TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2017 award for VIP-Sliven Ltd.

21125655_10156575556247586_2022282010158064544_oThe tour operator VIP-Sliven from the town of Sliven received the Certificate of Excellence 2017 award from the world’s largest travel website TripAdvisor for its 5 out of 5 rating for the trips it provides in Bulgaria. Има още

Mysterious Archaeological Site with Rock Carved Animal Heads Found near Bulgaria’s Sliven

Sliven-Rock-Herd-Site-2A mysterious archaeological site dubbed “The Rock Herd” which consists of rock carvings of animal heads made by an unknown sculptor in an unknown time period has been found near the eastern Bulgarian city of Sliven.

The unexplained site which appears to be an archaeological monument located in the mountains near Sliven has become known to the Bulgarian public from photos posted on Facebook, reports the local news site “Sliven Agency”.

It has been photographed by archaeologists from the Sliven Regional Museum of History but they have issued no conclusion as to when and by whom the animal heads may have been carved into the rock. Има още

Want to come to Bulgaria?

Bulgaria in Europe

Thinking about visiting Bulgaria? Think no more. Here are some visual reasons to persuade you.

Bulgaria is a relatively small country in Southeastern Europe (the Balkans). Its neighbors are Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Romania and the shining Black Sea. Има още

Bulgaria: ethical farm stays (Guardian, UK)

Travelers can experience rural Bulgaria’s charming traditions in style, thanks to a new breed of ethical farmstays and a hip lodge, writes Kapka Kassabova.

Kapka Kassabova at Villa Gella, 'a new lodge with positively lyrical views over the mountains'. Photograph Tony Davidson

„Who shot that?“ I point at the wolf skin on the wall while we wash down an organic beef stew with Shumensko beer.

„Mitko,“ says his grandmother.

Mitko is 14 and lives here at Wild Farm, where his scientist parents have swapped their city jobs for a radical farming lifestyle. They inherited the house and bought a few head of cattle. Ten years on, they have 500 cows and 10 woolly dogs of a famed regional breed called, like the nomadic shepherds who lived here, Karakachan. The dogs are big, and they need to be – because there is a large wolf population here in Bulgaria’s eastern Rhodopes, a mountain region with the highest biodiversity in Europe. Има още

Bungee Jumping

Bulgaria is a veritable paradise for those looking for a more unusual and exciting holiday. Not only are there plenty of places for caving and rock climbing, but some companies are also offering bungee jumping as part of an adrenalin filled, action packed vacation. If you are ready to feel the wind in your hair and your stomach flutter as you plummet to the ground, read on for more information about great Bulgarian bungee locations. Има още

Best Tourism in the World

Bulgaria’s has the ability to offer the best tourism in the world from its unique geographical features. As a country it is small, less than half the size of the UK with a population of only seven and a half million, but it has every geological feature you can think of from high mountain peaks and glacial lakes to fast-flowing rivers, vast forests and a beautiful natural coastline on the border of the Black Sea. The country’s rich geography is more diverse than countries four times its size, and the fact that it is not heavily populated means that there are more species of animals than other nations much larger in size. Bulgaria offers visitors a wide diversity of options for year round holidays, and does with out a doubt offer some of the best tourism in the world. Има още

Kazanlak and the Rose Valley

At the foot of the Balkan Mountains in the stunning Valley of Roses lies the town of Kazanlak. Here the beauty of the mountains is combined with the fertile lands of the Tundzha River valley. The region attracts tourists from all over Bulgaria and abroad, drawn by the beauty of the area and the hot mineral springs of Pavel Banya, Ovoshtnik and Yagoda. The aromatic Bulgarian rose has been grown in the Kazanlak area for many centuries. The essential oils from the rose are produced here, adding to the attraction of the region. Peppermint, lavender, sweet basil and marigolds are also grown here. Има още

Farm package in the Sliven region

„VIP Sliven“ Ltd. will soon launch its latest offer in the field of alternative tourism – visiting a farm. Designed almost entirely for foreign tourists the farm package is believed to increase the interest of foreigners to the Sliven region and will likely lead foreign investors. Има още

Hristo Yanev in the governing body of BAAT

At the accountable-elected assembly of BAAT (Bulgarian Association for Alternative Tourism) on 28th April in Budapest Hotel in Sofia, Hristo Yanev, the owner of VIP-Sliven Ltd was elected a member of the governing body of BAAT and became the newest and the youngest member. This is a great recognition for the efforts of the tour operator to develop alternative forms of tourism in the Sliven region (www.VisitSliven.com) and in Bulgaria (www.VisitBulgariaOn.com) Има още