1 days / 0 nights

transport: bus

price: 39 €

Guaranteed daily departures all over the year!

Price from 39 euro per person on SIC (seat in coach)

No minimum number of participants is required!

Audio guides in English, Spanish, German, Russian and Italian available for 5 per device upon request. More than 1 hour of detailed information, clear voice and professional recording!

This full day excursion from Sofia takes you to the two magnificent UNESCO sights of Rila Monastery and Boyana Church.

  • Pay for 1 tour - visit 2 UNESCO sights (only available from Sofia).
  • Guaranteed daily departure all year round even for one person only.
  • Easy booking service - pay by PayPal or any Credit Card. No credit card fees.
  • Friendly English speaking guide-drivers and comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Personal attention guaranteed!
  • No entrance fee for the Monastery and no other hidden charges.
  • Free Pick-up from your hotel / accommodation November March and optional Pick-up upon request with extra fee 10 per booking (not per peson) April October. Drop off at St. Al. Nevski square.
  • Free cancellation 3 days before departure. Free amendment 1 day before departure.

  • Summer price: April - October: 39 per person.
  • Winter price: November-March: 44 per person, free hotel pick-up included, drop off at St. Alexander Nevski square.
  • Discounts: Summer season (Apr-Oct) children (1-16years) - 34 per child; Winter season (Nov-Mar) children 35

The price includes:
  • Full transportation costs,
  • Friendly English-speaking guide,
  • Parking fee, visit of Monastery complex (free)

The price doesnt include:
  • Museum at Rila Monastery (4 per person) and Boyana Church (5 per person) entrance fees (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses.

How to Book?
  • Your name
  • Number of adults and children (age of the children)
  • Audio guide optional 5 euro
  • If pick-up hotel/accommodation details. You will receive your exct pick-up time.
  • Pay online with your credit card or PayPal account.
  • Be ready for your departure at 09.00am sharp /April - October/: the parking behind St. Alexander Nevski Memorial Church (in front of La Cathedrala Restaurant )
Important information:
We will do our best to accommodate last minute bookings, however we can not guarantee seats / vehicles available for the next morning.
Outfit: warm clothes even in the summer; women should have their knees and shoulders and men - knees covered in the Monastery.
Your program:
  • Departure at 9:00 sharp behind St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral (in front of La Cathedrala restaurant )
  • Arrival at Rila Monastery at 11:00. Guided visit and free time until 13:00h.
  • 13:15h-14:30h optional lunch at local restaurant (grilled trout specialty)
  • 16:00h. arrival at Boyana church (UNESCO)
  • 17:00h - 17:30h. return to St. Alexander Nevski square

The Rila Monastery Shuttle bus tour is operated by licensed Touroperator with fully licensed tour guides and vehicles.