Crimea has been in the news a lot over the past year. It’s an unfortunate circumstance for its image and tourism, which is sad considering the beauty of the peninsula. But when it comes to travel, is it safe?
Luckily, it’s a lot easier than you think. We hope that the below information and photo-essay will motivate you to visit the peninsula some day. Enjoy!
General transport guide:
From Kiev, take a train to Simferopol
Take a bus from Simferopol to Sevastopol
Take a bus from Sevastopol to Balaklava
Hike from Balaklava to Yalta – Expect 4 to 5 days
Bus from Yalta to Laspi
Laspi back to Simferopol by bus, then train back to Kiev by train
Below is a photo essay of the hike. Some photos property of Stanislav Shangin.
After the hike? Be sure to reward yourself on the beach and spend some time in Laspi