of the Botanical Garden laid out with beautiful
that follow the landscape to the sea. 7,000
species of trees and plants, with a rose garden of
1,600 varieties. Other curiosities include a
year old pistachio tree.
a variety of locally grown fruits and taste
of wine.The menu will include: -zizifus compote
(stewed fruit), -feihoa compote, -green olives,
-fig jam, -walnuts with honey,
extract and Crimean herbs extract, almonds, and
water. Wine: White
Pino-gri, Kagor, Crimean Balsam (made with about
of Crimean herbs)
This tour is
specially tailored to suit the lovers of nature. The Botanical Gardens
of Nikita, known for its collection of trees, shrubs and an old
arboretum. Laid out in 1812 by botanist Christian Steven, the Botanical
Gardens is designed in a landscape style with picturesque terraces
descending to the sea. Some 6-km from Yalta the gardens are a
picturesque open-air museum, which comprises more than 18 thousand
species of plants from Mediterranean countries, South East Asia, Africa
and South America. The Botanical Gardens of Nikita is also a major
scientific-research institute with production and experimental grounds.
During your guided visit to the gardens you will walk along the cypress
alley and pine groves, will see varieties of leave-bearing and
coniferous trees, natives of Crimea and relics of world flora. Enjoy the
cacti collection numbering about 15 hundred cacti and succulents and
which is a special pride of the Gardens.
Note: Guests must
be able to walk approximately 1.25 mile over various surfaces, with
numerous steps, inclines and long periods of standing. Comfortable
walking shoes are recommended.