Traveling through the Crimea, it is important not to have limitations in mobility, because the most interesting here is located in places where you can not drive by car. Kayak will make swimming around the peninsula – at the same time on their own way to plan your route and choose those places where you want to stop. Bicycle helps to combine freedom of movement and speed, because there are quite serious things between attractions in the steppe part of the Crimea, and walking them with a newcomer. For all other hard-to-reach places, there is a single type of transport – legs (and time of hand), especially during mountain transitions or overcoming the Vyrod Mountain Rivers.
Water hike around Cape Fiolent
The advantage of the route is the ability to combine the drive of the sea adventure with the ability to relax in the most picturesque places of Crimea, enjoying the panoramas of harsh rocks and a pleasant summer sea. Having passed along the Sevastopol coast, you will go to Cape Chersonesos, pass by the Blue Bay and you will move along the shore – around Cape Fiolent to the Throat Diana, past the island of Holy Phenomenon under St. George Monastery, and finish in Balaclava.
Passage time: three days (five to six hours of active rowing per day).
Total length of the route: 40 km.
Season: from April to October.
Price: approximately 1000 hryvnia (4000 rubles.) – Kayakov rental, food.
Difficulty level: It is enough to be able to swim and manage the sea kayak.
Requirements for equipment: Hermomer for personal belongings, things and equipment for overnight cars on the sea coast (tent, sleeping bag, fresh water supply and food).
First Day: Ancient Chersonese
The campaign begins on the north side of Sevastopol on the coast near the village of Lyubimovka. Here you can install a tent, relax in front of the campaign, as well as rent kayaks. The rental price includes a mandatory instruction: you will be taught by receptions and disembarking from kayak, management technique, the rescue vests, thermomy, splashing skirts will be issued.
On the first day it is recommended to take a course on the ruins of ancient Chersonese. Leaving behind Sevastopol bays, you will be able to inspect the ancient settlement, see the famous "foggy" bell, cast in 1776 from the trophy guns captured during the Russian-Turkish War. Initially, it was intended for the monastery, but after the revolution it was used as a sound lighthouse. Today, tourists call him the bell of desires, believing that he performs the cherished dreams. In addition, in Chersonese you can visit the Vladimir Cathedral, in which the baptism of Prince Vladimir.
And again on the road. Sevastopol – the city of Glory – will slowly swim by, mana go to numerous bays. However, we advise you to pass as far as possible to the cassonosis. The ideal place for the night will be a blue bay.
Day Two: Cape Fiolent
On the second day you have to go along the Cape grapes, Cape Lermontov and stay in Diana’s grotto, called so in honor of the Roman goddess femininity and fertility. In these places, as legends say, an ancient temple was located. Abroad, the Fiolent is known as parthenium, that is, the girl (Diana was also known under the name of Virgo). Herodotus argues that Virgo had his sanctuary, where the altar was stood for sacrifice. It was on the cliff, from where the unfortunate was discharged into the sea. They say that Virgo still requires the victims, because a couple of man is broken so every year with a cliff.
Day Three: Yashmovy Beach, Vasili Beam, Balaclava
The third day you have to spend on the road along the rocks of Orest and Pill, named so in honor of the ancient Greek myth about the two brothers who were associated with such a close and disinterested friendship, that they were ready to sacrifice the life of each other. Also you will pass by the famous Yashmey Beach, Holy Phenomena Islands, the beach in the beam Vasili and Finish in Balaclava.
East Crimea by bike
This cycling route passes through the Eastern Crimea. The storm is steppe, but at the same time beautiful – bright steppe flowers will bloom. There will be many attractions on the way: from the man-made (catacombs and the fortress) to the most beautiful natural beauties (capes, coves and beaches).
Passage time: four days.
Total length of the route: approximately 250 km.
Season: from April to May.
Price: Approximately 400 hryvnia (1600 rubles.) For rent bicycles + 400 hryvnia Power on the route (1600 rubles.), total 3200 rubles.
Difficulty level: you need to have good endurance and be able to control the bike.
Requirements for equipment: Bike, a bicycle or ordinary backpack (can be rented with a bike), a first-aid kit, repair kit and a lock for a bike, things and equipment for overnight cars on the sea coast (tent, sleeping bag, fresh water and food supply).
The first day
You should start in the village of Ak-Mona (Kamenskoe) and be sure to visit the famous Akmonai catacombs longer than 30 km long, which appeared as a result of the production of stone for the construction of Feodosia. It is worth watching the only Tatar-Turkish fortress on the Azov coast – Arabat. There is a fortress at the base of the Arabat arrow – it is a narrow sandy braid, almost a beach of about 120 km long, on one side of which Sivash Bay is located, and on the other – the Azov Sea.
Your path lies with Cape Kazantip: After the catacombs and the dungeons you can enjoy the view of the sea and the smell of flowering steppe. On the way, you can see the unfinished NPP, located near the town of Schelkino on the shores of the Soleny Aktashovsky reservoir. The next destination will be Calarasian beaches. Further, your route will pass through the active mud volcanoes that are practically in Kerch itself. We advise you to call in the city of the hero, watch the ruins of Pantikaty, then move on the Black Sea coast and move towards Feodosia. Remember the beaches – a great place for the night.
The third day is dedicated to the Oporal Natural Reserve – a place, received legends. Kimmerians lived on its territory – the ancient people who inhabited Tauridu long to Sarmatov, Scythians and Tavrov. On the reserved lands of Cape Opuk live rare species of birds, such as pink star. In the distance of four kilometers from the coast, the rocks of ships rise.
On the final day of the route, you go out of the edge and move to Feodosia, where you finish, previewing the sights of this city.
|Useful advice: It is advisable not to leave a bicycle without supervision – you need to fasten it to the lock or (which is better) to make the schemes of the equipment of the group in unimportant places, but this option is suitable only to those who are well focused on the ground, otherwise it is possible to arrange an unforgettable adventure on finding Hidden bicycles|
Multytur in Crimea
This route is designed for tourists with the initial level of training. Most of the route passes through the inner ridge of the Crimean Mountains. Around beech, pine and oak forests. Roads are good, many marked trails and settlements. Mobile communication is 70% of the route. The hiking way of movement is chosen for no accident, since only it allows you to feel the beauty of the nature of the Crimea, and, and by and large, in a different way there will fail there.
Passage time: six days.
Total length of the route: approximately 70 km.
Season: from May to September.
Price: approximately 800 hryvnia (3200 rubles.) for food, payment of paid parking, recreational fees, entrance to paid sights.
Level difficulties: Primary.
Requirements for equipment: In addition to the standard tourist set, you will need strong trekking sneakers.
The first day
Arrive at the cave monastery of Chender Coba, also known as the monastery of St. Theodore, since the main temple of the monastery is dedicated to the Great Martyr Feodoro Stratilat. Chender Coba Translated from Crimean-Tatar – "Cave Lattice". The fact is that in ancient times, all the grots and caves of the monastery were connected by wooden stairs, so Tatars and gave the monastery such a name. After that, be sure to visit the medieval Xuiren fortress based on presumably by the Byzantines in the VI-XI centuries to control the Valley of the Belbek River and the protection of the path to the Mangup from the North and Northeast.
Make a transition to the mountains Uzong-Tarla, known as the Sphinxes of the Karaleis Valley. After inspecting the unusual rocks and the species opening with them, we go down to the village of the presenter and take the course to the cave monastery Shuldan, located in the rocky breakage near the village of Ternovka in the vicinity of Bakhchisaraya.
After the inspection of the Schuldan monastery, they put forward in the direction of the medieval fortress city of Eski-Kermen, founded at the end of the 6th century as the Byzantine fortification and existed until the end of the XIV century. Currently, there can be seen some well-preserved fortifications of the 6th and XII centuries, the ruins of basilica, a set of siege well, several cave temples with many frescoes. Having completed the examination of the legendary fortress city, you make the transition to the village of Ternovka.
Go to the village Wide, located on the northern edge of the Baidar Valley, from where you begin to inspect the river Canyon Black.
Get out to a great place to stay – Inzhir Beach. Next get to Balaklava. You can get on foot or on one of the boats that run from figs to balaclava every 15 minutes.
Day of the Six
The final day is devoted to acquaintance with the unique natural manifold of Cape Piolent, known to the most pure on all Peninsula with water, a luxurious Yashmey Beach and a natural reserve, adjacent to the St. George Monastery, which you should also see. You can get to the Fiolenta on foot or on a taxi right-time after visiting Balaklava.