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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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$48.26
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$48.26
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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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$54.31
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$54.31
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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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$48.28
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$48.28
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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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$72.41
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$72.41
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7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

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Escape the city without the hassle and expense of self-driving with this convenient shared transfer to the Rila National Park. After a briefing from your driver, soak up the beauty of the seven glacial Rila Lakes and enjoy a full day’s hiking or lounging before you return to central Sofia. A chairlift runs to and from the lakes.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.16
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$30.16
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Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

Day tour to Skopje, North Macedonia - Small Group

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Appreciating the diversity of Balkan culture can be difficult, especially with limited time in the region. Explore Macedonian culture on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia, and tick off another Balkan capital in just one day. Travel the distance with ease via private vehicle, and discover landmarks including the Skopje Fortress, Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and Old Bazaar, with insights provided by your guide.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.41
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$72.41
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Belogradchik fortress and Belogradchik rocks tour

Belogradchik fortress and Belogradchik rocks tour

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If you're interested in visiting the centuries-old Belogradchik Fortress from Sofia, you likely need to rent a car, pay for gas, and navigate yourself on the drive. Visit this top Bulgarian cultural sight—without the hassle and expense of renting a car—with this private tour. Along the way, enjoy a stop at the bizarre geologic formation known as the Belogradchik Rocks, spend two hours at the fortress—with entry at your own expense—and admire the landscape as you sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride from Sofia.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.76
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$90.76
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Tour of Sofia in Russian Military Jeep

Tour of Sofia in Russian Military Jeep

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Explore Sofia from a perspective rare to visitors on a 2-hour tour in a Russian military Jeep. In addition to providing round-trip hotel transport, your guide offers little-known facts about top landmarks and intimate stories about Bulgaria’s Soviet history. The itinerary features city center highlights, a preserved Communist-era suburb, and a monument often missed by visitors.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.34
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$60.34
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Climb to Musala Summit (2925m)

Climb to Musala Summit (2925m)

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• Take the trek to the rooftop of the Balkan Peninsula • Admire one of the most beautiful alpine landscapes in Bulgaria • Be fascinated by fantastic panoramas and superb natural views
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.34
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$95.34
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Hiking The Seven Rila Lakes with option for dinner

Hiking The Seven Rila Lakes with option for dinner

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Make the most of your time in Bulgaria on hiking trip to the world-renowned Seven Rila Lakes. Going with a guide eliminates the stress of navigating the trails on your own and leaves you with an inside perspective on the country’s natural landscape. After the 5-hour hike, stop for a well-deserved dinner (own expense) en route to Sofia. Round-trip hotel transport is included for your convenience.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.31
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$54.31
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Full-day Rila Mountains, Seven Lakes Hike, and Hot Springs Tour from Sofia

Full-day Rila Mountains, Seven Lakes Hike, and Hot Springs Tour from Sofia

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Immerse yourself in the natural landscapes of the Rila Mountains National Park on this full-day hiking tour from Sofia. Set out on a 3- or 5-hour hike around the seven Rila lakes; enjoy spectacular views of Okoto Lake, Lakes Peak, and Bubreka Lake; then relax with a soak in the hot springs at the Sapareva Banya Spa resort.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.52
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$90.52
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Rila Monastery Bike Tour from Sofia

Rila Monastery Bike Tour from Sofia

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Spin along open roads and explore Bulgaria by bike on this 9-hour Rila Monastery trip from Sofia. Hop onto your bike and follow a guide along rolling asphalt roads through the Bulgarian countryside. Along the way, gain insight into the country’s culture and history, and admire sweeping views over the peaks and vineyards. Visit the 10th-century Rila Monastery — widely considered one of Bulgaria’s most important pilgrimage sites. Explore the cave of St Joan of Rila, then zoom down the valley back to base.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.24
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$112.24

Lovech, Krushuna Waterfalls and Devetaki cave from Sofia

Lovech, Krushuna Waterfalls and Devetaki cave from Sofia

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Visit one of Bulgaria’s oldest towns and biggest waterfalls on this full-day Lovech and Krushunski Falls tour from Sofia. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, explore Lovech, famous for its stone-and-wood Bulgarian National Revival architecture. Uncover traditional Bulgarian culture at the Ethnographical Museum, and see the Hisar Fortress and shop-lined Covered Bridge. Finish at the Krushunski Falls, an oasis of cascades, travertine terraces, pools, and caves. Sofia hotel pickup and drop-off, plus museum and fort admission included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.48
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$84.48
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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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$42.24
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$42.24
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One Day Rifle & Sniper Course

One Day Rifle & Sniper Course

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This one day course is designed for complete novices who have never had any firearms training at all and all instruction is in English. Students will become competent on three different weapon systems (MP5, AK47 and Dragunov Sniper Rifle) and will be able to apply the Principles of Marksmanship with each at distances from 30m to 150 meters. Course Contents: - Range safety - Safe handling of the weapon system - NSPs (Normal Safety Procedures) - Marksmanship Principles - Grouping & Zeroing - Shooting from 30-150m with Iron Sights - Shooting at 150m with optics - Stoppage Drills - Stripping & Assembly (Time Permitting) What’s included: - Approx. 150 rounds for three weapon systems - Weapon rental - Range rental - Instructor Fee - Range Saftey Officer & Medical Cover What’s NOT included: - Transport to and from range - Lunch (Can be provided – Please contact us for more information) - Soft drinks at the range
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.55
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$157.55

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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$96.55
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$96.55
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Adventure Tour to Plovdiv and Rhodope Mountain

Adventure Tour to Plovdiv and Rhodope Mountain

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Do you want to get off the bitten path? Visit one of the most popular and vibrant cities in Bulgaria and after that continue your day with a real adventure in one of the most beautiful mountains and enjoy the scenic views from a place which you can reach only by boat. If you want not only to get to know a bit more Bulgaria but also to feel it, if you want to make memories, not only check new destinations then join us. This day trip is the best combination of history, culture, nature, and adventure. It is not just a sightseeing tour, it is fun. You will visit in the morning the Cultural Capital of Europe – Plovdiv, considered to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. The afternoon you will spend enjoying the nature of one of the most picturesque canyons in Bulgaria. You will be transported by boat on the other side of Vucha reservoir where you will have great homemade lunch, boat trip in the canyon and the opportunity for adrenalin kick by hiring a waverunner and have some fun.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.38
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$101.38
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Day Hike to Musala peak 2925 m – the highest on The Balkan Peninsula

Day Hike to Musala peak 2925 m – the highest on The Balkan Peninsula

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Soak up sweeping views across the Balkans from Musala Peak, 9,600 feet (2,925 meters) high in the Rila Mountains, on this private hiking adventure. Your professional mountain guide ensures safety and leads the way at a pace that works for your group, while the tour picks up and drops off direct from your Sofia accommodation, saving you more walking on tired limbs. Gondola lift tickets are at your own expense.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.65
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$114.65
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Discover Bulgaria with dance

Discover Bulgaria with dance

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"Discover Bulgaria with dance" is the only workshop in Sofia that gives tourist the opportunity to explore the culture of Bulgaria with the art of dance. You will have the chance to learn a folklore dance and taste a traditional meal. At the same time our instructors will give you interesting trivial information and insights on the customs of the region. To top it off, you will take a photo in a traditional dance costume(garb).
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.91
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$18.91

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

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Immerse yourself in the beguiling beauty of two of Bulgaria’s most spectacular sights on a full-day trip from Sofia. Admire the natural splendor of rural Bulgaria as you travel to the Rila Monastery, a sacred structure cradled by the dense pine forests of the mountains. Delve into the history of the medieval landmark and browse the intriguing exhibitions of the on-site museum. Continue to Boyana Church to gaze at the fascinating pre-Renaissance frescoes that decorate the walls within. Please note, entrance fees are not included on this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.14
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$24.14
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Rafting on Iskar iver

Rafting on Iskar iver

Spend the day in the great outdoors on a whitewater rafting trip from Sofia. Navigate the rapids for approximately six miles (10 kilometers) of the Iskar River with your group and guide. This tour is suitable for beginners or more advanced rafters and includes all necessary equipment. Visitors must make their own way to the departure point, easily accessible by train, and can enjoy many other activities nearby.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.76
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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch

Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch

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Visit two notable World Heritage sites of Bulgaria — Rila Monastery and Boyana Church — recognized by UNESCO for their religious significance, historical attributes and Byzantine architecture. Travel to the outskirts of Sofia in the comfort of your own private vehicle and let a personal guide lead you on a tour of both landmarks. A light lunch is included in your full-day itinerary.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.31
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Via Ferrata Adventure on Kuklata peak 2257 m in Rila Mountain

Via Ferrata Adventure on Kuklata peak 2257 m in Rila Mountain

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Strap on your helmet, clip on your harness, and climb your way along a via ferrata on this active day tour to the Rila Mountains from Sofia. Enjoy unobstructed views of Maliovitsa’s peaks and valleys as you hike and climb under the supervision of your private, professional guide. Avoid additional costs with all gear rental, plus round-trip hotel transfers, included in the price.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.83
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$144.83
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Rafting Tour on Struma River Gorge from Sofia

Rafting Tour on Struma River Gorge from Sofia

This tour is an excellent option for you to experience a wonderful adventure and see some of the very beautiful nature in Bulgaria. We are offering day trip to Struma river gorge, where you will have 12 kilometers of rafting and fun.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.14
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