sighi?oara. Use your free time here to explore the cobblestone streets and medieval architecture.
Day 4 - Sighi?oara/Brasov
With a local guide, venture into the Romanian countryside to visit traditional villages. Get a true sense of life in this less-visited region. Take a train into charming Brasov.
Day 5 - Brasov
Visit the picturesque Bran Castle and learn the history (and rumours) of this fascinating place.
Day 6 - Brasov/Bucharest
Travel to Bucharest and enjoy an orientation walk. Take time to explore the Soviet-esque architecture, the beautiful cathedral, or indulge in Bucharest's international cuisine.
Day 7 - Bucharest/Veliko Tarnovo
Enjoy some free time to explore more of Bucharest in the morning before travelling to Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in the world, Veliko Tarnovo. Wander the medieval town, visit the museums, or sample your first taste of Bulgarian cuisine.
Day 8 - Veliko Tarnovo
Hike to the hilltop village of Arbanasi. Soak in the views over Veliko Tarnovo. Opt to go mountain biking or view the murals at the Church of the Nativity.
Day 9 - Veliko Tarnovo/Sofia
Travel to Sofia and take an orientation walk of the capital city. Later, wander down the pedestrian street or visit the eclectic Ladies' Market.
Day 10 - Sofia
Depart at any time.