Sofia Tours & Vacation Packages
Manifesting the history is the capital city of Bulgaria is Sofia. Encompassed in the European Union, this city is also ranked amongst the top destinations around the world, favorable for startup businesses.
Sofia vacation packages are the comprehensive solution that will help you in checking out the top attractions of the place. Right from rich history to iconic architecture, Sofia has a ...
Arrive in Sofia
- Airport To Hotel
- Stay Included
Welcome to Bulgaria!
Your arrival in Sofia sets the stage for an exciting journey through this beautiful destination. Upon your arrival, a representative will be there to greet you and assist with your transfer to your Grand Hotel Sofia. This ensures a smooth and comfortable start to your adventure.
Spend some time at leisure in the hotel, and then hop out of the accommodation to check some eminent landmarks of the city, such as the impressive St. Alexander Nevski Orthodox Cathedral, St. George Rotonda, the Russian church St. Nikolay, the National Theatre Ivan Vazov.
The optional activities in which you can indulge include Dinner with Folklore and Nestinari Dances.
A Thrilling Excursion to Rila Monastery & Boyana Church
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel before heading to the meeting point for your "Rila Monastery & Boyana Church" sightseeing tour. The tour commences from the parking area behind Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Please ensure that you arrange your transportation to the meeting point and arrive there quite early.
Rila Monastery is an absolute must-visit attraction while you are in Bulgaria. The monastery's arcaded balconies and remarkable frescoes created by one of the most renowned Bulgarian Revival Period painters, the gilded iconostasis, and the breathtaking mountain vistas – the combination of these elements makes the monastery visit an extraordinary and unforgettable experience.
You will have approximately an hour of free time at Rila Monastery, allowing you to explore this highly-visited UNESCO site. You can enter the main church and the narthex's gallery, marvel at the exhibits in the Monastery's History Museum, savor the delicious "mekitsi" (Bulgarian doughnuts) served with delectable buffalo's yogurt, a local specialty, or take a short stroll in the surroundings.
Afterward, return to Sofia, where the next UNESCO Monument awaits you. The Boyana Church is renowned for its frescoes, which ushered in an epochal change in mural painting and are considered precursors to the European Renaissance. Over 240 figures depicted in the church's frescoes exhibit individuality, vitality, and profound psychological depth.
Conclude your day in Sofia with an overnight stay, having explored the cultural treasures of Rila Monastery and Boyana Church, both recognized by UNESCO for their significance in Bulgaria's heritage.
Checking the Eminent Attractions of Sofia
Following a delightful breakfast at your hotel, you have the opportunity to continue exploring the vibrant capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, at your own pace. Sofia boasts a wide range of museums and cultural attractions to cater to a variety of interests.
A couple of the eminent landmarks that we will explore throughout the day include the National History Museum, the National Museum of the Bulgarian Fine Arts, the National Ethnographic Museum, the National Museum of Natural History, and the Earth and Man National Museum.
You can even go on a trip to Plovdiv. If you opt for this trip, then we recommend you book a shared trip to Plovdiv, the European City of Culture, for 2019. Plovdiv is Bulgaria's second-largest city, with a history that spans over 6,000 years.
Whether you choose to stay in Sofia and explore its museums or embark on an optional trip to Plovdiv, your day promises to be filled with cultural discoveries and enriching experiences.
Make Way Back to Home
- Hotel To Airport
As your stay in Sofia comes to a close, indulge in a delicious breakfast at your hotel before preparing for check-out. Your journey concludes with a private transfer to the airport, where you'll embark on your return flight home. We hope you've had a wonderful time exploring Sofia and that you carry with you cherished memories of your travels.
To and From the Transfer Facility
Accommodation at Grand Hotel Sofia: 3 Nights/4 Days
Rila Monastery & Boyana Church" sightseeing tour
Visiting the Major Museums of the city, such as the National History Museum, National Museum of the Bulgarian Fine Arts, National Ethnographic Museum, National Museum of Natural History, and the Earth and Man National Museum
Dinner with Folklore and Nestinari Dances
Trip to Plovdiv
- Rila Monastery & Boyana Church" sightseeing tour.
- Visiting the Major Museums of the city, such as the National History Museum, National Museum of the Bulgarian Fine Arts, National Ethnographic Museum, National Museum of Natural History, and the Earth
Sofia Package for 3 nights and 4 days : Frequently asked questions
Yes. The destination is worthwhile to explore, and have an abundance of alluring landmarks that captivates the attention of the people from different corners of the world..
No. To have travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance..
Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation package as per their preferences or interests..
Yes, apart from the official language, Bulgarian, the majority of people know how to speak English. Thus, travelers don't face any such language barriers..
The Vitosha Boulevard (or Sofia's Champs- Élysées) is the most popular street in Sofia. The street is outlined by numerous stores, restaurants, and bars. .
Well, the water is pretty safe to consume, but travelers are recommended to carry their own water bottles..
The city has a seamless transportation facility. People can easily avail the services of taxis, trams, and buses to hop from one city destination to another. .