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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch provided by Zelanos Day Tours

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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church with Light Lunch

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    Rila Monastery
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    The Rila monastery – biggest and most important orthodox cloister in the country. Another UNESCO site, part of the tour is Boyana Church, located on the outskirts of Sofia. Typical Bulgarian Lunch.
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Important Information
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Light lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Rila Monastery
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cottage53 wrote a review Oct 2019
Dublin32 contributions10 helpful votes
The company provides pick up and drop off from the hotel you stayed in, which is a bonus. The 2 sights have incredible history and the architectures of the buildings are just amazing, both inside and out. The tour guide, Miss Alexandra is very knowledgeable and she cares to
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Date of experience: October 2019
GeorgeEgl wrote a review Oct 2019
Chichester, United Kingdom14 contributions2 helpful votes
We had the good luck of being guided by one of the company owners, Georgi Bozhinov, who is the most knowledgeable and charimastic guide we have come across in a long time. We visited the Rila Monastery in a comfortable van with a/c along with a Dutch couple, then lunch, then
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Date of experience: September 2019
Sara World Adventures wrote a review Jan 2019
Barcelona, Spain545 contributions76 helpful votes
We truly enjoyed our day visiting the stunning church of Boyana and the impressive Rila Monastery. The snow made the scenery look even more beautiful than what I had seen on photos before travelling to Bulgaria. Having said this, what made our day epic was our guide Maria. She
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alant851 wrote a review Mar 2018
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom3 contributions4 helpful votes
Having read previous reviews, we reconfirmed the tour by e-mail after booking through Viator. We received a courteous and prompt reply from Zelanos confirming the time of our hotel pick-up. We were picked up at the appointed time and taken first to Boyana Church and then to Rila
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Date of experience: March 2018
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About the operator

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By: Zelanos Day Tours
beautifull view over the city, with a beautifull road to it
We had a marvelous time on this tour with Lachezar Gudev as our guide. He guided us through a personal route on the
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The most amazing place in Europe I have ever visited
This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience! The red rocks are breathtaking and so is the fortress. You should also as
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Bulgarian trip to try
Hi, very nice experience, both for the fortress and the natural fenomen of the rocks. Magura cave is also near by s
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Lovech and krushana waterfalls
Jorge very good guide would recommend the trip places very quiet. Sofia is very interesting lots of places to visit
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Susan B
A fabulous trip to Rila Monestary and Boyana Church
I had a wonderful trip with Maria. She was my driver and guide of the trip and was super knowledgeable and shared t
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Well Organized Tour
My tour was very well organized. It was a tour of 3 persons plus our tour guide. The hotel pick up was on time and
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Gyorgy M
Excellent Guide
I was travelling with Zelanos Tours 3 days, on 3 different tours, in small groups - with a guide Mariya. She was br
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day trip from Sofia
we went with Mariya to the monastery and then to the city - excellent decision to avoid the morning mist in Plovdiv
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linda p
Evening trip
Very good trip we were driven by Maria who was An excellent guide. We enjoyed the evening visit to the restaurant o
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nur syahidah bi... a
Bad experience
I have book this hiking tour and expecting to hike up to Vitosha summit as per the itinerary, but unfortunately I w
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Iskandar ramadh... B
Perfect experience of Mt. Vitosha with Nadia
Me and my partner was guided by Nadia and she really brought us to places where u can see the best views of Sofia f
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Collinges M
Wine tour
Very informative guide. We went to a few places and got some good walking in. Highly recommended for the history an
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My Vitosha and Boyana falls
Nadia was a fantastic host and guide. Hike is geared to your specific fitness level. Told funny stories and saw am
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Great excursion!
Historically captivated monastery in the mountains near Sofia. Already the drive there shows beautiful side of Bul
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European Visit
This is an amazing attraction that is a must. Wear good footwear because it’s difficult steps in certain areas. The
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Italian, Spanish
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