Climbing walls and limestone caves Bulgaria (5 days)
Departure Dates: To choose all year.
Do not worry, whatever your level, from beginner to advanced, the trip will suit you.
Why travel here for rock climbing?:
Bulgaria is a great unknown in Spain for fans of outdoor sports, specifically for climbing and caving. However it has some natural phenomena that make their conditions are ideal for these activities. The advantage visitors have many options to enjoy without overcrowding tourists, no lines or having to relocate because others have come first… To this it is added a country with a still unspoiled nature and a rural way of life that continues to surprise the first time you visit, unrivaled in the rest of Europe. Due to its geographical situation and History is an area that mixes cultures and customs from the Mediterranean, Soviet, Muslim and of course Old Europe, a variety not found in any other European country. Our route is outside the typical tourist trips and is intended for those who love adventure and new places to discover…
This is the proposed itinerary but you can increase the number of days to enjoy your trip and choose the dates by Travel budget request as. and we'll send a personalized itinerary. The order of the itinerary may change depending on flight schedules.
Day 1 – Arrival in Sofia. Airport pick up and transfer by road to the town of Vratsa where we stay for the next 2 nights. Alongside Vratsa Natural Park is “Vratsa Balkan”, an enclave of mountains and forests hosting the natural phenomenon of "Vratsata". This is a natural rock formation karst: vertical limestone cliffs 400 meters, which they are the highest in the Balkan Peninsula. For access to the rocks there is a restrictive regime. By vertical cliffs Vratsata you there drawn over 140 Alpine routes (Climbing) of varying degrees of difficulty.
Day 2 – Another day of climbing Vratsa, exploring new routes. During the day there is the possibility of a visit to the nearby cave Ledenika, enabled visits or move to the area Belogradchik conducive to boulder in a landscape that seems from another planet for its huge reddish sandstone rocks of green woodlands. At night we will take contact with the rich cuisine of the country in a traditional restaurant in the town of Vratsa.
Day 3 – We travel by road to the Cave of Prohodna, call “La Cueva de los Ojos de Dios“, nickname due to the two large holes that open the cave to sky-like eyes. We can visit and climb inside. At the end of the day we stay in the beautiful city of Lovech, more info about it here.
Day 4 – From Lovech we went to meet the cave Devetashka , a cave of enormous dimensions that are characterized by large openings in the roof to allow the passage of light into even allowing plant life, we can visit and be impressed by its size. At the end of the day we will take back to Sofia. There is the option of visiting the famous cave of Saeva Dupka, allowing visits and contains all kinds of formations: stalactites, estalagmitas, sintering lakes, curtains and more. Near this cave is the best infrastructure of the country via ferrata. Accommodation in Sofia.
Day 5 – Day dedicated to the capital, Sofia, if the flight schedule permits. In Sofia you can choose to visit museums, see the huge Orthodox Cathedral Alexander Nevski, shopping or just stroll through the parks and streets. Transfer to airport and departure to Spain.
Prices taxes included (with Spanish-speaking local guide, transport, hotel and breakfast) :
Group of 2 a 3 people: 865,00 € / person
Group of 4 a 6 people: 690,00 € / person
Note: For solo travelers or groups over 6 people please check price.
Reception at Sofia airport on arrival.
Guide service / translator / instructor throughout the program.
Transfers as per itinerary in air-conditioned vehicle and driver throughout the program.
Fuel costs, parking and tolls.
Rental equipment for adventure sports (helmets, strings, harness, wetsuits,…).
Class hotel accommodation “Tourist” in double room.
Transfer to Sofia airport on day of departure.
What is not included:
Because every traveler optional: Tickets to museums, monasteries, iglesias, strengths and services chairlift and gondola if they were necessary.
Travel Assistance Insurance, with own toppings for activity, or rescue. Price approx. It is 35,00 € per person, total para 5 days, we suggest you hire him for your safety and peace of mind, if you want we can recommend you the insurance that best suits your program activities.
Tips and personal expenses, as well as personal sportswear.