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Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery Shuttle Reservation (€19.95 pp)


IMPORTANT: Total cost is €19.95
the price you pay here is only the reservation – you need to pay another €14.95 (30 leva) on the day of the trip (per person)

The Rila Monastery DAILY shuttle service is organized by one of our partners URCA Travels.

Upon purchase provide the following information:

Date of reservation: Your reservation must be at least 3 days ahead. Upon cancelation, the following rules apply:
 – If you cancel 3 days before the trip you’ll be refunded 100% of the paid amount (excluding bank charges)
 – If you cancel more than 24h (but less than 3 days) before the trip you’ll be refunded 50% of the paid amount (excluding bank charges)
 – If you cancel less than 24h before the trip you will not be refunded!

Names of people (minimum 2 people): full names of all passengers including children

Email address and mobile phone number: URCA travels will be in touch with you for further arrangement.

Pick-up location in Sofia: Hotel name or street address in Sofia

Child seat or other special request: Do you require any free child/booster/baby seats or other?


Product Description

Rila Shuttle Schedule:

Leave Sofia city
09:30 am : departure from Sofia. Your exact pick-up time will be advised on your confirmation.

Arrive at the Rila Monastery
11:30 am : arrival at the Rila Monastery.

After arriving at the Rila Monastery, your driver will leave you for a tour of your own.
Free time to explore the site and surrounding area until 15:30 pm.
There are several dining options in the area as well as an old bakery and small snack shop.

Optionally after arriving at the Monastery, the Shuttle will take you free of charge, few kilometers further up the mountain to the cave of St. Ivan Rilski (St. John of Rila) the founder of the monastery. A 15-20 min pilgrimage forest path will take you to the cave where Bulgaria’s most praised Saint has lived.
Comfortable walking shoes are required.

After visiting the cave the Shuttle will take you down at the Rila Monastery for your self-guided tour.

Leave the Rila Monastery
15:30 pm : departure from the Rila Monastery in direction to Sofia city. About 2 hours journey to Sofia.

Arrive in Sofia city
17:30 pm : arrival in Sofia city. Return to your hotel is included in the price.

Min number of people: 2

What is included:
Professional driver
Transportation with A/C vehicle
Pick-up and return from you hotel in Sofia
Wi-Fi Internet in the car (fair usage)

What is NOT included
Entrance fees
Meals and personal expenses
Guide services (local English-speaking guide can be hired at the monastery)


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