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Olympic Sochi and Krasnaya Polyana Private Tour

1. Olympic Sochi and Krasnaya Polyana Private Tour

Start your Sochi adventure by meeting your guide at your hotel. From here, depending on the location of the hotel, you will go by public transport or by car straight to the mountain peaks in the direction of Krasnaya Polyana. Your tour will take a picturesque path along the valley of the mountain river Mzymta, the longest and deepest river in Russia that flows into the Black Sea. On the way you will enjoy unforgettable views of mountain gorges and lush green landscapes. Your acquaintance with the village of Krasnaya Polyana will begin with a visit to the apiary where you will have the opportunity to taste  various types of mountain honey, which you can take with you as a souvenir from Russia. Continue on to explore one of the most popular ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana - Rosa Khutor. There you will have enough time to stroll through the local streets, as well as climb the Olympia cable car straight to the Rosa Plateau observation deck, which offers a wonderful view of the entire resort. During the final portion of the tour you will visit the famous Olympic Park of Sochi. Whilst here you will learn interesting details of the construction of the Olympic facilities such as the Fisht Stadium and Iceberg Skating Palace. Learn some secrets about the opening ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games before finishing your day with a light and music show - the Bowl of the Olympic Flame.

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Sochi: Krasnaya Polyana and Rosa Khutor Mountain Resorts

2. Sochi: Krasnaya Polyana and Rosa Khutor Mountain Resorts

Set high in the Caucasus Mountains, the fashionable Krasnaya Polyana is home to ski resorts including Roza Khutor, which hosted events during the 2014 Winter Olympics. The area has a mix of modern restaurants, après-ski bars, and trendy pubs, and is a popular hiking destination with nature trails in summer. Rosa Khutor is a year-round mountain resort located on the banks of the Mzymta River and the mountain slopes of the Adler district of Sochi. The resort has 28 cable cars, and a total ski-run length of 102 kilometers. In February 2014, it became the venue for the competitions of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games in alpine skiing, snowboarding, and freestyle. The walk along the Skybridge - one of the longest suspension bridges in the world, is a thrilling experience for everybody. The Skybridge is located in a picturesque place in the Akhshtyr Gorge, above the Mzymta River at an altitude of 207 meters above the ground. Those who dare may walk along it to the other side of the gorge whilst enjoying panoramic views of the incredible surrounding beauty. On one side of the bridge you see the snow-capped peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, and on the other, views over the Black Sea coast. Each visitor of the park will be able to watch the jumps and flights over the gorge, and at the conclusion of your experience your guide returns you to your accommodation.

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