Ski & Snowboard Day Trip from Sofia to Borovets Ski Resort

Departure: Every day

Pick-up: 7:20 AM From National Theatre in Sofia

Duration: 10 hours

Max People: 8 persons

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  • Discover the largest ski resort in Bulgaria, nestled in the gorgeous Rila mountain just 70 km from Sofia
  • Great way to explore the Bulgarian nature
  • Admire the views to the 2925 m Musala peak, the highest on the Balkans
  • Take your first ever ski or snowboard lessons
  • Enjoy a scenic road trip along the Iskar reservoir, the largest in Bulgaria
  • Small group tour – maximum 8 participants


Tour Overview

Get picked up in the morning from our starting point at the National Theater or your hotel in Sofia and head southeast along the Iskar river and reservoir into the breathtaking scenery of Rila mountain. Get all necessary clothing and gear for skiing or snowboarding and head with your instructor for the day to the beginners’ training zone or take the gondola or any of the chair lifts to reach the higher ski centers for an unforgettable day on the slopes. Arrival in Sofia by 6 PM.

​Borovets ski resort is a must experience journey for any true nature and winter sports lover. It is nestled in the highest mountain range in Bulgaria and on the entire Balkan Penisula – Rila mountain. You will have the whole day at your disposal to enjoy the three ski zones of Borovets ski resort – Sitnyakovo, Yastrebets, and Markudzhik, or to take your first-ever ski or snowboard lessons. At the end of the day, you will be tired but happy and satisfied. This day will probably be the highlight of your amazing Bulgarian adventure.

Departure & Return Location National Theatre in Sofia: 5 „Dyakon Ignatiy“ str, Sofia. Hotel pickups are available on request.
Deparure Time Every day at 7:20 AM from December to April. Hotel pickups from 7:00 to 7:20 AM.
What to Bring Layered clothing, snacks, drinking water (preferably reusable water bottle)



  • Basic package – 105 euro per person

Includes English-speaking tour guide, ​transportation, all-access Borovets ski pass, hire of ski or snowboard, boots, poles, helmet

  • ​Basic package + lessons – 125 euro per person

Includes English-speaking tour guide, transportation, half-day all-access Borovets ski pass, hire of ski or snowboard, boots, poles, helmet, 4 hrs of group ski lessons or 2 hrs of group snowboard lessons.


  • ​Additional equipment and services​
  1. Hotel pick-up and drop-off​ – 6 euro per person
  2. Hire of gloves – 5 euro
  3. Hire of goggles – 5 euro
  4. Hire of pants – 5 euro
  5. Hire of jacket – 5 euro
  6. Purchase of a pair of long ski socks – 10 euro

​Additional information

Booking in advance is required. Just drop us a line in the contacts section, at or in Messenger.

Payment can be processed via bank transfer, PayPal or in cash to the driver on the day of the trip (both euro or leva).

​Departure every day from December to April from the National Theater at 7:20 AM. Hotel pick-up and drop-off is offered at an additional cost of 6 EUR per person.

​Trip duration: 10 to 11 hours including transfers. Expected return in Sofia by 18:00 PM

​Transfers duration: 80 min per direction.

​Trip schedule:​​​

7:00 – 7:20: Hotel pick-ups.

7:20: Pick-up from the National Theater, Sofia.

8:50: Getting all necessary gear and equipment

9:15: Start of the lessons or free time on the slopes. Lunch break.

9:15 – 16:00 : Having fun on the slopes.

16:00: Return of the gear and departure to Sofia

18:00: Arrival in Sofia, drop-off at your hotel or the National Theater​​​