Crimean Gems Tour

12 days, 11 nights


price starting at €1199 pp

Available as a small group or private tour.
For a private tour you can choose any dates that you prefer.

This amazing tour program takes you over to the very south of Russia, with unique climate and lots of imperial residences of tsar’s family and noble families of Old Russia. You will see such cities as Sudak, NovyiSvet, Yalta and Sevastopol! You will visit the oldest wineries of Russia, palaces of Romanov and Vorontsov families, climb and Ai-Petri mountain and visit the oldest monasteries and botanical gardens of the Soviet Union time! We guarantee that this will be an adventure of a lifetime!

Day 1

Arrival to Simferopol.

Welcome to Simferopol, Crimea’s main airport! Your guide and driver meet you at the airport and take you to Sudak city. The transfer will take about 2.5 hours, during which you will be driver through picturesque Crimean mountain and sea landscapes. Check in to the hotel, welcoming dinner, night city tour.

Day 2

Sudak Fortress and Novyi Svet

Following breakfast you will have a tour of Venetian Fortress in Sudak and lunch with a terrific view on the Fortress, afterwords you will be driven to Novyi Svet, the lands where Count Golitsyn used to have his wineries, and where the first Russian champagne was produced. Following wine and champagne tasting you will be taken to the National reserve Novyi Svet, walk along the shore and see the cave where Count Golitsyn stored his wine and where Shalyapin used to perform when he was invited, visit the Tsar’s cave. Free beach time at the tsar’s cave. Transfer to Sudak

Day 3

Free day in Sudak.

Enjoy the vibrant life of the locals, walking the streets of Sudak, visiting local cafes and bars, spending some time at the sandy beaches.

*in order to enrich your experience, we recommend you to book one of our extra options, such as Russian folkshow, Russian banya (sauna) or culinary and craft workshops.

Day 4

Belogorsk. Lion’s park

On this day, following breakfast and check out of the hotel, you will be taken to one of the most amazing Zoos in the world – Lion’s Park in Belogorsk. Lunch in Belogorsk. Transfer to Yalta. Check in to the hotel. Welcoming dinner.Night city tour.

Day 5

Free day in Yalta.

Enjoy the amazing Soviet Union time and nowadays Russian resort and its numerous seafood cafes, bars and beaches!

*in order to enrich your experience, we recommend you to book one of our extra options, such as Russian folkshow, Russian banya (sauna) or culinary and craft workshops.

Day 6

Visit to the Gurzuf and Artek.

On this day we will travel along Big Yalta area to Gurzuf city, to see its numerous coves, the datcha of famous satirical writer Chechov, and following lunch, Soviet Union kids camp Artek.

Day 7

Wineries and Botanical Gardens

Following breakfast you will be taken on a tour to the local wineries Massandra, visit amazing Massandra palace and lunch in the mountains. Afterwards you will visit the Soviet Union time Botanical Gardens – Nikitinskyi, with thousands and thousands of species flourishing in the unique Crimean climate.

Day 8

Livadiya and Swallow’s Nest Castle

During this tour we will taken to Livadiyskiy Palace of Romanov family – one of the favourite palaces of Nicholas II. Following lunch, you will climb to the famous Swallow’s Nest Castle that overlooks the sea.

Day 9

Vorontsov Palace in Alupka and Ai-Petri mountain

Following breakfast we will check out of the hotel and drive to Alupka, to the famous Vorontsov palace. Afterwards we will take a cable car to the top of Ai-Petri mountain, where we will have lunch and do wine-tasting. In the evening, the driver will pick us up and drive to Sevastopol. Check in the centrally located hotel. Welcoming dinner.

Day 10

Sevastopol city tour

Following breakfast you will be taken around this hero city that survived Crimean and Second World Wars. You will see the major sights and war-time monuments, visit Mikhailovskaya Arsenal Unit. Lunch is included.

Day 11

Chersonesos and Fiolent Cape

On this tour you will visit the excavation sight of the old Greek city on the territory of Crimea that used to be called Chersonesos. Following lunch we will drive you to one of the most amazing capes – Fiolent and visit a beautiful Russian orthodox monasteries there – one of major the pilgrimage places.

Day 12

Departure from Crimea

Following breakfast your guide and driver will take you to the airport in Simferopol for your flight back home.

*All connection flights, if needed, can also be arranged by us.

Tour package prices:

3* hotel

4* hotel

€1199 pp
€1499 pp
€1559 pp
€2299 pp

  • *Prices are indicated for groups of 8-18 people. For more information, please contact us at
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