waterfall Uchan-Su in Yalta
Uchan-Su waterfall, which is translated from Tatar means "Flying Water", is
the highest and most famous Crimean Falls, one of the main
natural attractions of Yalta.
Sam Falls is a place of steep fall in the river water Wuchang-Su, length
which is more than 7 km. It originates high in the mountains, flows
through the western part of the Yalta and empties into the Black Sea near the hotel
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river bed is almost sheer and form waterfalls. Wuchang-Su, the largest
of them is at an altitude of 380 meters above sea level.
The falls are the most beautiful during the spring snowmelt: March-April. In
hot summer days it is almost dry, but is rapidly gaining its
power, and after heavy rains that occur in Yalta in the summer. In
severe winters, Wuchang-Su freezes, forming a sort of "waterfall."
To get to the waterfall Uchan-Su you can take the mountain road
Yalta- Bakhchisaray that's a narrow serpentine, as if clinging to the steep
slopes, leading to the Ai-Petri plateau, and further down is down to
Bakhchisarai. You can also go from Yalta by cruise bus. If you go to
Wuchang-Su in your own car you must observe extreme caution as the road is
narrow, with many sharp turns.