for Nature lovers

Tour Number

Activity Level

355857


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (conversational), Macedonian (conversational), English (fluent), Bulgarian (fluent)

Eyes of God and Saeva dupka caves


The tour was designed for those of you who always appreciate the miracles that Mother Nature has created! In Bulgaria have been discovered about 5100 caves and 57 of them have been turned into tourist sites. On this tour we'll visit Prohodna (Eyes of God) and the Saeva dupka caves, presenting the combination of a typical cave with stalactites, stalagmites and stalactones, easy to walk around and the Prohodna cave, which is stunning with the two openings at the top of it which looked up from a certain angle do look amazingly like the Eyes of God!
Neither of the caves requires any special training except the usual proper shoes and some warm light jacket.
Do not forget your cameras!

Itinerary

Starting f'rom your hotel in the morning we'll hit the "Hemus" highway taking us to the Northern Bulgaria, driving along some tunnels, going accros the mountain Stara Planina. In about 120 km (80 miles) and 1 1/2 hours we will enter the Eyes Of God cave, where we'll admire the creativity of Mother Nature and the amazing sight of the "eyes of God" looking from above us. Then we'll take about a 30-minute drive to the Saeva dupka cave and will enter one of the most beautiful caves in Bulgaria. The visit takes around 40-50 minutes where well have a local guide to give us the history of the formation of the cave and some more explanations regarding the stalactites and the stalagmites, the terrain, some legends.
Optional depending on your interestwe may visit the Glozhene monastery established in the early 13th century, survived the Ottoman empire period, landed on a rock with a fantastic view across the Danubian plain from the altitude of about 900 m above the sea level.
Planned returning to Sofia about 6 pm.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: You will be picked-up from your hotel or accomodation or another appointed by you address in Sofia.

End location: Upon returning you can be dropped-off at your hotel or place of accomodation or in the city centre of Sofia.

Duration: 9 hours

What’s Included

Other: Guide and driver services
The car with fuel
Parking costs

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 BGN - Local payments include the entrance fee into the Saeva dupka cave and the rest is a rough estimate for meals, souveniers, etc.

What’s Extra

Other: An optional one-hour drive to Glozhene monastery at no extra cost!

Private tour guide Philip

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