Guided Bike Shipping Tours in Bulgaria.

Book now on our motorcycle trail riding or enduro adventure holiday and we will transport your bike, rider gear and spares for you.

Fully metal crated and insured for its road transport to Bulgaria

Here at BBS adventures we offer the unique opportunity to have your own motorcycle and rider gear etc. shipped to Bulgaria as part of your holiday package. Nothing beats riding your own motorcycle in a far off land.

Transport your motorcycle to Bulgaria with us and let our expert mountain guides take you up and beyond what you ever dreamt possible.

No bike licence or legal road bike required on our off road tours, If your children ride, this option is perfect for an amazing family holiday.

Also available is our bike transport only option. Ship your bike and ride your own adventure - see our Self Guided page.

Very friendly and well organised shipping service. The views in Bulgaria are truly stunning and, breathtaking. Amazing trails hard core or easy and everything in between.

Thank you BBS Adventures for making this unique experience the perfect riding holiday for us both. My 15 year old son and I will be booking again.

Anthony W - The Big One 30th Sept - 7th Oct 2017

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Personal Helicopter Recovery

Return Motorcycle Shipping

No Bike License Required

Bike Shipping Tour Packages

All prices shown include return transfers from Sofia airport, accommodation is on a half board basis in a shared room. We can arrange packages without transfers, different board basis or holiday duration. Please contact us if you would like to change any of the options shown below.

Ship Your Own Bike

2017 April Bunkhouse Bike Shipping Tour

Camera - Mavik Drone and TomTom head cam
Location - Samokov and the Rila mountains
Suitability - All lighter bikes - full knobbly tires
Difficulty - Good ability trail riding skills

"I've ridden all over the world, This is the best trail riding holiday ever."

Steve Ireland - WOR Events

Bike Riden: Husqvarna FE250

2017 The Big One Tour

Camera - Drift Ghost HD
Location - Mountains Sapareva banya 3000 meter elevation
Suitability - Enduro bikes only.
Difficulty - High altitude, very tight and quite technical in parts.

"Biggest thanks to BBS for making this trip as good as it was. To all you off road enthusiasts out there this is a must the riding experience and the sights out there wow blew me away, I'm already booking another two trips out there for next year."

Alex Barrow - The Big One 30th Sept - 7th Oct 2017

Bike Riden: KTM 350 EXC F 6 Days

Bunk House Tour April 2017

Camera - Some cheap Chinese thing
Location - All over the tour Rila and Samokov
Suitability - Enduro bikes only.
Difficulty - Every terrain and difficulty level imaginable!

Bunk House Tour April 2017

Camera - Tom Tom
Location - Rila mountains, Samokov, Lake Iskar
Suitability - Enduro bikes only.
Difficulty - Technical in parts, fast in others.

"Bulgaria is a beautiful country with limitless riding up and down the wooded hills. No gates, no fences, no people just trail after trail after trail! The guides were expert riders with local knowledge to match- taking us to places we would not ride to on our own. The hotel is great with superb food and friendly staff. It was sad to pack our bikes after a week of what can only be described as "trail-riding heaven". I will most definitely be back to this wonderful place."

Christopher Vickers - Trail Riders Federation, Ribble Valley Trail Riders

Bike Riden: Beta RR 2T 300

Dragushinovo 3* Hotel

Dragushinovo 3* Hotel

Built in 2008, this brand new large chalet with 650sqm of accommodation located over 3 floors has been purposely designed to cater for individuals, groups and families of up to 26 people. The hotel is a family run and provides a perfect base with off-road trails on the doorstep with secure compound for your bikes.

Amenities

Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)

Details

3* Hotel
Number of rooms: 12
Laundry Service
Concierge
45 minute drive from Sofia
9km from Borovets

Yanakiev Club Hotel 4* Hotel

Yanakiev Club Hotel 4* Hotel

The Yanakiev is a brand new, modern 4-star hotel, ideally located in the centre of Borovets, right on the ski slopes. An indoor pool is at guests disposal free of charge.

The hotel has 34 double/twin rooms and 6 apartments. All of them are equipped with balconies offering wonderful views either of the mountains or the centre of the resort.

Amenities

Bar
Restaurant
Secure Underground parking
ATM/cash machine on site
Swimming pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)

Details

4* Hotel
Number of rooms: 34
24-hour front desk
Daily maid service
45 minute drive from Sofia
Located in Borovets

Here is a rough guide to your holiday based on a 5 day guided riding tour with 7 nights accommodation.

Our tours start the day after you arrive.

Arrival day we unload and prep the bikes for the following days ride.

Average Kilometres = 100+

Average days ride 10 am till 6 pm (but your group can choose early start or late finish)

Meet the bikes, unload and prep them for the holiday. All your personal kit and spares will be transported to the hotel for you. You just put on some rider gear and protection and we ride to the hotel, via the petrol station. Upon the hotel arrival, Check-in, you'll be allocated a room, have a beer, relax. Later in the evening you will meet the guides, have a short safety meeting where you can ask any questions, have something to eat and a pint or 2. We can arrange a BBQ, Hog Roast etc numbers depending (small extra charge may apply). Don't drink too much as you have the 1st days epic trail riding coming.

Rides start at 10 am usually, although you can start earlier or later as your group chooses. We take you on some of our lower routes to get you acclimatised to the terrain and conditions.

You will have a packed lunch but if you see a cafe or would like to stop somewhere just ask your guide.

Usually we take it easy on this day and take a stunning ride over to Lake Iskar to ride along the beach, have lunch, a play day. It's your holiday, you decide.

The last riding day. Do you want hill climbs? off piste riding, a place to get your favourite holiday photo? River crossings or just take me riding, we take you.

Our last day and night at the hotel. The day starts lazily, with bike preparation and packing for the journey home. You will ride your bikes to the transport hub for loading and we will take all your equipments, spares etc for you. After loading the bikes a taxi will take you back to the hotel where any hotel extras will need to be paid. A last evening meal is arranged at the hotel or we can arrange a visit to one of many Restaurants etc in the village. ( extra charge may apply)

After another hearty breakfast your airport transfer will be awaiting you.

You hopefully have just experienced the best motorcycle holiday you ever dreamed of, with so many stories to tell. Superlatives a plenty.

* Return transport of your motorcycle.
* 4 or 7 nights accommodation (shared room basis) on a full board basis.
* 3 or 5 EPIC days guided trail riding - as hard or as easy as you desire.
* Your bike shipped return from Lancashire or Bedford to Bulgaria
* Helicopter Emergency Mountain Cover
* Secure - Fully Insured and crated shipping for all bikes.
* Airport Transfers in Bulgaria

* Flights.
* Fuel.
* Insurance, both bike and personal.
* Bike.
* Common sense and team spirit, we cannot provide this but is essential for your safety and enjoyment.

All nationalities require a full passport that must be valid for the intended length of stay. It is your responsibility to have the correct personal documents and to obtain your own visa, if one is necessary, in accordance with the regulations of the country you are to visit. The information below is primarily for UK passport holders, and other nationalities should check with their travel agent or the relevant embassies. We are not responsible for the actions of local immigration and customs officials, whether at points of entry or otherwise, and any subsequent effects.

The national currency of Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Lev (BGN), with an exchange rate of approximately 2.26 to the GBP (April 2018).

There are no banks or ATMs once you enter the mountains. There are ATM's and Banks in Samokov and Borovets and some major petrol stations. The Yanakiev Hotel that we use also has an ATM. There is a couple in the arrivals hall at Sofia Airport, but please note that the bank located within the arrivals hall is typically closed at the weekends, so if you plan to exchange cash please make sure you obtain Bulgarian Lev in your home country.

If ordering your Bulgarian currency, it is advisable to request the smaller denomination notes possible. Shops and restaurant in Bulgaria rarely have much in the way of small change and often refuse to accept larger denomination notes

Is readily availabe but if we stop at a petrol station it's best to top up before we head back up into the mountains. Prices are comparable to UK and the rest of Europe.

There are main bike dealers in Sofia and other major cities in Bulgaria. We will help you source the part needed and can also arrange to have the part delivered at you expense.

You must have personal accident cover that covers you for the activities you are about to undertake. ie riding a motorcycle off road, this must include full repatriation.

Available Dates:

13th October - 17th October 2018
20th April - 24th April 2019
18th May - 22nd May 2019
15th June - 19th June 2019
13th July - 17th July 2019
14th Sept - 18th Sept 2019
12th Oct - 16th Oct 2019
9th Nov - 13th Nov 2019
7th Dec - 11th Dec 2019 - Winter Tour / Sandanski

You MUST HAVE FULL health insurance that covers the activity you are doing that includes FULL repatriation cover. Make sure your next of kin has details should the worst happen.

We have used Properly Protected ». They cover almost anything at any level. Feel free to give them a call and see if they have cover that meets your needs.

Who ever you're insured with ring and check you are covered BEFORE YOU TRAVEL!

All though we recommend only road legal bikes are shipped, only if you venture onto tarmac you would be liable for prosecution.

You can ride ALL off road from our doorstep, so you can bring your un-registered Motocross/Trials/Enduro bike without any worries and stay off road all day.

Please make sure your bike is in a good working condition and fit for purpose. Moose and good off road knobblie tyres are definitely recommended.

You know your bikes better than we do. Please feel free to bring any specialist tools that could ruin your trip if your bike fails. Oil/filters in case you drop it in the water.

Wheel removal tools in case of puncture/moose failure.

Remember to list on the shipping inventory in the admin section of your booking page. (You will be sent the access details for the website upon booking.)

We currently have a Southern pickup/drop off point which is Bedford and a Northern pickup/drop off point which is Lancashire.

Upon delivering your bike to our pickup/drop off point you'll be asked to load it personally into our purpose-built cradles.

These are metal crates specifically designed to transport a motorcycle safely.

For your piece of mind, our trained drivers then check each cradle again before departure.

Our standard shipping cradle measures 230cm(L) x 100cm(W) x 125cm(H). Your bike must fit within this space to qualify for the small bike price.

If the bike is taller than 125cm you would have to pay the large bike price.

Most enduro and rally bikes fit no problem or can be made smaller very easily.

For all shipments bikes are required to be with us 2 weeks before your holiday is due to start.

Your bike will be returned to the UK 10/14 days after your holiday, usually much sooner.

To gain our prices we must ensure 2 bikes fit within the confines of one of our crates.

To do this we remove and secure the handle bars to one side, sometime we also use a smaller wheel on the front to lower the bike to under 125cm. Please be aware that all prices quoted are based on the above.

For most Enduro and MX bikes we only need to unclamp the handle bars. Larger bikes such as CCM GP 450, KTM 690 Enduro need a small front wheel for transportation.

Please see the photos in the gallery below to give you a better idea.

We can offer guided off road motorcycling holidays on any bike you choose. Trail bikes, Enduro bikes, Adventure or dual sports. IF you and your big BMW or Africa twin riders want the off road ride of your lives, we can help.

We need a group of 4 bikes to run a tour at the prices quoted, although we can do one on one tours or training at an extra cost.

Or we offer motorcycle transport only options. Arrive and ride. We can help with route planning and destinations. Just ask.

Empty Bike Shipping Crate - dimensions: 125cm high x 230cm long x 100cm wide. On our enduro tours we squeeze 2 bikes in here to gain the best prices for your holiday.

A gorgeous KTM EXC-F handle bars clamped to the side. We Strap the bikes from the foot peg over the side bar of the crate, to ensure no undue force is on your suspension whilst in our care. Also the bikes are fully protected in our lovely blankets.

Two KTM bikes almost ready to be wrapped up for the journey. One has bars strapped to the side and the other is next to have them remov, its a bit of a pain but can be done in no time at all and saves you money.

This is how we lower the bikes to fit if required. The little wheel fitted to Chris's Honda XR650R as it's such a beast. We use this for most Rally bikes, larger enduro bikes such as the KTM 690, Yamaha XT660R, CCM GP450 Adventure etc.

Here is an example of how we ship bigger bikes, one bike one crate and no bikes above. We can ship any bike including your adventure bike, sports bike etc and you can arrive fresh to ride around Bulgaria and the Balkans. contact david@bulgariabikeshipping.com for a quote.

Stacked and almost ready to go. A photo from our 1st ever tour. This year we will have shipped over 100 bikes!

Wrapped and secure, you will have handed in to us your customs declaration and your inventory of kit and spares ready to send with your bike.

And they're off. We need your bike with us at least 2 weeks before you arrive in the country. The same amount of time is required upon return, although they usually come back much quicker.

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