Chuzenji lake – the beautiful lake with the trees growing on the banks, is situated at the foot of the sacred volcano Nantai in the upper part of Nikko. The lake was formed by lava flows of the now extinct volcano several thousand years ago. Now this lake is part of the Nikko National Park.
To reach lake Chuzenji you on a twisting mountain road “of Irohazaka”. The road ascends more than 400 meters and is named “Iroha”, because the original old road consisted of 48 hairpin bends, like needles. The same number of letters contained in the Japanese syllabic alphabet, formerly known as “Iroha”. Uphill and downhill are different roads, which makes this mountain the route is quite safe even when driving large tour buses.
Chuzenji Onsen is a touristy hot springs resort, located in the upper part of Irohazaka road, in the Eastern part of the lake. The most exciting part of the resort is the waterfall kegon no taki. It falls with a height of 97 meters. On the Elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall.
Good panoramic view of the waterfall and Kegon lake Chuzenji can be seen from Attidiya fee, walk accessible on foot or using the cable car.
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This amazing tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!
This amazing 10-hour tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!
Going on the path, the group will travel almost the entire Adler and Dagomys will turn to a cozy mountain road in the direction of Solokh-Aul. The track is immersed in the green forests of Colchis, on the left winds the river West Dagomys, and see an amazing panorama of the surrounding mountain ranges. Rotate, another one and now the road rises on a slope of an extinct volcano, this is where stone flows a long time the cooled lava hanging over the highway, here at the observation deck the group will make a stop.
And here You have reached one of the goals of our trip – Holy cross monastery. Here guests will learn the history of the monastery, sees relics in the Orthodox Church (icons, particle of the Holy cross, relics of saints), as well as will divide the monastic meal. Everyone can communicate with the priest, put candles for health, for peace, to order a prayer, buy icons, spiritual literature.
After the monastery, the group is sent to the home of the Russian tea – house Koshman. Here You will see tea plantations, Continue reading
Jack Scrap (Yeak Laom) is a volcanic lake, which is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Cambodia. Also this place is the most beautiful in the whole province of Ratanakiri.
The Ratanakiri province is located in the North-Eastern part of the country and shares borders with Laos and Vietnam. The population around the lake is one of the eight representatives of national minorities – Tampon (the names presented here are the phonetic transcription of the Khmer alphabet and a variety of sources, the names may vary). They live in five villages. The oldest villagers still remember times when on territory of modern city of Banlung (Ratanakiri) paced the tigers and other wild animals. Campany have their own culture and language that are fundamentally different from Khmer. Traditional houses of the people Tampon are constructed from four kinds of materials: wood base, bamboo walls and floor, the sheets on the wall and the roof and rattan into the ropes. Bamboo walls, as a rule, represent a complex, woven patterns.
Tamponi believe that they are surrounded by great spirits that live in old trees, rocks, lakes and rivers. Also they believe that the lake of Yak Scrap inhabited by spirits. Tamponi Continue reading