Aktove canyon is one of the most unique and beautiful places in Ukraine.
Natural phenomenon, which has no analogues in Europe. Similar to the famous North America canyons by its landscapes. At sunrises, the canyon rocks` color turns to peach pink. So the photographers will feel in Aktove canyon like in paradise.
Just imagine a sudden abyss in the endless steppe. The granite deep with waters.
The canyon is one of the oldest lands of Eurasia. This area does not fall in the depths of the sea during 60 million years. Healing, filled with the aroma of herbs air and primordial rocks. The Canyon is especially beautiful in spring. Gully forests, fields full of strawberry. Primroses and endemics, moss on the rocks.
The age of canyon is four billion years. The depth of canyon reaches 50-60 meters, which is the hight of 20-storey building. The territory of canyon embraces over 250 hectares.
The natural complex of Aktove canyon are part of “Bugsky Grad” national nature park.
You can see lizards, water snakes, numerous birds and even reindeers. Can bathe in small waterfalls with crystal-clear waters. Some people believed it to have healing powers.
Though obvious attractiveness of this place, it is not a common touristic object. Aktove canyon is mostly visited by alpinists and eco-tourists.
Sometimes it feels like the place was never visited by humans. Majestic rocks, spreading trees – all look the same like thousand years ago. The local flora includes more than 900 types of plants, 26 of which are mentioned in the Red Book of Ukraine.
If you woud like to reach Aktove canyon:
First, reach Voznesensk town by bus or train. Then change to Aktove village.
And then you will open the unbelievable beauty of nature in Ukraine.