25 EUR per person

Including BOYANA CHURCH (only from Sofia)

35 Eur per person (November - March) including FREE hotel pick-up

Important: The Boyana Church will be closed on December 24th, 25th 2014 and January 1st 2015.

The Rila Monastery Shuttle tour will not operate on the following days: December 24th, 25th 2014 and January 1st 2015!

Thank you for your undersatnding. We wish you Happy Holidays!

The original Rila Monastery Shuttle tour offered by V travel Ltd. since 2011. 

Book now your small group guided tour to Rila Monastery and Boyana church for just 3 minutes!

 NEW! Audio guides in English, Spanish and Italian available for 5 Eur per person. More than 1 hour of detailed information, clear voice and professional recording! 

 Listen sample: Rila Monastery Audioguide


         - Pay for 1 tour - see 2 UNESCO sights (only available from Sofia)

         - Guaranteed daily departure all year round even if it is only one person

         - Easy booking service

         - Friendly English speaking guide-drivers and comfortable vehicles with air conditioning

         - No entrance fee for the Monastery and no hidden charges

         - Pick-up from your hotel (upon request, extra fee 5 Eur per booking, free Novemebr-March)

         - NO credit card fee! Free cancellation 3 days prior to departure.

The Rila Monastery Shuttle bus tour is operated by V travel Ltd. 

How to Book?

  1. Choose your date from the booking form on the right hand side

2. Pay online with your credit card or PayPal account

  1. 3. Be ready for your departure at 09.00am sharp /April - October/: the parking behind St. Alexander Nevski Memorial Church in front of Mamma Mia Restaurant )


Your day:

• Departure at 9:00 sharp behind St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral (in front of Mamma Mia restaurant ) 
• Arrival at Rila at 11:00-11:15h. Guided visit and free time until 13:00h.
• 13:15h-14:30 optional lunch at local restaurant (grilled trout specialty)
• 16:00h. arrival at Boyana church.
• 17:00h - 17:30h. return to St. Alexander Nevski square / hotel


Important information:
Bookings made after 18:00h for the following day must be confirmed by e-mail or telephone in person.  We will do our best to accommodate last minute bookings, however we cannot guarantee seats/vehicles available for the next morning.
Summerr price: April - October: 25 Eur per person
Winter price:  November-March: 35 Eur per person, free hotel pick-up
Discounts: Summer season (Apr-Oct) children (1-16years) - 20 Eur per child; groups 6+ persons: 20 Eur per person; Winter season (Nov-Mar) children 30 Eur; 6+ groups 30 Eur pp.
Outfit: warm clothes even in the summer; women should have their knees and shoulders covered in the Monastery.
Included in the price: full transportation costs, friendly English-speaking leader, parking fee, visit of Monastery complex (free).
Not included: Museum (4 Eur pp) and Boyana Church (5 Eur) entrance fees (optional), meals (lunch) and personal expenses.

If you are happy with your visit to Rila Monastery with V Travel Ltd., please consider our careful selection of Day Tours from Sofia and Package Guided Tours.