Plovdiv and Bachkovo monastery

Private transfer with car and driver just for you

Price 

1 person:     83.00 EUR, per person, two-way

2 people:     43.00 EUR, per person, two-way

3 people:     33.00 EUR, per person, two-way 

4-8 people: 30.00 EUR, per person, two-way 

 

Travelling with a bigger group? Contact us for a quote.

 

What is included:

  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Private transportation with airconditioned vehicle
  • Parking fees
  • Pick-up and return from you hotel in Sofia
  • Wi-Fi Internet in the car (fair usage)
  • Bottled water and healthy snack

What is NOT included:

  • Entrance fees
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • Guiding services


Schedule

 

08:30 am : departure from Sofia - pick-up from your hotel

Your exact pick-up time will be advised in your confirmation.

 
10:30 am
 : arrival in Plovdiv

Your driver will leave you at convenient location in the town, near the start of the pedestrian zone, for a tour of your own. 

He will give you basic directions and where the Tourist Information center and Free walking tour starting point are.

Free time to explore the city until 14:30h.

 

14:30 pm : departure from Plovdiv in direction to Bachkovo monastery

 

15:00 pm : arrival at Bachkovo monastery

Free time to explore the monastery until 16:00h

 

16:00 pm : departure from Bachkovo monastery in direction to Sofia city
Arrival in Sofia at approx. 18:00 pm.  Drop off at your accommodation in the city. 


Booking your private Plovdiv Shuttle

 

Book your private Plovdiv Shuttle seat on-line at least 48 hours before your date of travel using the fast & easy booking form. We do not accept bookings or payment over the telephone.

 

Important! For reservations with less than 48 hours notice - please contact us first at info@rilashuttle.com to check availability.

 

Payment in advance is required to make a reservation. The booking form will take you to a PayPal screen for secure credit/debit card payment. You do not need to have a PayPal account to make the payment - just an international credit or debit card.

Payment is 100% refundable if a booking is cancelled up to 3 days prior to the travel date.

 

Up to 24 hours before travel date you will receive your private Plovdiv Shuttle voucher with your exact pick-up time and emergency contact number.


Before you go

 

Тhe Old Town of Plovdiv is covered with cobblestones, so please take comfortable shoes to ensure your pleasant walk around the charismatic streets. During summer - we recommend taking your sunglasses, hat and protective sun lotion, as temperatures in Plovdiv can get quite high.

 

The Bachkovo monastery is a holy place for Bulgarians and Orthodox Christians. 

Please visit the site with the due respect - talk quietly in the monastery yard and inside the churches. Shouting  and smoking are not allowed. 

Photos are allowed in the yard but not in the church. 

Please dress up accordingly: high heels, short skirts and trousers, shirts with no sleeves, etc. are not allowed in the monastery.