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Bulgaria Day Tours

Sofia

 

Rila Monastery Tour and Boyana Church

Price from $60.00 per person

With this day trip, you will be able to visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church- UNESCO World Heritage sites. Learn their old history and legends as your guide's commentary takes you back into time.

Duration of tour: 8.5 hours

The Tour

The first stop is at the great UNESCO historical place – Boyana church, dating back to the 10th century, which has unique and very well preserved frescoes and pictures from the period of 11 to 14 century. You will be able to learn about their meaning and significance. After exploring it, you will head to the Rila Monastery- the biggest monastery in Bulgaria. It was established back in the 10th century. The current buildings are from the mid 19th century, with a defensive tower that survived from the 14th century. In the monastery complex, you will admire the impressive architecture and frescoes, while the guide tells you its story. During the guided tour in the inner yard and the monastery museum, you will discover the most precious pieces that are kept from the past and all the facts and stories about the biggest Bulgarian monastery complex. With the ticket for the museum you will also have the chance to see an authentic monk room as well! After the guided tour, free time will be given for photos, shopping and a lunch break in a nearby restaurant.

Includes:
  • Audioguide
  • Guide
  • Transport

 

Plovdiv Tour

Price from $60.00 per person

With this day trip you will have the chance to discover the town of Plovdiv- one of the oldest existing settlements in world!

Duration of tour: 8.5 hours

The Tour

The tour departs at 9am from Alexander Nevsky square- behind the cathedral. The traveling time to Plovdiv is about 2 hours. It is one of the oldest settlements in the world, having emerged on the three adjacent hills – the beginning of its history dates back to 4,000 years BC. It has preserved Thracian, Roman and Bulgarian heritage from different epochs. In Plovdiv there will be a 2 hour guided walking tour in the heart of the town and you will learn lots of historical facts and legends while exploring its most interesting sightseeing places- see the Roman Theater and parts of the Roman Stadium. Walk through the longest pedestrian street in Europe. Explore the magnificent Revival old town with its unique colorful houses from the 19th century. After it, you will have about 2 hours free time for lunch and some shopping and then you will depart back. The expected return in Sofia is at 5- 5;30pm.The tour is in English, audio guides in Spanish are provided.

Includes:
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Audioguide

 

Sofia City Tour

Price from $275.00 per person

Sofia is the biggest city in Bulgaria and the country's capital. The town center, however, is compact and packed with archaeological sites, architectural, historical and cultural monuments - all in a short walking distance from each other.

Duration of tour: 3 hours

The Tour

The Bulgarian capital is a compact city with all its major tourist sights concentrated in the center. A 3-hour private guided walking tour of of the center will give a memorable insight of Sofia history and culture. We will visit the Alexandar Nevski Cathedral - the largest Orthodox church on the Balkans, the beautifully decorated Russian Church of St. Nikolay, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Presidency, the 16th century Banya Bashi Mosque, the Sveta Nedelia Church and the St. George Rotunda.

Includes:
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour

 

Sofia By Night and Folklore Evening

Price from $315.00 per person  

Tour Sofia by night and see the main tourist attractions without the crowds. Be enchanted by the Bulgarian capital top sights lit in a completely different light.

Duration of tour: 5.5 hours

The Tour

After being picked up 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 Synod, 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. You will tick off all major tourist must-see attraction in Sofia's center and learn in an educational and fun way about their history and significance. 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:
  • Pick-up from the hotel
  • Drop-off at the hotel
  • Guide
  • 3-course dinner