Cave cities: Chufut-Kale, Mangup-Kale, Esky-Kermen ...
Crimea has very beautiful nature. You can find here mountains, cliffs, valleys and seaside. One of the most interesting subject is medieval Cave cities in Crimea.
If you like hiking I advice you to visit one of 3 cave cities - Chufut-Kale, Mangup-Kale, Esky-Kermen.
Each city has its own history, but all cities are located in beautiful Crimean mountains and while visiting them you can enjoy magnificent landscape and views.
Each excursion continues about 6 hours.
The most difficult hiking is at Mangup-Kale, but it is possible to rich the cave city by horse or on jeep for additional price.
It is possible to visit Chufut Kale even for people who have not experience in hiking.
Eski-Kermen has two ways - long way hiking along beautiful places of nature and second - driving to the entrance and walking inside it.
You can chose any excursion.
Our day and the time we start the tour is flexible and is meant to accommodate your schedule and interests.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at hotel or at the cruise ship terminal holding in my hands a sign with your name on it.
End location: I will drop you offat hotel or at the cruise ship terminal.
Duration: 7 hours
My services as your personal tour guide and help with transportation to a cave city and back to your hotel or cruise ship terminal by my car.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 Ruble - (~15 USD) - per person Admission to the cave city and lunch (to taste local food at local cafee. If you have not Russian currency, we can visit a bank or I can change it for you.
If you decide to rich Mangup-Kale cave city by horse or by jeep you need to pay for them (about 20 $ for each horse - one way only or about 60$ for the car - round trip for the group.
in some museums it is prohibited to organize private excursions. In such situation I can provide an escort for you into museum only.
Due to OFAC sanctions, 100% of the tour cost is payable in cash in USD or EUR to me at the start of the tour
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Before we arrived Alex asked what we liked to see and put a plan together before we arrived. He advised because it had been good weather, we could go to Chufut Kale. Whilst the hike was not particularly difficult, but well worth the effort. Alex had told us about a well that we may be able to visit, which we were, and words can not describe the experience. Then we were in the cave city, which is fantastic, Alex explores and explains. Alex was our tour guide when we arrived, but we left with a friend