The Bears Cave

Tour Number

Activity Level

297001


Categories

Other, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car
You must wear thick clothes because inside the cave is cool/

Maximum travelers: 5

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), German (advanced), Romanian (fluent)

The Bears cave from Chiscau Romania


The cave system was first discovered in 1975 when exploratory mining blasting revealed the caverns. They were then explored by a group of scientists known as Speodava who found a massive amount of bones that once belonged to ancient, extinct cave bears that hadn't walked the Earth for over 27, 000 years.

By 1980, the Bears' Cave was opened to the public, quickly becoming the most popular attraction in the area. The cave offers four galleries to explore including the Scientific Gallery and the Candles Gallery. The Bones Gallery may be the most impressive and iconic of the four however, as this cavern contains a walk way that circle the full skeleton of a cave bear that is still embedded in the stone floor.

Itinerary

We pick you up from your Oradea hotel at 8-9 o'clock in the morning and we are going to Bears cave situated around 90 km away.
Our trip lasts around 2 hours.
Once there, we are visiting the cave ( around 45 minutes) with the guide which will translate from Romanian all the explanations.
The admission ticket costs 20 Lei and is to be paid by every tourist.
We may stop somewhere to eat and drink at your choice.

The retour lasts other 2 hours. At evening we shall drop you off at your hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Let us know your hotel from Oradea

End location: Your Oradea Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

It depends on traffic and the number of visitors

Transportation

The trip is made with a Opel Vivaro minivan 7 seats - driver, guide + up to 5 tourists
» air conditioning system
» independent heating
» audio system - mp3 player Sony
» reclining bucket seats with seat belts
» armrests for each seating position
» upholstered and sound proofed interior (including the ceiling);
» floor mats;
» car boot for luggage
» box thule (at request)
» tinted windows

What’s Included

Pick up and drop off - tourist Hotel
Transport
Guide and translation service - in cave and during the trip -

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 RON - The entrance ticket costs 20 RON
For meal drink 80 RON are necessary
1 Euro = 4.5 Ron

What’s Extra

Entrance fee - 20 Ron
Photo fee 15 Ron
video camera fee 25 Ron
Meal and drink

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Message Arin P.

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