Hiking in Sochi and the surrounding area

Resort Sochi is famous not only for its clean beaches and equipped tracks of Krasnaya Polyana. After all, if you wish, here you can find many interesting tourist routes, covering unique natural attractions, cultural and architectural monuments, as well as interesting observation platforms from which you can enjoy the mesmerizing panorama of the city from a bird's eye view.

Trekking in the mountains: preparation and routes

Almost all tourist routes covering the "mountain" part of Sochi can be divided into two categories:

1. One-day. Short walks, starting in the early morning and returning to the starting point. Suitable even for inexperienced tourists. do not require special training or special equipment;

2. Multi-day. More challenging hiking trips, overnight in tents or in the open air. They are conducted only with the accompaniment of an experienced guide, versed in the nuances and subtleties of orienteering on the ground.

It should be noted that in both cases, the vicinity of Sochi is an extremely interesting place. In addition, both one- and multi-day hikes involve a must visit:

  • Yew-boxwood grove;
  • Tops Stone pillar;
  • Agursky waterfalls;
  • Alpine meadows;
  • Vorontsov caves, etc.

But if you are not attracted to nature, in Sochi itself there are dozens of attractions that will appeal to even the smallest travelers.

What to see in the city?

You can start a walk around Sochi from the embankment, which smoothly leads you to the sea terminal. Further, you can head to the central part of Adler and get acquainted with the infrastructure facilities built for the 2014 Winter Olympics. The Olympic Park, the Singing Fountains, the museum complex - all this is within walking distance, right in the central part of the city.