CAVE PARK EXPERIENCE

From: Kn200.00

Experience Cave Park as it is! In the heart of Lika (mountain part of Croatia), there is a complex of clean nature and values in an ecological, scientific, esthetic and educational sense. Make your day adventurous and explore the caves!

Meet your guide at the entrance of Park and start your forestry – speleological tour. First, you will take a nice walk up to Samograd cave – the only touristic cave in the Park. The whole cave was built in Upper Cretaceous limestone along the main N-S crack. Walk 750 meters uphill. The cave is located in a karst sinkhole in which you enter via concrete steps with a handrail, while in the cave itself there are hand chiseled stone steps more than a hundred years old with wooden handrails. The real length of Samograd cave is 345,8 meter and it has 480 hands chiseled steps. Enjoy its grand ceilings, cave jewelry, bridges, and balconies.

You will spent about an hour on your speleological exploring. Afterward, you are in for 20 educational panels, located on the trail which tell us about natural, cultural, and historical significances of this area. As part of the trail, there is the viewpoint located on the top of the Park´s hill (770m above sea level). During clear weather, you can experience a beautiful panoramic view of the city of Gospić, mountain Velebit, river Lika, villages Klanac and Pazarišta and also you can see the surrounding peaks Metlača and Sklopača.

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Information

Include

Entrance ticket to the park
Professional guidance

 

What’s not included

Transfer

Food and drinks

Accommodation

 

Min. people per booking: 2

Max. people per booking: 20

Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point: Kaniža bb, Perušić 53202

What to expect

The area is characterized by landscape values that make it very recognizable hill of this part of Lika. There are 9 speleological objects protected by the Nature Protection Law. Besides that, caves Samograd, Medina and Amidžina are individually protected (in 1964) by the Nature Protection Law in the category of geomorphological monuments of nature. The area is dominated by hills covered with low woods (coppice) of common beech and sessile oak. The highest peaks are Šutića vrh (787 m asl) and Grabovača (770 m asl).

Itinerary note

The trail is long about 3,5 km

Your guide can adjust to the group, in case any of the guests want to walk more or stop for a break.

Special skill

No previous experience is required.

However, participants are responsible for being insufficient health and physical fitness to join the trip.

This tour is suitable for everyone from experts and solo travelers to beginners, groups, and families.

Know before you go

The temperature inside the cave averages at 8°C so long-sleeved clothes and firm footwear is advised.

Visiting the cave is not possible in inappropriate footwear. because of the surface on which you walk (gravel, soil, and stone).

If you like, bring snacks and water with you.

We can arrange pick up and drop off for you at the additional price. Let us know where are you staying and if you need any assistance to reach the area.

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