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Dilwale | Welcome To Bulgaria

Dilwale features Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan & Kriti Sanon in the lead roles. The film is directed by Rohit Shetty & produced by Gauri.

Visit Dilwale Movie’s Shooting Locations in Bulgaria: Sofia, Plovdiv and Bansko.

Shah Rukh Khan on Twitter: „Thank you everyone in Bulgaria. For ur warmth & hard work. Missing u all… already. Will see u again.Insha Allah“.


7 days / 8 nights

Day 1 : SOFIA (D)

Arrival in Sofia, transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sofia.

Day 2: SOFIA (B)


City tour of Sofia: walking tour with English – speaking guide (2 hours).

– Central Sofia Market Hall – shooting location
– Ivan Vazov National Theatre – shooting location
– St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral  – shooting location
– National Library  – shooting location

Free time for lunch at Vitosha Bul. – Vitosha Boulevard is the most famous pedestrian and commercial street in Sofia’s city. The boulevard іs abundant іn many posh stores, restaurants and bars.

Continue to the Boyana district on the outskirts of Sofia and explore the medieval Church of Boyana. Built in the 10th and 11th century, the 2-story church was expanded in the 13th-century Second Bulgarian Empire, and again in the 19th century. It owes its fame to the 13th-century frescoes depicting scenes from Bulgarian and biblical history over the years.

Dinner in a typical restaurant with folklore program @ extra charge.

Overnight stay in  Sofia.


Breakfast. Departure to Veliko Tarnovo – the medieval capital of Bulgaria (3 hours). Lunch at Veliko Tarnovo.

Sightseeing tour of Veliko Tarnovo – Bulgaria’s medieval capital. Often referred to as the „City of the Tsars“ and is famous as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Visit Tsarevets Holy Hill, church of St. Peter and Pavel.

Dinner and overnight in Veliko Tarnovo.


Breakfast. Morning departure to Plovdiv (1 hour and 35 min).

En-route visit Etara Open-air museum. Continue the trip via the town of Gabrovo and the spectacular Shipka Pass. Arrival in Kazanlak. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon visit the Rose House, the Historical Museum and the replica of the famous 4th century BC Thracian Tomb, included in UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage. Afterwards, drive to Plovdiv through the famous Valley of Roses. Dinner  and overnight in Plovdiv.

Day 5: PLOVDIV (B,D)


Plovdiv city tour:

– Roman Stadium – shooting location

– The Old town and Houses – shooting location

– The Hills – shooting location

Free time for shopping.

Dinner and overnight in Plovdiv.

Day 6: PLOVDIV (B,L,D)


Excursion to Bachkovo located near Plovdiv. Visit the 11th century Bachkovo Monastery with original architecture and spectacular 17th c. AD frescoes.

Lunch in Bachkovo.

Return to Plovdiv.

Dinner and overnight in Plovdiv.


Breakfast and following pick-up from your hotel, drive to Sofia  (1.40 h).

Shopping tour in Sofia. When abroad everyone wants to buy something new from the country he is visiting. The shopping is a very important task for every journey. That is why we have selected one of the best shopping malls in Sofia.

Overnight in Sofia.

Day 8: Departure (B)

Breakfast. Transfer to Sofia Airport according the flight schedule. Have a safe flight back home!