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Balkan Trails

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Amazing Service and Hospitality

We toured Romania with Balkan Trails in late June, 2018. My mother is in her 70's and has some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jenniferelle7
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Aldan, Pennsylvania
A well executed tour of Romania and Bulgaria

We started in Sofia and finished in Bucharest 12 days later.We had a fairly tight schedule due to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hamilstra
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sydney,australia
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Licensed Romanian tour operator company, offering private day trips and tours in Romania and Bulgaria. All our tours are customisable, allowing you to discover only the sights you are interested in, at your own pace.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured Romania with Balkan Trails in late June, 2018. My mother is in her 70's and has some mobility issues due to a bad knee, but has always wanted to see Transylvania. While planning our itinerary a year before the trip, Zoe was very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started in Sofia and finished in Bucharest 12 days later.We had a fairly tight schedule due to time constraints but did not ever feel rushed and thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour. Our accommodation was varied and interesting, good quality (some had their little quirks)...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I (traveling with another couple) booked a 15 day private tour with Balkan Trails to Bulgaria and Romania. We traveled in early September, 2018. In every respect the trip was wonderful! Zoe and Vlad put together a terrific itinerary for us, but...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had 9 days on a private tour of Romania. It was great. Our driver, R?azvan, was very competent, caring, and really friendly. We saw everything we wanted to and Razvan even added some sights we did not even know about. You will not be...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Recently returned from a private 17 day tour of Romania booked from Australia with Balkan Trails. From my first contact with Zoe over the internet to being dropped off at the airport to come home everything was perfect. Zoe was very helpful with changes to...More

Thank Shirric
VladTrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time for such a detailed review! It's always nice to see the positive results of customising a tour, and we're happy you enjoyed Stefan and his stories. Let us know if you'd like to do some additional exploring in our...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

First time in Bulgaria, with special interests in Thracian and Roman antiquities, monasteries and painted churches. Zoe was very responsive and responsible in her comments and suggestions. The trip was for 10 days and took us on a wide circuit of sites. We were in...More

Thank GreenJ
VladTrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for the review! We're happy to see the 10 days you spent in Bulgaria were fun for you and your friends. We were able to pack in quite a few sights and features for what turned out to be quite an extensive tour...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I toured Romania for just over 8 days with Balkan Trails in July 2018. Typically, I travel to Europe without a tour but this was my first time in Eastern Europe and I wanted the added value of a local guide to better understand the...More

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VladTrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for the review! Indeed, traveling with a guide offers a completely different experience when it comes to truly learning about and understanding a country and its people. I'm happy to see you had a smooth tour and that you enjoyed Stefan's company. Indeed,...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Balkan Trials deserves the certificate of excellence for arranging customised private tours. The itinerary arranged by Vlad was well paced , enabling us to visit the important sites ,to enjoy the beauty of the country and learn about its rich history and tradition . The...More

Thank Arie R
Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hello Arie, Thank you very much, we are pleased you enjoyed the tour we arranged for you. I will convey your kind words to Gelu as well. I was particularly happy to hear the arrangements involving Iasi/Ungheni and the Jewish community went well. If you...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

My parents and I visited Bulgaria and Romania with Balkan Trails. We had a wonderful time. All of the hotels were excellent. We were pleasantly surprised by the rural bed and breakfasts, all of which were very clean, had great food and were in good...More

Thank Amalia H
Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Amalia, thank you very much for traveling with us and for taking the time to post such a detailed review! Indeed, both Bulgaria and Romania have a lot to offer in terms of variety, and some places do offer a very different feeling from what...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

We had a great personalized tour with Balkan Trails. Vlad was great about organizing a tour to hit my family's wish list and throwing in some ideas that we hadn't thought about. He also paced it well for the various ages in our group (24-77)....More

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Vtrestian, Manager at Balkan Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you very much for your review! Tours that include some roots-tracing can sometimes be challenging - I'm happy it all worked out and you even managed to connect with some relatives! I guess that must have been quite a highlight of the tour! If...More

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