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Odysseia-In

Odysseia-In was a visionary project for its time, founded 25 years ago by Lubomir Popiordanov and half a dozen climbers and mountaineers.

Since then, the company is one of the leading adventure and special-interest tour operator in Bulgaria for culture, active & adventure tours. We specialize in off-the-beaten-track experiences with unique itineraries throughout the country and the whole Balkan Peninsula.

We are known for the high quality, authenticity and diversity of the tours we have developed for most of the leading European adventure tour operators who have become long-term partners, and most important dear friends.

Small group travel is what we do best and with special care for the fragile local environment. In fact, it was Odysseia-In who pioneered responsible travel in Bulgaria. It is important for us to work with local businesses, to support them and to preserve our unique natural & cultural heritage for the next generations. To acknowledge our devotion to that Odysseia - In became the first tour operator in Bulgaria certified as Travelife partner.

The key to understanding Odysseia-in is the team of motivated people who share a vision and who never stop dreaming!

Featured trips & expertise

The center of Plovdiv - the city of the 7 hills

Highlights of Bulgaria - 9 Days

This trip introduces visitors to Bulgaria's many beautiful faces: traditional villages, pristine nature, and lively cities. Drive and hike through three of Bulgaria's mountain ranges, and visit the country's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including ancient monasteries and beautiful architecture. In nine days you'll discover Bulgaria as a welcoming and memorable destination.

View of the Seven Rila Lakes

Hiking Bulgaria's Peaks - 8 Days

Challenge yourself to a week of trekking in the mountains of Bulgaria. This small Balkan country's stark beauty makes a perfect getaway for the climbers and would-be mountaineers among you. You'll hike to mountain peaks, take in the beauty of glacial lakes, and delve into Bulgarian culture with trips to the Rila Monastery and a tour of Sofia.

Contemplating at the white magic in southern parts of Rila Mountains.

Snowshoeing in the National Parks of Bulgaria: 8 Days

Strap on your snowshoes and make your way through two Bulgarian national parks full of independent massifs separated by deep gorges and mountain passes. This tour winds through southwestern Bulgaria for a truly authentic experience of snowy wilderness, traditional cuisine, and local hospitality.