The Tour includes the most interesting natural, cultural and historical sights: the Khan’s Palace in Bakhchisaray, majestic palace and park complexes of the Southern coast, ancient Chersonesus and proud Sevastopol, mountains Ai-Petri and Ayu-Dag («Bear mountain»), the cave cities and rocky monasteries. During the excursions you will have a chance to get acquainted with the culinary masterpieces of the multinational Crimean kitchen. The Tour is a mass of new impressions, an opportunity to touch the unique nature and history of the peninsula, the genial Crimean sunshine charming the Black Sea and the ocean of a positive.
- Avaliable: May — September
- Duration: 8 days
- Group: from 5 people
- Border permits: -
- Car trip distance: 690 km
- Accommodation: hotel 3*
Day 1Meeting. Transfer to Sevastopol. Walking sightseeing tour around the historic center of the city — Grafskiy pier, Nakhimov square, the monument to the Flooded ships, Primorskiy (seaside) boulevard. The tour will leave a vivid impression of Sevastopol, its heroic history and monuments, its unique white-stone architecture and amazing fate, the picturesque waterways. You will learn the history of the city and the navy; learn the names of their founders. Boat trip around Sevastopol Bay, observing the Military ships, Mikhaylovskaya battery and Konstantinovsky ravelin on the way.
Day 2Bus and walking tour Inhaling the aroma of the South. Sightseeing tour along the southern coast of the Crimea. Visiting Laspinsky pass (viewpoint) and the Foros Church (viewpoint). Visiting Vorontsov Palace, a unique architectural monument of the first half of the XIX century. Built in the romanticism epoch, it impresses visitors by a striking originality of architectural forms. Then we take a cable car Miskhor — Ay-Petri. The upper section of the cable way is the longest in Europe. We will descent to the Lastochkino Gnezdo (Swallow's nest) castle, the hallmark of the Crimea. Boat trip from Swallow's nest to Yalta.
Day 3Bus and walking tour Balaklava and Fiolent. Acquaintance with sights of Cape Fiolent. Moving to Balaklava. A tour along the waterfront. Visiting the former top-secret submarine repair plant — the largest military facility in the world with declassified military facilities. Boat trip around Balaklava Bay.
Day 4Bus and walking tour City worthy of worship. Visiting the Sapun mountain. Here on May 7, 1944 fierce battles for the liberation of Sevastopol took place. It offers a magnificent view of the Balaklava valley and ridge of the Crimean mountains. Transfer to the Historic boulevard. Visiting the world-famous Museum of battle painting, the Panorama "Defense of Sevastopol in 1854-1855". Visiting the bastion of the Crimean war times and the exhibition of anchors.
Day 5Bus and walking tour Into oblivion of the slumbering palace. Moving to Bakhchisarai. Visiting the Khan's palace in Bakhchisarai — a true masterpiece of oriental architecture, having a long and eventful history. Then we will visit the Svyato-Uspenskiy monastery — the monastery founded by Greek monks-iconodules, who secretly escaped from the Byzantine Empire, the cave city Chufut-Kale, Salachik (review) — the first capital of the Crimean khanate. After the tour we will relax in the teahouse in the Meriem-dere gorge — Eastern cuisine lunch in the café will wait for us.
Day 6Bus and walking tour By the Ayu-Dag mountain (viewpoint). Gurzuf — the amazing beauty of the Crimean resort.
Day 7Bus and walking tour Evening Chersonese. Visiting the national reserve "Tauric Chersonese". The legend says that at the place where now stands the Vladimir’s Cathedral in 988 there was a temple where Prince Vladimir arranged the Christianization of Russia.
Day 8Transfer to the airport of Simferopol.
- Invitation for a tourist visa
- Transport service according to the program
- Excursion service according to the program (English-speaking guide)
- Hotel accommodation 3* (2-3 persons per room)
- Flights to Simferopol and return tickets
- Tourist visa
- Lunches and dinners
- Expenses for souvenirs
- Additional paid services
Price from 810 €
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