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Reserve Ukraine. Askania - Stone Grave - Azov

The prehistoric sandbank of the Sarmatian Sea, the Ukrainian Black Sea steppe that the free Cossacks loved so much, the natural wonder of Ukraine - Askania-Nova Nature Reserve, Ukrainian Stonehenge, the incredible beauty of the lake and the warm Sea of ​​Azov - this is an incomplete list of pleasures waiting for you here!

6 irrefutable reasons to book this tour:

- Do you want to visit the sandbanks of the ancient Sarmatian Sea? - Yes!

- Do you want to see a structure that is older than Stonehenge, the Egyptian pyramids and palaces of Babylon? - Yes!

- Have you longed to visit the oldest steppe reserve of the planet? - Yes!

- You wanted to swim in the hot springs of Genichesk? - Yes!

“Have you heard about the cosmic beauties of the Pink Salt Lakes?” - Yes!

"Are you tired and want to lie down on the beach for a day and rest the sea?" - Yes!

In the program of the tour: Departure by bus or train from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, guide escort, hotel accommodation, meals, tour of the Askania-Nova nature reserve, safari in the steppe, relaxation on the Sea of ​​Azov, Pink Lakes and hot springs, excursion to Stone Graves.

We know what you need for a good mood and relaxation! Tour to the reserve Askania Nova and rest on the Azov Sea!

Route

Askania Nova - Stone Grave - Genichesk - Hot Springs - Pink Lake

Duration of the tour

1-3 days

Placement

hotels of Askania Nova, Arabatskaya Strelka

Transport

Bus

Type of tour

Group

Rest and recuperation:

holiday on the Sea of ​​Azov and hot springs

Excursion program

1 option. 1 day bus tour with two night crossings

Departure from Kharkov by comfortable bus at night

1 day Arrival in Askania Nova.

World famous tour biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova". Biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova" is one of the 7 natural wonders of Ukraine, the oldest steppe biosphere reserve of the planet and the largest among European steppe reserves. It was created more than 100 years ago by Friedrich Eduardovich Faltz-Fein - a descendant of the German colonists and the owner of these lands. In 1985, the Askania-Nova reserve was included in the list of reference territories of the planet by the UNESCO decision and is a biosphere reserve.

Its current area, including the protected steppe, is 33,3 thousand hectares. Biological diversity includes more than 500 species of higher plants and more than 3000 species of animals. Many species that have disappeared over the last centuries on the vast expanses of the former steppes of Eurasia continue to exist here.

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A tour of the zoo and arboretum, an unprecedented diversity of the world of animals and birds. For additional fee is possible to travel to the reserve steppe, safaris in the historical places of the reserve.

Lunch (for an additional fee). Transfer to Melitopol.

Excursion "Stone grave" - underground "Hermitage" of Ukraine. In its grottoes and caves (and there are about 100 of them) numerous ancient drawings are hidden - petroglyphs and rock paintings, the oldest of which is more than 4 thousand years old.

Stone Tomb is located in the Azov steppe near the city of Melitopol. It is older than Stonehenge, the Egyptian pyramids and all the ziggurats of the East. Today the height of the hill reaches 12 meters. On 3 hectares of its area, there are about 3 thousand slabs. The Stone Grave Hill was the "Sacred Mountain", a place of pilgrimage for our distant ancestors. For many millennia, ancient hunters, herders, numerous peoples came here: Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Huns, Pechenegs, Khazars, Polovtsians ... Everyone who came here found a secluded place for himself, created his own altar and performed religious rites.

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Departure from Kharkov by comfortable bus at night

Return to Kharkov early in the morning

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Option 2. 2 day bus tour

Departure from Kharkov by comfortable bus at night

1 day Arrival in Askania Nova. Breakfast.

World famous tour biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova". Biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova" is one of the 7 natural wonders of Ukraine, the oldest steppe biosphere reserve of the planet and the largest among European steppe reserves. It was created more than 100 years ago by Friedrich Eduardovich Faltz-Fein - a descendant of the German colonists and the owner of these lands. In 1985, the Askania-Nova reserve was included in the list of reference territories of the planet by the UNESCO decision and is a biosphere reserve.

 Its current area, including the protected steppe, is 33,3 thousand hectares. Biological diversity includes more than 500 species of higher plants and more than 3000 species of animals. Many species that have disappeared over the last centuries on the vast expanses of the former steppes of Eurasia continue to exist here.

A tour of the zoo and arboretum, an unprecedented diversity of the world of animals and birds. For additional fee is possible to travel to the reserve steppe, safaris in the historical places of the reserve.

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Lunch (for extra charge).

Transfer to the Pink Lake.  Lemurian lake. Not far from Chaplinka and Grigorievka, next to the lake Sivash is the Lemurian (it’s also Dead, Pink) lake. According to legend, on the site of the present lake there used to be the Lemurian Sea. The salt concentration here is greater than on the famous Israeli Dead Sea. The lake has optimal conditions for treatment and swimming.

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Return to Askania or transfer to the Arabat Spit to Gengorka. Check in at the hotel. Dinner.

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2 day Breakfast. Rest by the sea.

Departure to the thermal springs.

Thermal waters of Azov have a temperature of 40-60 degrees, mineralization and water density in 6 times higher than sea water. Iodine-bromine, chloride-sodium, weakly alkaline water of these sources treat diseases of the cardiovascular, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, diseases of female organs, metabolism, kidneys, skin, gastrointestinal tract.

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Lunch. Departure from the hotel. Moving to Melitopol.

Excursion "Stone grave" - underground "Hermitage" of Ukraine. In its grottoes and caves (and there are about 100 of them) numerous ancient drawings are hidden - petroglyphs and rock paintings, the oldest of which is more than 4 thousand years old.

Stone Tomb is located in the Azov steppe near the city of Melitopol. It is older than Stonehenge, the Egyptian pyramids and all the ziggurats of the East. Today the height of the hill reaches 12 meters. On 3 hectares of its area, there are about 3 thousand slabs. The Stone Grave Hill was the "Sacred Mountain", a place of pilgrimage for our distant ancestors. For many millennia, ancient hunters, herders, numerous peoples came here: Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Huns, Pechenegs, Khazars, Polovtsians ... Everyone who came here found a secluded place for himself, created his own altar and performed religious rites.

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Departure to Kharkov. Arrival in Kharkov late in the evening.

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3 option. 3 day train tour

 Departure from Kharkov by train number 81 at 23-34 (on odd days)

1 day Arrival in Novoalekseevka at 7-05. Departure to Askania-Nova.

  World famous tour biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova". Biosphere reserve "Askania-Nova" is one of the 7 natural wonders of Ukraine, the oldest steppe biosphere reserve of the planet and the largest among European steppe reserves. It was created more than 100 years ago by Friedrich Eduardovich Faltz-Fein - a descendant of the German colonists and the owner of these lands. In 1985, the Askania-Nova reserve was included in the list of reference territories of the planet by the UNESCO decision and is a biosphere reserve.

  Its current area, including the protected steppe, is 33,3 thousand hectares. Biological diversity includes more than 500 species of higher plants and more than 3000 species of animals. Many species that have disappeared over the last centuries on the vast expanses of the former steppes of Eurasia continue to exist here.

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Excursion to the zoo and arboretum, departure to the protected steppe, safari to the historical places of the reserve. Lunch.

Further, our path lies on the famous Pink Lake:

Lemurian lake. Not far from Chaplinka and Grigoryevka, next to Lake Sivash, there is Lemurian (aka Dead, Pink) lake. According to legend, the Lemurian Sea used to be on the site of the current lake. The concentration of salt here is greater than on the famous Israeli Dead Sea. The lake has created optimal conditions for treatment and swimming. Also here you can make stunning photos as a keepsake for your instagram!

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Transfer to the Arabat Spit to the hotel. Resettlement. Dinner.

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2 day Breakfast. Rest by the sea.

Optional - departure to thermal springs *

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Thermal waters of Azov have a temperature of 40-60 degrees, mineralization and water density in 6 times higher than sea water. Iodine-bromine, chloride-sodium, weakly alkaline water of these sources treat diseases of the cardiovascular, nervous system, musculoskeletal system, diseases of female organs, metabolism, kidneys, skin, gastrointestinal tract. Dinner.
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3 day Breakfast. Rest by the sea.

Optional - departure to the reserve "Stone Grave" * - underground "Hermitage" of Ukraine. In its grottoes and caves (and there are about 100 of them) numerous ancient drawings are hidden - petroglyphs and rock paintings, the oldest of which is more than 4 thousand years old.

Stone Tomb is located in the Azov steppe near the city of Melitopol. It is older than Stonehenge, the Egyptian pyramids and all the ziggurats of the East. Today the height of the hill reaches 12 meters. On 3 hectares of its area, there are about 3 thousand slabs. The Stone Grave Hill was the "Sacred Mountain", a place of pilgrimage for our distant ancestors. For many millennia, ancient hunters, herders, numerous peoples came here: Cimmerians, Scythians, Sarmatians, Goths, Huns, Pechenegs, Khazars, Polovtsians ... Everyone who came here found a secluded place for himself, created his own altar and performed religious rites.

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Lunch. Eviction from rooms. Departure to Kharkov by train number 82 from Novoalekseevka at 22-08 or from Melitopol at 23-50

Arrival in Kharkov in 5-59

The cost per person in UAH.

Option 1 Cost of a 1-day tour by bus:

 Number of paid places + free of charge 50 + 4 44 + 4
44 + 10
40 + 8
40 + 14
36 + 12
36 + 18

30 + 4,
30 + 8

25 + 4,
25 + 10
15 + 2, 16 + 2,
17 + 3, 20 + 4
1 day / 2 night 850 965 1060 1180 1350 1600 1750

Option 2 Cost of a 2-day tour by bus:

group / hotel 10 + 1  15 + 2  15 + 1 18 + 2 25 + 3 30 + 3 40 + 4 50 + 4
Camping in Askania Nova (conveniences on the floor), no meals
3100 2450 2350 2300 2300 2100 1650 1400
Camping in Askania Nova (conveniences on the floor) with meals
3650 3000 2900 2850 2850 2650 2200 1950
Hotel "Stork * on the Arabat Spit (3-local numbers,
facilities in the room)
3750 3100 3000 2950 2950 2750 2300 2050
Hotel "Stork * on the Arabat Spit (2-local numbers,
facilities in the room)
3850 3200 3100 3050 3050 2850 2400 2150
Hotel "Kanna * on Askania Nova (2-3-local numbers,
facilities in the room)
3950 3300 3200 3150 3150 2950 3500 2250

Option 3 Cost of a 3-day tour by train:

group / hotel 10 + 1  15 + 2  15 + 1 18 + 2 25 + 3 30 + 3 40 + 4 50 + 4
Hotel "Stork * on the Arabat Spit (3-local numbers,
facilities in the room)
3250 2950 2900 2850 2750 2700 2600 2500
Hotel "Stork * on the Arabat Spit (2-local numbers,
facilities in the room)
3450 3150 3100 3050 2950 2900 2800 2700

Included

railway travel (reserved seat), transport services by luxury buses (Mercedes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), excursion services, accommodation, meals according to the program, medical and accident insurance.

Notes

  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Bus tours with night crossings are possible for children's groups only if there are 30% adults on the bus.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing objects, master classes, theatrical performances, optional excursions, etc. extra charge.
    • Entrance ticket to the Reserve Askania Nova - 70 / 50 UAH., Safari - 150 UAH / person. (with a group of at least 10 people);
    • Entrance ticket to the Reserve Stone Grave - 65 / 55 UAH.
  • The cost of the tour can vary depending on the fluctuations in fuel prices, the season, the level of the hotel, the program, the number of people in the group. Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • The calculation of the tour by train from Kharkov is possible.


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