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Mt. Vitosha and Boyana Waterfall Hiking Tour from Sofia

Mt. Vitosha and Boyana Waterfall Hiking Tour from Sofia

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Trek up Mt. Vitosha and see the Boyana waterfall on this full-day tour from Sofia. Don your walking boots and hike to the top of Bulgaria’s fourth-highest mountain, passing lush meadows and pine woods. After soaking up panoramic views of Sofia from the summit, enjoy lunch (own expense) and descend to the Boyana fall, whose waters tumble down a steep rock face. Your tour includes return transfers from Sofia, including hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.56
Price varies by group size
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$54.56
Price varies by group size

Private Vitosha Mountains Hiking with Black peak & Dragalevtsi Monastery

Private Vitosha Mountains Hiking with Black peak & Dragalevtsi Monastery

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Choose between hiking—in summer—and snowshoeing—in winter—to scale this classic Sofia peak. After pickup from your hotel and a stop at the medieval Dragalevtsi Monastery, climb Cherni Vrah—Vitosha Mountain’s highest peak—from the Aleko Hut with your guide. The views over Sofia, the Rila Mountains, and the Balkan Mountains are just spectacular.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.29
Price varies by group size
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$47.29
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Balkan Horse Riding - Glozhene Monastery Ride

Balkan Horse Riding - Glozhene Monastery Ride

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See a different side of Bulgaria on the back of a horse on this day tour from Sofia. Travel out of the city in an air-conditioned minivan. Meet the horses and, after a brief instruction, mount the saddled horse and head out on the path in the company of a guide. Stop at Glozhen Monastery and explore the interior.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.00
Price varies by group size
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$97.00
Price varies by group size
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From Sofia: The gorges of Trun and Dragovski stone trail

From Sofia: The gorges of Trun and Dragovski stone trail

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Immerse yourself in the Bulgarian wilderness on an 8-hour tour to Trun, a region once home to Thracians, Romans, and Crusaders. The full-day excursion is perfect for hiking enthusiasts, aspiring geologists, and adventurous travelers who want to veer off the typical tourist path. Comfortable transportation takes your small group (maximum five people) to the Dragowski Stone Trail, where you hike to the Gorge of Trun and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.44
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$42.44
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Private Day Trip to the Vitosha Mountain and Pancharevo Lake

Private Day Trip to the Vitosha Mountain and Pancharevo Lake

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There’s a whole world of nature within minutes of Sofia—but accessing it by public transport or taxi can be hard. Combine the freedom of independent travel with the personal service of a private driver/guide on this private tour. Visit scenic Pancharevo Lake, with its restaurants and woodland, and Vitosha Mountain, with mineral springs and sweeping views across the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.94
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$90.94
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Private Teteven Horse Riding Experience from Sofia with Overnight

Private Teteven Horse Riding Experience from Sofia with Overnight

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Escape the city and discover Teteven’s scenic surroundings on a 2-day horse riding tour from Sofia. Enjoy intimate access to mountain paths and forest trails, and visit landmarks including Glozhene Monastery and Morovitsa cave. Avoid hidden costs with accommodation and meals included as per itinerary, and save time finding the rural location with round-trip transfer from your Sofia hotel.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.54
Price varies by group size
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$168.54
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The Seven Rila Lakes & Rila Monastery

The Seven Rila Lakes & Rila Monastery

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The mountains are one of Bulgaria’s great joys—especially for hikers—but can be hard to reach independently. Tailor-made for lovers of both walking and history, this action-packed day features a hike around the beautiful Seven Rila Lakes and a tour of the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Tour includes chair-lift ticket to the lakes but excludes monastery entrance fees.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.50
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$48.50
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Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

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Reaching the Seven Rila Lakes by public transport typically involves two buses, a shuttle and most of your day. Take the pain out of transportation—while maintaining total independence—with this cost-effective shared transfer. Visit both these beautiful glacial lakes and the Rila Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with ample time for hiking.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.49
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$48.49
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Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress

Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress

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Visit the town of Belogradchik and its two notable attractions—Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress—on this day trip from Sofia that combines the natural scenery and history of northwestern Bulgaria. Be wowed by the natural formations of sandstone rocks in the Balkan Mountains, and admire the fortress, which dates back to Roman times.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.75
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$72.75
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Private Horse Riding in Teteven Balkan from Sofia

Private Horse Riding in Teteven Balkan from Sofia

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Whether you’re a relative novice or already a pro, experience the majesty of the central Balkans on this half-day guided horseback trek. From Golyam Izvor village, ride along forest paths and mountain ridges, soak up views of Teteven Balkan and Glozhene Monastery, and explore the cavernous Morovitsa Cave. There’s no need to worry about how to get there: your day includes round-trip transfers from Sofia.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.54
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$168.54
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Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Private Day Trip

Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Private Day Trip

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Enjoy personalized attention on this guided hiking tour to the Seven Rila Lakes. Depart from your hotel and travel in an air-conditioned car equipped with WiFi so you can stay connected. Access the mountain easily with a chairlift. Hike through the beautiful nature on the mountain and pass the Rila Lakes.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.25
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$121.25
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Horseback Riding Holiday Bulgaria - The Magic Caves, Waterfalls and Castles

Horseback Riding Holiday Bulgaria - The Magic Caves, Waterfalls and Castles

8 days riding holiday among the wild nature and the magnificent landmarks of Bulgaria! The best way to explore Bulgaria is the horseback! Our trail will give you another point of view - riding in the open nature, without any fences, you can have kilometers of gallop in the Devetaki plateau, enjoying the beautiful view of the mountain and the Danube plain. Aside of the horse riding, you will visit the greatest landmarks in the aria. All this experience will be supplemented by the fine Bulgarian wines and the delicious traditional dishes, fruits and vegetables from the local farms and our gardens. Accommodation in high quality hotels or in guest houses, in double rooms with WC and shower. Swimming pools, massages and sauna are available in all of the hotels.
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  • 8 days
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$1,576.30
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$1,576.30

Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Small Group Day Trip

Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Small Group Day Trip

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Take a break from the town and enjoy a great group day trip to the nature of the Seven Rila Lakes. Feel the fresh air and hike in a breathtaking mountain atmosphere. Most times the group size is 4-8 people.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.50
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$48.50
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Rila Trail Riding for Experienced Riders

Rila Trail Riding for Experienced Riders

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Trade the crowds and traffic of Sofia for Bulgarian flora and fauna on a full-day horseback riding tour in Rila. Comfortable transportation takes you from your city hotel to the stables. Saddle up with English tack on an Arab Dunav crossbreed, then follow your guide on a 5-6 hour ride. Meander, trot, and canter through gentle mountain terrain, then unwind during the return journey to Sofia.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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$133.38
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$133.38

Vratsa Karst and Caves

Vratsa Karst and Caves

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Get out into Bulgarian nature on this full-day tour. Travel in an air-conditioned minivan with a driver-guide to the village of Zgorigrad and then to Borov Kamak Waterfall and the Vratsa Karst Nature Park. Hike up to the waterfall. Transfer to the cave at Ledenika and explore this natural phenomenon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.79
Price varies by group size
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$95.79
Price varies by group size

Vitosha Tour

Vitosha Tour

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Just outside Sofia, Vitosha Mountain delivers sweeping city views and fairytale forest rich in wildlife—but it’s off the metro map and navigation can be hard. Join your guide and no more than seven other travelers for this fun half-day adventure, with transfers from downtown. Expect to reach heights of 4,700 feet (1,435 meters), see a “stone river” formed during the Ice Age, and explore an eerie abandoned hut.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.46
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$59.46

Vitosha Mountains and Cherni Vryh Peak (2290m)

Vitosha Mountains and Cherni Vryh Peak (2290m)

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On this full-day, guided trekking excursion, you’ll discover some of Bulgaria’s most stunning natural landscapes. Follow through alpine meadows, century-old forests, and peat bogs to the top of sky-high Cherni Vruh Peak at 7,625 feet (2,290 meters). Get a peek at wild mountain goats and rare flora along the way, and finish with a panoramic view overlooking Sofia and beyond.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.18
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$75.18
Price varies by group size

From Sofia: Belogradchick - The Bulgarian Arizona

From Sofia: Belogradchick - The Bulgarian Arizona

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It’s a 4-hour bus ride to Belogradchik, the little mountain town that houses perhaps Bulgaria’s most spectacular rock formations. Get there and back in just one day on this convenient door-to-door tour capped at only five travelers. Exploring with your driver/guide, see the Belogradchik Rocks, an extraordinary series of pinnacles reminiscent of Utah or Arizona, and the Belogradchik Fortress, with a heritage dating back to Roman times.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.90
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$85.90
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Snowshoeing day tour to the Rila Lakes

Snowshoeing day tour to the Rila Lakes

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Our 1-day snowshoeing adventure to the Rila Lakes gives you the opportunity to experience an enjoyable day outdoors in the winter charm of the Rila National Park. It will be an exciting active day out in the nature with a lot of fun and spectacular panoramas. The frosty day ends with a swim in hot mineral waters!
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.63
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$183.63
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Private Day Trip to the 7 Rila Lakes with hiking and SPA

Private Day Trip to the 7 Rila Lakes with hiking and SPA

Experience Bulgarian nature and soak in thermal waters on a full-day private tour of the Rila Lakes and Sapareva Banya. Private transportation takes you from your Sofia hotel into to Rila, where you follow your guide on a three-hour hike (at your chosen difficultly level) around the seven lakes.  Afterwards, unwind at the thermal spa before relaxing on your way back to Sofia.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.25
Price varies by group size
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$121.25
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Day Tour: God's eyes cave, Saeva dupka cave & Glozehne monastery

Day Tour: God's eyes cave, Saeva dupka cave & Glozehne monastery

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- Rural tourism - Showing the real face of Bulgaria. - Visit the amazing natural phenomenon - stone bridge, declared for a protected site in 1964. - Visit Glozhene Monastery “St. George the Victorious”, a hidden treasure in the Balkan Mountains. - Breath taking panoramic view to the Central Balkan.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.88
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$84.88
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Vitosha Trail Hunter Bike Tour from Sofia

Vitosha Trail Hunter Bike Tour from Sofia

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Get out of busy Sofia and explore Vitosha Mountain by bike on this tour. Enjoy a trail selected to suit your needs. In the company of a mountain bike guide, ride a variety of trails around the Vitosha Mountain, from cross-country paths to endurance routes to downhill rides. Enjoy a snack during the day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.13
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$109.13
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Private 2-Day Horse Riding Trip in Rila from Sofia

Private 2-Day Horse Riding Trip in Rila from Sofia

Rila mountain offers the ideal conditions for horse riding featuring slight ascents & descents, roads suitable for trotting and galloping and incredible views. Combined with the fresh, clean air of the Rila mountains this tour is a must for every horse rider. Round-trip transfers, 1 night accommodation, two meals (dinner and breakfast), saddle and guide are all included. All with your own pace and timing.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$229.17
Price varies by group size
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$229.17
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Hiking in Pirin- the UNESCO World Heritage Natural Park with a visit of Bansko

Hiking in Pirin- the UNESCO World Heritage Natural Park with a visit of Bansko

This tour is a great opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful places in Bulgaria-Pirin natural park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. In return for the relatively easy hike, you will admire some of Banderishki Lakes and will be able to see from below the highest pike of the mountain- Vihren. When we are done with the hike, we will go down to the biggest ski resort in Bulgaria- Bansko, where you will have the chance to try a very nice traditional Bulgarian lunch. After regaining your strength, you will have a short guided walk in the historical part of the town, during which you will learn about the history and the architecture of our Revival period.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.89
Price varies by group size
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$86.89
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