Skopje: Transfer to Sofia with Stop at Rila Monastery

Skopje: Transfer to Sofia with Stop at Rila Monastery

From US$ 317.48 per person

Make your journey from Skopje to Sofia into a sightseeing tour with a stop at Rila Monastery. Enjoy views of the stunning mountains, valleys, and villages, and visit a historical and colorful monastery.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Pickup included
Driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje. Meet in lobby
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  • Make the journey to Sofia more fun and memorable
  • Visit Rila Monastery, a historically and spiritually significant site in Bulgaria
  • Enjoy the convenience of a private transfer to Sofia
Full description
Get picked up from your accommodation in Skopje and ride in a comfortable air-conditioned car/minivan through the beautiful Albanian-Bulgarian countryside towards Sofia. Make a stop to visit the Rila Monastery, the most important spiritual and literary center of the Bulgarian national revival, with an uninterrupted history from the Middle Ages until present times. Learn about its founding in the 10th century by St John of Rila and marvel at the remarkably colorful architecture and religious art that make it a characteristic example of the Bulgarian Renaissance. You'll also have the chance to pass through Kumanovo, Kriva Palanka, Kjustendil, Dupnica on your way to Sofia.
  • One-way private transfer
  • Stop in Rila Monastery
  • Meet and greet service
  • Luggage assistance
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Trip duration: 7 hours
  • Please share the address of your hotel when booking
  • Each traveller is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions. Please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable.
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Product ID: 268677