We will visit traditional Bulgarian festival, where will see 'kukers' masquerade, go up to Meteora monasteries, will feed pelicans and make photos of pink flamingo.
Day 1, Meeting at the airport (January 25)
Meeting at the airport of Sofia. Moving to Pernik. Shooting at the kukers festival.
Day 2 (January 26)
Transfer to Melnik, where will shoot sunset and stay for the night. By the way, we will visit Rila monastery.
Day 3 (January 27)
Wake up early in the morning, shoot sunrise at the rocky pyramids over the Melnik and continue to Greece. Stop nearby Kerkini lake. Sunset at the lake.
Days 4 — 5 (January 28 — 29)
Transfer to Meteora monasteries on 28th after the sunrise at the lake. In Meteora we will stay 2 nights and will visit all interesting locations.
Day 6 (January 30)
Sunrise at Meteora and transfer to Sandanski. By the way, we will stop at Thessaloniki for visit old city center.
Day 7 (January 31)
We will have a rest in the hotel mineral springs or will shoot sunrise at Melnik, in case of bad weather conditions at the first visit and will continue to Sofia airport in the afternoon.
Tour program order can be changed due to the weather conditions or other factors.
Required equipment and wearing during the tour
- DSLR or MILC camera
- Lenses: wide (16-35, 12-24, 24-58, 24-70б etc.), normal (24-58, 24-70 etc.), telephoto (70-200, 70-300, 100-400 etc.)
- Gradient (hard, soft) and CPL filters
- Tripod and remote shutter release device
- Headlight or torch for the night shooting
- Spare batteries
- Photo backpack
- Windproof trousers
- Windproof jacket
- Fleece jacket
- Hiking boots
- Spare footwear (sneakers)