Day Tours From Sofia

V travel day tours start from Sofia daily and offer people with limited time a quick escape to the relaxing and beautiful countryside of Bulgaria.

We can offer you the largest selection of day tours from Sofia, small groups and guaranteed departure!

Our day tours are rich and informative, our experienced guides explain and give all possible information for the sites you visit without rush and tight schedule. We leave enough time to enjoy sightseeing and food.

There is an option for private tour with private guide upon request and based on availability and 30% extra payment.

Rila Monastery Shuttle Tour                                                               from 25 € per person
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We offer this tour every day 363 days of the year (except 25.12 and 01.01) to show you in details two Bulgarian UNESCO world heritage sites. This day tour will include a visit to the Rila Monastery, local restaurant and Boyana church near Sofia. Departure every morning at 9:00 behind St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral (advance booking is required). Optional: hotel pick-up - 5 € per group /not per person/; audio guide in English, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian -  5 € per person. Entrance fees for Rila Museum (4 € per person) and Boyana church (5 € per person), meals and personal expenses are not included.

Detailed program and booking:  www.RilaMonasteryShuttle.com  

Rila Monastery Private Tour                                                                from 39 € per person

The Rila Monastery is Bulgaria's "must see" UNESCO site to visit. Among many offers for a day tour to Rila Monastery, V Travel Ltd. is now happy to offer some unique and customized day tours - dedicated service, knowledgeable guides, perfectly maintained vehicles and personal touch. Choose between our four different options, created with care and a 10-year experience in the travel field: Option A: Classic Tour; Option B: Inside-out Tour; Option C: Hiking Tour; Option D: Wine Tasting Tour; Option E: Horse Riding.

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Rila Monastery and Seven Rila Lakes Combo Tour                                  from 59 € per person

Combine a must-do walking tour of the most famous Seven Rila Lakes where you can test your photography skills, your physical condition and enjoy high-altitude views and blue skies with a visit to one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria - the Monastery of St. Ivan RIlski from the 10th century. Complimentary audio-guide for the Monastery in English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German. Only Available June - September.

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Plovdiv Shuttle Tour                                                                       from 30 € per person

Plovdiv is preparing to host its 2019 European Capital of Culture glory and this title is well-deserved for the city has so much history to offer and now in 2017 we will make your visit of Plovdiv from Sofia quite simple, hassle-free and informative with our Plovdiv Shuttle Tour every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday departure from behind St. Alexander Nevski church for a fixed price of 35€ (all year round) and guaranteed departure for even 1 person. Groups of 6+ persons and children (1-16 years old) are entitled a discount. 

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Plovdiv Tour                                                                                   from 49 € per person

This bestselling destination is a beautiful walk through time - Antiquity, Roman era, 19th century  beautiful architecture and modern center. The city will be the cultural capital of Europe in 2019 and is in the chart of top 10-must see cities for 2015 by Lonely Planet. You will see and visit typical houses in Plovdiv old town, the first Pharmacy in Plovdiv and the Roman Theater. The second largest city in Bulgaria is also known as the artistic capital with its numerous painters, poets and musicians. In 2017 V Travel tour operator will focus on this beautiful day trip destination and offer more different options for this tour - Asen fortress, Bachkovo monastery, wine cellar visit.

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Plovdiv and Wine Cellar Tour                                                             from 59 € per person

Among many places to visit in Bulgaria, Plovdiv is a must see place with a history of more than 8000 years of history. It offers a large variety of historical monuments - Roman theater, stadium and arena, charming old cobble-street town and fascinating new central part looking forward to beeing the European Capital of Culture in 2019. Top up (or cool down) your Plovdiv visit with an authentic wine cellar in a nearby village, a place we are all in love with!

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Koprivshtitsa Tour                                                                          from 29 € per person

This village is the best example of Bulgarian rural life from the 19th century and the cobblestone streets whisper many legends and stories from the Revival period in Bulgaria, the Revolution against the Turks and the Liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman occupation. The historical sight has been identified by many of our tourists as the best place they have visited in Bulgaria. The tour includes a visit to 6 local houses (only 3 houses on Mon and Tue are open), the church and the Ethnographic museum.

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Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi Tour                                                      from 49 € per person

We recommend this destination to anyone visiting Bulgaria as it reveals the medieval fortress of the Second Bulgarian Kingdom (12th -14th century), the glorious Medieval capital. For this trip you would have to be prepared for 6-7 hours’ drive and fairly steep uphill walking to the top of the hill Tsarevets (King’s top). But it’s all worth the efforts, especially the view over the hill from Arbanassi. The tour includes a visit and entrance fees to the fortress and the church in the village of Arbanassi. 

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Belogradcik Tour                                                                             from 49 € per person

In 2008 Belogradcik rock formations were appointed by the European Commission as a “European Destination of Excellence. In 2009 they were nominated also in the campaign for the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The long drive takes you to the North-Western corner of Bulgaria through the forest of the Balkan range. Belogradcik rocks are a breath-taking natural phenomenon, highlighted by the most well preserved Medieval Fortress on the top of the hill. Be prepared for a steep uphill walk but also don’t miss a local tavern lunch under the vine shade.

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Melnik Tour (Rupite, Rozhen Monastery)                                              from 49 € per person

Melnik is a charming historical 19th century town (officially declared the smallest town in Bulgaria) tucked in between the beautiful sandstone rocks (pyramids). It has been famous for its unique architecture and its wine cellars deep into the ground. The tour features a visit of a rich Kordoupolov family house, its wine cellar, wine tasting and a visit to the serene and breath-taking nature around Rozhen Monastery.

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Kazanlak Tour                                                                                from 49 € per person

Kazanlak lies in the heart of Bulgaria in the so called Valley of the Thracian Kings or also known as the Rose Valley. It offers a variety of cultural sights: Thracian tombs (Goliama Kosmatka and Kazanlak Tomb - UNESCO World heritage site), Shipka Memorial Church and rose gardens. A visit of Kazanlak area can also be combined with a visit of Koprivshtitsa. 

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Caves Tour                                                                                   from 39 € per person

There are many caves in Bulgaria that can easily rival with Jewel Cave (US) or Gouffre de Padirac (France) for their amazing formations, acoustic halls (in some of them music performances have taken place). Join our relaxed day tour to see two of the most spectacular caves: Ledenika cave and Saeva Dupka cave. The tour is especially suitable for children because the driving time is not very long and the caves will enchant children with fairy-tale heroes such as Snow-beauty, dwarfs etc.   

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Niš (Serbia) Tour                                                                          from 49 € per person

Niš is the third largest city in Serbia, a beautiful town on Nisava river with some nice historic attractions such as Roman remains, Skull tower and a Concentration camp from World War 2. Getting to NIS is fairly easy, it takes 2h 30min, but serious delays at the border checkpoint may be expected especially in August. Nis is a perfect option to add another stamp in your passport without having to check out from your hotel in Sofia.

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 Industry vs. Traditions Tour                                                             from 39 € per person

Pernik is a satellite town at about 40 min drive from Sofia and although it is quite often a matter of jokes by the citizens of the capital, it offers an amazing unique of its kind real mine turned into a museum. combining three wonderful visits - a unique of its kind mine museum will take you to real mining galleries, a lunch with wonderful home made delicious meals and a well preserved medieval fortress. An exclusive tour by V Travel.


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Lovech Tour                                                                                from 49 € per person

Lovech is one of our new offers for a day tour from Sofia with a few options - Krushuna waterfalls, Devetaki cave or Troyan Monastery. One of our favorite towns, offering more than expected with its fortress, unique of its kind covered bridge and old town area, Lovech is a hidden treasure. This day tour from Sofia a wonderful day out of the busy city in a beautiful and out of the tourist crowds area.

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 Family Fortress & Horse Ride                                                    from 39 € per person

Tzari Mali Grad (literally means Small King's Town) is a newly rebuilt fortress on top of a hill St. Spas where early Christian church has been found from the 6th century. The fortress is interesting for children with its dungeon, military costumes and other expositions and there is a large playground behind it for outdoor activities. A horse stable nearby is ideal for a short horse-ride for children or for a professional horse riding in the fields. 

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