Visit a huge open pit coal mine, those machine monsters will take your breath away.
What to expect?
Get off the beaten track in touristy Prague and see the contrasts and unexpected magic of the most interesting region of the Czech Republic full of heavy industry and surface mines surrounded by beautiful nature. Get to know the real Czech Republic, not only its shiny parts for tourists.
Experience an easy going trip in an off-road car with a local guide, who will take you to places you won't find in travel books and will be there only for you and your questions.
Learn about the past and present of the unique mining region and hear the story how the nature is being restored after decades of exploitation.
See a unique church, listed as a national cultural landmark, that was moved so it could be saved from the town that was destroyed to make way for coal mining. Learn why and how it happened.
Drive through places where a waste from a quarry was turned into beautiful nature
Visit large open-pit coal mine up close with all the heavy machinery, coal storage area and an ash-settling basin
Be amazed by the view of the fairy-tale chateau at the edge of a huge surface mine.
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This trip is perfect for you if:
You want to see some serious heavy industry
You want to enjoy the ride in an off-road car through the industrial areas
You do not seek exhausting hikes but rather easy going, yet adventurous trip
pick-up and drop-off service at your hotel in Prague or Dresden
Hotel pick-up and drop-off is included, the driver wil take you the meeting point with your guide, which is about 1 hour drive from Prague or Dresden. The trip is not physically challenging, you will enjoy the ride in the off-road car with the guide that will always drive you right to the point of interest or near by (within tens of metres). Lunch in a nice local restaurant with a selection of typical Czech dishes is included.
Pick-up time: around 10 a.m., we will inform you more exactly via e-mail based on your hotel location
The tour itself takes about 5 hours
Return time to your hotel: around 5 p.m.
The minimum persons per booking is 2. If you travel alone, please contact us and we'll figure it out together, we might accept booking for 1 person on certain dates.
Please note - all our guides speak English, if you require Russian, please drop us a note when booking your tour.