The Kingdom of Thracians
8 Days | From £1249pp
Bulgaria ( Best airport: Sofia)
The Thracian Valley with its picturesque rose and lavender fields, combined with world class frescos and monasteries, offers an unparalleled riding experience. Ride past ancient Thracian and Roman ruins, taste delicious wines, canter across the endless open spaces of this region and at the end of the day treat yourself at the spa. Ideal for those wishing to combine a riding holiday with a bit of pampering.
Level of Riding and Fitness
This trail is suitable for riders from confident intermediate riders upwards. All participants should be in control at all paces out in the open and over varied terrain. You will be spending between 4 and 5.5 hours in the saddle each day so a good level of current riding fitness is required.
Guides and Group Size
The Kingdom of Thracians trail is organised by a friendly family-run equestrian centre. Your guide and host is a qualified vet and experienced guide.
The maximum number of riders in a group is 8.
Tack and Riding Equipment
The tack used on this trail is English style, mostly made by Wintec, and in good condition. Saddle bags are provided for carrying a bottle of water, camera and other small essentials during the day.
Accommodation and Dining
The accommodation during the trail is in comfortable hotels. Most hotels will have access to a swimming pool, sauna and spa treatments with healing, warm mineral water. All spa treatments are at additional cost and payable locally.
During the trail riders can enjoy the fresh, local cuisine. Breakfasts and dinners are served in overnight accommodations and lunches are on route picnics or alternatively a packed lunch carried in your saddle bags. The Thracian lowlands come highly recommended as a wine region and the Kingdom of Thracians trail offers you a great opportunity to taste the local wines.
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The Kingdom of Thracians
8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
1420€ / £1249
The trail is confirmed with 3 riders.
Flights & Airport transfers
Do not book flights until you have received the Booking confirmation email from saddletravel.com.
Please plan your flights to/from Sofia as follows:
Arrive at Sofia by 16:00 on the first day of your holiday.
Departure flight on the last day of your holiday should not leave Sofia before 12:00 (midday).
Transfers are included from Sofia airport for flights arriving and departing at set times. Airport transfers outside of these times are at additional cost.
- 6 full days of riding
- Trail riding horse, tack and saddlebags
- Shared accommodation
- Evening meals
- Wine tour
- Airport transfers
- Local transfers
- Services of guide
- All arrangements for the duration of holiday
- Spa treatments
- Drinks outside of mealtimes