Price

from 1 840 USD

Available

October - November

Duration

7 days

Crimean Mood

The journey begins in Simferopol, where you should travel to on your own. We are ready to help with the purchase of tickets, if necessary, leave a comment in the application.

Day 1. Arrival to Gaspra village

Arrival in Vladivostok at 6:30 a.m. Meeting the group at the airport. Transfer through the National Park "Land of Leopard". Tnen you will have trekking along the Krabbe Peninsula — you will see ythe Bay Reid Pallada, Cape Deger and Bay Agate beach and rocks. Snorkeling, relaxing in the secluded bays, swimming in the sea. Spend the night in tents in campsite on the sea coast.

The route length: 190 km by car, 15 km on foot.

Day 2. At the top of Ai-Petri Mount

Today you will rise to the top of Ai-Petri mount (1234 m high). Here, from the height of a bird flight you will admire the breathtaking views of Yalta and the Black sea, merging with the horizon.

A biking route from the top of the mount down to Yalta is waiting for you further. If desired, you can go through a rope ladder stretched between the "rock teeth" of Ai-Petri Mount, or take a zipline ride. Here you can also taste the Crimean Tatar cuisine (pilaf, chebureks, etc).

Day 3. The Shaan Kaya Mount

Today you will have a hiking route to the Shaan Kaya mountain. It is a rock with a negative slope. It looks like a majestic pyramid is rising over the sea. The top of the mount offers a panoramic view of Alupka and Simeiz villages. This peak is popular not only among tourists, but also among climbers and rope jumpers.

Day 4. Palaces of Big Yalta

Today you will enjoy a bike ride to Big Yalta. It is one of the most popular resorts of the whole Crimean peninsula. You will visit Vorontsov's and Livadia palaces, walk through the famous palace parks. Then you will go to the "Swallow's nest", that is considered to be one of the main symbols of Crimea. It is a small castle built on a stone ledge above the sea. You can also take a bike ride along the Solar trail, where Emperor Nicholas II used to go for a walk.

Day 5. Sea kayaking

After breakfast you will move to Balaklava. Here you will start the sea kayaking to Cape Aya or Cape Fiolent (the direction will be determined depending on the weather conditions and the level of the participants' physycal training). You will reach the secluded bays, not available to hikers due to steep slopes and rocks. In one of these bays you will make a stop to relax, swim and have lunch.

Day 6. Descend to the Stavri-Kaya cave

Today you will visit the Stavri-Kaya cave located on the Yalta Yaila mountain range. The entrance to the cave is located on the steep wall of the Stavri-Kaya rock. Inside the cave you will see gypsum crystals, that reach 5 cm in length.

The Stavri-Kaya cave is considered to be a natural monument. To get into the cave you need to go down along a steep wall from the height of 25-30 m, using a rope/ You will descent in a special gear with a safety rope under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

Day 7. Bike ride along the old Sevastopol highway

The old Sevastopol highway is a narrow road passing at an altitude under the rocks of Ai-Petri. It used to be the main transport link between Yalta and Sevastopol. Today the highway is closed to cars. So, it is nice to use it for cycling. Stunning panoramic views of the southern Crimean coast are opened at every point along the road. During the route you will visit the Foros Church and ride through a picturesque mountain pass named the "Baydar gate".

Having finished the route, you will return to the hotel and rest a bit. Then you will be taken to Simferopol airport (estimated time of arrival at 7 pm).


Included in the price:

  • Single hotel accommodation

  • Three meals a day

  • Transfers as per program

  • Guide's service

  • Health insurance

  • Gear rental (bicycle, kayak, etc.)

  • Group biking repair kit (bicycle tube, multitool, pump. etc)

  • Group medical kit

Extra charge:
  • Flights to Simferopol

  • Entrance tickets to the excursion sites, not included in the program


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