Bulgaria and Serbia in One Day from Sofia

8 hr

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Day Trip

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Boyana Church, 3 Boyansko Ezero Str., Sofia 1616 Bulgaria

UNESCO site, located on the outskirts of Sofia

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Poganovo Monastery, Poganovo Serbia

Poganovo Monastery in Serbia with its Church dedicated to Saint John the Theologian was built in the last decade of the 14th century

Duration: 3 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Boyana Church
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Transport by modern vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We provide pick up from any address in Sofia

8:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

4.7
/5
Based on 5 reviews

Reviewed: July 4, 2019

lfrigo

If you want to get away from the city and see some beautiful countryside, this is the way to go!
This is a private tour - I was traveling alone and a little worried about how it would work with just me and a guide in the car all day, but Maria was an awesome guide. She is very knowledgeable but makes it into an interesting conversation rather than just telling you the standard tour info.
The drive in Serbia included gorgeous scenery. There's not a lot to see at the monastery, it's just a calm beautiful place. One of the monks invited us to sit and have tea and honey (locally produced). After that we went to a nice restaurant for a traditional Serbian meal.
At the end we stopped at Boyana church at the outskirts of Sofia. That part was a bit rushed (there were a lot of other people there, and you only get limited time inside the church). My only critique is that I would have rather spent more time enjoying the Serbian countryside and skip Boyana.
But overall, this trip was one of the highlights of the time I spent in Sofia.


Reviewed: June 20, 2018

Sylvia V

Wonderful trip. Our guide was so nice and interesting. Thank you!


Reviewed: August 11, 2017

Chun Hei L

Our guide Todor was so knowledgeable about the area. He was very nice and friendly to accommodate our needs quite well. We although requested some out-of-schedule request like viewing the boarder town in Serbia, asking for extra photo stops, etc. I find him a legend as he speaks 4 languages ! He took a good care of us throughout the day


Reviewed: July 11, 2017

Lois S

There really wasn't a lot to see in the tour. Our tour guide couldn't find our hotel and called and asked me for directions really, like a tourist would be able to give local directions....after picking us up, she stopped to gas up the car. not impressed with that However, the place she took us for local food in Serbia was amazing. I wouldn't recommend the tour unless a few things were added.


Reviewed: May 27, 2017

Nicholas R

A really excellent day. I was the only traveller and so it was effectively a private tour. My guide - Todor Nedkov - spoke perfect English, was extremely knowledgeable in all matters, patiently answered my constant questions and was very flexible in adjusting the schedule to meet my needs. The trip commences with a short visit to Boyana Church on the edge of Sofia all trips to Boyana are of necessity short, but worth seeing. It is then off to Serbia, a couple of hours away. Whilst the two countries partly merge into one another - the borders and populations having changed over the centuries - it is also apparent that you are somewhere 'different'. The countryside is mountainous and beautiful and would be a delight for hikers. The monastery is in a peaceful, delightful location, with superb frescoes. A variety of souvenirs are available, along with local food and alochol from street vendors Serbia has its own currency, which is difficult to obtain, but everyone was happy to accept Bulgarian leva. We had a late lunch on the return journey, and which was very pleasant. All in all, a very enjoyable experience.