The Djur-Djur waterfall is considered the most full-flowing waterfall of Crimea, and one of the most striking attractions of Alushta. Its height is 15 meters, width of about 5 meters. Even in the dry season it does not dry out, although, of course, is not so spectacular as after rains.
Above the river is still a few rapids of waterfall, in swimming pools where one can safely swim, but the water is freezing. Around the beautiful woods of Haphal reserve. 200 metres is the cave Jur-Jur, but it is not designed for mass tourists. Also from the waterfall trails start at the top of Demerdzhi North and South, falls Dzhurla, to the valley of ghosts. But it's very long walks not on the same day, and generally, tourists prefer to come down from the peaks in the Haphal gorge and waterfall Dzhur-Dzhur.
The waterfall is relatively easily accessible for all categories of tourists, and it is easy to visit as part of guided tours and independently. Read below detailed information on how to get to the waterfall Jur-Jur.
Entrance fee: the entrance fee to the waterfall is 100 rubles
How to get there: the waterfall is located in the most beautiful place of Crimea reserve in the gorge haphal near the village General (waterfall Jur-Jur on the map). To get here easier and cheaper just part of an organized tour which will cost 750 rubles. The trip alone will cost more, but if you organize a trip with a group of several people, it is cheaper.
First you need with a long-distance bus station of Alushta to take a bus to the fishing or Walleye (through fishing), but you need to go to the village Solnechnogorskoye. Buses depart on schedule every hour, tickets can be purchased in the bus station ticket office, 33 rubles. Further, from Solnechnogorsk need to get to the village General, but the buses go very rarely. To walk (9 miles), so in Solnechnogorskoye right next to the stop on duty taxi drivers who offer to drive to the village General 500 rubles round trip, or for 1000 almost to the waterfall and back (price per car). If you walk a little deeper into the village, you can find a jeep for 350 rubles per person to the rank of General, or 450 per person to the falls. Do the walk to the waterfall on horseback for 1500 rubles. If you choose a trip to the village and not directly by the waterfall, before it will be take 20-30 minutes, the walk is pleasant and interesting.
You can also drive to the village General directly from Alushta by bus No. 111, for 50 rubles. The bus departs from the bus station of Alushta, passes through a ring on the area of "Soviet", and then very slowly and long rides in General through the village Solnechnogorskoye. Is scheduled 2-3 times a day.
If you get to the waterfall by car, keep in mind that local residents make trips by jeep to the waterfall, and too active to offer their services including those who came to the village in his car. They meet visitors at the entrance and offered free of charge to Park, and then explain that to the waterfall is very far, you do not come, and the like. Don't believe it. Even in a car you can drive further from the start of the village to the Parking lot in the southern part of the village, and there leave it near the cafe (see Parking map). In an SUV you can drive another half a mile on the awful bumpy road up to the next car Park where the waterfall by hand.