Granite-Steppe Lands of Buh

Located in the Mykolaiv Oblast of Ukraine, the Granite-steppe lands of Buh make up a picturesque natural destination for tourists and adventure seekers. It covers an area of more than six thousand hectares, and its diverse landscapes offer photographers perfect opportunities to capture its beauty around every corner. It is also steeped in history and a rich wildlife, transforming the Granite-steppe lands of Buh into a unique part of Ukraine and a destination not to be missed by visitors.

The landscape of the Granite-steppe lands of Buh consists of large mountain ranges, deep granite canyons, endless green meadows and floodplain woods. It is home to over nine hundred plant species, as well as endangered insects, animals and vascular plants that can be found listed in the Red Book of Ukraine. This breathtaking natural wonder also has the Buh River flowing through it. Though quiet and peaceful in various locations, the river is also forced to flow through narrow valleys, creating challenging rapids and whirlpools for river explorers to enjoy. Is also boasts some of the most popular river slalom courses in the entire Europe. The granite walls and rock faces located throughout the Granite-steppe lands of Buh attract many rock climbing enthusiasts, who take on the cliffs and demanding climbing routes the area provides. Hikers and mountain climbers frequently join the group of thrill seekers who come to the Granite-steppe lands of Buh to push themselves to new heights and take in the beauty that surrounds them.

Archaeologists have also been regular visitors to the Granite-steppe lands of Buh, as it has revealed valuable insight into the history of Ukraine, with the discovery of various archaeological sites. These sites have allowed scientists to uncover artifacts and data dating back to many eras, including the Iron, Paleolithic, Copper and Neolithic Ages. Cultures, including the Sauromatian, Slavic and Trypillia, have been brought back to life through the digs and scientific efforts. To take on the excitement that nature has to offer, or to simply hike along spectacular routes and enjoy the magnificence of the environment, visit the Granite-steppe lands of Buh, as it offers nature lovers all the best features of the wilder side of Ukraine.