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Explore Budapest’s underground labyrinth on this 3-hour caving adventure. Your guide will lead you on a small-group tour through the multilevel Palvolgyi-Matyashegyi system, chambers that lie under the residential district of Budapest. You’ll be provided with expert instruction and all necessary equipment as you learn the secrets of the city’s underworld. With a group limit of 20 people, your caving experience will be as intimate as it is unique.


  • Budapest’s natural cave system
  • Unique and fun tour experience
  • Geological history of the region

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Budapest Caving Tour

Small group Budapest Caving tour

This Budapest caving tour requires no previous experience and is a great thrill for first-timers or novices alike! Led by your professional guide, this 3- to 4-hour excursion builds your skills crawling and climbing as you navigate through Budapest’s subterranean cave system. Narrow passages abound, so be ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

Your guide will give you thorough instructions on the equipment provided along with helpful techniques for making your way through the caves. After you are geared up and ready to go, you’ll begin your 12-mile (20-km) journey underground through the multilevel Palvolgyi-Matyashegyi labyrinth system.

Though you'll have to crawl, climb, scramble or creep throughout the journey, no caving experience is necessary, and ages 13 through 50 are welcome.

Customer Reviews

Rebekah P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

It was a treat to go caving in Budapest. Many parts were tight and required some physical work to get through making the experience more fun. I completely recommend the experience to anyone.

Ginger Spice

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This was a really fun and interesting thing to do. We had a wonderful guide who told us all about the caves we were in. This was the first time I'd ever done something like this and wondered at times how I was going to fit through the gaps in the rocks. I didn't need to worry though, the guide was super helpful. I'd recommend this trip to anyone as long as you're able to get down on your hands and knees, and sometimes your stomach, to get through the caving system. Have a go. You might surprise yourself!!

Darcy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This was great. I had been caving in the past and this was one of the best ones I've crawled around in. The female tour guide made it fun. She had a fun sense of humor. I would defiantly recommend this.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

It was a great break from sightseeing and doing the usual touristy stuff. A must do if you want to try out caving but didn't know anyone to go with.

Jade F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

My highlight in Budapest, something different but totally worth doing. It says the duration but I thought that included the getting there and back but it doesnt. It was a full afternoon for us, make sure you have good shoes for grip but not shoes you care for too much as its a little slippery in places and muddy. I never noticed till after but I bruise like a peach and quite a few little bruises on my arms from climbing through, wear long sleeves but light thin stuff if you want a little extra protection, but it didn't bother me or ruin my experience in anyway. Loved it!

Jainam S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Superb Superb Superb!! Its an amazing and unique experience, one of its kind for sure. Thrilling and exhilarating !

Brittany H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was such a fun trip. It was a great opportunity to see more of the Buda side and our guide was fantastic! I definitely recommend this trip!
Tip: make sure you have 4 bus tickets per person before the excursion and plan to do the Budapest baths the day after! It and #39;s a great combination!!!

Joy T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Lazlo was hysterical and an experienced caver - this was by far our best experience in a two week European trip. Extremely challenging for the lay person and we both had such an incredible sense of personal accomplishment - sore for days. Do not skip this - AMAZING time and people up to 250 lbs. can

Sarah Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This is one of the most amazing tours I have done anywhere! Highly recommend. The guide was very knowledgeable and made sure we were all safe and knew exactly what to do. It is a highly physical activity so expect tight spaces and lots of crawling/squeezing/sliding/climbing. You will get dirty so plan on a change of clothes or going back to your hotel after to shower. I would say wear shorts, a tshirt and boots/tennis shoes as you do get coveralls and all the activity keeps you warm even though the caves themselves are cooler.

Two things to note: While this says 3.5 hrs for a tour by the time you get there and finish the whole thing it turns into more of a 5-6 hr activity. You need to plan your day around it. They also end the tour at the caves, leaving you to find your way back on your own so make sure you have a map and some bus tickets handy for after the tour. Great value for the money but they really should charge a bit more to get a bus or something to take you to and away from the site.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Super cool experience, exploring the caves. We had a very experience and engaging tour guide that made this very worthwhile. Do wear shoes with good grip and that you dont mind getting muddy!

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