Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Private Day Trip

8 hr

E-Ticket

Instant Confirmation

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church, UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relive history as your guide's commentary takes you back into time. This is a Private Tour so you will not be combined with other people besides those in your reservation- there will be a private car and a private driver- guide just for you! And you will be able to stop for pictures, shops and other things whenever you want! Enjoy a full-day tour out...
Visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church, UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relive history as your guide's commentary takes you back into time. This is a Private Tour so you will not be combined with other people besides those in your reservation- there will be a private car and a private driver- guide just for you! And you will be able to stop for pictures, shops and other things whenever you want! Enjoy a full-day tour out in the mountains with a convenient hotel pick up and drop off.

*Women should have thier knees and shoulders covered on the monastery.
*The Boyana church is closed on the 1st of January, on the Sunday of the Orthodox Easter, on the 24th of December, 25th of December and the 31st of December - and on such days the tour is done only to the Rila Monastery.
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Private Day Trip photo 1 Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Private Day Trip photo 2 Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Private Day Trip photo 3 Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Private Day Trip photo 4
View All
See more Images

Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia Bulgaria

The tour starts with a pick up from any location in Sofia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boyana Church, 3 Boyansko Ezero Str., Sofia 1616 Bulgaria

The first stop is at the great UNESCO historical place – Boyana church, dating back to the 11th century, which has unique and very well preserved frescoes and pictures from the 13th century period. You will have the chance to explore the church and learn its hisotry from your guide.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria

Next, you will head to the Rila Monastery- the biggest monastery in Bulgaria. It was established back in the 10th century. The current buildings are from the mid 19th century, with a defensive tower that survived from the 14th century.

In the monastery complex...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Aleksander Nevski Square, Sofia Bulgaria

The tour starts with a pick up from any location in Sofia.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Boyana Church, 3 Boyansko Ezero Str., Sofia 1616 Bulgaria

The first stop is at the great UNESCO historical place – Boyana church, dating back to the 11th century, which has unique and very well preserved frescoes and pictures from the 13th century period. You will have the chance to explore the church and learn its hisotry from your guide.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria

Next, you will head to the Rila Monastery- the biggest monastery in Bulgaria. It was established back in the 10th century. The current buildings are from the mid 19th century, with a defensive tower that survived from the 14th century.

In the monastery complex you will admire the impressive architecture and frescoes.

During the guided tour in the inner yard and the monastery museum, you will discover the most precious pieces that are kept from the past and all the facts and stories about the biggest Bulgarian monastery complex. You will also have the chance to see an old and authentic monk room!

Before going back to Sofia, you will have free time for a lunch break in a great local restourant with delicious cuisine.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • A trip to Boyana Church and Rila Monastery
  • Private driver- guide
  • Transportation by an A/C car with free Wi Fi
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Boyana Church
  • Food & personal expenses
  • 5 euro more per person if a guide in Spanish language is selected- should be paid directly to the guide
  • Rila Monastery museum & monk room entrance ticket- 4 euro
  • Gratuities
  • Boyana Church entrance ticket- 5 euro
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel/ adress pick up at 9;00 am.- please indicate it.

9:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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

View Less

Cancellation Policy

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