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Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia

Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia

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Private Day Trip to the Rila Monastery and Hiking to the Stob Pyramids from Sofia

  • Tour duration: 9h
  • Languages: English
  • Book without credit card
  • Hotel Pick-up Service
  • Live Guide
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • UNESCO site

Why you should go

If you wish to spend the day in nature but still learn about Bulgaria’s history and culture, this is the perfect option to do both at the same time. Go mountain hiking towards magnificent Stob Pyramids and explore beautiful Rila monastery in a professional guided tour.

Highlights

  • Go mountain hiking
  • Visit Bulgaria’s largest monastery
  • Explore Stob Pyramids
  • Enjoy Bulgaria’s traditional dessert ‘mekitsa’
  • Relax in impressive nature of the mountains

What shall I see

If you are interested in the perfect mix of nature and historical monuments, this is the tour for you. Your experience starts in Sofia and continues to impressive Stob Pyramids where you can enjoy hiking in beautiful nature. Don't hesitate if you are not a professional hiker, the tour is moderately demanding and it lasts between 1 and 2 hours. After you are done with hiking, the largest monastery in Bulgaria awaits you. Estimated time for a guided tour of this magnificent Rila monastery, listed among UNESCO heritage sites, is again between 1 and 2 hours. After enjoying the beautiful nature and historical monuments, you will have time to have lunch in one of the traditional restaurants and to try out Bulgaria’s most delicious dessert - the famous ‘mekitsa’. Later, you will have organized transport back to your accommodation in the capital.

Itinerary

09:00
Driver will pick you up at any location in Sofia
10:30
Arrival at the village of Stob
10:30 - 11:30
Stob Pyramids hiking
12:00
Arrival at the Rila Monastery
12:00 - 13:30
Guided visit of the monastery and free time
13:30 - 15:00
Free time for lunch
15:00
Departure to Sofia
17:00 - 17:30
Drop off at the location you pick in Sofia

Price includes

  • Private tour
  • Professional driver- guide
  • Pick up and drop off at any location in Sofia
  • Transportation with an A/C car with free Wi-Fi
  • Hiking
  • Visit to the Rila Monastery
  • Food tasting

Price excludes

  • Monastery museum entrance fee - 4 euro
  • Lunch & personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

What to wear

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • In the summer is also good to have a light jacket just in case.

Good to know

  • The hiking to the pyramids is moderate difficulty and takes about 30 minutes in each direction.

Pick-up service

Sofia Pickup Service: This tour offers pickup service from your accommodation. Please select the pickup point "Any location in Sofia" and write in the "Additional info" section on the "Checkout page" where is your exact accommodation. We will let you know the exact pickup time when you receive the booking confirmation.

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