Your day in Rila Monastery and Thermal Bath Day Trip
09:00 h Your day starts with a pick-up near Serdika, easily reachable by all public transport in Sofia and within a 15-minute walk from all centrally based accommodations. After meeting with your local English-speaking guide, you head on a journey south, with various landscapes and great opportunities for road pictures all year long. Continue with a drive on a mountain road, passing through little towns and villages just in the skirts of Rila Mountain while seated in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
10:30 hVisit one of the Unesco sites in Bulgaria, a monastery established by the first Bulgarian Hermit, A Miracle Worker, The Spiritual Protector of the Balkans- Ioan Rilski.
After having some time of your own, to admire the beauty of the almost 200-year-old frescoes, presented like a comic book by some of that time's best painters like Zahary Zograf, Stanislav Dospevski, together with the beauty of Rila Mountain, we move one. The best way to be able to experience a country is to try local food. Several options are available, depending on group size and food preferences.
13:30 h Next, you will head to the SPA - the hot water in an outdoor complex with several pool areas, hydro jets, jacuzzi a wet bar all year long. Then spend a couple of hours bathing in mineral pools ranging from cool to hot and relax with luxury spa treatments. After soaking in the mineral waters good for skin, bone, and heart, we head back to Sofia.
16:30 h Departure to Sofia via straight highway.
18:00h return to your hotel/accommodation in Sofia.
The itinerary may vary depending on road conditions, weather, traffic or other.
Advance booking required!
The price includes: transportation to/from the meeting point in Sofia, guide in English, parking fees. Meals, personal expenses, entrance fees (Rila Monastery free visit, Spa complex 10-20 Eur per person) are not included.
LocationSerdika Metro Station, bulevard "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 2, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Serdika Central Metro Station in front of Central Department Store acroos McDonalds
bulevard "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 2, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia
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