Birdwatching and cultural heritage tour from Varna
Why take this tour?
This is a one day guided tour that takes you to the west of Varna to explore a region with exceptional natural beauty, and which is also very rich in archaeological and historical monuments.The tour starts and ends in Varna, visiting the towns of Shumen and Provadia. The sites we visit include the Madara archaeological reserve- a UNESCO world heritage site, the Shumen Plateau Nature Park with Shumen fortressand the The Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument and the Ovech Fortress in Provadia. All of these sites are situated in picturesque surroundings, with exceptionally rich birdlife. Bird species that may be seen on this tour, depending on the season: Egyptian Vulture, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Long-legged Buzzard, Black Stork, White Stork, Middle Spotted Woodpecker, European Roller, European Bee-eater, Black-headed Bunting, Sombre Tit.
use of binoculars (on request)
Food and drinks
Entry/Admission - Madara Rider
Entry/Admission - Shumen Fortress
Entry/Admission - Monument "1300 Years of Bulgaria"
Frequently asked questions
Things to know
Before you book
Duration: 8-9 hours
Mobile tickets accepted
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Face masks provided for travelers
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Neophron Tours offers a variety of birdwatching and other wildlife and natural history tours in Bulgaria, including botanical tours, Brown Bear and Wolf viewing, dragonfly and butterfly tours, wildlife photography tours and mountain hiking. Nature tours can always be combined with visiting some of the sites, included in the UNESCO list of the world cultural heritage sites, Orthodox monasteries of the 18 – 19th c or villages representing architectural and ethnographic museums in the open. Tailor-made tours for individuals and couples are always possible. Run by experts with long experience in this type of tours, the company has built up a reputation for the quality of services offered.
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