Samarskaya Luka National Park and Zhigulevsky Nature Reserve
Samara Luke is an amazing peninsula formed by the bend of the Volga River, the river almost completely skirts the Zhiguli Mountains, and then turns to the side of the southwest, leaving for a connection with the mainland only a small crossing. The length of the peninsula from west to east is about 60 kilometers, and from north to south it is 30 kilometers long, its coastline is 200 kilometers long.
Samara Luke is a reserved land that was created for centuries. It is divided into 2 parts: Zhigulevsky Nature Reserve and Samarskaya Luka National Park. Two natural objects of national importance have created unique natural monuments, sights, «microclimate» and rare representatives of flora and fauna located on their territories.
Samara archery is a kind of «Living corner of nature», completely surrounded by large industrial cities such as Samara, Syzran, Togliatti, Oktyabrsk, Chapaevsk and others. By the way, many of these cities have long been «cities-millionaires.»
For those who want to visit local sights, see the pristine beauty of the Volga region, the Samarskaya Luka National Park organizes various excursion options, the program includes walking tours in the surrounding area, horseback riding, jeep safari, trips to stony steppes to the tops of the Zhiguli mountains, cruises on the ship and m. Here everyone will find for themselves exactly what will interest him most.
On the territory of Samara Luke there are more than 180 natural and historical monuments, the most famous of them are the Wailing Stone, the Maiden’s Hill, the Molodetsky Mound, the Camel Mountain. On a trip to the environs of the peninsula, there is a real chance to meet rare representatives of birds and animals, which many years ago were listed in the Red Book. Visiting the reserve, these unusual places, you can be sure that the diverse nature of native places can still really attract, please and surprise pampered lovers of overseas tourist trips.