Such A Different Abkhazia - Unusual Excursions In Sochi

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Such A Different Abkhazia - Unusual Excursions In Sochi
Such A Different Abkhazia - Unusual Excursions In Sochi

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Video: Abkhazia | Such a different Abkhazia | Sights of Abkhazia 2022, November
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Fortresses and resorts, lakes and canyons, caves and temples - Abkhazia is surprisingly versatile. In one day, you will get to know her from different sides. I will tell you about the origin of Ritsa and the palace of the Prince of Oldenburg, I will share the legends about the Temple of Simon the Canonite and the Blue Lake. You will visit the Bzyb fortress and New Athos and feel the spirit of these places. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 12 hours Children Possible with children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 8 reviews RUB 10,000 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

A boring journey across Abkhazia Our route will include the most iconic locations of the republic. You will see

  • mountain lake Ritsalocated at an altitude of 950 meters. I will explain how the reservoir appeared and how this event was reflected in local folklore.
  • New Athos monastery - a religious building in the neo-Byzantine style. You will explore the large monastery complex and be imbued with its history and atmosphere.
  • Blue Lake is another asset of the Ritsa National Park. Here I will tell the legend about the Abkhaz elder and human greed.
  • Yupsharsky canyon, or, as it is called, "stone bag". The dangers of this place are breathtaking for travelers. You will learn about the origin of the name of the canyon and yourself will appreciate its monumentality.
  • medieval Bzyb fortress, you will understand its functions and the Roman warning system and admire the picturesque beauty of the Bzyb River, which has preserved its original appearance.
  • apiary "Honey yard" and you will be able to appreciate the taste of Abkhazian mountain honey.
  • temple of Simon the Canaanite - a monument of medieval architecture. You will hear about the fate of the holy apostle and the buildings named in his honor.
  • New Athos cave - one of the largest open-to-visit caves in the world. We will walk through the halls that are available to travelers and talk about the origin of the natural miracle.
  • Old Gagra and the palace of the Prince of Oldenburg… You will get acquainted with the history of the famous resort and its noble founder, walk through the prince's house and the seaside park.

Our large tour of Abkhazia will help you better understand this small and beautiful republic and touch the destinies of its inhabitants.

Organizational details

  • To cross the border, original passports and birth certificates for children are required
  • Additional costs: entrance tickets to the Ritsa National Park (adults - 350 rubles, children (8-12 years old) - 100 rubles, children under 8 years old - free) and to the New Athos cave (adults - 500 rubles, children under 8 years old - free)
  • Transfer from Krasnaya Polyana is possible (negotiated separately)
  • New Athos Cave is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. On Mondays there is a cleaning day at the New Athos Monastery.

Venue

The tour starts at your hotel. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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