Day Tour to Sofia from Plovdiv

Explore the historic Bulgarian capital of Sofia on a day trip from Plovdiv. You’ll see all the most important parts of this incredible city, from the King’s Palace and the St Sofia Monument to the most interesting but less famous quarters which only a local would know.

Your knowledgeable guide will be with you all day to guide you, to show you the best places to shop and the best places to try the hearty local cuisine.

Day Tour to Sofia

Explore the Bulgarian Capital on a day trip from Plovdiv

Plus, if you want to stay in Sofia afterwards or head to the airport, your tour can finish here or include an airport transfer at your request.

  • You’ll get picked up from your accommodation in Plovdiv and dropped back later
  • Your tour guide will speak fluent English and, of course, be fully licensed
  • The spacious minivan you’ll be travelling in has full air conditioning
  • We only ask for full payment after your tour is finished
  • Take a break or stop to take a few snaps whenever you want – you’re the boss!

Your Sofia day tour itinerary

Depart from your hotel in the morning (around 9 am).
Transfer to Sofia (approximately 1.5-2 hours).
Your Sofia city tour happens.
Transfer back to Plovdiv (approximately 1.5-2 hours).
Drop off at your hotel around 5 pm (alternatively, you can choose to be dropped somewhere in Sofia or finish with an airport transfer).

The Plovdiv to Sofia tour is one of those which we organise all year-round. It has its own one-of-a-kind pull no matter what season it is.

Total duration: 6:30-7:30 hours
Total driving distance: 300 km


– 230 EUR for 1-3 people
– 250 EUR for 4-5 people
*Please send us a quote if your group is bigger than 5 people.


+ Transportation with AC vehicle, fuel, road taxes, parking fees;
+ Taxes and VAT;
+ Local English speaking licensed tour guide/driver;
+ Pick up and drop off from/to the hotel;


Food, personal expenses, tips.

Investigate every unique part of Bulgaria’s capital

On this tour you will visit St. Nedelya square and Nedelya church, the St. Sofia Monument, St. Petka Church, the old Serdika Ruins, the mineral springs, the Council of Ministers, the Presidency and the “Saint George” Rotunda.

You’ll also see the “Banya Bashi” Mosque and the exteriors of the stunning National Archaeology Museum and the National Bank of Bulgaria. You’ll walk through Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square and see the King’s palace, the Russian church and St. Sofia Church.

Other features of this tour of Sofia include the National Theatre, the Monument of the “Unknown Soldier”, the Alexander Nevski Memorial Church, the city garden and the museum of Sofia.

There’ll also be some opportunities for shopping.

All in all, it’s an action-packed day!

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