Lake Ritsa is one of the most famous attractions of Abkhazia, where every year thousands of tourists visit. Despite the fact that lakes in Abkhazia huge amount, Ritsa is the most visited and famous. I remember my first visit to this picturesque place, which he had left in memory very vivid impression.
We left from Agudzery early in the morning to arrive to the location, to the main stream of tourists in solitude to enjoy the view. Since the lake lies at an altitude of 950 meters above sea level, go towards the lake Ritsa for a long time and all the time outside of car pass fabulous scenery that I remembered again and again on cold winter evenings.
The maximum depth of the lake Ritsa about 131 meters, a coastline of about 7 km, with an area of about 1.3 sq. km it is Situated among beautiful mountains 2200-3200m metres above sea level. If you look closely, on the slopes of the mountains you can see the striations of fallen avalanches of giant pine trees that are as impressive as the mountains and the lake, there is a very acute power of nature.
The road to Ritsa lake, Abkhazia passes through mountain gorge along the mountain river Bzyb. By the way there are not less famous attractions, such Continue reading