You will discover the main protected areas of Abkhazia on the way to Ritsa. Make wishes at the waterfalls, feel the power of time in the Kamenny bag gorge, take a look at the alpine meadows and learn how people live among such beauties. And then you will walk along mountain and forest paths to the hypnotic glacial lake Mzy, where I will tell about the secrets of the reservoir and open the legend about the ancient elder. Individual excursion for 1–8 people Duration 9 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car 13,000 rubles per excursion Price for 1-8 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Ricin classic You will drive along the popular scenic route to the Auadhara mineral spring, where you will taste the natural sparkling water from the spring and appreciate the fantastic views of the endless alpine meadows. Visit the famous Falls of Lovers, Maiden's and Men's Tears. Walk along the suspension bridge over the Bzyb river. Discover beautiful viewpoints and the beauty of the enchanting Blue Lake. And also visit the impressive Yupsharsky canyon and visit the star of Abkhazia - Lake Ritsa
Hike to Lake Mzy Next, you will go on a 7-kilometer hike along marvelous mountain trails and forests. Going out to the reservoir, you will discover the fabulous landscapes of a mountain glacial lake with green fields and islands of never melting snow. Listen to the legend of the ancient old man-hunter and the mysterious stories that are associated with the mystically beautiful lake
? On the way, I will talk about the history of the country, local traditions and the modern way of life of Abkhazia. I will tell you what products are worth buying here, and I will take you on the way back to places where you can buy traditional products.
How the excursion goes
- On an all-wheel drive UAZ Patriot car with an open top
- After Lake Ritsa, the route goes off-road, the hike takes 3-4 hours
What is included in the price and what is not
- Travel expenses and a summer picnic at Lake Mzy are included
- The environmental fee for entering the national park is paid separately - 350 rubles per person; lunch at Lake Ritsa; optional horse rental if you are not ready to walk the required distance - 1500 rubles / horse
Start the excursion at your hotel in Gagra. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.