Bakhchisarai, the capital of the Crimean Khanate

Tour Number

Activity Level

72681


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (advanced), Russian (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Tour dedicated to the history of the Crimean Peninsular


Visit of Bakhchisarai, the capital of the Crimean Khanate, 40 km from Sevastopol. There the visit of Khans' palace built in the 16th century, the residence of the Crimean Khans who ruled in the Crimea in the 16th-18th c. c. The palace built after the example of one of the palaces of medieval Istanbul is the only monument of such a type on the territory of the former Soviet Union. It is possible to try the Tatar cuisine in Bakhchisarai.
Visit of the cave Assumption Monastery. It was founded in the 8 and 9 centuries by the monks-venerators of icons who had escaped from Byzantium. In the 15 century it became the centre of the Christian religion in Taurida (the ancient name of the Crimea) and the residence of the Metropolitan.
Visit of Chufut-Kale, one of the best preserved and best known cave towns of the Crimea. In the 15th c. was the residence of the Crimean Khans. Later Bakhchisarai was built and became the capital of the Crimean Khanate.
This tour implies a lot of walking.

Itinerary

Transfer to Bakhchisarai to visit Khans' palace.
It is possible to try the Tatar cuisine in Bakhchisarai.
Visit of Assumption Monastery.
Visit of Chufut-Kale, one of the best preserved and best known cave towns of the Crimea.
Return to Sevastopol.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Sevastopol passenger port where all ocean liners arrive.

End location: Sevastopol passenger port where all ocean liners arrive.

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Depending on the number of tourists, a car or a minibus will be hired, all vehicles are air-conditioned and not older than five years.

What’s Included

My guiding and transport service (air-conditioned vehicle).

What’s Extra

Museum admission fee (9-10 USD per ticket), lunch.

Due to OFAC sanctions against my country, 80% of the tour cost is payable in cash to me at the start of the tour. ToursByLocals will charge 20% of the tour cost at checkout.

Restrictions

**Due to OFAC sanctions against my country, 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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