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Karadag Natural Reserve, Koktebel
(4.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Karadag Natural Reserve combines sea, subtropical forests, and a plethora of animal species. Sitting on an ancient volcano, the reserve stretches across 2,874 hectares (7,102 acres). Once submerged under water, today the site conceals precious stones and serves as home to about 1,176 plant species and 5,500 types of animals. Paths cut through otherworldly geological formations shaped by wind, water, and sun over millions of years. Find the hidden grottos and climb to overlooks facing the bays. You can take a guided tour of the site, either by land or sea, and visit the nature museum and a dolphinarium. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Koktebel holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Karadag Natural Reserve and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • One of the best memories that will remain in the memory for years to come, the incredible beauty of sunset, which was also able to capture, horseriding, stands by the way small money, pleased local color, the people are very friendly and hospitable Nature is indescribable, very interesting told guide about the mysterious history of this reserve entrance to territory only certainly tour as the reserve is protected and entry outside tour group is prohibited.
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  • We students went to the Golden trails karadagskimi goal. These places have conquered every one of us and left only the best memories as well as we have lots of pictures with beautiful views.
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  • The reserve is a beautiful, interesting route. We went in January, when it was all in the snow, I must say, the route is very dangerous and requires special clothing, footwear, and willpower. In total we passed 10 km, but snow-covered trail is very unpredictable. Seen ROE and climbed above the clouds, at the end of the route were the long-awaited Golden Gate. Better, of course, go there in good weather.
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