The Best Historical Tours in Bulgaria

Step into the Footsteps of the Past

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Are you ready to embark on a captivating journey through time in Bulgaria? We've meticulously analyzed a wide range of historical and cultural guided tours in Bulgaria, considering key criteria such as price, comfort, guest ratings, service, and activities, in order to find the absolute best. Whether you seek a relaxing holiday filled with rich heritage or an adventurous exploration of historical landmarks, these amazing tours have it all. So, for your next trip, one of these historical tours should have everything you could want because they are the absolute best available. Let's get to it!

The Top 3:

  • 11 Days, $1221.27

  • 9 Days, $2451.00

  • 10 Days, $2173.18

What are the historical tour options in Bulgaria?


Here are the important factors:

  • 3 trip options analyzed
  • $159 average price per day (USD)
  • 9 to 11 days in length
  • 4.6 of 5 average rating
  • 26 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of historical 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 4.6 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 26 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 10 days, with tours ranging from 9 to 11 days long. With our thorough analysis of 3 historical tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Bulgaria has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(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.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 3 Best Historical Tours in Bulgaria
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Bulgaria

11 Days Start/End in Sofia 10 Destinations 40 People at Most Ages 2 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Discover a journey that spans 10 destinations, with notable stops in Balchik, Nesebar, Burgas, and Kazanlak. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Sofia. Lasting 11 days, the maximum group size is 40 people, and it's good for guests from 2 and up. Organized by Destination Services Bulgaria, this is a great deal because it's only $111 per day.

  • Historical
  • Family
  • Self Drive
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for historical tours.
by Travel Talk

9 Days Bucharest to Sofia 15 Destinations through Romania, Bulgaria 35 People at Most Ages 18 to 59 Guest Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 3.8 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary voyage, visiting Romania and Bulgaria, is the perfect choice. This trip takes you on an adventure to 15 destinations, including Turda, Sibiu, Rousse, and Veliko Tarnovo. Begin your trip in Bucharest and complete it with a memorable finale in Sofia. Spanning across 9 days, the voyage accommodates 35 individuals, and is suitable for guests from 18 to 59 years old. Offered by Travel Talk, this remarkable voyage is priced at just $150 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Across Europe Ltd.

10 Days Start/End in Sofia 7 Destinations 4 People at Most Ages 18 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Across Europe Ltd. has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 10-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. With 7 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Veliko Tarnovo, Varna, Pomorie, and Kazanlak, and more. Sofia kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. With a group size of 4 people, it's suitable for guests from 18 to 80 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $217 per day.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Historical

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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.

How much do historical tours in Bulgaria cost?

Average Daily Price Historical Tours

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for historical tours when planning a visit to Bulgaria. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of historical tours in Bulgaria based on data from 3 options is an affordable $159 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Bulgaria.

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

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