Discover Macedonia - a heaven for caving lovers..

 

Overview

There are 346 registered caves in Macedonia - a heaven for adventurers and high-adrenaline lovers. Their number is believed to be between 400 and 500. Many of the Macedonian caves have underground rivers, waterfalls, and small lakes, while most of them abound in stalactites, stalagmites, pillars, drapers, and corals. The caves are also home to a variety of interesting fauna, such as crabs, spiders, bats, and various insects, which are accustomed to life in the dark and food shortage. Fossil remains of the extinct Pleistocene fauna, such as cave bears and sword tigers, are also found in many of the Macedonian caves.

The caving tour of Macedonia covers the most attractive regions of Skopje and Western Macedonia (Caves “Jasika” and "Ubava" in the vicinity of Skopje, caves “Gorna Slatinska”, "Peshna" and “Puralo” in the Makedonski Brod region, and cave “Alilica” in the Mavrovo National Park.

Itinerary

Tour itinerary

Tour 1 (light caving)

09:00 Departure
10:30-12:00 Caving in Peshna and Devini Kuli caves
12:00-14:00 Caving in Gorna Slatinska cave in the village of Slatina (400м horisontal distance)
14:00-16:00 Lunch on site (barbecue), honey pancakes
16:00-18:00 Walking around the village of Slatina (Markovska river waterfalls, authentic macedonian architecture, salt water springs..)
18:00 Return

Tour 2 (extreme caving)

09:00 Departure
10:30-12:00 Caving in Peshna and Devini Kuli caves
12:00-14:00 Caving in Puralo cave in the village of Slatina (-10m vertical distance, 600м horizontal distance)
14:00-16:00 Lunch on site (barbecue), honey pancakes
16:00-18:00 Walking around the village of Slatina (Markovska river waterfalls, authentic macedonian architecture, salt water springs..)
18:00 Return

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Information and prices

Price (per person):  

Please inquire (price depends on group size)

Included:

- Caving equipment

- Guidance/tutorial by licensed cave rescue/guide/doctor

- Lunch on site

Not included:

- Travel insurance

- Transport to/from point of departure

- Individual expenses

Additional information: 

- Locations: Makedonski Brod (Poreche)

- Group size: 4-12 persons

- Best time to go: April-October

- Place of departure: Your hotel/hostel

- Duration: Full day

- Reservations: 2 days before

- Departures: Weekends, 08:00 am

- Confirmation for this product will be received in the same day the booking is made

- Tour is operated in English unless otherwise stated