Celebration of the Bulgarian Rose

Sofia – Kazanlak – Sofia

Price from: 49 euro/ person

1 day trip

PROGRAM with departure from Sofia

Would you like to watch the “picking” ritual of the famous Bulgarian rose near Kazanlak and to experience the culture and historical heritage of the region? You can not resist this amazing adventure that we prepared especially for you.


  • to visit the museum of roses and Thracian tomb ;
  • to watch the carnival procession in Kazanlak ;
  • to visit private cosmetic factory in the area in order to get the production cycle, as well as a demonstration of the production of rose water and buy products;
  • to learn about the cultural heritage of the region.

Departs From: Sofia around 06:00 am

Meeting Point: Hotel pick-up

Duration: 11 hours

Date: 04.06.2016

Departure from Sofia at 06:00 to the town of Kazanlak. Arrival in Kazanlak. At 09.00 the tradition of “picking” the rose begins. A worm welcome with bread and salt by girls and boys in old Bulgarian custom, examining contemporary and authentic rose oil, rose testing and other essential oils, treats with liquor “Rose”. A gift for every tourist – a certified Bulgarian rose oil, will be given. After that you will visit the Museum of the Rose. Then visit the largest and most well preserved Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak, dated of the 4th century BC and in 1979 listed in the UNESCO – World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Lunch with a traditional Bulgarian cuisine. Monitoring the carnival in Kazanlak, which begins at 13:00. Departure to Sofia at 16:00. Arriving late afternoon.

Celebration of the Bulgarian Rose 1 day

Nmb of passengers



3 till 6

7 till 10

Price per passenger

129 euro

69 euro

59 euro

49 euro

The prices are in euro per person

The price includes:

  • Traveling by car or minibus, depends on the number of tourists;
  • Visit the private cosmetic factory in Kazanlak;
  • Ticket to the Rose Museum;
  • English driver;
  • Professional tour guide in English, French or Russian.

Price does not include:

  • Entrance fees for the museums, sites and churches;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Gratitues.

Practical information:

  • Bring comfortable clothes and shoes and loaded cameras.
  • Children and students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Necessary documents: International passport valid minimum 6 months and for th tourist from the EU countries ID card.