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“rila lakes”(15 reviews)
“day trip”(9 reviews)
“boyana church”(9 reviews)
Daily shuttle from Sofia city to The National Park.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rila, Bulgaria
+359 88 430 8779
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I spent a very exciting day outdoor. Bus was perfectly on time and we were provided with all the useful information. Chairlifting and hiking to the lakes was amazing, and the monastery was magical!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I took the non-guided tour to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. However, the person who greeted us and checked our reservations was nice and spoke good English. He was able to provide all the information we needed befote going to Rila. The driver was also...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very helpful and friendly service.They really care about you, and will do anything for you to have a great time!I had the pleasure that Bobby was my tourguide.Visited Rila 7 lakes + Rila Monestary Great excursion! and learned a lot of Bulgaria:) When I come...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First the positives As shuttle services go this was efficient as we we’re safely driven to the monastery then on to the church and back to Sofia The monastery itself was breathtaking and the Autumnal view of the surrounding mountain just took your breath away...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rila is a stunning place to visit - the monastery is in an awe-inspiring setting and the RilaShuttle is a great way to visit it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the travel and all was super well. The driver and the lady that us to the bus were cordially good. We enjoyed and its this that methers. However the schedule for the bus was to short. It could have more time tables to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Affordable & economical tour. Punctual; the tour followed the schedule. Drivers were frindly. Wonderful experience! I would recommend to others.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good experience. Trip with a comfortable car, friendly and helpful driver, well managed and planned program.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought the 7 seven lakes pack and the service is been very good. 7 hours to watch the lakes are quite

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderfull tour with our driver and guide Phillip. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the history and information about Bulgaria in general. Very enjoyable and very good value for money

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10 July 2018|
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Response from BanskoShuttle | Property representative |
Hi, Alice. It is always better to reserve a seat in advance to make sure there will be enough seats as it now busier period. Please note that the Rila Shuttle leaves st 09:30 am from the city center - behind St. Alexander... More
Lana G
27 May 2016|
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Response from BanskoShuttle | Property representative |
Hello Lana, thank you for your question. Yes, we have availability on the shuttle to the 7 Rila Lakes for some dates in the first week of June. Currently i see that there are spaces on 02nd June. How many people are you in... More