Boyana Church And Rila Monastery Full Day Private Tour From Sofia

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    9;30am Hotel pickups commence prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel pick up at 9;30 by a private car. Please indicate your hotel.
  • Return Details :
    Return to the hotel in the end of the tour.


Visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church, UNESCO World Heritage sites. Relive history as your guide's commentary takes you back into time. Enjoy a full-day tour out in the mountains with convenient hotel pickup and drop-off.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
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Know More about this tour

The tour departs at 9.00 in the morning and the first stop is at the great UNESCO historical place Boyana church, dating back to the 10th century, which has unique and very well preserved frescoes and pictures from the period of 11 to 14 century.

After exploring it, 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!


  • Private driver- guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation by an A/C car with free Wi Fi 
  • A trip to Boyana Church and Rila Monastery 


  • Boyana Church entrance ticket- 5 euro
  • Rila Monastery museum & monk room entrance ticket- 4 euro
  • Food & personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • 5 euro more per person if a guide in Spanish or Italian language is selected- should be paid directly to the guide 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Bring comfortable shoes and a camera