Not far from Alushta, between the sea and the Partenit valley, there is an amazing mountain that looks like a bear. It is not high, but insidious: however, with me as an experienced guide, you will not be afraid of its scree and cliffs. You will admire the sea panoramas, walk through the Crimean forest, learn about the local flora and fauna, find the ruins of a medieval monastery and discover the secrets of Ayu-Dag. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 7 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 per 1 review RUB 3900 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Exciting hike Mount Ayu-Dag looks like a bear that lies with its head in the sea. We will climb from its “tail” to the top, then we will go down the ridge to the “head”, examine the archaeological sites and return along the “ribs” to the starting point. On the way we will be accompanied by panoramas of the Black Sea. From the observation deck you will see the village of Gurzuf, the rocks of Adalary, the children's camp "Artek", and also enjoy a walk through the Crimean forest
Explore the ruins and hear local stories At the top of the Ayu-Dag mountain you will find the ruins of the ancient settlement of Partenit, and nearby - the medieval monastery of St. John of Gotha and the Basilica of Peter and Paul. I will tell you about the history of this land, about the finds of archaeologists, about the rare plants and animals that inhabit these slopes. You will hear why Bear Mountain is considered a place of power and what the locals saw here.
- We will get to the beginning of the route by public transport. Travel passes are paid additionally (trolleybus - 25 rubles, minibus - 50 rubles).
- There is a steep ascent on the route, so objectively assess your strength when choosing this excursion
The beginning of the excursion at the bus station of Alushta. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.