In one of the tours we have met two tourists on bikes from Switzerland. From talk with them became clear that
they nothing do not know about located thereabouts oldest cave settlings Mangup-Kale, Eski-Kermen, Chelter-Koba and Shuldan. The
boy and girl has gone on road past these and many other of the most interesting monuments of historie and nature with which this
area of Crimea so rich. But how much them in Crimea, Karpaty and in the other places of the Ukraine whole!
In this section you may get to know the most interesting
sights of Crimea, and then Karpaty and the other small places of the Ukraine, visit which possible, travelling on bicycle or
on foot. Much interesting possible to see, travelling on river on kayak or katamaran. On your request we can send additional
information about these and other interesting places.
You may choose one of listed below routes, list of which
will be constantly broadening and enlarging. Also you may look through the reports about some tours that we passed. On your request we can form the route with provision for
your interest and experienced instructor will conduct you best-routes and will show you sights, will choose the best places for
rest and place to sleep.
For time of the tour you will need equipment,with
composition of which you may get acquainted in this section.
The waterfall Dzhur-Dzhur
The cave city Chufut-Kale
The Big canyon of Crimea
The national park Karadag
The Genuezskaya fortress
The castle "Lastochkino gnezdo"
The church of Voskreseniye
Rapids on r. Kamenka
Alushta. The Big crimean national park. Generalskoe. The waterfall Dzhur-Dzhur (photo) the most
full-flowing in Crimea. Karabi-yayla (photo), 1000 м over sea level.
Luchistoye. Chaos of stones on declivity of the mountain Demerdzhi "Valley of the ghosts"
Bahchisaray. The Khan’s palace (photo), XVI-XVIII age. The
Uspensky priory (photo) (acting), XV age. The cave city
Chufut-Kale (photo), X age. Bashtanovka. The cave city Kachi-Kalion (photo). Bolshoye Sadovoye. Syuyrenskaya fortress. Mashino. The cave cities Tepe-Kermen and Kyz-Kermen. Skalistoye. The cave city Bakla. Sokolinoye. The Big canyon of Crimea (photo). The waterfall
(photo) "Silver". Ternovka. The cave cities Mangup-Kale and Eski-Kermen
(photo). The ruins of the priories Shuldan and Chelter.
Yevpatoriya. The city-resort. Saki. The most old mud resort.
Kerch. The fortress Yenikale, 1703. Tsarist burial mound IV age before. The church of Ioann Predtecha, X age. The
Lapidariy. The antique city Pantikapey, VI age before - IV age. Adzhimushkayskie catacombs. Bondarenkovo. The mud volcanoes (the hills), the largest hill has diameter of 30 metres.
Koktebel. The national park Karadag (photo). The
museum of planers.
Kurortnoye. The palace of dolphin. The biological station.
Sevastopol. The oldest greek settling Hersones, V age before - XV age. The aquarium of the sea institute. The
panorama of the defence of Sevastopol. Balaklava. The ruins of fortress (photo). Inkerman. The cave priory (acting). Georgievskiy priory. The fortress Chembalo.
Simferopol.The administrative centre of Crimea. You can arrive here on train, on plane (the visa may be gotten straight
Stary Crym (Old Crimea). The armenian priory Surb-Hach, XIV age. The mosques XIII - XIV ages. Georgievskiy priory XIII
- XIV ages.
Sudak. The Genuezskaya fortress (photo), was built in
1371-1469. Novy Svet. The grotto of Shalyapin (photo), path of Golicyn
(photo), tsarist beach. The champaign wine-tasting common-room.
Feodosiya. The fortress Kafa (photo), was built in
1343-1448. The Museum of planers. The art gallery of the artist-painter of seascapes Ayvazovsky I.K. Solyanoye. The ruins of turkish fortress "Arabat" (photo)
(1703) ashore of Azovskoye sea.
Yalta. The Livadiyskiy palace (photo). The waterfall is
Uchan-Su (photo), 108 m height. Mouting pass Ay-Petri, 1200
m over sea level. Alupka. The palace of Voroncov (photo). Gaspra. The castle "Lastochkino gnezdo" (photo). Massandra. The wine-tasting common-room of the crimean wines Massandra. In Big crimean national park, when Nikitskiy
mounting pass (1448 m) is overcome, You can visit "Summer-house of winds" with beautiful views on south coast and
Kozimo-Damianovskiy priory with curative source of water. Nikita. The Nikitskiy botanical gardens. Foros. The church of Voskreseniye (photo).
The region of Dnepropetrovsk
Dnepropetrovsk. The Administrative centre of region. There are airport, railway station, boat station and bus
station. Rivers Orel (the 320 km length) and Samara (the 311 km length) that flow across the territory of this region are
suitable for float. Kirovskoye. The national park of rivers Orel and Dniepre.
Tokovskoye. The rapids on river Kamenka (the small waterfall,
The best period of travels is from May to September, but it is possible to travel
anytime during the year. You can move without any equipment from one hostel to other hostel, but the cost of the trip will
increase and, most main, You do not see the most interesting because to some places it is possible to get for several days
walking only during which You would stay at night in tent only and prepare feed on campfires or burner. For group from 2 before
10 persons it is possible to find the suitable places for spending the nights in tent. We shall help You to develop the route in
everything abovesaid and many other things.
We shall define meaninges of the applicable words. The Freeway — road with good asphalt covering (photo). The Local road — road without asphalt covering (photo). The Rut — machine road in wood (photo), in field
(photo) where cars go seldome. The Path — wood (photo), field
(photo) path for pedestrians. The Climb — total climb when moving upwards on road for time of the whole journey. The Day climb varies from 500 to
1500 metres. The absolute height of some main mounting passes is specified. Length of the tour consists of days of the movement and rest, for instance: 7 days (6+1) — 6 days go on
route + 1 day of the rest. M.p. — mouting pass.
Through cave cities of Crimea: Bahchisaray (the khan’s palace) - the Uspensky priory - the cave city Chufut-Kale –
the cave city Tepe-Kermen – the cave city Kachi-Kalion – the Syuyrenskaya fortress – the cave city Mangup-Kale – the cave
city Eski-Kermen - ruines of the Shuldan and the Chelter priories - the mounting pass Bechku - the cordon Teahouse – the lake of
Yusupov – the "Silver" waterfall - the Big canyon of Crimea – the mounting pass Ay-Petri - the Uchan-Su waterfall - Yalta.
The length of this route is about 130 km. It takes 12 days (10+2) walking.
Through canyones of Crimea: Aromat - Bogatyr - a Big canyon of Crimea - a waterfall "Silver" - a lake of Yusupov -
a cordon Teahouse - a meteorological station - a canyon Uzundzha - Rodnikovskoe - a canyon of river Chernaya. The duration
of the route is 9 days (7+2).
Through East Crimea: Perevalnoye – t/p Partizanskaya – Karabi-yayla – the Kokasan-Bogaz pass – the Gorucha pass –
the Verhneshelenskiy pass – the Nizhneshelenskiy pass – the Voron pass – the Maski pass – Lesnoye – Sudak. The duration of
the route is 9 days (7+2).
Through South coast of Crimea: Feodosiya – Ordzhonikidze – Koktebel – Kurortnoye - Solnechnaya Dolina – Sudak –
Noviy Svet – Morskoye – Privetnoye – Rybachye – Solnechnogorskoye – Alushta. The duration of the route is 10 days (8+2).
See also routes in technical description of thereports.
The Route № 1: Bahchisaray – Mangup-Kale – Eski-Kermen – Inkerman – Sevastopol – Laspi – Yalta – the Ay-Petri pass
(1200 м) – Bahchisaray. The total length of the route is 245 km (200 km freeway, 25 km local road, 20 km rut). The climb
during all tour is 1900 m. The duration of the route is 7 days (6+1).
The Route № 2: Bahchisaray – Mangup-Kale – Eski-Kermen – Inkerman – Sevastopol – the Laspi pass – Yalta – Alushta –
Privetnoye – Sudak – Koktebel – Feodosiya. 370 km (325 km freeway, 25 km local road, 20 km rut). The climb is 3200 m. The
duration of the tour is 10 days (8+2).
The Route № 3: Genichesk – Arabatskaya strelka – the ruins of turkish fortress "Arabat" – Feodosiya – Koktebel –
Sudak – Privetnoye – Alushta – the Chuchelskiy pass – the Nikitskiy pass (1424 m) – Yalta – Sevastopol – Inkerman – Eski-Kermen –
Mangup-Kale – Bahchisaray. 540 km (380 km freeway, 30 km local road, 130 km rut). The climb 3700 m. The duration is 12 days
The Route № 4: Genichesk – Arabatskaya strelka – the ruins of turkish fortress "Arabat" – Schelkino – Kurortnoye –
Kerch – Yarkoye – Feodosiya – Koktebel – Privetnoye – the Kokasan-Bogaz pass – the Chiginitra spring – the Ay-Aleksiy spring –
Generalskoye – Alushta – the Chuchelskiy pass – the Nikitskiy pass (1424 m) – Yalta – the Ay-Petri pass (1200 m) – Sokolinoye –
Orlinoye – the Baydarskiye Vorota pass – the Laspi pass – Sevastopol – Inkerman – Eski-Kermen – Mangup-Kale – Bahchisaray.
820 km (520 km freeway, 210 km local road, 28 km rut, 12 km path). The climb 5600 m. The duration is 18 days (15+3).
The Route №5: Simferopol – Ivanovka – Mezhgorye – Belogorsk – Prolom – Old Crimea – Vladislavovka – the ruins of
turkish fortress "Arabat" – Mysovoye – Kurortnoye – Kerch – Yarkoye – Feodosiya – Koktebel – Sudak – Privetnoye – the
Kokasan-Bogaz pass – the Chiginitra spring – the Ay-Aleksiy spring – Generalskoye – Alushta – the Chuchelskiy pass – the
Nikitskiy pass (1424 m) – Yalta – the Ay-Petri pass (1200 m) – Sokolinoye – Peredovoye – Orlinoye – the Baydarskiye Vorota pass
– the Laspi pass – Sevastopol – Inkerman – Eski-Kermen – Mangup-Kale – Bahchisaray – Simferopol. 890 km (553 km freeway, 225
km local road, 100 km rut, 12 km path). The climb 6800 m. The duration is 20 days (17+3).
The Route № 6: Kerch – Zolotoye – Schelkino – the ruins of turkish fortress "Arabat" – Vladislavovka – Feodosiya –
Koktebel – Schebetovka – Old Crimea – Sudak – Morskoye – m.p. Nizhneshelenskiy – Povorotnoye – the Verhneshelenskiy pass –
Zelenogorye – the Gorucha pass – the Kokasan-Bogaz pass – the Nizhniy Kokasan spring – the Chiginitra spring – the Ay-Aleksiy
spring – Generalskoye – Alushta – the Chuchelskiy pass – the Nikitskiy pass (1424 m) – Yalta – the Ay-Petri pass (1200 m) –
Sokolinoye – the Bechku pass – Orlinoye – the Baydarskiye Vorota pass – the Laspi pass – Sevastopol – Inkerman – Eski-Kermen –
Mangup-Kale – Bahchisaray. 650 km (392 km freeway, 82 km local road, 164 km rut, 12 km path). The climb 7400 m. Length 20
Through Crimea, overview: Bahchisaray - Kuybyshevo - the Bechku mounting pass - Orlinoye - the Baydarskie vorota
mounting pass - Alupka - Yalta - Alushta - the Angarskiy mounting pass - Simferopol. 216 km. The duration 6 days (5+1).
Through East shore of Crimea: Feodosiya - Ordzhonikidze - Koktebel - Kurortnoye - Sudak - Novy Svet - Alushta - the
Angarskiy mounting pass - Simferopol. 180 km. The duration 6 days (5+1).
Through cave city of Crimea: Simferopol - the cave city Bakla - Bahchisaray (the Khan’s palace) - the cave city
Chufut-Kale - the cave city Tepe-Kermen - the cave city Kachi-Kalion – the Syuyrenskaya fortress - the cave city Mangup-Kale -
the cave city Eski-Kermen - the priory Shuldan - the cave city Chelter - Inkerman - Sevastopol. The duration 6 days (5+1).
See also routes in technical description of thereports.
By river Orel № 1 (The region of Dnepropetrovsk): Platform of 108 km - Ryasskoe - Nehvoroscha - Mayachka -
Babaykovka - Tsarichanka - Mogilev - Elizavetovka - Kirovskoye - Dnepropetrovsk. 215 km. The duration is 11 days (9+2).
By river Orel № 2 (The region of Dnepropetrovsk): Platform of 108 km - Ryasskoe - Nehvoroscha - Mayachka - Babaykovka
- Tsarichanka - Mogilev - Plaveschina - Radyanskoye (the dam of Orel) - Dneprodzerzhinsk. 195 km. The duration is 11 days
By river Samara (The region of Dnepropetrovsk): Pavlograd (Verbki) - Vyazovok - Kocherezhki - Vasilievka -
Ivano-Mihaylovka - Volnoye - Cherkasskoye - Orlovschina - Dnepropetrovsk. 130 km. The duration is 7 days (5+2).
By rivers Volchya and Samara (The region of Dnepropetrovsk): Pavlograd - Mezhirich - Kocherezhki - Vasilievka -
Ivano-Mihaylovka - Volnoye - Cherkasskoye - Orlovschina - Dnepropetrovsk. 125 km. The duration is 7 days (5+2).
See also routes in technical description of thereports.
Our journeys are intended for those who have an initial experience in tours of
corresponding distances with transportation of the necessary equipment in a rucksack (the bicycling rucksack) and in autonomous
tours with experience in spending nights in field conditions.
The following equipment will be necessary for journey:
Types of the tourism
Cloth, personal belongings, documents
A bicycling rucksack
A kayak or a catamaran
A bicycling cover
This equipment will be enough for you if you will stay at night in hotel or in
But if you will make the place to sleep in tent, each participant of the tour will need in addition
the small rug and sleeping blanket. Besides the group will have to have necessary a tent, a kettle, a gas burner (the small
kerosene stove). In many places of the route it is possible to prepare meal on campfire, however there are treeless areas or
areas, where kindling campfires is forbidden, for instance national parks.
If you don’t have such equipment, we’ll try to help you.
In accordance with the rules of baggage transportation in trains and planes your bicycle must be
covered with a material.
You have to draw up the application for coducting the tour. It is possible to do