You are invited by the hospitable Gagauzia. Tourism in the region is developing very actively, and you have the opportunity to go in an unforgettable trip for the whole day. You will get in touch with the traditions, culture and life of the Gagauzians, you will try national dishes, and also you will see interesting and memorable places of the region. As part of the tour, we will visit the city of Comrat, the villages of Besalma and Congaz.
Departure from Chisinau to Comrat city
Comrat is the capital and most important city of Gagauzia Autonomy. It was founded in 1789.
Sightseeing tour of Comrat
You will get acquainted with the capital of Gagauzia Comrat – it is the center and the largest city of Gagauzia. The name Comrat consists of two words of Turkic origin “komur-at”, which means “black horse”. One of the legends says that a certain khan named the village in honor of his horse, who carried the wounded owner from the battlefield. During the tour you will learn the history of the city, visit the most important and interesting sights.
Transfer to Congaz village
Congaz is one of the largest villages in Europe in terms of population (13,500 inhabitants), which is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
Excursion to the ethno-tourist complex “Gagauz Sofrasi”
Here we will get acquainted with the traditions of the Gagauz culture, visit guest houses in the national style, that convey the flavor of the customs and traditions of the Gagauz people.
Lunch at Gagauz Sofrasi
A unique opportunity to taste the traditional dishes of Gagauz cuisine, prepared according to old recipes from local products.
Transfer to Besalma village
Besalma was founded in 1791. The village is famous for its custom to preserve the traditions and culture of the Gagauz people.
Excursion to the Gagauz Museum in Besalma
Visiting the world's first museum of Gagauz Culture and Life, named after Dmitry Cara-Ciobanu, getting known with more than 15,000 exhibits. Optionally - photo shoot in national costumes.
Visit to the windmill
The wooden mill was built on the highest place in the village, in the middle of the 19th century and makes a strong impression, transferring tourists to the times when flour was extracted by hard manual labor.
Return to Chisinau
Transfer to hotel.
Prices and accommodation:
|1-3 persons||4-7 persons||8-18 persons||19-40 persons|
|Not available||from €63/pers.||from €30/pers.||from €15/pers.|
Included in the price:
- Transport throughout the route
- Excursions according to the program
- Entrance tickets to the Museum of Besalma
- Guide service
- Lunch at the restaurant (15 €/person)