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Sofia: Struma River Rafting Tour and Rila Monastery Visit

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Experience a wonderful adventure and visit the famous, UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery with an audio guide. 2 hours outside of Sofia, you will travel to the Struma River gorge where you will enjoy 12 kilometers of rafting and fun.


  • Experience an adventure in the wild
  • Visit the famous Rila Monastery with a personal audio guide
  • Go rafting on the Struma River


Your tour will start at 9:00 AM at your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. After a 2-hour drive, you will reach the gorge where your activity will begin. You will have a safety briefing by your professional instructor, before receiving your equipment and final instructions before the action begins. Your rafting activity will take approximately an hour and a half, and a vehicle will wait for you at the end of it to transport you back to the base where you will return the equipment and dress up. If your appetite has increased throughout the adrenaline rush, you will have the option to have lunch nearby. After the rafting activity, embark on a one-hour road trip to Rila Monastery for a self-guided visit with a personal audio guide in English, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and German. At the conclusion of your activity, you will be returned to Sofia.


Transfer from and to your hotel/accommodation in Sofia Audio Guide for Rila Monastery Boat rental Equipment English-speaking instructor Insurance

Important Information

  • Please wear the appropriate shoes or sandals, a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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