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Sofia: 2-Hour Russian Army Jeep Historical Tour

Sofia: 2-Hour Russian Army Jeep Historical Tour

From US$ 28.97 per person

Explore the history of Sofia on board a classic Russian military jeep. On this 2-hour adventure, your local guide will show you all the major highlights of the city while driving you in a legendary Soviet-era jeep.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Your hotel or apartment in Sofia.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • See both the highlights and the hidden parts of the city of Sofia
  • Ride in an authentic Russian Jeep
  • Learn about the history of Bulgaria from your friendly private guide
  • Benefit from a pick up and drop-off from your accommodation
Full description
After hotel pick up, hop into an authentic Red Army jeep, with an open roof for the summer and a hard roof and windows for the winter period. Then, drive around the city center of Sofia to discover the best places of interest, and learn about the history behind them. Hear about the history of Sofia and Bulgaria from Ancient times through to Communism, until modern days. Listen to your guide as he shares private stories about life behind the Iron Curtain. Make the most of stops to take photos of the most impressive sights. After cruising through the city center, head to the suburbs to see the typical communist-era neighborhood and a bell's monument, built in a park outside the city. Finally, head back downtown to see the remaining points of interest included in the tour before being dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • English-speaking driver
  • Road tax and fuel
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance to museums
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is in the parking lot behind the cathedral (and in front of La Catedrale restaurant). Look for a retro-looking Russian jeep with an Iron Star Tours sign in the front window.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please wear appropriate clothing in accordance with the weather on the day of the tour
  • Some vintage vehicles have open roofs during summer; during winter they have fabric roofs but heating could be poor, so please wrap up
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    5/5
  • Safety
    4/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Great guide and g great introduction to the sights of Sofia

We had a great Jeep-tour with Phillip, who picked us up at a private address, showed us a lot of the Sofia sights and told us many interesting things of both ancient and recent Bulgarian history. Will definitely recommend this trip to all - even children will find this amusing, (there are seat-bealts for all)

May 20, 2019

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May 31, 2019

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