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Eastern Europe Explorer - Intrepid Travel
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18 days

Eastern Europe Explorer

From Budapest to Sofia
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
12
Age range:
15 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
71623
Hygiene Measures:
Included
Private available:
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Itinerary

Start in Budapest and end in Sofia! With the Discovery tour Eastern Europe Explorer, you have a 18 days tour package taking you through Budapest, Hungary and 12 other destinations in Europe. Eastern Europe Explorer includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Budapest
  2. Day 2: Budapest
  3. Day 3: Eger
  4. Day 4: Debrecen / Maramures
  5. Day 5: Maramures
  6. Day 6: Sighisoara
  7. Day 7: Viscri
  8. Day 8: Brasov
  9. Day 9: Bucharest
  10. Day 10: Bucharest
  11. Day 11: Veliko Tarnovo
  12. Day 12: Veliko Tarnovo
  13. Day 13: Plovdiv
  14. Day 14: Plovdiv
  15. Day 15: Bansko
  16. Day 16: Pirin Mountains / Gorno Draglishte
  17. Day 17: Rila / Sofia
  18. Day 18: Sofia
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Hygiene Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
12 nights
Home-stay
2 nights
Guesthouse
3 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.5
  • 4.6
  • KA
    · September 22nd, 2019
    Now is the time to explore Eastern Europe. There were several long travel days, but it was great to have private transport. The homestays were comfortable, and the food was delicious!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • TH
    · August 14th, 2019
    Excellent tour! Got a taste of a lot of places (although it would be nice to spend a second night at some of the spots, just to get a real feel for the place), and had a variety of experiences. The night out in the village was one of the highlights;... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Eastern Europe Explorer reviewer 3
    · July 4th, 2019
    Great tour, especially if you want to see Romania and Bulgaria. All the homestays were great with lovely hosts. The tour was a good mix of city and rural/countryside, and you take a mix of public transport and private transport. Just beware of your... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019

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18 days
Eastern Europe Explorer
From Budapest to Sofia
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Euro
    лв.
    Bulgarian Lev
    Bulgaria
    Ft
    Forint
    Hungary
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
    Type E
    Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
    Type F
    Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bulgaria and Romania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before June 14th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 14th, 2021, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 30 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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