The “Chiflika Chukurovo” complex has a unique landscape and atmosphere – a different world where hands of time stand still. You will get familiar with the life of Bulgarians from a hundred years ago, with all the seasonal and daily rites and customs.
If you visit the complex you will have the opportunity to relax and spend some time enjoying life & nature. See for yourself how unique the Bulgarian rituals & traditions are!
Day #1 Welcome
You will arrive at Sofia airport and then be transferred to “Chiflika Chukurovo”. A warm welcome by the hosts awaits you. They will kindly show you the complex, the domestic animals they breed and the surrounding vicinity. Afterwards you can enjoy lunch with local specialties. Free time at leisure. Overnight.
Day #2 A Day at a Typical Bulgarian Home
After breakfast you will visit the village of Prilep and get to meet some of the local people. You will have the unique opportunity to see some of their homes – traditional Bulgarian houses - and will be acquainted with the daily round in the village. Later you will return to the complex. You could visit the one of a kind Honey house - tasting of honey products, a unique glass beehive revealing the secret life of the bees - how they produce honey. Overnight.
Day #3 Picnic in the Forest
Following breakfast you will take a walk through a mountain forest to a picturesque meadow. There you will have the chance to picnic by a fire. You will enjoy the tranquility of nature, where nothing else but bird songs are heard. You will return to “Chiflika Chukurovo” in the late afternoon. Overnight.
Day #4 A Day at the Beach
First things first - breakfast. If you are keen on sunbathing, you will be very pleased to know that this day you can relax at the nearby beach. It is perfectly designed by nature for resting and enjoying the sounds of the sea waves and the singing birds. In the evening you will return to the complex. You will enjoy a traditional Bulgarian dinner at the tavern of “Chiflika Chukurovo”. Overnight.
Day #5 Jeep Safari - an Exceptional Experience
After breakfast, you will take a part in a journey in the forest by jeep. You will enjoy the serenity of the beautiful woods, take photos and look at the interesting flora species. In the evening you will return to the ethnographic complex, where you will overnight.
Day #6 Bulgarian Rituals
Breakfast. Free time at leisure. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to watch typical Bulgarian folk dances and rituals. A traditional Bulgarian wedding can be organized especially for you. If you are the dancing type you can take a part in “the horo” – a very popular Bulgarian folk dance. You will certainly enjoy the sound of the Bulgarian folk music instruments, unique in the whole world. Farewell dinner with local specialties at the tavern of “Chiflika Chukurovo”. Overnight.
Day #7 Flight Back Home Breakfast. Transfer to the airport
Sense the magic and mystery of Bulgarian rituals and traditions!
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