Rila Monastery Bike Tour from Sofia

8 hr


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Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Exciting one day bike trip in Rila Monastery valley. Enjoy a bike ride on village roads with great views to Rila mountains, have a fresh trout for lunch and visit the holiest place in Bulgaria - Rila monastery!
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Itinerary Details

Pick up from your hotel at 8.30 am and transfer to the foothills of Rilla mountains (approx. 1.30h)

You will do a 20 km bike ride on rolling asphalt road enjoying mountain views, local vineyards and authentic village life. You stop for lunch at a local restaurant by the river and enjoy the famous Rila monastery fresh trout. After lunch you go for a visit of the biggest and most famous monastery in Bulgaria - Rila and learn about its founder St. Joan of Rila and the story behind one of the holiest places in the Bulgaria. Next is a long and thrilling 20 km descend down the valley. Option for a stop at a local winery!

Approximate time of arrival in Sofia - 5 - 6 pm.

Important Details

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of helmet
  • Tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - Rila Monastery
  • Bike rental
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Your hotel in Sofia
8 - 9 am - depending on season
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All biking skill levels are welcomed
  • Mountain bike routes also available
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 7 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Supplement for 1 person tour: 90euro
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.