Bulgaria Ski Holidays-5 Days4 nights / 5 days Starting from QAR 5,967

Bulgaria Ski Holidays-5 Days

Day Arrive Sofia
  • Welcome to Sofia, the Capital of Bulgaria and one of the oldest European cities. Feel the winter vibes of Sofia and enjoy all treasures it offers. Sofia is located in western Bulgaria at 550 meters above sea level and at the foot of the mountain massif Vitosha. 
  • Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private vehicle. (Journey of 12 kms, 30 minutes drive approx.).
  • Check in at your hotel.
  • The rest of the day will be at leisure for early arrivals. 
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Sofia.
Day Sofia City Tour
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Proceed to explore Sofia. Sofia is a city where history is layered, one age built upon another. Proceed to visit Alexander Nevsky cathedral which is the biggest church in Bulgaria, the national gallery and the National theatre which are by no doubt the century old master peices of architecture. Enjoy the lovely park and fountain too. You will also explore the relics of the former regime while getting closer to the local life of Bulgarians by visiting some of the neighborhoods and you will find about it's up-to-date daily life, economy, lifestyle and ethnography. The tour may finish at St Nedelya square where you will see the statue of St Sofia. (This is a complete sight-seeing of Sofia, a walk of about 3hours and 30 minutes in the city centre or combining with car depending on the weather condition).
  • After the city tour, you will be transferred to Bansko Resort (journey of 159kms, 2Hours drive approx.). Bansko is one of the most famous Eastern European ski and all year round mountain resort located in the south-western part of Bulgaria. Winter in Bansko is just magnificent, The first snowfalls cover Pirin’s mountaintop and the longest ski period of the Balkans begins. 
  • Check in at your hotel in Bansko.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Bansko. 
Day Ski activities
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • After breakfast, you will have a shuttle transfer to the ski lift and you will enjoy one of the unforgettable skiing day. Please note that the package includes the ski slope pass (12:30 Hrs- 18:00 Hrs) and basic ski equipments for two days .
  • After a long day of skiing the fireplaces are a blaze to warm you up and the cups of warm cocoa await to cheer you up. But Bansko is not only about skiing, but also a place where you can enjoy full-scale fun during the evenings. The local traditional taverns, called “mehana” are designed in typical Bulgarian style from the 19th century and most of the time they have live music to entertain their guests. Skiers and boarders of all abilities are well catered for. 
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Bansko. 
Day Ski activities
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the ski lift from the hotel by shuttle transportation. The day will be the highlight of the ski safari, as you enjoy your second day while skiing. (the ski slope pass and basic ski equipment is included).
  • After skiing, the guest can opt to do shopping on their own or visit Velingrad Town (Supplement charges apply). Below activities can take 3-4 hours minus the transfer time.
  • Shopping: The guests of Bansko are happy to have the chance to buy and enjoy the homemade jam, bread, sweets, appetizers like "Ljutenica", the world famous Bulgarian yogurt & honey, non-comparable yellow and white cheese. At the traditional markets you can find the ladies who make handmade traditional colorful and warm clothes, socks and jackets. One of the most preferred souvenirs are wooden and collared with Bulgarian traditional ornaments  called "shevitsa". (perfect time to enjoy free time).
  • Velingrad Town: For guests who are not found of winter sports and just love to enjoy the snow and winter, could take the chance to visit Velingrad and spend one day in the SPA with mineral water, have body therapy with Bulgarian rose or/ and honey products. Velingrad Town is more famous as the richest mineral springs region (journey of 75 kms, 1 hour 12 minutes drive approx.). 
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Bansko. 
Day Depart Sofia
  • Breakfast at the hotel. 
  • Check out of the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport in Sofia by private vehicle to board your Qatar Airways flight. 
  • Depart Bulgaria with lifetime memories.
 
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