Day trips & excursions

Balkan horse riding - Glozhene Monastery ride

Availability: Every day
Duration: 7 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See the countryside and mountains from your own horse
  • Take an adventurous day trip to the Bulgarian mountains
  • Visit St. George Monastery over the village of Glozhene
  • Get a splendid view of the terrain
What to expect

Enjoy a picturesque horse riding tour which will enchant you from the very first moment. Suitable for all ages and families, this tour is the best way to see the country side and the beautiful Bulgarian mountains on a day trip from Sofia. The centuries old St. George Monastery is perched on a high rock in the midst of Teteven Balkan overhanging the village of Glozhene. The ride starts from the village of Golyam Izvor, a 1-hour drive from Sofia. The terrain is mountainous, as the trail passes through centuries old beech forests and high pastures. After your trail ride, enjoy lunch during your visit to St. George Monastery.

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What's included
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Rent of a saddled horse and a helmet
What's not included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
Where
Meeting point:

Departs from your central accomodation in Sofia or designated meeting place arranged with the tour operator.

What to remember
  • Horses are cross-breeds between the local East-Bulgarian and Karakachan with a mid-height of 150 cm. Tack: Western or military
  • Minimum age of 11 years old to join this tour
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
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When
  • Daily at 9.00am
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Provider
VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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