Balkan Horse Riding - Glozhene Monastery Ride - Sofia

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English

Overview

On a refreshing day trip to Sofia on this tour, you will get to enjoy the gorgeous view of the countryside and can relish the whole experience in the soothing company of your family and friends. At the top you will get to see the gorgeous St. George Monastery, which is located amidst the overhanging village of Glozhene. You can spend a good 4-5 hours on the back of the horses of all kinds and tour the place comfortably to get the most offbeat view of it. 

Highlights

  • Enjoy a picturesque horse riding tour which will enchant you from your first experience.
  • Suitable for all ages and families.
  • Good and nice way to see the country side and the beautiful Bulgarian mountains on a day trip from Sofia.

Know More about this tour

The centuries old St. George Monastery is perched on a high rock in the midst of Teteven Balkan overhanging the village of Glozhene. The ride starts from the village of Golyam Izvor, a 1-hour drive from Sofia. The terrain is mountainous, as the trail passes through centuries old beech forests and high pastures. See a splendid panorama view to the central ridge of the Balkan Mountains.

Spend 4-5 hours on the saddle and about an hour visiting the monastery, where you will have lunch. Horses are cross-breeds between the local East-Bulgarian and Karakachan with a mid-height of 150 cm. Tack: Western or military.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Rent of a saddled horse and a helmet

Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance

Hotel Pick-Up

  • At checkout we'll ask you to provide your hotel information. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
  • In case you have not booked your hotel, Don't Worry ! Once your hotel arrangements are finalized, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.