Private day trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church
Day trips & excursions

Private day trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 10 hours
Do this because
  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day trip
  • See the most important Bulgarian monastery - Rila Monastery
  • Learn about the proto Renaissance wall paintings of Boyana Church
  • Enjoy a private tour for only you, your friends and family
  • Choose to explore the grounds on your own with a self-guided tour
What to expect

On this unique day tour, see two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day only! Rila Monastery is the largest, the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery, while Boyana Church is famous for its proto-Renaissance wall paintings from 13th-century.

The monastery is situated among the rocky peaks and ancient pine forests of the Rila Mountains. Boyana Church is situated just outside of Sofia, so these two sights can be perfectly combined in one trip.

Discover Bulgaria's biggest monastic complex on your own, along with its museum and accompanying shops. You can take the opportunity to have lunch at one of the nearby restaurants before heading to Boyana Church.

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What's included
  • Transport
  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up and dropoff
What's not included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children ages (4-17): Reduced

pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski" 4, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

Meeting point:

Private tour: Meet your tour behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral in Sofia or choose to be picked up at your hotel.

Self-guided: tour begins at the Rila Monastery.

What to remember

Private tour:

  • Live guided tour in English or Bulgarian
  • This tour includes hotel pick-up and dropoff and flexible start times
  • Indicate your accommodation name and address during the booking process
  • You will be asked to contact the tour operator to indicate your desired start time

Self-guided tour:

  • Reading material for the self-guided tour is available in English, Bulgarian, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Turkish or Greek
    • Please contact the tour operator to request your preferred language. You will find their information on the voucher after booking
    • This will be sent directly to your email
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  • Daily at 9.00am
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VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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