Nestled in the Caucasus in the disputed territory of Abkhazia, Lake Ritsa offers a tranquil space to explore. The lake, which is fed by six rivers, has a mysterious air about it that has inspired local legends. One such tale tells that the lake was once a river valley that was caused to fill with water by a sword thrown in an attempt to rescue Ritsa, a girl of the valley. Head out onto the lake and take in the views of the forest, which covers the mountains to the water's edge. Swim in the deep blue lake or fish for trout, which are abundant within the lake and river systems. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Gagra holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lake Ritsa and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Даже в дождливую погоду природа открывает потрясные виды! Это одно из не многочисленных мест Абхазии куда действительно хочется вернуться - за уединением, безмятежностью ... more »Even in rainy weather, nature offers amazing views! This is one of the few places of Abkhazia where you really want to return - for solitude, serenity ...
Оно удивительно. Как вообще вода бывает такого цвета? Можно созерцать до бесконечности. Мы ездили на джипах и поднялись выше, оттуда очень красивый вид на озеро. Еще подъезжали и кормили там гусей. он... more »It's amazing. How does water in any way be of this color? You can contemplate to infinity. We rode jeeps and climbed higher, from there a very beautiful view of the lake. They also drove up and fed the geese there. they're so funny, they eat right out of their hands. In general, of course, you definitely need to visit there. We were there in 2018, in August
Unfortunately this place is danger, because this part of Georgia is occupied by Russia. Definitely I will visit it when russian soldiers leave it.
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