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Best small train Self-guided journey in Bulgaria

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Pass By: Septemvri Archaeological Museum, Bulgaria Blvd. 59, Septemvri 4490 Bulgaria

Your train departs from Sofia at 6:30 am.
You can add as many extra’s from the things which are not included in the price of the tour as you wish
After you book your tour - We will send you a pdf with your “tripvamGO guide” where you’ll find all the necessary info in order to begin this journey and audio stories about the places you'll visit!
Meet us in front of Sofia Central Railway Station 30 minutes before your departure time (meeting point – under the big clock in front of the main entrance of the Station)

In this tour you’ll have a chance to try three different types of transport: Bulgarian train, the unique Rhodope Narrow Gauge and a bus. The train trip duration from Sofia to Yakoruda (excluding 30 min wait time when you switch trains at Septemvri station) approx. 4 hours and 40 minutes – one way.

You’ll have 3.5 hours for your walking tour in Yakoruda in which you’ll enjoy the local architecture, see how the locals are living, and also do a short hike to the hill over the town which has the best view of Yakoruda.

There is a local pub which we recomend at the Yakoruda train station which serves delicious local food - meatballs and fries. Or, you can also bring your own food and have a picnic at the town’s hill!

Тhe return to Sofia will be by public bus which arrives in Sofia at 20:10 pm.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Central train station, 1202 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
Departure Time
6:30 AM
Duration
11h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • A PDF which includes: All the necessary navigation for the tour and some additional support info
  • Links to our online English speaking audio guide for the places you’ll visit
  • Online support from our team at all times during your tour through mobile apps
Exclusions
  • Buy a pair of basic headphones in case you don’t have yours - 2 euro per pair
  • Rent a Bulgarian SIM card - 3.5 euro per SIM card
  • Rent a smartphone power bank - 3 euro per power bank
  • Medical/Accidents insurance
  • Emergency pick up option - 7 euro for 1-3 pax, 10 euro for 4-6 pax
  • Rent-A-Car service
  • Train and bus tickets for the whole trip - about 14 euro per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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