Day trip

From Sofia: Seven Rila Lakes Shuttle Group Day Trip

4.8 / 5

4 reviews

Activity provider: City Tour Sofia

From Sofia: Seven Rila Lakes Shuttle Group Day Trip

Activity provider: City Tour Sofia
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From US$ 25.53 per person

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Take a break from the town and enjoy a great group day trip to the nature of the Seven Rila Lakes. Feel the fresh air and hike in a breathtaking mountain environment.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Hotel/address pick up at 8 AM.
Private group available


  • Enjoy a hike in the mountains and fill your lungs with fresh air
  • Relax in a natural and peaceful environment
  • See the marvelous lakes and stunning surrounding landscapes
Full description
The Seven Rila Lakes are just 1 hour 30 minutes away from the capital Sofia, which makes them a great day trip in the nature. Discover all seven of the lakes  and how they have their own name which reflects its typical shape or characteristics. Gaze at the stunning emerald green of the water as you relax in the peaceful countryside. Relax en route as a comfortable minivan takes you to the Panichishte Resort Cable Car which goes us to the Seven Rila Lakes Cirque. See a different side to Bulgaria as you enjoy the hike around the lakes. 
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable minivan
  • Trip to the Seven Rila Lakes
  • Walking tour around the Lakes
  • Food and drinks
  • Cable car fee, - 25 lev /12.5 euro
  • Gratuities, optional
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Be prepared for mountain conditions with comfortable walking shoes and light jackets and sweatshirts.
  • Food and drinks are not included in the ticket price. Please bring cash for lunch
  • Cable car fee (10 euros) and gratuities (optional) are not included in the ticket price
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

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A very nice experience!

August 8, 2022

Was a beautiful Trip... definitely You have to do it if you want to see amazing lakes and viewsightseeings

August 6, 2022

beautiful, impressive, varied, very carefully managed

A day trip to Rila Lakes is a must when visiting Sofia. Only then do you understand the country and the people. Sofia Tours guide was very entertaining, gentle and took care of everyone - 100% reliable!

September 25, 2018

Product ID: 172752