From Sofia: Self-guided trip to Rila Monastery

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: Bulgaria, Sofia City Province, Sofia

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  • 7 hours
  • Sofia
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Explore Bulgaria's holy sites with a self-guided, shared shuttle bus tour from Sofia to Rila Monastery. Departs daily and includes convenient centrally located meeting location.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria

Explore the UNESCO listed Rila Monastery at your own pace

Duration: 1 day

Stop At: Rila National Park, Rila Bulgaria

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Rila National Park

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Rila Mountains, Rila Bulgaria

Enjoy nature's beauty at the Rila Mountains

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Rila Shuttle, Rila Bulgaria

Enjoy a comfortable shuttle bus service from Sofia to Rila Monastery

Duration: 4 hours

  • Friendly driver
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Rila Shuttle

  • Entrance fees for the Rila Monastery museum are optional. The monastery entrance is free of charge.
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Guiding services
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • No shorts or no sleeves clothes allowed at the Monastery
  • Minimum age is 2
  • Child seats must be requested in advance
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • 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
Departure Point

pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski" 4, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


7 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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