The Prices of Tours to Bulgaria

Plovdiv, Bulgaria Plovdiv, Bulgaria
How much do tours to Bulgaria cost? We made it our mission to find out, and in the process we discovered even more surprises. To start with, we analyzed 41 available tours in Bulgaria to uncover the essential details. We found the average price along with typical prices for various categories of tours and travel styles, too. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, adventure seeker, or culture lover, Costa Rica has it all. With a variety of guided tour options available, you can choose the perfect itinerary to match your preferences. Tours here offer all types of travel styles such as family, in-depth cultural, historical, and hiking & trekking. The tour providers are very well-organized, ensuring a stress-free holiday. Plus, many are all-inclusive. So, let's uncover the results of our analysis and discover the tour prices and more.

Recommended

Go Local: Best of Bulgaria, Self-Drive
by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 Days, 10 Destinations
$1,199

What are the package tour options in Bulgaria?

You'll be surprised at the array of tours in Bulgaria, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.75 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 16 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 8 days, with tours ranging from 3 to 23 days long. For physical activity, you'll find tours classified as easy, moderate, serious, and relaxing, with most of them being easy. And for transportation, you can choose between self drive and coach / bus, with most of them being self drive. With our thorough analysis of 41 tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Bulgaria has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

  • The length of tours range from 3 to 23 days.
  • The maximum group size of tours range from 4 to 50 people.

The tour packages are also categorized as follows:


  • Tours Available
    41
  • Average Rating
    (out of 5)
    4.75
  • Average Max Group Size
    16
  • See More

How much do organized tour packages to Bulgaria cost? Are tours expensive?

Average Tour Cost per Day Bulgaria
$155

Looking at the entire list of available tours, there's a world of exciting options for travelers. Considering the financial aspect, the average daily price for tours in Bulgaria stands at a surprisingly affordable $155 per day. Analyzing the comprehensive data gathered from 41 tours, the overall average cost of all tours is calculated to be $1,265. Delving further into the pricing details, the cheapest tour starts at an attractive $282, while the most luxurious experience tops out at an impressive $7,269. So, whether you're looking for a wallet-friendly adventure or aiming to pamper yourself with opulence, Bulgaria boasts an array of tours that cater to diverse preferences and ensure an unforgettable experience.

  • Tours to Bulgaria range in price from $282 to $7,269, based on data from 41 tours.

How much should I pay for a tour through Bulgaria?

This table shows the range of guided, organized, and all-inclusive tour prices that visit, start in, or end in Bulgaria. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for an organized tour, this table breaks down the costs by price range.

Tour Price per Day Number of Tours
$0-100 2
$100-200 28
$200-300 8
$300-400 1
$400-500 1
$700-800 1


(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically. Price costs can also vary by group size, amenities offered, transportation type, promotional sale prices, and addons not inlcuded in the base prices.)

Prices for the Best Tours to Bulgaria

Highest Rated Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$127

What are Bulgaria's top rated tour packages? And how much do they cost? These tours are the highest rated tours by previous guests.

Looking at just the highest rated tours (the top 25%), in Bulgaria you'll discover plenty of fantastic the highest-rated options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $127 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $1,063, based on data from 11 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $590, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $2,134. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 4.75 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.

What are the best tours to Bulgaria?

These are the highest rated tours from previous customers.

by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$1,199
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$847
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0
by Balkan Pro Travel
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$965
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for the Best Budget Tours to Bulgaria

Budget Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$106

By only looking at the budget category of tours, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to Bulgaria. The average daily price for budget tours to Bulgaria is a remarkably economical $106 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $820 (based on data from 18 tours). The cheapest tour is $611, and the most expensive tour is $1,619. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.45 out of 5 stars.

What are the best budget tours to Bulgaria?

by Penguin Travel
8 days, 5 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$772
Overall Rating 4.8
by Penguin Travel
8 days, 8 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$590
Overall Rating 4.7
by Penguin Travel
8 days, 7 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$633
Overall Rating 4.3
by Penguin Travel
8 days, 7 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$654
Overall Rating 4.0

Prices for the Best Luxury Tours to Bulgaria

Luxury Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$185

Looking at just the luxury tours, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to Bulgaria. The average daily price for luxury tours to Bulgaria is a remarkably economical $185 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $1,593 (based on data from 20 tours). The cheapest tour is $282, and the most expensive tour is $7,269. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

What are the best luxury tours to Bulgaria?

by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$1,199
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$847
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0
by Balkan Pro Travel
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$965
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for the Best 3-Days or Less Tours to Bulgaria

3-Days or Less Average Tour Cost per Day
$95

Looking at only the 3-days or shorter tours, in Bulgaria you'll discover plenty of fantastic 3-day options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $95 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $286, based on data from 2 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $282, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $290. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 0 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.


What are the best 3-days or shorter tours to Bulgaria?

by Destination Services Bulgaria
3 days, 1 destinations
Start/End in Varna
$282
by Destination Services Bulgaria
3 days, 1 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$290

Prices for Family Tours to Bulgaria

Family Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$138

When analyzing this category of tours, in Bulgaria you'll discover plenty of fantastic family options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $138 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $1,075, based on data from 19 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $282, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $3,592. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 4.63 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.


What are the best family tours to Bulgaria?

by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$1,199
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for In-depth Cultural Tours to Bulgaria

In-depth Cultural Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$157

Considering these specific tours, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to Bulgaria. The average daily price for in-depth cultural tours to Bulgaria is a remarkably economical $157 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $1,206 (based on data from 13 tours). The cheapest tour is $282, and the most expensive tour is $3,592. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.83 out of 5 stars.


What are the best in-depth cultural tours to Bulgaria?

by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0
by Balkan Pro Travel
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$965
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for Historical Tours to Bulgaria

Historical Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$217

For this specific type of tour, in Bulgaria you'll discover plenty of fantastic historical options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $217 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $1,753, based on data from 10 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $282, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $7,269. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.


What are the best historical tours to Bulgaria?

by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$1,199
Overall Rating 5.0
by Across Europe Ltd.
10 days, 7 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$2,134
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for Hiking & Trekking Tours to Bulgaria

Hiking & Trekking Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$119

Looking at this type of tour, visitors will find a wide range of terrific options when choosing a tour to Bulgaria. The average daily price for hiking & trekking tours to Bulgaria is a remarkably economical $119 per day, with the overall average cost of all tours being $949 (based on data from 7 tours). The cheapest tour is $633, and the most expensive tour is $1,890. Also, visitors tend to love all of these tours because the average guest rating is 4.82 out of 5 stars.


What are the best hiking & trekking tours to Bulgaria?

by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$847
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0

Prices for Active Adventure Tours to Bulgaria

Active Adventure Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$128

For just this category, Bulgaria has you covered with an array of fantastic options. You'll be thrilled to know that the average daily price for active adventure tours is a very economical $128 per day. Looking at the bigger picture, the overall average cost of all tours comes in at a reasonable $984, based on data from 6 incredible options. The cheapest tour available is a great deal at just $697, while the most lavish option reaches up to $1,890. Rest assured, these tours have captured the hearts of visitors, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 4.58 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and its amazing destination, and prepare for an unforgettable journey filled with awe-inspiring experiences.


What are the best active adventure tours to Bulgaria?

by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0
by Penguin Travel
8 days, 5 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$772
Overall Rating 4.8

Prices for Bicycle Tours to Bulgaria

Bicycle Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$94

Considering these specific tours, in Bulgaria you'll discover plenty of fantastic bicycle options. Get ready to be pleasantly surprised, as the average daily price in this category is an affordable $94 per day. Furthermore, the overall average cost of all tours stands at a reasonable $649, based on data from 4 available tour options. Now, for the overall price range: the cheapest tour available comes in at a pocket-friendly $718, while the most luxurious option reaches a maximum of $804. What's more, visitors can rest assured that these tours are well liked, as they boast an impressive average guest rating of 4 out of 5 stars. So, get ready to explore Bulgaria and embark on an unforgettable journey that will make the memories of a lifetime.


What are the best bicycle tours to Bulgaria?

by Penguin Travel
8 days, 7 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$654
Overall Rating 4.0
by Penguin Travel
8 days, 12 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$633

Prices for Self Drive Tours to Bulgaria

Self Drive Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$96

When we look at this type of tour, the array of tour options available in Bulgaria is diverse. The average daily price for self drive tours stands at a very reasonable $96 per day. Drawing from an extensive analysis of 4 tours, we've determined that the overall average cost of all tours is a modest $1,258. It's worth noting that among these options, the cheapest tour can be enjoyed for as little as $767 per person, while those looking to splurge a bit more can opt for the most expensive tour at $2,118. The popularity of these tours speaks volumes, with an average guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, showcasing the satisfaction and appreciation expressed by previous customers.


What are the best self drive tours to Bulgaria?

by Destination Services Bulgaria
11 days, 10 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$1,199
Overall Rating 5.0
by Across Europe Ltd.
23 days, 19 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$2,118

Prices for Winter Walks Tours to Bulgaria

Winter Walks Tours Average Tour Cost per Day
$107

For this specific type of tour, a wide range of terrific options in Bulgaria are offered. Based on data from 4 tours, the average daily price for winter walks tours to Bulgaria is a remarkably economical $107 per day, and the overall average total price is $858. The cheapest tour is $783, and the most expensive tour is $954. Also, previous customers have mostly enjoyed these tours because the average guest rating is 5 out of 5 stars. If you're looking for a winter walks tour to Bulgaria, these are some terrific options.


What are the best winter walks tours to Bulgaria?

by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$847
Overall Rating 5.0
by Traventuria
8 days, 9 destinations
Start/End in Sofia
$954
Overall Rating 5.0

Are group tours to Bulgaria worth it?

Crafting an independent journey in Bulgaria is an option, yet the country's unique planning challenges and intricate transportation options often mean that booking a tour is a more convenient choice. Given these considerations, many travelers find that booking a tour is a better choice. Entrusting travel professionals to manage transportation, lodgings, activities, and meals ensures a relaxing and enjoyable experience, allowing you to embrace the trip fully.

Is a group tour cheaper than solo travel to Bulgaria?

Depending on the tour's destinations, level of luxury, and length, tours in Bulgaria can sometimes be more affordable compared to independent travel. It's important to note that each tour and independent trip is unique, so it's not always fair to make a direct comparison of prices. Tour providers often offer comprehensive packages at competitive prices, which are usually on par with independently planned trips of similar luxury. The average daily cost of a package tour in Bulgaria is $155, but many tours are priced below this average. The price range for tours in Bulgaria varies from $282 to $7,269. When comparing these tour costs to independent travel, consider that guided organized tour packages generally include transportation, knowledgeable guides, accommodations, food, entrance tickets, and more. While it may be challenging to compare tours and independent travel for every individual, ensure you understand the inclusions of a tour package and thoroughly research the costs of independent travel in Bulgaria to make the best comparison for your needs.

Group Tours vs. Independent Travel in Bulgaria

When deciding how to travel in Bulgaria in 2024 or 2025, many travelers face the dilemma of choosing between organized tour packages or independent planning. The availability of enticing deals and discounts makes organized tour packages an appealing option. These packages typically offer comprehensive inclusions, encompassing accommodations, transportation, tickets, meals, and other travel essentials, thereby providing excellent value. Moreover, the presence of knowledgeable guides and the convenience of not having to plan every detail in advance contribute to the allure of guided tours. Conversely, independent travel offers the advantage of greater flexibility and control over one's itinerary, allowing for adjustments to schedules and budgets as necessary. Additionally, it facilitates a closer immersion into local cultures and the exploration of off-the-beaten-path destinations typically not covered by tour packages.

What are the benefits of a package tour to Bulgaria?

There are numerous benefits to choosing a tour for your travels. The convenience of planning cannot be overstated. With transportation, accommodations, and activities pre-arranged, you can simply relax and enjoy the journey. The hassle of finding suitable accommodations, planning logistics, and potentially missing out on key attractions is eliminated. Furthermore, most tour prices are all-inclusive, providing transparency and allowing you to budget accurately for your trip. By choosing a tour, you can have peace of mind knowing that everything is taken care of, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the destination. Tour benefits include

  • fixed budget
  • comfortable amenities
  • not having to plan
  • reliable service and schedule
  • knowledgeable guides
  • meeting other like-minded travelers
  • eliminating risks

What are the benefits of independent travel in Bulgaria?

Independent travel offers numerous benefits, such as freedom, control, and flexibility. By traveling on your own, you gain the freedom to choose your accommodations, explore the sights that interest you, dine at your preferred times, and navigate the destination at your own pace. This independence also allows you to have more control over your budget, schedule, itinerary, and the level of comfort you desire throughout your journey. Other benefits include:

  • flexible budget
  • flexible schedules
  • in-depth cultural opportunities
  • off-the-beaten-path destinations

How far in advance should I book my tour to Bulgaria?

When planning your tour to Bulgaria, it is advisable to make your booking well in advance, preferably a few months ahead or even earlier. While it is common for many individuals to secure their tours up to a year in advance, our experience suggests that reserving your spot around 6 to 9 months prior to the departure date is enough time. It is crucial to note that many tours tend to fill up quickly, so booking early ensures that you have a guaranteed place on the trip. Additionally, booking early often comes with the added benefit of significant cost savings, as tour companies frequently offer early booking sales and discounted prices. On the other hand, some tour companies may occasionally provide last-minute discounts for tours that have available spots. However, waiting for such discounts carries the risk of not securing a place on a fully booked tour.

How many people are in group tours to Bulgaria?

In Bulgaria, tours can accommodate varying numbers of individuals, with group sizes typically ranging from 4 to 50 people. On average, a tour consists of 16 participants. It is important to note that the quality and price of a tour are not necessarily determined by its group size.

How much time do I need for a group tour to Bulgaria?

To fully explore Bulgaria, it is recommended to plan for about 8 days, which is the average duration of organized tour packages. The length of tours in Bulgaria can range from 3 to 23 days, or sometimes even longer. Although longer tours may have a higher price tag, their cost per day tends to decrease. Furthermore, longer tours provide the advantage of visiting multiple destinations at a leisurely pace, offering a more rewarding experience.

Where do group tours go in Bulgaria?

Bulgaria has many diverse tours that visit a number of locations in the country. Popular stops include Sofia, Rila, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, Bansko, Varna, Kazanlak, and Burgas.

What tour and travel companies offer packages to Bulgaria?

The most popular tour companies offering trips in Bulgaria are Penguin Travel, Across Europe Ltd., Destination Services Bulgaria, Traventuria, and Exodus Travels. While some are large international operators, others are smaller and only operate in the country or in local areas. Larger companies often have solid reputations, provide consistent service, and rarely cancel trips. Smaller companies can also provide excellent service while also giving you a local perspective and in-depth knowledge of the destinations. All of these companies have positive reviews from previous guests, too.

What is the best tour company offering trips to Bulgaria?

The tour company with the highest rated tours to Bulgaria is Destination Services Bulgaria. By offering terrific service and fun trips, they have earned many positive reviews from previous guests.


More Information

See also The Best Family-Friendly Tours to Bulgaria, The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Historical Tours in Bulgaria, The Best 10-Day Tours in Bulgaria, Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Bulgaria, The Best Christmas & New Years Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Adventure Tours to Bulgaria, The Best Eco Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Cultural Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in Bulgaria, The Best Walking Tours in Bulgaria, The Best Tours Under $1000 in Bulgaria, The Best Budget Tours to Bulgaria, or The Best Tours for Seniors to Bulgaria for more tour ideas. With so many options, there's a guided tour or vacation package for every type of traveler.

Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Sofia or The Best 10-Day Tours from Sofia for more package tour options.

And for more information on Bulgaria, see Bulgaria Travel Costs and Bulgaria Hotel Costs.

Budget Your Trip
Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. On this website you can also find travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.

Some of the links on this website are sponsored or affiliate links which help to financially support this site. By clicking the link and making a purchase, we may receive a small commission, but this does not affect the price of your purchase.