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Lyuba Tours 2007 Privacy Policy
Lyuba Tours 2007 is a company registered with accordance of the Bulgarian Commercial Law, with UIC 175198488, and a licensed tour operator. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

Lyuba Tours 2007 collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Lyuba Tours 2007 with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our services.
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.
  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.

Lyuba Tours 2007 may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Company's media social accounts (Instagram, facebook, etc.)

How will we use your data?

Lyuba Tours 2007 collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and manage your account.
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.

Lyuba Tours 2007 will not share your data with other companies.

When Lyuba Tours 2007 processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

How do we store your data?


Lyuba Tours 2007 securely stores your data.
Lyuba Tours 2007 will keep your personal data for five years. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data.

Marketing

Lyuab Tours 2007 would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.
If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.
You have the right at any time to stop Lyuba Tours 2007 from contacting you for marketing purposes.
If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

What are your data protection rights?

Lyuba Tours 2007 would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Lyuba Tours 2007 for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Lyuba Tours 2007 correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Lyuba Tours 2007 to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Lyuba Tours erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Lyuba Tours 2007 restrict the processing
of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Lyuba Tours 2007's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Lyuba Tours 2007 transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Call us at: +35929633343

Or write to us: office@lyuba.tours

Cookies


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

How do we use cookies?

Lyuba Tours 2007 uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – Lyuba Tours 2007 uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising – Lyuba Tours 2007 uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Lyuba Tours 2007 sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Lyuba Tours 2007 website may contain links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Lyuba Tours 2007 keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 26 March 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Lyuba Tours 2007's privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: office@lyuba.tours
Or call us: +35929633343

DAY TOURS



Explore and sign up for our Day Tours, departing from Sofia (and in the future, from other places, too). These are stand-along tours, offering varied, off-the-beaten trail experiences in a day. They also work as pre- and post- tour extensions for those of you taking Bulgaria or Balkans tours with us. They run every day of the year, except the Serbia tour, which does not run on Mondays.

Southern Serbia

A day tour to Serbia’s third largest city, Nis, and the Serbian Balkan mountains


This is a short yet eventful day tour, from Sofia, across the border to southern Serbia, and back. We start early from Sofia to beat the rush hour traffic of the capital. In about an hour we arrive at the border with Serbia. We cross, and then explore either - depending on your interests - the scenic Poganovo monastery, dating back to the 1300s and located near the dramatic Erma river gorge, or the old Ottoman stone village of Gostusha, tucked in the Stara Planina, Balkan mountains of Serbia. After our visit to one of these sites, we take the picturesque old road to Nis. Nis is Serbia’s third largest city, and largest in the south of Serbia. It is a lively and interesting city, very close in culture to both Bulgaria and Macedonia. In Nish we will visit the Red Cross concentration camp, a camp where Gestapo and SS interned Jews and others during the Nazi occupation of Yugoslavia in WW2. Then we will visit the Yugoslav spomenik, or monument at Bubanj, and learn more about Yugoslav nation-building. We cannot miss the skull tower - a tower of skulls built by the Ottomans after a failed Serbian uprising against Ottoman rule in the early 1800s. We will have a stroll through Nis, enjoy a good Serbian lunch, and head back across the border.


The price is 340 euro for 1 person, 560 for 2, 780 for 3.

This includes transportation with a comfortable vehicle with all road tolls, parking fees and cross-border insurance, a driver/guide, and entrance tickets. The cost excludes meals and drinks, medical and travel insurance, and any personal expenses such as phone calls and internet, and tips.

The Unknown Western Bulgaria

Hidden treasures west of Sofia


This tour explores the very little known areas west of Sofia. It has very short driving distances from Sofia, yet visits some fascinating and rarely visited sights. We hike the picturesque Erma river gorge (a part of it, across the border in Serbia, we visit on our day trip to Nis, Serbia). Then we explore an ancient deep well that doubled as a shrine during the Thracian times, a very rare Bogomil (medieval Christian heretic, the predecessors of Cathars) cemetery, and a forgotten communist-era memorial to Mother Bulgaria. This is the most active of our day tours, with around 5 miles of off-road, trail walking expected. We will enjoy a picnic lunch: we can either prepare a lunch pack from Sofia, or buy products from a village on the way. Do expect bumpy roads, incredibly scenic nature, quiet villages and many hidden sights.


The price is 250 euro for 1 person, 420 for 2, 590 for 3. This includes transportation with a comfortable vehicle with all road tolls, parking fees, a driver/guide, and entrance tickets, where applicable. The cost excludes meals and drinks, medical and travel insurance, and any personal expenses such as phone calls and internet, and tips.

A glimpse of Northern Macedonia

The beauty of the Macedonian countryside – churches and towers.


This short, but eventful day tour offers you the opportunity to cross the border with North Macedonia - and not only get a stamp in your passport, but have a look at a fascinating, and little explored corner of Macedonia, with some high examples of Late Byzantine art, Ottoman and Yugoslav heritage. We start from Sofia earlier in the morning, heading south-west. As soon as we cross the border, we will stop at one of the oldest and largest monasteries in Macedonia, the monastery of St Joachim of Osogovo. It has two churches, one from the Medieval period, one from the mid 1800s, and a spacious residential wing. Our next stop is the town of Kratovo, inside the crater of a long extinct volcano. This is perhaps the most picturesque, and the least known town in Macedonia, with a preserved Medieval, Ottoman and Yugoslav atmosphere. We will have a traditional Macedonian lunch in town, and then explore some of the stone bridges and towers. In the afternoon we will head to see one of the richest decorated Medieval churches in Macedonia, the church of St George, in the village of Staro Nagorichane. It was built in the early 1300s and it’s one of the finest examples of the eastern European equivalent of the Renaissance – the culture of the Palaiologan Renaissance. We will marvel the intricate masonry and elegant murals adorning this holy place. Afterwards we drive back to Sofia across the border.


The price is 290 euro for 1 person, 485 for 2, 680 for 3. This includes transportation with a comfortable vehicle with all road tolls, parking fees and cross-border insurance, a driver/guide, and entrance tickets, where applicable. The cost excludes meals and drinks, medical and travel insurance, and any personal expenses such as phone calls and internet, and tips.

Where the Movies are Made

A day tour to natural wonders and elegant towns in Northern Bulgaria


You will be amazed at how many movies were filmed in the locations we will visit on this tour! We head north-east from Sofia. Our first visit will be to one of the most breath-taking natural phenomena in Bulgaria – the Devetashka cave. It’s a large karst cave, settled since prehistoric times, with large openings in the ceiling, from where the sunlight enters the spacious interior, creating a scene from another world. The cave is also home to one of the largest bat colonies ad a set for Hollywood action movies. Our next stop will be the town of lilacs – Lovech. A wooden covered bridge with artisans’ ateliers, a charming old town with houses from nineteenth century and remains of a Medieval fortress create a special vibe. We will have some time for lunch, before heading off to Staro Stefanovo. This charming village is a home to less than 50 people, easily outnumbered by the old houses of the village. The authentic stone houses, dirt streets and an elegant church from 1800s were a natural setting for many movies in the last 30 years. The serendipity of this place can only rival its hidden location. We will wander the empty streets and then we head back on the road to Sofia.



The price is 270 euro for 1 person, 455 for 2, 640 for 3. This includes transportation with a comfortable vehicle with all road tolls, parking fees, a driver/guide, and entrance tickets, where applicable. The cost excludes meals and drinks, medical and travel insurance, and any personal expenses such as phone calls and internet, and tips.

Sofia Corruption tour

The best of the worst corruption practices today and yesterday!


This tour will take you to some famous buildings and unlikely spots in downtown Sofia. Corruption has been poisoning Bulgarian society for more than a century, and our last place among European countries in the World Corruption Index is not a surprise. How did little Bulgaria become a battlefield of the “affairs” of the Great powers during the summer of 1915? What was the cost of a banana during the communist period? How can one be paid for their services with “acorns”? Is it possible to buy “the games”? Why the great appetites in the field of large energy projects and EU funds? The answers of these questions will create a picture of tumultuous past and uncertain present: one of the many faces of contemporary Sofia.



The price is 120 euro for 1 person, 175 for 2, 215 for 3. This an experienced and fun guide, entrance tickets, where applicable. The cost excludes meals and drinks, medical and travel insurance, and any personal expenses such as phone calls and internet, and tips.


Terms and conditions

120 euro deposit is required upon booking upon booking. You can pay using PayPal, credit card or bank wire.
The rest of the payment is due on the start of the tour, and can be paid with credit card or cash.

The tours are strictly private, for you. We do not have set dates. All tours can be done on all days, all seasons, except the Southern Serbia tour which does not operate on Mondays.

There is a limit of three people on each day tour.

If you cancel no later than seven days before the tour date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel less than seven days or in case of no-show-up, the cancellation fee is at the amount of the deposit paid.

Please note that Serbia and Macedonia tours depend on border regulations. If a border is closed for any reasons and the entry to the other country is not possible, we will do our best to offer a substitute tour with the same value (sights, cost, duration). If you decline the new tour, we will refund the deposit, save for bank charges.

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