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Rila Shuttle

Rila, Bulgaria
+359 88 430 8779
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Daily shuttle from Sofia city to The National Park.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rila lakes” (22 reviews)
“boyana church” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Rila, Bulgaria
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+359 88 430 8779
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"rila lakes"
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"boyana church"
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"private shuttle"
in 2 reviews
"excellent option"
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"english speaking driver"
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"perfect trip"
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"day trip"
in 11 reviews
"drove safely"
in 2 reviews
"chair lift"
in 6 reviews
"friendly driver"
in 3 reviews
"using public transport"
in 2 reviews
"driver vladimir"
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"great shuttle service"
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"shared shuttle"
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"amazing experience"
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"bobby"
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"information"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very puntual and nice service, gently people, take the exactly time they said. The price was good, even when you compares with public transport that at the end it is so complicated.

1  Thank Juan C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed overnight in a nearby town, then took the lift up at 9am to the start of the hike. The mountains and lakes were stunning. I highly recommend going all the way to the top where you can see the 7 lakes. Took us...More

Thank Gemma T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our plans fell through to drive to Rila ourselves so we found a tour. Our driver was great offered history and information about the area without being over whelming and was very accommodating of our needs. Three in our family get very car sick and...More

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2  Thank eleutherosdoulos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, this is the simplest way, besides taking your taxi. But it is only available at 10.20 from Sophia to Rila and at 3.30 back from Rila. Once you get to the bus station, it is easy to find the bus stop though well hidden...More

Thank Ramraj T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience in the Rila Lakes, a very beautiful landscape for hiking and very inspiring as well. The transport worths the money and the driver is very experienced, gentle and kind. Highly recommend it.

1  Thank Ronaldo M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the Rila Shuttle at 7:30am from the pick up point it was on time and easy to find. Took 2.5 hours to reach the mountains. Then you need to buy a chair lift ticket for 18LEV to reach the start of the hike. The...More

1  Thank alinix27
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant journey from Sofia to the Rila monastery. Bobby, our driver, was very likeable, drove in complete safety and had lots and lots of informations regarding Bulgaria in general and Sofia and the Rila monastery in particular. Overall a highly recommended...More

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1  Thank h0xit0
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy, comfortable shuttle service to Rila Monastery. Little information about the monastery on arrival. Afterwards we could explore the site for 3 hours on our own. Highly recommend Rila Shuttle to travelers who would like to explore the site freely on their own, without following...More

1  Thank Matthijs K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used the shuttle service to Rila Monestary. We were expecting just a ride but we got sooo much more! Bobi pointed out sites as we passed by. He answered all of our qustions and gave us great tips! We learned so much about Rila...More

1  Thank Worldtravelers9
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No pre-payment needed, we just booked and paid at the spot. As the weather was expected to be rainy, we got some raincoats from the organisers. I can recommend this shuttle!

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Alice4C
July 9, 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
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Lana G
May 27, 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
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