Useful Information

Guided Tours

A tour visiting the ShowcaveHohler Fels in Germany.
Every show cave, mine or subterranea on this site has a short list of hard facts called Useful Information. With a contemporary browser it will be displayed like this text, with smaller font and darkgreen letters on white background.
In the Useful Information block you find information in a very brief form, which makes some explanation necessary.
It is very difficult to write dates, fees and hours in a well readable manner, so we always tried to find a sort of "international" way of writing it, which should be understood by anybody. But if you do not understand it, here is the explanation:

All information about guided tours, like:

L Length of tour in meters. The guided tour may be longer than the cave itself, if the path follows a tunnel more than once.
HD Height difference between highest and deepest point of tour. It may give you a hint how strenuous the tour will be.
D Duration of the tour in minutes. Be aware, that this may differ from guide to guide and depend on how big your group is and how much questions are asked.
St Steps of the path. Like the HD it is just a hint how difficult the tour will be. If the tour is suitable for disabled, it will be mentioned too
V Visitors per year.
G maximum size of groups.

The dimension of the tours is given in metric units. If you have problems with meters, here is a simple calculator to get the measures in feet: