Crimean mountains are young, not high. The highest peak is mt. Roman-Kosh (1545m. above sea level). Mountains consist of three ridges: the Main, the Internal, represented by separate rocky massifs which heights are 500-800 meters (area of the cave towns), and the External, which height is insignificant.
On the plateau the average annual temperature is about + 7 °C and in the spring and autumn frosts occur. Winter can be rather cold and temperature reaches sometimes -25 °C.
Flora is rich, includes many endemic forms. There are many herbs, which locals use for delicious herbal tea. Most part of forest consists of oak and beech tree. . In Crimea there are no danger animals. Fauna represented by deer, fox, hare. Rather rare one can see a wild boar.
Crimea with a private guide Sergey Sorokin: one-day and many-day tours sightseeing & hiking
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