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Mt. Vitosha and Boyana Waterfall Hiking Tour from Sofia

Trek up Mt. Vitosha and see the Boyana waterfall on this full-day tour from Sofia. Don your walking boots and hike to the top of Bulgaria’s fourth-highest mountain, passing lush meadows and pine woods. After soaking up panoramic views of Sofia from the summit, enjoy lunch (own expense) and descend to the Boyana fall, whose waters tumble down a steep rock face. Your tour includes return transfers from Sofia, including hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 10 hours
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7 Rila Lakes Self-Guided Shared Trip from Sofia

Escape the city without the hassle and expense of self-driving with this convenient shared transfer to the Rila National Park. After a briefing from your driver, soak up the beauty of the seven glacial Rila Lakes and enjoy a full day’s hiking or lounging before you return to central Sofia. A chairlift runs to and from the lakes.
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  • 12 hours
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The Cave Eyes of God and the lazy trail gorges

Departure point: Your hotel in SofiaDeparture time: 09:00 amDuration: 10hours (approx.)Return details: Return to the initial departure point or wherever you would want to go in SofiaTour highlights: • The cave “God’s eyes” • Iskar gorge • The river Zlatna panega trailHow would a pilot of a group of Indians explain what it is like to fly on an airplane when they have not seen such a thing? And if they see, will they know? How will you feel something done for heaven by judging it from the earth? How will you imagine the speed … the Earth’s landscape … or the air that will cut that machine? Some things have no explanation, just feelings. Like “Prohodna”, one of the most impressive caves with the longest tunnel in Bulgaria. 
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  • 10 hours
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Seven Rila Lakes - Unforgettable Experience

The Seven Rila Lakes are a group of glacial lakes, situated in the Rila Mountains in Bulgaria. The scenery and nature landscape is unique and you will never forget this trip.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Small Group Day Trip

Take a break from the town and enjoy a great group day trip to the nature of the Seven Rila Lakes. Feel the fresh air and hike in a breathtaking mountain atmosphere. Most times the group size is 4-8 people.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Seven Rila Lakes Day Tour from Sofia

Hike around the glacial Seven Rila Lakes on a day trip from Sofia, and discover the best of Bulgaria’s mountainous beauty. With a guide, you’ll travel out of the city and up a chair lift to the start of the hiking trails where a scenic looped route awaits. The walk lasts around five hours and isn't too challenging, although there are some uphill sections to reach the highest lakes.
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  • 8 hours
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Saeva dupka and Ledenika Caves Day-Tour from Sofia

Visit Saeva dupka and Ledenika — two of Bulgaria’s fascinating cave systems — on this 1-day tour from Sofia. Travel across the Balkan Range to Brestnica with a guide and explore Saeva dupka — a subterranean cave system of five halls and echoing corridors inhabited since the Roman era. Then, travel onward to Ledenika — widely considered to be Bulgaria’s most impressive underground cave. During your tour, admire mighty stalactites and stalagmites throughout the 10 halls, dip your hand in the Lake of Wishes and enjoy an amazing 3D laser show inside the cave.
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  • 8 hours
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Vitosha Mountain and Pancharevo Lake Private Day Trip from Sofia

There’s a whole world of nature within minutes of Sofia—but accessing it by public transport or taxi can be hard. Combine the freedom of independent travel with the personal service of a private driver/guide on this private tour. Visit scenic Pancharevo Lake, with its restaurants and woodland, and Vitosha Mountain, with mineral springs and sweeping views across the city.
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  • 5 hours
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The Ultimate Balkan Horse Riding

Explore Bulgaria’s beautiful countryside on horseback and discover a relaxing pace of life outside the city on this 7-hour Balkan horse riding adventure from Sofia. Follow your guide along winding trails through rural Bulgaria on horseback, and enjoy panoramic views over the dense forests and soaring peaks of the Balkan Mountains in the distance. Travel through quaint rural villages such as Golyam Izvor, Glozhene and Teteven, and discover top local attractions including the St George Monastery. This exciting tour is suitable for riders of all ages and ability levels.
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  • 7 hours
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Teteven Horse Riding Experience from Sofia including Overnight Stay

Escape the city and discover Teteven’s scenic surroundings on a 2-day horse riding tour from Sofia. Enjoy intimate access to mountain paths and forest trails, and visit landmarks including Glozhene Monastery and Morovitsa cave. Avoid hidden costs with accommodation and meals included as per itinerary, and save time finding the rural location with round-trip transfer from your Sofia hotel.
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  • 2 days
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Vitosha Mountains Hiking Day Trip including Dragalevtsi Monastery and Cherni Vruh Climb

Choose between hiking—in summer—and snowshoeing—in winter—to scale this classic Sofia peak. After pickup from your hotel and a stop at the medieval Dragalevtsi Monastery, climb Cherni Vrah—Vitosha Mountain’s highest peak—from the Aleko Hut with your guide. The views over Sofia, the Rila Mountains, and the Balkan Mountains are just spectacular.
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  • 8 hours
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Seven Rila Lakes Hike- Private Day Trip

Enjoy personalized attention on this guided hiking tour to the Seven Rila Lakes. Depart from your hotel and travel in an air-conditioned car equipped with WiFi so you can stay connected. Access the mountain easily with a chairlift. Hike through the beautiful nature on the mountain and pass the Rila Lakes.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Winter Day Trip to the Rila Mountain

Trade the hustle and bustle of Sofia for a day in the snowy mountains of Bulgaria. Venture to Rila Mountain on a day trip and choose a fun activity to partake in such as skiing, ski-doo, visiting a fortress, or relaxing at the spa. This tour is inclusive of round-trip transportation from your hotel in Sofia, activities are at an additional expense.
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  • 9 hours
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7 Rila Lakes with hikind and SPA

Experience Bulgarian nature and soak in thermal waters on a full-day private tour of the Rila Lakes and Sapareva Banya. Private transportation takes you from your Sofia hotel into to Rila, where you follow your guide on a three-hour hike (at your chosen difficultly level) around the seven lakes.  Afterwards, unwind at the thermal spa before relaxing on your way back to Sofia.
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  • 10 hours
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Krushuna Waterfalls and Devetashka Cave Private Day Trip

Get out of busy Sofia and spend the day in nature on this private full-day tour. Depart from your Sofia hotel in an air-conditioned car equipped with WiFi so you can stay connected. In the company of a guide, make your way to Krushuna Waterfalls and dip in the travertine pools. Explore the natural karst Devetashka Cave.
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  • 9 hours
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The gorges of Trun and Dragovski stone trail

Immerse yourself in the Bulgarian wilderness on an 8-hour tour to Trun, a region once home to Thracians, Romans, and Crusaders. The full-day excursion is perfect for hiking enthusiasts, aspiring geologists, and adventurous travelers who want to veer off the typical tourist path. Comfortable transportation takes your small group (maximum five people) to the Dragowski Stone Trail, where you hike to the Gorge of Trun and more.
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  • 8 hours
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Shuttle Group Day Trip to the Rose Valley

Take a break from city life and stop to smell the roses, literally, on this small-group day trip to Rose Vally in Bulgaria. Depart from the capital and head towards the Balkan Mountains to see the rose fields and learn about rose oil production at a traditional rosary. Then head to the village of Kazanlak to see an ancient, UNESCO-listed Thracian tomb which dates back to the 4th century BC.
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  • 11 hours
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Mastodons' lost world - Private Day Tour

Five million years old subtropic forest in which a 4-meter tall mastodon is walking around, screams of prehistoric monkeys, trumpets of mastodons and stamping of three finger horses are being heard in the air… This is not a scene from a dinosaur movie, but the place which we’ll visit.We’ll immerse in the picturesque world of the Pliocene era in the paleontological formation found in Dorkovo village.This is the biggest on the Balkans and second biggest in Europe exposition of bones - about 30 species of animals from that age.We’ll carry on to later ages at a beautiful place with an ancient fort. There, stepping on the fort walls we’ll learn how the Bulgarian rulers were governing those lands and how the normal ordinary people used to live.We’ll have lunch along the coast of a Rhodope dam and then we’ll visit one of the most beautiful Bulgarian caves which were populated by Thracians many centuries ago.Come! Explore Rhodopes’ ancient history!
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  • 9 hours
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One day trip from Sofia: A walking over the Jurassic sea

If you are interested in peaceful hiking in the nature, away from the noise of the city, this tour is for you. We’ll walk in the remains of an ancient sea, where mollusks and sea creatures dominated. Feel a part of the way in the natural history and touch a piece of it.When the empire of the dinosaurs was rising, most of the Bulgarian lands were below the sea. 150 million years later, this sea is Ponor mountain. Now that carst mountain has limestones from the Triassic and Jurassic period.Komstitsa- a village, which is one of the most important places of Bulgaria for belemnites, squid-like animals, shells and amonites.IMPORTANT NOTE: Don’t take the fossils, they are a natural treasure of the country.
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  • 7 hours
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Sredna Gora mountain hiking - Day Tour

Sredna Gora is one of the biggest Bulgarian mountains. Its forest slopes, panoramic ridges and deep river valleys are hiding countless opportunities for wonderful day trips. Sredna Gora's highest peak is Bogdan - 1604m above sea level. The peak is famous for its thick forests and that it’s a very popular destination for beginner hikers because of its fairly easy routes. It’s also one of the few peaks in the country which is hidden by a forest and is not “naked” and panoramic. Nevertheless, during our hike to the top, we’ll be hiking on the ridge’s paths from where in clear weather we’ll be able to see Botev peak on the left and Bogdan peak and Srednogorie area’s beauties on the right.The overall length of the tour - 4.25kmDisplacement: +/- 550mThis tour is suitable for beginners. There are no steep areas in the route.
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  • 11 hours
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Seven Rila lakes- private tour

Departure point:Your hotel in SofiaDeparture time:07:00 amDuration:10 hours (approx.)Return details:Return to initial departure point or wherever you would want to go in SofiaCome to the mountain of Wisdom!
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  • 10 hours
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Adventure Tour to Plovdiv and Rhodope Mountain

Do you want to get off the bitten path? Visit one of the most popular and vibrant cities in Bulgaria and after that continue your day with a real adventure in one of the most beautiful mountains and enjoy the scenic views from a place which you can reach only by boat. If you want not only to get to know a bit more Bulgaria but also to feel it, if you want to make memories, not only check new destinations then join us. This day trip is the best combination of history, culture, nature, and adventure. It is not just a sightseeing tour, it is fun. You will visit in the morning the Cultural Capital of Europe – Plovdiv, considered to be one of the oldest cities in Europe. The afternoon you will spend enjoying the nature of one of the most picturesque canyons in Bulgaria. You will be transported by boat on the other side of Vucha reservoir where you will have great homemade lunch, boat trip in the canyon and the opportunity for adrenalin kick by hiring a waverunner and have some fun.
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  • 11 hours
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GOD'S EYES, SAEVA DUPKA CAVE & GLOZHENE MONASTERY

- Rural tourism - Showing the real face of Bulgaria.- Visit the amazing natural phenomenon - stone bridge, declared for a protected site in 1964.- Visit Glozhene Monastery “St. George the Victorious”, a hidden treasure in the Balkan Mountains.- Breath taking panoramic view to the Central Balkan.
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  • 7 hours
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Rhodope Mountains Day Tour from Sofia - Batak Lake & Scenic Narrow-Gauge Ride

On this day tour, you will get lost in the Bulgarian history and nature – literally! We are heading to one of the most beautiful and enchanting mountains – the Rhodope Mountain. Ancient customs and traditions still echo back through the fields of this picturesque landscape. Get the chance to admire its authenticity by visiting the historical church in Batak. Try out our best food and drink specialties at the magnificent lake Tsigov Chark. All this - followed by a classic narrow gauge train ride.
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  • 8 hours
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