FAQ

1. How do I get to Bulgaria?

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  All our tours start from the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia. The fastest way is to travel by air - most European airlines have scheduled flights.

See http://www.sofia-airport.bg/pages/seasonArrivals.aspx?lm01=103&lm02=52&lm03=53

for details. A number of airlines (Wizzair, Easyjet, Germanwings, etc.) are low-cost.

2. What is the local currency?

The Bulgarian currency is called lev, plural - leva, abbreviation - BGN. The exchange rate with the Euro is fixed, € 1 = 1.95583 BGN. Foreign currency is not accepted as payment locally.

3. What is the easier way of settling bills - in cash or by credit card?

 Most establishments accept both ways, but it is advisable to carry some cash.  There are ATMs (Bancomats) at all stops along the tours, and you can also exchange currency at your hotels.

4. How much money do I need?

Well, that would depend on your spending plans. You should have enough to cover your bar bills and souvenirs - for example, a 33cl bottle of imported beer costs 2 - 5 leva, a bottle of local wine costs 10-20 leva. Souvenirs are cheap.

5. Do I need a visa to enter Bulgaria?

Since 2007 Bulgaria is a member of the EU; for countries outside the EU you should check with the Bulgarian Embassy. See also Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001.

6. What kind of identification document should I bring?

Non-EU citizens must have a passport with a minimum of 6 months to run at the time of entry. EU citizens need an ID card.

7. What kind of insurance is needed?

It is obligatory for all participants on our tours that they have full medical insurance with repatriation. It is advisable to get one before arriving in Bulgaria; however, you can count on us in assisting you to get such insurance locally. If you do not have a medical insurance and want us to assist you, just send us an e-mail.

8. Do I need a driving license?

Yes, you must have a valid driving license for motorcycle.

9. What is the difficulty level of the routes?

The difficulty level for the off-road tours is detailed in the key. For the most part, these are dirt roads - soil, gravel, stones, ruts, and sometimes mud. There are river crossings. It is desirable that you should have some previous experience with an Enduro motorcycle. No need to be an expert, though.

10. What about water?

We will provide an unlimited supply of bottled water for drinking. Besides, the nature of the tours will offer you the opportunity to taste crystal clear water from mountain springs and fountains.

11. What is the mobile phone coverage like?

Some 98 % of the territory of the country is covered by the mobile phone operators; however, in mountain gorges and some remote places there is little to no coverage.

12. What is the climate of the country?

The climate in Bulgaria is moderate continental, with four seasons. The tours are conducted during the spring, summer, and early autumn. Depending on the period of your choice, there may be rainy days as well as dry and hot ones. Temperatures run from 18 to 30 degrees Celsius in the spring and the summer. Humidity is low.

13. What is the crime situation in the country?

Don't leave your personal effects (cameras, handbags, etc.) unattended, they might grow legs. Beware of pickpockets in crowded areas.

14. Can you arrange other adventures apart from those included in the program, and/or extra night's accommodation?

Yes. Send us an e-mail with your wish list and we will prepare an offer.

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