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Bulgaria Day Tours

Sofia

 
Rila Monastery Tour and Boyana Church

Price from $39.00 per person

Marvel at this UNESCO World Heritage Monastery, learn about Bulgaria's greatest saint and experience a fabulous day trip from Sofia on this tour.

Duration of tour: 7 hours

The Tour

What better way to discover Bulgarian country side than by taking this small group full-day trip to the two most famous Bulgarian UNESCO sites - Rila Monastery and Boyana Church? Definatelly this tour should be your first choice. The road to Rila Monastery (2 hrs drive) passes at the foothills of Vitosha, through small sleepy villages and heads into the heart of Rila Monastery Nature Park. There 900 years of history is waiting for you. Your driver-guide will provide you with commentary that will enhance your knowledge and trigger your imagination. You will have plenty of free time to explore the largest Bulgarian monastic complex. The nearby restaurants provide fresh and healthy food. We highly recommend you try the local grilled trout and/or sheep yogurt with honey.

Includes:
  • Transportation with an air-conditioning vehicule
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour
Plovdiv Tour

Price from $39.00 per person

'You must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria' - this is your chance to experience the true Bulgaria on this wonderful excursion.

Duration of tour: 9 hours

The Tour

The cliche 'you must see Plovdiv to see Bulgaria' is absolutely true and there is so much to explore in the country's second biggest city. Plovdiv (160 m a.s.l.), a 2 hour drive from Sofia, is situated in the western part of the fertile Thracian Valley. It is also one of the oldest European towns contemporary to Troya and Mycenae. With about a 2-hour walking tour you will learn about its intriguing history while exploring the charming historic quarter of the city - a fabulous architectural ensemble of beautifully decorated 19th century houses, the ancient fortress-walls, magnificent churches and Roman structures like the 7000 seater theater and 30 000 seater stadium. In the afternoon a 30 minutes trip will take you to Bachkovo Monastery (est. the year 1083), a notable religious and tourist site. Enjoy the unique frescoes of the dining room and those on the facade of St. Nicholas Church, while your guide explains about the history, architecture and nowadays life in the monastery.

Includes:
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour 
Sofia City Tour

Price from $130.00 per person

Enjoy this exciting and original tour of Bulgaria's beautiful capital - Sofia, get to see the stunning St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and other Sofia city landmarks.

Duration of tour: 2 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

Sofia is the biggest city of Bulgaria and the country's capital. The town center, however, is compact and packed with archaeological sites, architectural, historical and cultural monuments. In just a couple of hours our tour will literary trace the timeline of one of the oldest cities in Europe. All of Sofia's major highlights will be presentited to you in a comprehensive and interactive way. Come with us on this walking walking to enjoy, discover, explore and be intrigued with more than 25 tourist sites covered in our itinerary.

Includes:
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour
Sofia By Night and Folklore Evening

Price from $160.00 per person  

Tour Sofia by night and see the main tourist attractions without the crowds and enchanted with a different light. Enjoy delicious Bulgarian dishes in combination with spectacular folklore performance.

Duration of tour: 6 hours

The Tour

Tour Sofia by night and see the main tourist attractions without the crowds and enchanted with a different light. Enjoy delicious Bulgarian dishes in combination with spectacular folklore performance. After being pickup from your hotel you will be driven to Alexandar Nevski Cathedral , the biggest Orthodox basilica in Bulgaria and one of the most notable symbols of Sofia. It is the starting point of the guided walking city tour. The route transects the compact and colorful city center and passes by the Holy Sinod, St. Sofia Church, the Monument of Alexander II, the Parliament, the Russian Church St. Nicolas, the former King's Palace, the Presidency, St. George Rotunda and St. Nedelia Church. From here you will be transported to one of the most famous restaurants in Sofia to taste typical Bulgarian food (3-course menu) and enjoy exhilarating (why not even join) Bulgarian dances named hora.

Includes:
  • English-speaking guide throughout the tour
  • Transportation
  • 3-course dinner (a glass of wine is also included)

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