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Sofia, Bulgaria
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In tripvam, we create unique and themed group and individual adventures in the form of stories where the main character is you! We believe travel is not just about seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. The "tripvam experience" is here to spark your imagination, awaken your senses and provoke the emotions so you can truly experience the destination with its history, culture and people!
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Sofia city center Private tour
Appreciating the historic significance of Sofia’s many landmarks can be tricky when exploring alone. Learn about the capital’s ancient and modern history on a tour of the city center, and gain insight into landmarks including the St George Rotunda and National Assembly from your guide. Explore on foot for a more intimate sightseeing experience, and gain top tips and useful overview for the rest of your stay.
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3 hours
from $45.05
Snowmobile safari in Rila mountain
Don’t spend your Bulgarian winter vacation cooped up inside. Trade the slippery streets of Sofia for a full-day snowmobile safari in Rila Mountain. Comfortable and cozy transportation takes you from your city hotel to Lovna Hut. Depending on your personal preference, you can pick either the 1-hour or 2-hour route and pay accordingly. Then warm up with lunch and a visit to the Sapareva Banya hot springs (both at own expense).
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9 to 10 hours
from $84.48
Sofia city suburbs - Private tour
Discover the suburban lifestyle outside of the busy capital of Sofia during this small-group tour. Take public transport to the suburbs and walk around the area to get a feel for the daily lives of residents. Refuel with a traditional Bulgarian meal, favored by locals, at a restaurant on the river and then embark on an adventure to find a lake that’s slowly disappearing.
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3 hours
from $45.05
Rila Monastery Private Day Trip
High, high in the Rila mountain where the forest touches the sky and praying to God is most powerful you will find the Rila Monastery. This is the biggest monastery in Bulgaria and one of the country’s most visited sites. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The monastery estate is well known for its unique architecture and 24-meter tall walls which are keeping the centuries-long history of the place!

In this Day tour we’ll also visit one of the most beautiful and well-preserved monuments of eastern-European medieval art - The Boyana Church “St. Nicholas and St. Panteleimon” which also one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Come! Discover two of Bulgaria’s treasures!
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8 to 9 hours
from $84.48
Koprivshtitsa by train - unique local experience - Private tour
Nestling among Sredna Gora’s embrace, surrounded by centuries-old pine trees, crossed by streams and rivers, Koprivshtitsa town is keeping Bulgaria’s memories alive. The town is the birthplace of many Bulgarian heroes, writers, poets, revolutionaries, and statesmen.

We invite you to an unforgettable train adventure during which you’ll get to meet the locals and walk in the revival-style town-museum which is considered a national architectural and historical preserve with international importance.

Come and explore the capital of the Bulgarian spirit like a local!
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9 hours
from $55.19
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

Three of us took this tour and thought it was the highlight of our four day trip. Our guide Martin was knowledgable and informative and answered all our questions covering social, political and economic topics. We found it a refreshing insight after the slick city...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

I did actually really enjoy the tour well enough. However, on TripAdvisor, the schedule and the time limit indicated it would take 2.5-3 hours. Rather, it was quite abbreviated from that to 1.5 hours long. I had planned my day expecting 3 wish hours and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rachel L
tripvam, Owner at tripvam, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Thank you for the great review! It was very useful and will help us learn and improve. We're taking notes! Greetings!

Reviewed January 21, 2019

This tour gave me opportunity to see Sofia in different way. Me and my friends travelled with tram. When we arrive to final stop, we walked a while with our guide and we reached a interesting area. We learned from our guide about the life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dido K
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Martin was very knowledgeable about the religions of Budapest. I loved seeing so many religious buildings, inside and out, and learning more about the beliefs and customs of each. There was a particular focus on Christian Orthodox, which I knew very little about and really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tracy W
Reviewed January 5, 2019

We have just got back from this fantastic day trip that I would highly recommend to anyone who wants to develop their understanding of Bulgarian folklore and see something unusual while in the country. Our first stop was Blagoevgrad, where we watched the various Kukeri...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tom J
tripvam, Owner at tripvam, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Thanks for the great review, guys! We were happy to spend this wonderful day together, too :)

Reviewed December 29, 2018

It was completely new experience for our group to walk in this way around Sofia. We highly recomend it to people who want to take a look from another angle at this city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Павел Д
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