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Orlova Chuka Cave

Pepelina, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
+359 88 600 3233
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An amazing geological formation, great guided tour

The Orlova Chuka cave is located on the Northern shore of the Cherni Lom river, about 45 km South... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Gabriel H
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Bellaire, Texas, United States
Big cave

Big cave, its very cold inside be sure to have some warm clothes even if you are visiting in the... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Irma O
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Pepelina, Ruse 7000, Bulgaria
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+359 88 600 3233
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

The Orlova Chuka cave is located on the Northern shore of the Cherni Lom river, about 45 km South of Ruse, and therefore, South of the Danube river. It lies about 3 km from the town of Pepelina, the closest settlement to the caves. The...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Big cave, its very cold inside be sure to have some warm clothes even if you are visiting in the summer. The ticket is 6lv, the tours are hourly. The tour is in bulgarian but the guides speak other languages so probably you will understand...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Make sure to keep an extra clothing. We were the only people to go in our short and a thin t-shirt. :( Temperature drops to 16 maybe. Anyway its a good exp. People would have stayed here as home maybe long before.

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Orlova Chuka cave is well worth the trip. If you have a car, it's easy enough to find. We didn't, so it was more difficult - in the end, we rented a car out of Ruse. We'd read mixed reviews about tours, but we arrived...More

Thank Jenn M
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

The cave itself is very picturesque and interesting, but the main hero is the guide. The guy was singing to showcase the acoustic of the cave, telling interesting stories and facts, joking with us, reciting poems and playing "piano" on the rocks just to please...More

Thank Lubomir S
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

The cave is beautiful, there are huge halls, narrow passes, lots of cave formations, but the best part was the way guide presented the cave. Strongly recommend. Be aware that the temperature is low at any time of year, so extra clothes will be needed...More

Thank Тодор Д
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

One of the most visited sightseeing place near Ruse. Beautiful view to Lom River. The guides are very funny, extremely kid-friendly and it is a pleasure to walk with then in the cave listening to their stories.

Thank Mariyana P
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

This is a rare chance to visit a magnificent cave 15 km long, the second largest in Bulgaria. A tour guide accompanies groups of up to 15 people on an hourly basis, it is open officially from 9am to 5pm. We went on a Saturday...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The cave is open from April 1st to November 1st every day from 9 to 17h including the weekends. Entrance fee is 6 BGN for adults and the tour takes about an hour. Each tour starts at :00h so try being there at :30-:40h as...More

2  Thank BORIME4KA
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

1. The guide is very smart and funny. He spoke in Bulgarian and French with us and often used some word in Romanian. 2. The temperature is 14•c constant so you might need to have a jacket. 3. The road is very good and clear....More

1  Thank AlinaLutu
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