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Sofia: Lovech, Devetashka Cave, and Krushuna Waterfalls Tour

1. Sofia: Lovech, Devetashka Cave, and Krushuna Waterfalls Tour

Immerse into the nature and history of Bulgaria on a full-day tour from Sofia. First, explore the old city of Lovech and the fortress, and visit the Devetashka cave and those who live there. Lastly, take a walk through the serene nature of the Krushuna waterfalls before heading back to Sofia. Enjoy pickup from your accommodation in Sofia and head towards the city of Lovech. Once there, fist the famous covered bridge, the fortress of the city, and one of the old houses. Learn about the first settlers of the area and hear the history of the Ottoman rule. Next, find yourself at the Devetashka cave, home to hundreds of thousands of bats and many other different species of animals. Look into its depths, and see if you recognize its role in the movie, The Expendables 2. At last, stop at the Krushuna waterfalls and admire their stunning bluish waters, colored by the karst rocks. Take your time to walk around, capture photos, and witness the beauty before heading back to Sofia.

Sofia: Saeva Dupka, Devetashka and Prohodna Cave Day Tour

2. Sofia: Saeva Dupka, Devetashka and Prohodna Cave Day Tour

After pick-up in Sofia around 8:00 AM, head to Saeva Dupka, with 400 meters of corridors and 5 galleries. Explore the Harmana gallery's acoustic, stalactites, stalagmites, sinter lakes, draperies, and the largest stone column found so far in Bulgaria. Move on to Prohodna cave, one of the most famous caves in Bulgaria. See how it is naturally illuminated by two huge openings in the ceiling, inspiring the cave's local name, Eyes of God Cave. Explore the entrances, including a 45-meter entrance, the largest in Bulgaria.  Finally, see Devetaki Cave, northeast of Lovech. A picturesque karst cave, Devetaki stands at 2442 meters long and 60 meters high. It is one of the most beautiful caves in Bulgaria, full of stories from the Cold War to Hollywood productions. The cave is a protected landmark of national and international significance and has been declared a monument of culture. 

From Bucharest: Krushuna Waterfall & Devetaska Cave Day Trip

3. From Bucharest: Krushuna Waterfall & Devetaska Cave Day Trip

Explore Bucharest's natural side on this exciting day trip. See the Krushuna waterfall, visit Devetashka Cave, and enjoy a pleasant walk in a lush forest. Get picked up by your guide bright and early in the morning from your hotel in Bucharest. Enjoy verdant scenary as your drive along and cross the Danube and Bulgarian customs. Continue through the green hills of Bulgaria to the first natural attraction — Krushuna waterfall in Krushuna Natural Park. Enjoy a short walk through the forest and end at the edge of the waterfall. Krushuna Waterfall is considered the largest travertine waterfall in Bulgaria, unique for its lush scenery. Take a moment while you're there to admire its numerous round terraces and small natural pools. After lunch, continue on to Devetashka Cave. Admire its impressive entrance and three natural holes in the roof through which light enters, casting an ethereal glow. Head back to Bucharest in the evening and get dropped off by your guide at your hotel, or another location in Bucharest upon request.

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What people are saying about Lovech

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

The caves are all unique and very interesting. If you enjoy nature, then this is a must see. I especially enjoyed the "Eyes of God" under the starry sky. Additionally, the tour guide was very kind and knowledgeable.