Luxury 6-Day Bulgaria Road Trip Vacation around Plovdiv to Sofia, Pazardzhik, and Kardzhali

Photo of aerial view of the Bulgarian city Plovdiv.
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Duration
6 days & 5 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
5 nights included
Car rental
6 days included
Flights
Optional
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Description

Escape for the holiday of a lifetime with this 6-day luxury road trip in Bulgaria!

Bulgaria offers the ultimate luxury holiday experience for anyone up for an unforgettable adventure, including couples, families, solo travelers, and friends.

Your exclusive luxury holiday package will bring you to the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in the best destinations in Bulgaria. With this perfectly planned vacation itinerary, you will stay 2 nights in Plovdiv, 1 night in Sofia, 1 night in Pazardzhik, and 1 night in Kardzhali, experiencing the ultimate luxury vacation in Bulgaria.

We will help you have the best 6-day luxury holiday in Bulgaria imaginable, so you can leave feeling fulfilled and inspired.

Upon arriving in Bulgaria, you will collect the luxury rental vehicle of your choice. We will provide you with the best car rental for the entirety of your 6-day luxury self-drive holiday, including CDW insurance. From there, you will drive off to discover some of the best travel destinations in Bulgaria, including the stunning Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis and St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Your 6 days in this one-of-a-kind destination in Europe will be filled with bucket-list experiences and bespoke activities. Expect sweeping views over the best attractions, heavenly meals at top-rated restaurants, and world-class service at 5-star luxury hotels.

Finding the perfect luxury lodging is going to make your vacation in Bulgaria feel truly special. The home for your 6-day luxury holiday will be only the most exclusive 5-star hotels in Bulgaria. You will choose from the best selection of luxury hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located along your carefully planned self-drive route.

Throughout your exclusive vacation in Bulgaria, you will get to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the country. Highlights of your itinerary include visiting the famous National Palace of Culture, experiencing the fantastic South Park up close, and discovering the unique features of the highly-recommended Borisova Gradina Park. These are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you will find on your luxury travel itinerary in Bulgaria.

Between attractions and activities, you will have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in Bulgaria. Here you can find unique souvenirs to preserve the memory of your luxury holiday in Bulgaria.

As your luxury vacation in Bulgaria comes to an end, you will return home with new experiences and unforgettable memories. Not to forget, a full camera album on your phone with amazing photos and videos from the most beautiful places in Bulgaria to share with your friends and family.

This exclusive travel plan is designed to include everything you need to have the best vacation in Bulgaria. By booking this luxury holiday package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 6-day road trip in Bulgaria. Let the experts figure out the details, so you can focus on enjoying.

To deliver the best experience possible, we make it easy for you to customize each day of your luxury holiday in Bulgaria before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you will be able to explore Plovdiv, Sofia, Pazardzhik, Kardzhali, and Asenovgrad at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey. Enjoy a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, including all travel documents for your exclusive getaway to Bulgaria.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Bulgaria fill up quickly, so book your luxury vacation package in advance. Select a date and start planning your luxury holiday in Bulgaria today!

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Included

Hotel, 5 nights
Rental car, 6 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.Plovdiv / 2 nights
Кърджали -  in BulgariaKardzhali / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Assen Fortress (Asenova krepost, Petrich), Asenovgrad, Rhodope mountains, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.Asenovgrad
Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia / 1 night
Photo of amazing aerial view of the regional town Pazardzhik, Bulgaria.Pazardzhik / 1 night

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Attractions

South Park
Borisova Gradina Park
St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis
Tsar Simeon Garden
Park "Zaimov"
Photo of sunset aerial view of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.National Palace of Culture
Bachkovo Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno
Singing Fountains
Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis
Photo of the Church of the Holy Mother of God inside of the Asen's Fortress in Rhodopes mountain, Asenovgrad, Bulgaria.Asen's Fortress
Lauta Park
Perperikon - Ancient sanctuary city Perperikon, Kardzhali, BulgariaPerperikon - Ancient sanctuary city Perperikon
Photo of aerial view of the Alyosha soldier monument in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.Alyosha Monument
photo of  view of Devil's Bridge Bulgaria,Diadovtsi bulgaria.Devil's bridge
Stone mushrooms, Kardzhali, BulgariaStone mushrooms
City Garden, Kardzhali
The stone wedding
Regional Museum of History Kardzhali
Park Recreation and Culture Prostor

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small car
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Medium car

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Premium car

Premium car

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premium car
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Day 1 – Plovdiv - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Plovdiv - arrival day

  • Plovdiv - Arrival day
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Your luxury holiday in Bulgaria begins as soon as you reach the city of Plovdiv. There, you’ll pick up the luxury rental vehicle of your choice and hit the roads!

The first destination of your luxury vacation in Bulgaria is Plovdiv - a city with many fantastic attractions to explore. Catch an early flight to enjoy as much time as possible discovering Plovdiv.

Tonight you will be treated to a stay at one of best luxury hotels in Plovdiv. We have picked out three of the most exclusive luxury lodging and hotel options for you to choose from.

Exploring new places can make you hungry. When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend trying one of the finest restaurants in Plovdiv.

For a culinary experience you will remember, have a look at the menu at Aylyakriya / Aylyakria Restaurant. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,229 customers, it’s truly one of the best restaurants in the whole of Plovdiv.

If you feel like having something slightly different, check out Pavaj. This is one of the most recommended restaurants in the city. Considering its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,861 customers, it’s one that most guests enjoy.

Rahat Tepe is another restaurant you could book a table at tonight. This fantastic restaurant is often recommended by both travelers and locals in Plovdiv, and has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,984 customers.

As your day in Plovdiv is coming to an end retreat to a bar where you can celebrate the start of your exciting luxury holiday in Bulgaria.

Make your way to Club Fargo. This bar promises a great atmosphere for your celebrations and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,132 customers.

Or, why not continue your evening at Kotka i Mishka, Cat and Mouse Beer Bar, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars among 1,070 guests.

Raise a toast to the start of your 6-day luxury vacation in Bulgaria and look forward to more fantastic days to come!

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Experiences

Day 2 – Plovdiv and Sofia

Day 2

Day 2 – Plovdiv and Sofia

  • Plovdiv
  • Sofia
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Drive 151 km, 2 hours 6 min

  • Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis
  • Singing Fountains
  • Tsar Simeon Garden
  • Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis
  • Alyosha Monument
  • More

On day 2 of your luxury road trip holiday in Bulgaria you will have the opportunity to experience two destinations in one day, the city of Plovdiv and the city of Sofia. You’ll stay in Sofia for 1 night.

Your day starts in Plovdiv. Give yourself time to see some of the city’s very best attractions before it's time to hit the road.

Make the amazing Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis your first stop of the day. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,047 visitors gives you an idea of what to expect from this must-see tourist destination and attraction before you head there.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible Singing Fountains. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,815 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this park and attraction.

Another unforgettable travel destination you can visit on this day of your luxury holiday is the outstanding Ancient Stadium of Philipopolis. This best-rated sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,228 visitors.

When you’re finished at the monument, the perfect next stop is the popular Alyosha Monument. This spectacular monument and attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 4,259 reviews.

Make the most of your day in Plovdiv by joining exclusive tours and activities that take your luxury holiday in Bulgaria to the next level. This is only one of many experiences you can include in your luxury travel package in Bulgaria. So make sure to check out the other options too, to find the best way to spend your time in Plovdiv today.

By the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Sofia, where you will choose among some of the best luxury hotels.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, we recommend you check out the nightlife of the city.

Raise a glass in celebration of your fantastic luxury holiday in Bulgaria! Head back to your hotel for some much-needed rest in preparation for tomorrow’s adventures.

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Day 3 – Sofia and Pazardzhik

Day 3

Day 3 – Sofia and Pazardzhik

  • Sofia
  • Pazardzhik
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Drive 127 km, 2 hours 6 min

  • Park "Zaimov"
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • National Palace of Culture
  • South Park
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • More

On day 3 of your luxury road trip holiday in Bulgaria you will have the opportunity to experience two destinations in one day, the city of Sofia and the city of Pazardzhik. You’ll stay in Pazardzhik for 1 night.

Your day starts in Sofia. Give yourself time to see some of the city’s very best attractions before it's time to hit the road.

Make the amazing St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral your first stop of the day. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,076 visitors gives you an idea of what to expect from this church and attraction before you head there.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible National Palace of Culture. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,776 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this convention center and attraction.

Another unforgettable travel destination you can visit on this day of your luxury holiday is the outstanding South Park. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,055 visitors.

When you’re finished at the park, the perfect next stop is the popular Borisova Gradina Park. This spectacular park and attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 26,952 reviews.

Make the most of your day in Sofia by joining exclusive tours and activities that take your luxury holiday in Bulgaria to the next level. This is only one of many experiences you can include in your luxury travel package in Bulgaria. So make sure to check out the other options too, to find the best way to spend your time in Sofia today.

By the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Pazardzhik, where you will choose among some of the best luxury hotels.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restaurant “Avangard”, one of the best restaurants in Pazardzhik. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,425 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, we recommend you check out the nightlife of the city.

Zappa Bar is one of the best bars you can visit in Pazardzhik tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 139 customers.

Raise a glass in celebration of your fantastic luxury holiday in Bulgaria! Head back to your hotel for some much-needed rest in preparation for tomorrow’s adventures.

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Day 4 – Kardzhali

Day 4

Day 4 – Kardzhali

  • Kardzhali
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Drive 205 km, 2 hours 53 min

  • Stone mushrooms
  • Perperikon - Ancient sanctuary city Perperikon
  • Regional Museum of History Kardzhali
  • The stone wedding
  • Park Recreation and Culture Prostor
  • More

On day 4 of your luxury road trip holiday in Bulgaria you will have the opportunity to experience two destinations in one day, the city of Kardzhali and the city of Kardzhali. You’ll stay in Kardzhali for 1 night.

Your day starts in Kardzhali. Give yourself time to see some of the city’s very best attractions before it's time to hit the road.

Make the amazing "Svoboda" Park Island your first stop of the day. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,268 visitors gives you an idea of what to expect from this park and attraction before you head there.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible Zoo Pazardzhik. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,283 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this zoo and attraction.

Another unforgettable travel destination you can visit on this day of your luxury holiday is the outstanding Pazardzhik History Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 675 visitors.

Make the most of your day in Kardzhali by joining exclusive tours and activities that take your luxury holiday in Bulgaria to the next level. This is only one of many experiences you can include in your luxury travel package in Bulgaria. So make sure to check out the other options too, to find the best way to spend your time in Kardzhali today.

By the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Kardzhali, where you will choose among some of the best luxury hotels.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try The Old Home Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Kardzhali. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 889 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, we recommend you check out the nightlife of the city.

MY PLACE - BAR RESTAURANT is one of the best bars you can visit in Kardzhali tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 300 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like Club Aura. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 214 customers.

Raise a glass in celebration of your fantastic luxury holiday in Bulgaria! Head back to your hotel for some much-needed rest in preparation for tomorrow’s adventures.

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Day 5 – Kardzhali, Asenovgrad, and Plovdiv

Day 5

Day 5 – Kardzhali, Asenovgrad, and Plovdiv

  • Kardzhali
  • Asenovgrad
  • Plovdiv
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Drive 207 km, 4 hours 27 min

  • Devil's bridge
  • City Garden, Kardzhali
  • Asen's Fortress
  • Bachkovo Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno
  • More

Get ready for day 5 of your luxury vacation in Bulgaria. On this day of your exciting road trip holiday, you will have the most wonderful time discovering Kardzhali and Asenovgrad. You’ll stay in Plovdiv for 1 night. Enjoy a flexible travel itinerary and choose how much time you want to spend at each destination.

Start your day with one of travelers’ favorite attractions in Kardzhali, the incredible Dyavolski most. This popular attraction is a deck arch bridge that has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,314 visitors.

Today we also recommend you visit the amazing City Garden, Kardzhali, an outstanding park in Kardzhali. Around 1,394 travelers have rated this attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

To experience the local culture, see the best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, add a tour or activity to your luxury holiday package in Bulgaria. As a luxury traveler, you will choose among only the best experiences available to you on this day of your exclusive road trip vacation in Kardzhali.

It’s now time to get back on the road and continue to the next destination of your day, the city of Asenovgrad.

Make your way to the incredible Asen's Fortress for some unforgettable sightseeing in Asenovgrad. This popular attraction is a fortress and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,777 visitors.

Next up, steer your step in the direction of Bachkovo Monastery "Uspenie Bogorodichno". This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,464 travelers and is one of the most fantastic places to visit in Asenovgrad.

Today you’ll check in at one of the most exclusive hotels in the city of Plovdiv. Luxury hotels in Plovdiv offer fantastic facilities and wonderful rooms. In combination with staff that is generous with both their time and recommendations, you’re guaranteed a pleasant

Stay in Plovdiv.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Plovdiv, Hemingway Restaurant. This restaurant offers a fantastic menu and impeccable service, deserving of its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,363 reviews.

Locals also recommend r-nt , Mal'k Bunardzhik" as one of the best restaurants to have dinner at in Plovdiv. The r-nt , Mal'k Bunardzhik" is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,166 customers, including locals as well as travelers.

For a slightly different culinary experience, book a table at PASA Restaurant. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,284 customers.

Depending on your plans for tomorrow, you might want to head back to your hotel for some relaxation. If not, this is your chance to take the temperature of Plovdiv's nightlife.

If you’re not quite ready for bed yet, head off to a popular bar like Rock Bar Download. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 845 customers.

Another place you could go for some drinks is the top-rated Bar The Post. Often recommended by locals, this bar is an excellent place to check out tonight. Bar The Post has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 425 customers.

Celebrate another great day of your luxury holiday in Bulgaria with a toast! Enjoy a good night’s sleep at your lovely hotel and get ready for another fun day to come.

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Day 6 – Plovdiv - departure day

Day 6

Day 6 – Plovdiv - departure day

  • Plovdiv - Departure day
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  • Lauta Park
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Today is the last day of your 6-day luxury holiday in Bulgaria and it’s soon time to start your journey home. This is your chance to get one last glimpse of Plovdiv before saying goodbye.

Catch a later flight to enjoy some extra time for exploring. If you have a late departure, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Make the most of what’s left of your luxury vacation in Bulgaria by heading out to the stunning Lauta Park. This extraordinary park and attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,257 reviews, and is an excellent choice for your last sightseeing in Plovdiv.

Don’t end your vacation hungry. For one last meal in the city of Plovdiv, check out the menu at Kotka i Mishka, Cat and Mouse Beer Bar. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,070 customers.

Alternatively, another recommendation is RESTAURANT Raia. This restaurant is a popular choice among travelers as well as locals and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 936 customers.

If you prefer something slightly different, try Kitchen of Raya / Kukhnyata na Raya. This restaurant will not let you walk out hungry. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 895 customers, it is truly one of the best in the city.

You will then say farewell to Plovdiv and begin your journey home. We wish you safe travels and a warm welcome home, with unforgettable memories and incredible photos from your luxury holiday in Bulgaria in your luggage!

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