- Tour: acquaintance with history and nature of the city
- Duration: 12 hours
- Tour milage: 220 km
- Transportation: by vehicle, on foot
- Clothes recommendations: convenient clothes and shoes (sport style preferable), bathing suits, hats (preferable). WARNING! To cross the national border of Russia you have to have passport with Russian multivisas. Short tour description To start the tour you cross the border between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Abkhazia. You will go to Gagra city, have a stop at the Goluboye Ozero (the Blue lake), see waterfalls and go through the Bzybskoye, Gegskoye and Yupsharinskoye Canyons (Canyons of three rivers: Bzyb, Gega and Yupshara). The Ritsa lake lies 950 meters above sea level surrounded with snowy peaks of the Caucasian mountains. And of course you can swim in Pitsunda cape.
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