This journey can be called as follows: a gastronomic tour with a historical incline. During these three days you will not only taste a large number of different types of tea, taste delicious jam, jam and marmalade of real southern fruits and berries, but also plunge into the history of the region. You will visit the ruins of a Byzantine temple in Loo, Dagomyskie troughs or, as they are called, "Love Lake", visit the house of a Ukrainian immigrant who planted the first tea plantation in Russia. If you wish, you can fly in a hot air balloon or blimp. And this is only a part of what you will see and visit. ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%. At the end of the route you will find a special offer for Mastercard holders!
Visit the most tea places in Sochi. Start the day by visiting the complex, where you will be told everything about the culture of tea, then visit a tea plantation and learn all about the life of a man who first planted tea in Russia. You will find many delicious tastings and learning facts.
Perfect place to get to know the tea culture and enjoy tea grown on the local plantation. By the way, this is where the first tea plantation in Russia appeared. After a short excursion you will have a traditional tea party with pies, jam and fruit. Interestingly, this complex was built without a single nail. Tea houses opened their doors to visitors in 1979 and for 30 years now they have been introducing guests to the tea culture.
The attraction is located on the territory of the Sochi National Park and is a natural pool on the West Dagomys River. Dagomyskie troughs also have a second less popular name - "Lakes of Love". Couples in love come here for a swim, because according to legend, if you swim here with a loved one, relations will be strong and common dreams will come true. But many people come here just to take a walk, have a picnic or have a good time in a local café.
Solokh-Aul is the birthplace of Russian tea, it was in this place in 1901 that Koshman first planted tea. This is where the cultivation of tea started in Russia. Now this place is considered a reserve, and the house where this great man lived was turned into a museum. After a tour of the house, you will be invited to a tea party with fragrant Solohaul tea and fragrant mountain honey.
The project of the monastery complex was designed by Sochi architect Boris Babakov. The complex itself was conceived in the likeness of the Athos. Not far from the monastery is the holy spring of healer Panteleimon, where anyone can swim and gather water.
Evening can be spent in the amusement park, which is perfectly located among the wildlife. In the park you can just walk and admire the mountains, swim in the river Shah or have a picnic. You can also do something more interesting here. In the park you can fly in a balloon, on a blimp, ride a real APC or visit the rope park. Find out more and book the activities you are interested in at the [official website](https://www.solohaul.ru) of the park.
The restaurant is located in a very picturesque place with beautiful views of the mountains and river Shahe. Pretty varied menu, worth a taste of the Alpine salad.
In the morning, go to the mountains, Mountain Eden Park. In this place you can taste not only mountain honey, but also real local tea. You'll be surprised to learn that honey is also white, green. After you have tasted all kinds of honey, take a walk to the waterfall "Paradise Pleasure".
Today you have a trip to the mountains, so you need to cheer up well in the morning. A tasty, invigorating coffee will help you with that!
In 6 kilometers from Loo there is a tourist complex "Mountain Eden". Here you can see how cypresses, magnolias, figs, persimmons, lemons and guava grow. But the main thing is that here you can taste real mountain tea and honey absolutely free, as this service is already included in the ticket price. In case you are not driving, you can appreciate local homemade wine. Here you can also see a cactus that is 20 years old, a waterfall and an active well with curative water. You can also have a small picnic on the site.
On the way to the waterfall you will meet another landmark, which is not worth to pass by, the open-air museum of the Armenians of Hamshen. You have a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the life of this nation and learn some curious facts from its history. As for the waterfall, it is formed by the river Loo, which rolls down a steep river bed, forming a small lake below. If you want, you can climb to the top of the waterfall.
After a walk, you can walk to a small cafe. Dine on tasty kebabs surrounded by wildlife.
If you are still full of energy, then go to Golovinka, here at the apiary they make delicious honey. You will be told, shown and given a taste of white and green honey. And also explains which honey is better to take with a cold, and which one for a good mood.
The beach of "Aqualoo" is a very nice and clean place, which is perfect either for an evening walk or for a small swim, if the weather and water temperature allow. Either way, the sunset is best seen on the seaside.
Dine in a restaurant overlooking the Black Sea coast. Big choice of dishes, fast service, pleasant music - come here for all this.
Today you can visit a very unusual museum-cafe of Stanislav Doroshenko. Here you can taste fresh jam, there is even a special offer for guests - tasting set, which includes 3 flapjacks, tea and 5 kinds of jam. Also feed the animals at Exarcho farm and don't forget to take delicious natural cheese with you.
In the morning, go to the beach to get some sea air. You can have a little breakfast on the beach if you take some food with you.
When you come here, you fall out of reality. Everything is made so beautiful and tasteful that it seems unreal. The facility is located in a historic building, close to the coast. The owner is Stanislav Doroshenko, a Sakhalin resident. An unusual museum-cafe opened its doors in 2019. In the "House of Varenya" first you will get to the production, where you will be shown how to make the most delicious jam of the Krasnodar region. Afterwards you will visit the shop where you can buy the freshest products. And in front of it you will find a favorite tasting room. Be sure to try the tasting set, which includes 3 flapjacks, tea and 5 kinds of jam.
On your way to the next attraction, be sure to visit this place. There used to be a medieval temple here. Nobody still knows its exact age. Some consider it to be from the X-XII centuries, others believe it was built by the Druids in the VI century.
It's an interesting museum that absorbed the most important things. There are three exhibitions at once: a tea museum, an exhibition of retro cars and a samovar museum.
Lunch in a very atmospheric place overlooking the sea. A large selection of dishes and pleasant waiters. The visitors of the institution have not only positive taste, but also aesthetic impressions from the magnificent sea panorama.
On the farm you can buy natural dairy products, fresh pastries, honey and farm convenience foods. Tourists are offered a variety of entertainment: feeding the animals, horseback riding, photo shoot with and without animals or a walk on the farm with a guide who will take you to the most important places of the farm. More information about the farm can be found at [official website](https://fermaekzarho.ru/).
Finish your journey in a restaurant with an excellent selection of seafood. Meat lovers will also find something to please themselves. **Pay your bill at restaurants of Novikov Group with exclusive discount of 10%. Warn the waiter that you are the holder of the World Elite Mastercard® before receiving the invoice and pay with the World Elite Mastercard®.** **[Full promotion rules](https://www.mastercard.ru/ru-ru/consumer/offers-promotions.html?offer=novikov-group)]**