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Belogradchik Rocks Full-Day Trip from Sofia

Product ID: 28975
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Take a trip to see the Belogradchik Rocks, sandstone formations spread across the Balkan Mountains, on a full-day trip from Sofia. In 2009, these red and yellow conglomerate rock formations were nominated in the campaign for the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian

Pickup included

Your hotel in Sofia at 8:30 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spend your day visiting the rock formations and learning about their formation
  • Learn more about the New 7 Wonders of Nature campaign
  • Walk in Magura Cave, one of the biggest caves in Bulgaria
  • Explore the nearby Belogradchik Fortress
Full description
Take a day trip to the northwestern corner of Bulgaria to see the Belogradchik rocks, located in the Balkan Mountains. You will drive 2.5 to 3 hours from Sofia until you reach this area. The rocks are grouped in various formations and are made up of primarily sandstone. In 2009, they were nominated as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

Many rocks have fantastic shapes and are associated with interesting legends. They are often named for people or objects they are thought to resemble, and on your tour, your guide might share some of these stories while pointing out the specific rocks and their names. The Belogradchik Rocks have also been declared a Natural Landmark by the Bulgarian government and are a major tourist attraction in the region.

At the top of a hill near to some of the rocks is also a medieval fortress, known as the Belogradchik Fortress, built when the region was part of the Roman Empire. You will have the opportunity to visit the fortress and behold its well-preserved and menacing facade. Later, you will also be taken to the nearby Magura Cave, one of the longest and biggest caves in Bulgaria. There is also the possibility of visiting the Veneca cave instead of the Magura cave. The choice will be made on the day.

All entrance fees are included in the price and there will be time to stop for an optional lunch, which is not included.
Includes
  • Entrance fees for the mentioned places
  • Tour guide during the whole day
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel and parking fees
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
You need comfortable shoes because there is a lot of walking/hiking.
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V Travel Ltd

Product ID: 28975