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From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip

1. From Sofia: Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip

Enjoy a comfortable shared round day transfer from the center of Sofia to two UNESCO heritage sites - Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. The meeting point for the trip is behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, next to cafe La Cathedrale. First, you will travel for about 2 hours on a scenic road to reach the Rila Monastery - the biggest and most beautiful Bulgarian monastery. There, you will be given 3 hours free time during which you will be able to explore the monastery on your own- visit the church, the museums, take photos, check the shops and have a lunch break. Then, on the way back to Sofia, you will also stop at the Boyana Church - another UNESCO heritage site, which is famous for its 800- year old frescoes. The inside visit of the Boyana Church is limited to 10 minutes, but it is definitely woth it! The expexcted return in the center of Sofia is at 5:30 pm.

From Sofia: Rila Lakes Trek with Transfers

2. From Sofia: Rila Lakes Trek with Transfers

Choose from a guided or self-guided tour option. Use a shared shuttle bus service which offers direct transportation from Sofia to the 7 Rila Lakes. The transfer starts with an early morning pick-up from centrally located meeting place in Sofia behind the Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Meet your driver/guide for a comfortable direct journey to the Rila National Park. Arrive at the parking of the chair lift around 09:00 AM. Enjoy some free time for a self-guided tour of the 7 Rila Lakes area or follow your friendly mountain guide for the best routes around the lakes. You have more than 6 hours to explore this beautiful part of Rila mountain. Leave the parking of the chair lift in the afternoon and arrive back in Sofia city around 5:30 PM at the original central departure location.

Sofia: Private Airport Transfer to Sofia City Center

3. Sofia: Private Airport Transfer to Sofia City Center

This private transfer service transports you between Sofia Airport and your hotel/accommodation in Sofia. Depending on the number of people, the vehicles used are cars, either 8-seater shuttle buses or mini-buses. Whatever type of vehicle used, your journey will be pleasant. The driver will be waiting for you at Sofia Airport Arrivals and will be displaying a board with your name. The flight schedules are monitored so if your flight is delayed your driver will be aware and will be waiting for you when you arrive.

From Sofia: Private Transfer to Spa in Sapareva Banya

4. From Sofia: Private Transfer to Spa in Sapareva Banya

Start your tour at 9:00 AM and your guide will take you from your hotel in Sofia to the region of Sapareva Banya. Have the unique opportunity to dive into the hot thermal waters and enjoy the magnificent panorama at the bottom of the mountain. Explore the place with the hottest geyser in Europe. Discover why the mineral water of Separeva Banya is highly regarded and was used as a cure by Thracians and Romans. It is claimed that the water treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system, nervous system, and upper respiratory tract. Enjoy 3-4 hours in the spa to completely relax. Nearby are situated many restaurants where you can enjoy lunch. At about 3:00 PM board your transfer to Sofia.

Sofia: Bansko Shuttle Transfer from/to Sofia Airport

5. Sofia: Bansko Shuttle Transfer from/to Sofia Airport

After arriving to the airport, you will be collected from either terminal 1 or 2. After going through passport control and baggage claim, please look for your representative holding a sign with your name on it. If you have booked a private transfer option, your driver will take you to your car for a comfortable journey to Bansko Resort. With the shared-shuttle option you may need to wait up to 60 minutes for the other passengers sharing the ride with you. The shuttle is a door-to-door service, but there could be up to 5 stops before yours including a quick 5-minute break at a ski shop. For departure transfers, you will be collected from your hotel within the Bansko resort area. If you have booked a private option your driver will meet you at the reception/lobby of your hotel or street level for other accommodation before taking you to your car for a comfortable transfer to Sofia Airport. For the shared option, once all passengers have been collected you will be taken directly to Sofia Airport Terminal 1 and 2.

Sofia Airport (LBSF): One-Way Transfer to/from Borovets

6. Sofia Airport (LBSF): One-Way Transfer to/from Borovets

Ensure your vacation is hassle-free with a simple-to-use transportation service between Sofia Airport (LBSF) and your accommodation at the Borovets Ski Resort. Sit back and relax in a well-maintained vehicle with plenty of space on the way to your destination. Be greeted by your driver who will wait outside your accommodation, or outside the airport terminal with a sign bearing your name in clear lettering. Know that your driver is monitoring your flight schedule o ensure that flight changes are taken into account. Hop aboard a comfortable 8-seater shuttle bus or mini-bus that has space for all your ski equipment. Avoid waiting in a long taxi line up after a long flight, or having to figure out a complicated public transportation service.

From Sofia: Seven Rila Lakes Shuttle Day Transfer

7. From Sofia: Seven Rila Lakes Shuttle Day Transfer

The meeting point for the minivan is behind Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, near café La Cathedrale – you should be there at 7:45. The van will have a sing “Rila Lakes & City Tour” on the front. The departure is at 8am. You will travel on a scenic road about 1.5 hours to the mountain resort of Panichishte. The van will leave you there and the driver will escort you to the lift which you should take to the area of the lakes. The traveling time with the lift is 20 – 30 minutes. And after that, you will start on your own the hike around the lakes. Usually, it takes about 2 hours walking in each direction. You will be given a total of 5.5 hours to go around the lakes so at 15:30 the latest you should board back the lift and at 16:00 you should be back at the parking where the driver will expect you for the trip back to Sofia. The estimated return in Sofia is at 18:00.

Sofia: Communist History Walking Tour

8. Sofia: Communist History Walking Tour

Discover the communist remnants of Sofia city center on a walking tour with an English-speaking guide. Benefit from their expertise about the communist era and its architecture. See the imposing Monument to the Soviet Army at Borissova Garden, and then ride a trolley bus with the locals to experience a relic from olden times. Arrive at the impressive National Palace of Culture, the largest congress hall in the Balkans. Discover a piece of the Berlin Wall, which fell just one day before the radical changes that occurred in Bulgaria in 1989. Walk down Vitosha boulevard to reach the former headquarters of the Communist Party. See the upmarket Central Department Store (TZUM), where the elite would shop. Continue to the site of the former Georgi Dimitrov Mausoleum on Prince Alexander of Battenberg Square. End at the antiques market outside Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and pick up some communist relics.

Private Transfer Skopje-Sofia or Vice Versa

9. Private Transfer Skopje-Sofia or Vice Versa

This service include a shuttle can, van, or minibus from Skopje to Sofia or vice versa. You will be picked up from your address and transferred to your designated address. Traveling time will be about 3-4-hours, so you'll have time for a coffee break and lunch at one of the cities, and in fact Kriva Palanka can be arranged for you. This trip will be organized by car for a maximum of 3 people or a van for a maximum of 8 people. You can be picked up from any address in Skopje (or Sofia) and dropped off to any address in Sofia (or Skopje). No additional costs. Travel in comfort and style with a reliable, professional driver.

Sofia Airport Transfer: To and From Sofia City

10. Sofia Airport Transfer: To and From Sofia City

Skip long lines for taxis on arrival at Sofia Airport and trust a reliable transfer to the city center from a premium ground transportation provider. Or relax in your accommodation while your driver arrives to pick you up. This tour will take away the stress of airport travel by helping you get sorted.  If getting picked up from the airport your driver will be in the arrivals hall with a sign stating your name. Your driver will have tracked your flight, so if there are any delays you don't need to stress. Or if you are heading for the airport, your driver will arrive with plenty of time to get you there and checked in on time.  Listen to music or enjoy a short sleep on your long journey. This service is available all year round, 24 hours a day.  This private transfer is in a comfortable vehicle, from luxury limousines for groups up to 3 people, to double-decker buses for groups up to 79 people, depending on your needs. For your convenience, the vehicle is parked as close to the terminal as possible. You will travel the quickest route to your destination where your chauffeur will complete the service by helping you with your luggage. Please make sure the information regarding baby-seats, and oversized luggage is provided prior. 

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What people are saying about Sofia

Magnificent experience !!! The guide Filip with George were very good !!! Prepared and friendly guide, traveling in a comfortable and air-conditioned bus for twenty seats, all in a fantastic location like the Rila monastery. Boyana church is also very beautiful and worth a visit. I recommend it to anyone who wants to spend a day away from the chaos of Sofia.

A must take excursion while in Sofia. With the expert guide Phillip and driver George we were given such an informative description about the history of the Rila Monastery and the Boyana Church. Thank you. I recommend your tour.

Our departure was scheduled for 4:45 am from the hotel, our driver arrived at the scheduled time. Very friendly and cordial. I say congratulations to him for respecting the schedule and kindness with his customers.

Bobby was very welcoming and full of insights and recommendations of things to do in Bulgaria. The transfer was perfect for time and would recommend the hike!!

Great driver!!! Very good contact, serious, smiling and did not hesitate to give me some information to have a good time in Sofia !!! Thank you Phillip!!!