Picking Roses Workshop & Extracting Rose Oil in the Rose Valley

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Picking Roses Workshop & Extracting Rose Oil in the Rose Valley

Truly authentic, local and bespoke. The activity happens in 2 destinations - Karlovo and Damascena near Kazanlak as the order is reconfirmed with the customers. It's an activity of a lifetime!

One of the most authentic, old and most respected customs and crafts in Bulgaria - picking roses and producing rose oil! In this tour, you can not only personally get to know the flower of the gods - the oil-bearing Kazanlak Rose, which is grown only in these latitudes, but also take part in the ancient ritual on picking roses with the local rose-pickers dressed in folk traditional costumes, with the tasting rose sweet, gulovitsa and rose liqueur. And then you will visit an old house where you will learn to brew the rose oil and extract the rose water. You will see local mode of life and centuries-old Bulgarian customs and traditions, which local residents will share with you. A visit to the Bulgarian Rose factory will take you to a demonstration of rose soap making.
The operator reserves the right to make amendments in the programme/itinerary because of the different time of rose maturing in the region. The activity happens in 2 destinations - Karlovo and Damascena near Kazanlak as the order is reconfirmed with the customers.

Stop At:

• Valley of Roses, Bulgaria
• Karlovo, Karlovo, Plovdiv Province
• Karlovo Old Town, Karlovo 4300 Bulgaria
• Damascena Ethnographic Complex, Parvi Mai Street, Skobelevo Village 24, Pavel Banya 6148 Bulgaria
• Kazanlak, Kazanlak, Stara Zagora Province

Sample Menu

• Rose sweet, Gulovitsa & Rose liqueur


Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 3 Hours
Start location: Karlovo, Bulgaria

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Picking rose ritual (during the picking season)
  • Tasting of rose sweet, gulovitsa and rose liqueur
  • Workshop-demonstration of extraction of rose oil from mini distillery
  • Visit to the Bulgarian Rose factory - a demonstration of making soaps
  • On the spots guide services

Not Included

  • Transport from / to the meeting point (by request & extra charge)
  • Meals
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses

Facilities


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