Trekking from cave towns to the Black Sea

The journey "From cave cities to the Black Sea" is a hiking adventure! We will meet with ancient monuments and artifacts. We will wander through ancient cities, descend into siege wells, explore underground passages and defensive structures, inspect temples carved into the rock!

Location

Simferopol
from
US$ 285
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 15 – 21 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 17 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
Simferopol
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Dawn at the top
An unforgettable experience will be given to us by meeting the dawn on the mountain, when the sun turns the clouds lying at your feet pink
The legendary Ai-Petri
From the height of the mountain we will admire the sea and the panorama of Yalta at night
Pleasant walks
We will walk along the forest trails, see waterfalls, baths of youth, walk along the Grand Canyon of the Crimea
Taraktash trail
Let's go down to Yalta along the famous mountain trail
"Flying Water"
We will take luxurious photos at the highest Crimean waterfall Uchan-Su

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Bakhchisarai, Holy Dormition Cave Monastery and a walk around the city

    Meeting of the group at the railway station in Bakhchisarai (in the morning, upon actual arrival). 

    We set up tents on the camping site.

    After lunch, we go for a walk to the Holy Dormition Cave Monastery, explore the cave town of Chufut-Kale.

    For those who are not tired — a walk around the city, a visit to the Khan's palace (on their own). 

    Supper. Rest.

    2 more photos
  • Day 2 - Karaite cemetery, Mount Tepe-Kermen and Sarabey
  • Day 3 - The village of Bashtanovka, the cave town of Kachi-Kalyon and the hermitage of Anastasia-Uzoreshitelnitsa
  • Day 4 - The village of Kuibyshevo – Sokolinoe
  • Day 5 - Silver Jets Waterfall and the Grand Canyon
  • Day 6 - Mount Ai-Petri
  • Day 7 - Along the Taraktash trail to the Uchan-Su waterfall, Yalta
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation in two- and three-person tents.

Tent city 6 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 17 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Simferopol

Included in price

  • all intra-route transport;
  • three meals a day on the active part of the route;
  • equipment rental (tents, campfire and gas equipment);
  • instructor service on the route;
  • payment for overnight stays at tourist camps;
  • admission to the Yalta Mountain Forest Reserve;
  • registration with the Crimean Control and Rescue Service;
  • payment for visiting natural and historical sites throughout the route.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Bakhchisarai and from Yalta;
  • rent a backpack, sleeping bag, trekking poles;
  • additional excursions;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • delivery of equipment and food to the gathering place of the group (for nonresident tourists).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • passport (birth certificate);
  • backpack 70-90 liters (rental);
  • waterproof backpack cover (rental);
  • tourist rug (rental);
  • sleeping bag in a compression bag (rental);
  • trekking or mountain boots;
  • shoe covers;
  • replacement shoes (sneakers, sandals);
  • waterproof jacket;
  • running pants;
  • fleece jacket (polara);
  • a warm vest or down jacket;
  • fleece hat;
  • thermal underwear;
  • fleece gloves;
  • light shorts or trousers;
  • a hat or a baseball cap;
  • 3 pairs of socks;
  • 2-3 sets of underwear;
  • swimsuit/swimming trunks;
  • personal hygiene items;
  • KLMN (mug, spoon, bowl, knife);
  • sunglasses (protection factor 2-3);
  • sunscreen (30-50 units);
  • individual first aid kit;
  • headlamp with a set of spare batteries;
  • trekking poles(rental);
  • a 1-1.5l plastic water bottle.
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 285
    15 – 21 Sep 7 days 6 nights
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