Abkhazia: One day tour around Abkhazia

HOTEL ACCOMODATION
DAY 1

•Description Abkhazia

locate on map
• In the Abkhazian language, Abkhazia is Apsny, meaning Land of the Soul. Our country lies on land that is bounded by the mountains of the Main Caucasus mountain range in the north and by the Black Sea in the south. In the west, Abkhazian border lies along the Psou River, with Russian Federation on the other bank, and in the east, Inguri River separates it from Georgia. Sukhum is the capital (called Akua in Abkhaz). Overall area is 8665 km.sq. Abkhazian borders stretch over approximately 600 km, of which 390 km is on land, and 210 km are water boundaries.. Abkhazia's overall population totals approximately 300,000 people. Abkhazia is divided into seven administrative districts: Gagra, Gudauta, Sukhum, Gulripsh, Ochamchira, Tkuarchal, and Gal.
• The overwhelming majority of religious Abkhaz are Christians, with insignificant fractions of the population adhering to Islam and Catholicism. There are 25 other ethnicities living in Abkhazia alongside ethnic Abkhaz. State language is Abkhazian; Russian is recognized as the inter ethnic means of communication.

09:00 10:30 Boat Ablhazia (Sochi-Gagra)

locate on map
• A high-speed, seasonal daily boat service www.katamaran.g-sochi.ru (running between 10 June and 1 October) was introduced in 2011 linking Sochi with Gagra, where it is possible to enter Abkhazia being in possession of a Clearance (see above) indicating the Psou border crossing. The boat leaves at 9 am from Sochi's Morskiy vokzal (sea port) (boarding time: 8 am) and arrives at 10:30. In the other direction, it leaves from Gagra at 7 pm (boarding at 6 pm), in Sochi it has to be bought at least one day before leaving, for the way back though, it can be bought on board. From the Gagra port, just walk 100 m ahead to the main road to catch a bus for travelling onwards.
• IMPORTANT: Please note that you are required to have a visa to Abkhazia and a double entry visa for the return back to Russia.
  Persons Quantity Price, EUR Total, EUR
50 50 32.27 1,613.50

Excursion tour through Abkhazia from Gagra

Cristal sea water, beautiful beaches, majestic views of snowy peaks of the Greater Caucasus mountain range, which comes quite close to the coast here - all of these remain the same all travel long. And besides, bottomless caves, mountain lakes, deep gorges and waterfalls. From the first centuries as a part of the Byzantine Empire Abhazia keeps on its landa large number of ancient monuments of Orthodoxy: ancient churches and temples, holy place of miraculous. All this represents Abkhazia as a place of many interesting excursions.
• Program:
- Excursion through the Old Gagra, a walk along the old Seaside Park to the Colonnade.
- Tasting of the Abkhazian wines in the mountain village Lykhny.
- New Athos: Visit the New Athos monastery caves, walk to the cell of St. Simon the Zealot, walk to the top tower of the Iberian mountain to Anakopia fortress.
- Lunch in Abkhaz "patzha", ethnic cuisine - lobio, khachapuri (local cheese pizza), smoked meat and cheese, barbecue, fresh vegetables and herbs, chacha, wine.
• duration: 10 hours.
• RP RECOMMENDATION: To have convenient clothes, footwear, sun glasses and a cream from sunburn.

18:30 20:00

PROGRAM TOTALS
  Price PP, EUR Total, EUR
TOTAL PRICE HOTEL ACCOMMODATION 0.00 0.00
TOTAL PER PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT PER PERSON 32.27 1,613.50
TOTAL LOT PERSON PRICE - LAND ARRANGEMENT 0.00 0.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL PROGRAM COST 32.27 1,613.50
View Options

Format:

Program options
persons single
nights double
Actions
print program send request
Interactive map