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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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Itinerary
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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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Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Light lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Rila Monastery
Exclusions
  • 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
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GeorgeEgl wrote a review Oct 2019
Chichester, United Kingdom14 contributions2 helpful votes
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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
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Sara World Adventures wrote a review Jan 2019
Barcelona, Spain545 contributions76 helpful votes
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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
Thienpont
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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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angelnik1707
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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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IvanG2299
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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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849rosemaryr
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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
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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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mramosy
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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
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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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MelvinC
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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75richardz
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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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Gepke
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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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juliak857
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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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