Escape Travel presents a new exclusive product in Spring 2022!
 
Exclusive tour of Crimea and Taman for friends and friends of friends in spring 2022. 9 days / 8 nights.
Best hotels and restaurants of Crimea and Taman. Comprehensive excursion program with lunches in theme local restaurants.
Wine tasting in famous wineries of Massandra, Novy Svet and Chateau de Tamagne.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day One Saturday St.Petersburg-Simferopol
10:20 Flight FV 6985 (03:25)
13:45 Meet & greet at the airport, transfer to Sevastopol
Guided visit to the famous panorama "Defence of Sevastopol" devoted to Crimean War 1854-1855.
Accommodation in Sevastopol Hotel 4* in the Artillery Harbor
Table reservation in seaside restaurant "Barkas"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Two Sunday Bakhchisaray and Sevastopol
Transfer to Bakhchisaray. 
Transfer uphill on Russian all-terrain vehicles UAZ. 4 persons per car.
Cave town Chufut Kale on top of the mountain. Orthodox monastery in the rock.
Lunch in Tatar restaurant in Bakhchisaray
Return to Sevastopol for tour of Costantine Battery museum.
Tour "Heroic defence of Sevastopol in 1854-55 and 1941-42".
Private boat trip along main harbors of Sevastopol to see warships of Black Sea Navy (Spies are NOT allowed!)
Walking tour of the city centre near the hotel
Free time for dinner. 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Three Monday Balaclava and Alupka 
Transfer to Balaclava. Tour the former underground base of nuclear submarines. Now - a thrilling museum.
Walking tour of picturesque Balaclava Harbor. Learn the origin of English words "balaclava" and "cardigan".
Lunch in scenic restaurant Winery 78
Drive to Alupka for tour of Count Vorontsov Palace and unique park.
Count Vorontsov was the governor of Crimea, Ukraine and Moldova.
The palace housed US delegation during Yalta 43.
Drive to Yalta. Check in at hotel "Oreanda" on the sea promenade
Table reservation at "Seagull" seaview restaurant
 
 
Day Four Tuesday Yalta, Livadia and Massandra
Guided visit to Livadia - the favorite resort palace of Russian Tsars,
the site of Yalta 1943 conference.
Lunch at "Gussi" restaurant
Tour of Alexander III Palace in Massandra,
the residence of UK delegation during Yalta 43
Visit to Massandra winery founded by the Tsars and tasting of dessert wines
Free time for dinner
 
 
Day Five Wednesday Alushta, Sudak and Novy Svet
Walk in the Nikitsky Botanical Garden
Drive to Alushta - the most developed resort in Soviet times
Lunch with variety of Black Sea fish in Barabulya Bar with a glass of wine
Drive along long mountain serpentine. Walking tour of Sudak sea promenade.
Visit to the ancient Genoese Fortress. Short drive to Novy Svet bay.
Accommodation in "Vintage" seaside hotel 4*
Table reservation in "Wine & Fish" restaurant
 
 
Day Six Thursday  Novy Svet and Golitsyn path
Walk along famous coastal path to Shalyapin Grotto where he performed for the Tsars family
Enjoy the views to the Tsar's Bay. Return by foot through juniper groves. Approx. 6 km.
Visit the famous Champagneria founded by Lev Golitsyn and presented to the Tsar Nicholas II
Tasting of 6 best chamagnes of Novy Svet. 
Table reservation at "Wine & Fish" restaurant
 
 
Day Seven Friday Crimean Bridge and Taman peninsula
Drive to Taman via new Crimean Bridge - the longest in Russia 19 km.
It was built to connect Crimea with continental Russia in 2018.
Accommodation and lunch in Cossack's hotel "Dikanka on Taman"
Explore "Ataman" ethno museum under open air
Visit to the most modern winery "Chateau de Tamagne"
Silent wine tasting followed by dinner on own in the gastrobar of the winery
 
 
Day Eight Saturday   Taman and Kerch
Walking tour of Cossack's local lore museum and house of Russian poet Lermontov 
Return to Crimea via Crimean Bridge to the port of Kerch. 
Check-in at the seaside "Promenade" hotel 4*
Lunch in "Your Veranda"  restaurant
Tour of Kerch. Transfer uphill on top of Mitridat mountain to enjoy the views to the sea and ancient excavations.
Walk downhill along the white stone Mitridat stairs - the longest in Crimea.
Table reservation at hotel wine restaurant
 
 
Day Nine Sunday Kerch - Simferopol  
Drive to the capital of Crimea Simferopol by Taurida highway 210 km
Photo stop near unique nature reserve White Rock
Lunch in "Esse" gastrobar in Simferopol
Walking tour of Simferopol pedestrian area
Transfer to the aiport
19:50 Rossiya flight FV6896 to St. Petersburg (03:20)
23:10 Arrival to St. Petersburg
 
 
PROGRAMME AND COST OF FLIGHTS BY "ROSSIYA":
 
19 March - 27 March 2022             16500 ₽
26 March - 03 April 2022                18700 ₽
02 April - 10 April 2022                   18700 ₽
 
COST OF PROGRAMME:            97000 ₽
Price is given per person sharing double or twin room
Child 3rd in room on extra bed with breakfast 82000 ₽
Single accommodation is not guaranted!
 
 INCLUDED:
Accommodation in the best hotels of Crimea and Taman with breakfast:
2 nights Sevastopol, 2 nights Yalta, 2 nights Novy Svet, 1 night Taman, 1 night Kerch
All transfers and tours along the 9-day itinerary including entrance fees
7 lunches in theme restaurants along the itinerary
Table reservation for dinners at the best restaurants
3 tours of the famous wineries including winetasting
Professional local guide along the itinerary
All transfers with comfortbale 20-seater Mercedes-Sprinter with air-condition, safety belts, WIFI and USB-slots.
Groups are limited to 16 participants.
 
CONDITIONS OF BOOKING, PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION:
20% deposit is needed to confirm the booking (19400₽)
The deposit should be paid no later than 15 Jan 2022 and is NOT refundable if the tour is cancelled by the client by any reason.
Final payment is due in 30 days prior to departure
Escape Travel reserves the right to cancel the tour and return deposits in case there are less than 8 participants in a tour.

CONTACTS FOR BOOKINGS:      +7921 9664211   E-mail: RUSSIA@ESCAPETRAVEL.SPB.RU