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Sofia city suburbs - Private tour provided by tripvam

Sofia city suburbs - Private tour

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Sofia - a city with many monuments, ruins, museums, and shopping malls, where one can discover the chaotic beauty of Eastern European culture. However, for those who want to venture further east from the west, there is a whole other world, hidden away from the media spotlight. The suburbs of Sofia have kept the flavor of the simple life of times past. The smell of smoke from the stoves of the Roma people, the quiet murmur of the Iskar river and the melancholic sound, coming from the nearby thermal power station, will paint a picture in your mind that will make you feel at home. To complement the experience of the suburban lifestyle, you can have for lunch one of the most famous foods of the locals, right next to the river. And for those, who can’t keep their inner Indiana Jones calm, the adventure continues through a field of sand and mud, to finally reach the secret destination - a slowly disappearing lake. Come. Discover the suburbs. Remember the simple life. You won’t regret it.
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Pass By: tripvam, 20 Serdika street Through the black gate, Floor 1, office number 7, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria

Meetup at 11:00 am with "The local" (our tripvam representative) in front of Sofia Central Mineral Baths Transfer: Going to the suburbs via public transport and walking Sightseeing: A walk through the district, seeing the improvised homes of the Roma people, traversing narrow muddy streets and grassy fields of green. We’ll get to see where and how these mysterious locals are living! Lunch: Tasting one of the locals’ most favorite traditional Bulgarian meals. Transfer2: Return to the original gathering point. Tour duration: 2.5-3 hours
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Departure Point
Regional History Museum - Sofia, 1 Banski Sq, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • tripvam representative (The local) to navigate through the suburbs.
  • Public transport tickets and fees.
  • Tasting the traditional Bulgarian meal of the “working class”
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Hello sunshine wrote a review Oct. 2019
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Three of us took this tour and thought it was the highlight of our four day trip. Our guide Martin was knowledgable and informative and answered all our questions covering social, political and economic topics. We found it a refreshing insight after the slick city tour. The tram
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Date of experience: October 2019
DNK wrote a review Jan. 2019
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This tour gave me opportunity to see Sofia in different way. Me and my friends travelled with tram. When we arrive to final stop, we walked a while with our guide and we reached a interesting area. We learned from our guide about the life of people who's living in this area, and
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Date of experience: January 2019
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  • Duration: 3h
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