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

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пл. „Княз Александър I“ 1
13 hours
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Enhance your travel experience with this Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia. Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the rich historical heritage of Bulgaria with a unique historical tour, offering an unforgettable exploration of the past.

Previous travelers have given this cultural tour an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 107 reviews. With this cultural tour, you will get the opportunity to experience Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Rila Monastery, and Rila Mountains up close. The activity is offered in English.

The starting point for this historical tour is located in Sofia and throughout the tour, you will visit Seven Rila Lakes, Rila Shuttle, and Rila National Park. The entire activity lasts approximately 13 hours.

The exact departure location is пл. „Княз Александър I“ 1, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria. The tour will.

The maximum group size for the cultural tour is 15 people. Check the "Included" and "Good to know" sections below for details about your historical tour.

The cancellation policy for this cultural tour is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

We have taken various health and safety measures , hand sanitizer will be available to all travelers and staff during this experience, and vehicles used in this experience are regularly sanitized to ensure your well-being during the tour.

Make your visit to Sofia extraordinary by booking this Rila Monastery and 7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia. Choose your travel dates and secure your spot today before it's fully booked!

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Round-trip shared transfer
Transport by air-conditioned minivan


With mountain guide
Guided trip: English speaking guide will help you discover the best hikes
Self-guided (transport only)
Self-guided trip: Have complete freedom to explore on your own.

Good to know

Public transportation options are available nearby
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
A moderate to intensive amount of walking is involved (walking/hiking experience is a must)
Comfortable walking shoes and clothes suitable for mountain/walking are required
Sun cream and sunglasses are strongly recommended
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Dress code at the Rila Monastery: high heels, short skirts and trousers, shirts with no sleeves, etc. are not allowed in the monastery.


Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

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