Hiking in Crimea «Chatyrdag, Demerdzhi and Novyy Svet»
This route it’s most popular hiking tour in Crimea. In this hiking tour you will see many landmarks of Crimea: two very popular caves (Marble cave and Emine-Bayir-Khosar cave), two mountain massif (Chatyr-Dag and Demerdzhi), Ghosts Valley, picturesque vertex Demerdzhi South, natural boundary Dzhurla, largest Crimean waterfall (Dzhur- Dzhur) and other. Pearl of this hiking tour in Crimea is probably the most picturesque part of Crimea — Novyy Svet, where you can walk on Golitsyn trail and enjoy the beauty of coves and grottoes. This hiking tour in Crimea finished in Sudak, where you will visit Sudak fortress, which built the Genoese.
Duration of hiking in Crimea: 6 days (5 nights)Distance: 55 km (+/- 5 km)Accommodation: in tentsLevel of complexity of a route: lowFor this hiking tour does not require special training, because we do not chase the sporting achievements. So you should not worry that the event will be difficult for you, and unsustainable.
Route of hiking in Crimea:Simferopol — Lower plateau Chatyr-Dag — Cave Emine-Bayir-Khosar — Marble cave — Upper plateau Chatyr-Dag — Mount Angara-Bourun (1453 meters) — Mount South Demerdzhi (1239 meters) — Ghosts Valley — Waterfall Dzhurla — Waterfall Dzhur- Dzhur — Natural boundary Karaul-Oba — Botanical reserve Novyy Svet — Golitsyn trail — Sudak fortress — Sudak
Program of hiking in Crimea:
First dayParticipants of hiking in Crimea meet with instructor at railway station in Simferopol. After acquaintance we will go to start point of our route, hiking in Crimea begins. Today we will go up on lower plateau Chatyr-Dag and visit two beautiful caves — Emine-Bayir-Khosar and Marble cave. Nice view will be reward for our diligence and rest of the day we will enjoy mountains and nature.
Second dayGet up early in the morning did not want to, but it is only in the beginning. A beautiful morning in mountains Crimea will help us pack up and go on a hiking in Crimea. Step by step we will go up higher and higher. Coming soon we will see the sea. It will be hard to believe, but the turquoise strip between mountains is the sea. Mountains and sea, what can be better! Ahead of us will wait for acquaintance with upper plateau of Chatyr-Dag and mount Angara-Bourun (1453 meters). From the upper plateau, we will see view of the southern coast of Crimea. After lunch and rest with spectacular views, we will go further. Descent will take a little time and soon we’ll get to the place of night camp. That evening we will sit around the campfire and talk. Go to sleep nobody will want to :)
Third dayAfter breakfast, we will go to the pass Angarskiy, where we would get back to civilization and then we will again go into the woods. Unraveled tangled Crimea forest roads we get to pass MAN. Previously, there was a road from the southern coast of Crimea, and now it’s a great place for lunch with views of Alushta. After lunch, route will take us on a steep viewing platform with picturesque views mountains and sea. On a narrow mountain trail, we go around mount North Demerdzhi and get to mountain saddle. From this it will be close to the place of night camp and popular landmarks — mount South Demerdzhi (1239 meters). We will go on an excursion to Ghosts Valley and visit to Demerdzhi South, where we admire the beautiful view. That evening we will share their impressions of this day of hiking in Crimea.
Fourth dayFrom early morning we’ll see the sea. Sea is close, but before the sea, we will visit two waterfalls — Dzhurla and Dzhur-Dzhur. Waterfall Dzhurla is located in a beautiful natural boundary Dzhurla. Waterfall in the summer is often dry, but natural boundary Dzhurla always beautiful. For the biggest waterfall in Crimea Dzhur-Dzhur we come to dinner. This waterfall is never dry and always pleases picturesque views. After the waterfall we will go to the sea. The evening will be soulful.
Fifth dayEarly in the morning we will go to the east, beauty of Novyy Svet waiting for us. We walk through aquatic complex Karaul-Oba on excursion trail and visit a natural boundary Hell and Paradise. We will see a beautiful view of Novyy Svet and Royal Beach. We walk along the trail Golitsyn, will visit Through grotto and Chaliapin grotto. After that we walk in Novyy Svet and go to the place of camp. This will be the last night in our hiking tour in Crimea and will be hard to believe this wonderful hiking in Crimea will soon end.
Sixth dayWaking up early in the morning, we admire the beautiful sunrise, which in Novyy Svet has some unreal colors. Next we go to Sudak, where we will have opportunity to visit Sudak fortress. Beautiful Genoese fortress towers above Sudak. With her towers we can see wonderful view of Sudak bay, mount Alchak and cape Meganom. After a tour of fortress we’ll go to bus station where our hiking in Crimea ends. We hope you will remember unforgettable beauty of the Crimea.
Instructor can make changes to route depending on weather conditions, physical condition and other factors.