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ends on 26 Sep 2019
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Eastern Europe Explorer - Intrepid Travel
Eastern Europe Explorer - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Budapest
Destinations
+11
Ends
Sofia
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Highlights

Start in Budapest and end in Sofia! With the discovery tour Eastern Europe Explorer, you have a 18 day tour package taking you from Budapest to Sofia and through Budapest, Hungary and 12 other destinations in Europe. Eastern Europe Explorer is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure
Operator
Intrepid Travel

Itinerary

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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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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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  • Written on August 14, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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; the... Read more

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  • Eastern Europe Explorer reviewer 2
    Written on July 4, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 luggage... Read more

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Hungary
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Romania
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Bulgaria

Plugs & Adapters

Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria

Visa

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.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. 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.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Romania and Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.

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Location
Budapest is the starting point and Sofia is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 21 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 21 November 2019, 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 60 days 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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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,292 km.
  • Budapest (Hungary)
  • 109 km
  • Eger (Hungary)
  • 253 km
  • Maramures (Romania)
  • 180 km
  • Sighisoara (Romania)
  • 29 km
  • Viscri (Romania)
  • 60 km
  • Brasov (Romania)
  • 141 km
  • Bucharest (Romania)
  • 156 km
  • Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)
  • 126 km
  • Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
  • 110 km
  • Bansko (Bulgaria)
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