Samara – Adler
The tour program
On 3 may, the Time of departure local (Samara).
03:00 – Departure from Samara (Moscow highway, bus stop “Kirova”, next to the pavilion “Fireworks”). Map
03:15 – Samara stop “Mekhzavod”. Map
04:30 – departure from Togliatti all areas (Avtozavodskoe shosse, TC “Park house”, gathering under a large monitor);
04:50 – from the Komsomol area – stop “market” (street Thunder).
05:10 from Zhigulevsk (opposite the bus station, under the bridge).
06:30 – from Syzran (gathering of tourists near the cafe “Sunrise”, str Lokomobilnyh).
Next Moscow time.
12:00 –Arrival in Abkhazia. The passage of the border.
14:30 – accommodation at the hotel «inter-Sukhum”. Free time. You can visit the Botanical garden, monkey nursery.
09.00 – Sightseeing tour of the city of Sukhum – quay Muhajirs, the glory Park, the theatre square, the fountain with the griffins, Dranda Cathedral VI Ilor temple of St. George, the Moscow Cathedral of the X century Echerche gorge.
New Athos with a visit to new Athos monastery of St. Simon Kananitskogo monastery, visit to the grotto of Simon, Perchinski waterfall, Swan pond
or for extra cost – visit the new Athos cave. On the train You will descend deep into the mountains, where we will visit 6 of the halls of the cave (1.5 hours) – 500 rubles/person.
Pitsunda Resort. Relax on the promenade of Pitsunda, breathe the unique air, enjoy the beauty of pine grove. Visit the Turkish fortress, the Cathedral of the X century the dolmen.
Lunch on your own.
The village of Lykhny – visit the Church of the assumption. Excursion to tasting room, to learn the technological processes of wine production, methods of storage, of course, to taste and to purchase.
17:00 – Free time.
09:00 – Excursion to lake Ritsa – the most popular holiday destination for tourists, located at 950 km above sea level. The road to the lake passes among the rocks, constantly opening various types of wild rivers. On the way I saw waterfalls: “tears” and “Male tears”. Our stop in the mountains on the shore “Blue” lake.
Stay with “Blue” of the lake where you can remove all the tiredness, taken a SIP of the delicious cool water from the brook flowing into the lake. The lake water is just ice. In the summer, in the hottest time, the temperature of the water in it is only 7 degrees. The depth of the lake is up to 76 meters. The turquoise color gives this lake lazurite, covering all the bottom.
And finally the beautiful mountain – lake Ritsa. The length of the lake over two kilometres and Is a very famous lake. It constantly disappears from sight and hides behind the mountains. There is no point where Riza would have seen more than 3/4 of the portion.
Free time, lunch on the specific site – yourself.
17:00 Transfer to Adler.
18:00 – accommodation in the hotel «Velvet seasons” quarter “Pure ponds”.
10:00 – Sightseeing tour of Sochi with visiting of the aquarium.
During the tour You will walk along Navaginskaya street to the main square in front of city hall, will see the characters of the past games, the Olympic rings. Then the guide will take You to the old and new harbour you will see the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, the Art Museum and the Winter theatre.
Further our path lies in the Dolphinarium and aquarium.
The Park is designated for travellers of any age. You will be asked to visit the Oceanarium, which contains seven aquariums with marine fish, two – with freshwater and one with a mini-reef. In the middle is a huge ocean bowl, which seats 180 tons of water. The main bowl is made in the form of an underwater coral reef.
Lunch on your own. Free time or for extra cost Dolphin – 600 RUB/person (children under 5 free).
16:00 – go to the town hotel “Velvet seasons”.
Breakfast. Free time or
12:00 – at an extra charge excursions to Krasnaya Polyana and Olympic Park.
The small mountain village of Krasnaya Polyana, located at the foot of the Main Caucasus ridge, has become the most desirable place to visit after Russia won the right to host the Winter Olympics, and the capital of these competitions have chosen the resort town of Sochi.
Moving from the coast to the mountains to “the mountain cluster”, which is a new Olympic highway. In the vicinity of the village of Krasnaya Polyana built ski resorts: «Gorki Gorod”, “Laura”, “altitude”.
In Krasnaya Polyana offers a state visit to the apiary, lunch in a mountain café (on your own), and take a cable car “altitude” in the mountains, with a magnificent view to Krasnaya Polyana.
You have a unique opportunity to imagine yourself as a participant of the Olympic games 2014. The first part of the tour assumes familiarity with the so-called “a seaside cluster” of sports facilities. We will visit the Olympic Park in the Imereti lowland. Six Olympic stadiums will welcome visitors and impress with its beauty and grandeur, and will see “Singing fountains” in Sochi.
For an additional fee you can ride on the road «Formula 1».
Breakfast. The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Victory day. Free day.
11:00 – Release numbers. Departure to home.
Late arrival home. On the way back the bus stops in the same places, where tourists were taken.