Jelasnica Gorge

BASIC INFO:

Jelasnica gorge is positioned in the Southwest of Suva mountain, 15 km from Nis. The Jelašnica River cuts its way through limestone rocks ofSuva mountainand creates a real rarity of the nature – the Jelašnica Gorge. In the length of only 2 km, many different morphological forms can be seen, as well as a large number of endemic and relict species.

LOCATION:

Jelašnica Gorge is located on a local road from Niš to Gornja Studena

HOW TO GET THERE:

By bus: Bus no 21 , Nis – Gornja Studena (Bus station for local bus lines, near the main bus station,Djuke Dinic Street).

WHAT TO SEE:
  • Unusual rock formations: Stone windows “St. Ilija” and “Kupina” and cavelets “Latin church” and “Skrivnica”
  • Serbian Ramonda (RamondaSerbica) and Natalie’s Ramonda (RamondaNathaliae), relict plant spieces
  • Waterfall “Ripaljka”
WHAT TO DO:
  • Free climibing

Nature travel office
Phone: +381 69 20 10 180, +381 69 445 35 45
E-mail: info@naturetraveloffice.com
Web: www.naturetraveloffice.com

  • Free climibing:

PAEK Nis
E-mail: gejosl@yahoo.com
Tel: +381 18 232 033, +381 641691588

  • Trekking, hiking, free climbing, mountaineering:

Nature travel office
Phone: +381 69 20 10 180, +381 69 445 35 45
E-mail: info@naturetraveloffice.com
Web: www.naturetraveloffice.com

  • Taste local food in ethno restaurant “Brka”, recommendation: “sukana pita”-cheese pie with homemade crusts
MORE INFO

FLORA: The symbols of the gorge are Serbian ramonda (RamondaSerbica) and Natalie’s ramonda (RamondaNathaliae), which are plant rarities of global importance and living fossils from the Tertiary (ice age).

FREE CLIMBING: Jelasnica gorge is the first climbing ground in Serbia designated only for sports climbers. There are more than 200 free climbing routes with completely attested equipment.

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