Tell, in what country to spend a vacation, if you have only a few weeks, and to prepare all necessary documents for travel abroad you do not have time.
In Belarus you can travel back in time and look at Europe thousands of years ago, before people started to change her appearance. In the Bialowieza forest, the largest area of primeval forest, preserved to our time, grow 2,000 giant trees and is home to animals listed in the Red book. Park visitors can see lynxes, black storks and bison.
And here is a well-preserved medieval castles, some of you can go on a tour. The most beautiful of them — Nesvizh castle was once the residence of a wealthy and noble family of Radziwill, and now a UNESCO world heritage site. But for tourists it is not even the most interesting, and the fact that part of the castle turned into a hotel where you can stay the night. When booking, keep in mind that only VIP rooms are located in the castle, the standard rooms are in new building in the Museum complex.
Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world with stunning natural beauty. Here are hidden high mountain health resorts in the desert to launch rockets into space, and the ancient city hide treasures from the times of the Great silk road.
In the short period of its existence, the capital of the country had to change the name to Astana to Nursultan (until 1997 the main city of Kazakhstan was Almaty). The construction of Nursultan goes quickly, and the city quickly becomes a modern metropolis. Make sure to stop here for a day or two to see the Baiterek tower, the Palace of peace and reconciliation, Khan Shatyr and Akorda.
Of particular interest in Kazakhstan is the first and largest in the world Baikonur cosmodrome. Space enthusiasts can watch the launch of a rocket or spacecraft. This summer scheduled three starts, but applications for the tour must be submitted in advance.
Kyrgyzstan is a country of clear lakes, high mountains and vast landscapes, where in some areas people still adhere to a nomadic lifestyle.
The country is popular among fans of Hiking and ecotourism. Mountain ranges and gorges of the country is so vast, that allow you to explore them literally for months while not Dating other people. For those who can afford to spend money and not afraid to spend a few days without modern conveniences, suggest to yourself to experience the jailoo-tourism, where travelers live in the mountains in a Yurt how to live the Kyrgyz people for many centuries. Or to attend falconry — one of the oldest forms of hunting, in 2016, is included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
One of the main centers of attraction of Kyrgyzstan — lake Issyk-Kul. Here the numerous beaches of the coast in summer attracts locals. The lake is so huge that it is even called the Central Asian sea, and the water transparency ranks second in the world after Baikal.
The great advantage of staying at a budget hotel vouchers even in high season. Here is preserved almost intact a natural beauty. For example, lake Riza, water which changes color depending on the time of year — summer and spring it is green-yellow in the fall and winter — blue.
Many travelers love to explore the country by car. For the convenience of such travel on popular routes organized camping.
Fans of ecotourism gather in Abkhazia, then to climb the mountain. In the area of scenic Alpine meadows of the Caucasus is popular with tourists mount mamdzyshkha. Foot ascent to the summit takes 6-7 hours walk. While climbing participants open breathtaking views of meadows, mountain streams and winding cliffs.
South Ossetia — not the most obvious destination for tourism, but it is less interesting from this becomes. Located in the heart of the Caucasus, the Republic holds many unique natural attractions. One of them is the Keli volcanic plateau. This area of extinct volcanoes and volcanic lakes, at an altitude of 3,000 meters above the sea level.
Nearby, in Kodorskom gorge, is an amazing lake Arco. And it surprises not only for its beauty, and also the fact that every 5-6 years the lake simply disappears, and then reappears. Scientists have linked this phenomenon with the presence of underground caves. During this Arco lake called lake Ghost.
The nature of South Ossetia is fascinating, and crystal clear air, bathing in the healing springs and Alpine lakes and familiarity with the rich history of the people living here will help to take another look at these places.
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