The events in Odessa at 12 June 2021

Aktovsky canyon, white rocks and Trikratsky forest

12 June 2021, 07:00
category: tour
895 UAH
place: Location (specified when registering)

Nikolayevshchina is a land with many beautiful and unforgettable corners. Not everywhere you can walk in the labyrinthine forest, hug the oak of love and admire the canyons that are in no way inferior to the Grand Canyon. We invite you to an unforgettable trip to the Trikratsky forest + Aktovsky canyon! 6:45 am - group gathering (Railway Station Square, opposite the main entrance of the Railway / Road Administration). 07:00 - departure from Odessa. 11.30 Arrival in the village. Trikrats. Excursion to the Kaolin quarry. A unique place for a "space" photo session. They are also popularly called "White Rocks". This is a former quarry where chalk was mined, and now this little-known place is popular for cool Instagram photos. 12.30 Transfer to Trikratsky forest - an artificial forest, created in the 19th century. Count V.P. Skarzhinsky. At first there was a small tract with a huge number of ornate paths (because of them the name "Labyrinth" appeared), but soon this place turned into a huge park with small wooden bridges scattered everywhere. Count Skarzhinsky brought seedlings for his park from all over the world, but oak trees became the main asset. Now there are 53 trees that are more than 200 years old. Among them there is an oak tree, which can only be grabbed by three people at a time. It is called the oak of love: it is believed that if you walk around it three times, you will meet true love. The park is home to a herd of bison, roe deer, deer and fallow deer. 14.00. Transfer to Aktovo village. Lunch at the camping (on the menu: shurpa, pilaf, fresh vegetable salad, compote).15.30 Excursion to the Aktovsky canyon, located on the Mertvovod river (there is a large concentration of hydrogen sulfide in the water). Locals call it Devil's Valley. Despite this, local historians tell a legend that it is here that the gate to paradise is located. The area of ​​the canyon is about 250 hectares, and the depth is about 100 m. This is a great place for climbers. 17.30 Gathering and rest on the territory of the camping. There is an opportunity to ride horses (for an additional fee). 18.00 Departure to Odessa. Estimated arrival at 21:30. Call: +38 (050) 534-59-39

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