May holidays in the mountains of Adygea

It's a good time to go south, enjoy the revived nature, the bird chatter, the high sky over the mountains, the comfort of a forest house and a live fireplace fire. 

It is already warm and sunny in the mountains, and your desire to spend time with meaning, plunging into active adventures, will be more than justified.

You will have days full of exceptionally high–quality rest that do not require additional fees - all inclusive!

Location

Republic of Adygea, Maikop district, A-159, 13th kilometer, 13th km, 13
from
US$ 784
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 Apr – 3 May, 2025
    • 3 – 10 May, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Republic of Adygea, Maikop district, A-159, 13th kilometer, 13th km, 13
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Natural SPA treatments
Let's recuperate and recharge with the energy of hot springs
Tastes of Adygea
Let's try the local cuisine and taste the fresh Adyghe cheese
Guzeriplsky Dolmen
Let's go to the largest stone structure and discuss its history
Lago Naki Plateau
We will visit a picturesque plain located at an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level
Safe extreme
Let's learn the basics of rock climbing and feel like real climbers
Khadjokh Gorge
Let's enjoy the nature of Adygea and visit a part of the Big Khadjokh Canyon

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Welcome to mountainous Adygea!

    We stay in the cozy rooms of our base, relax, have a delicious dinner. 

    At 20:00 we are waiting for everyone in our cafe near the fireplace, we will get acquainted, discuss the nuances of upcoming adventures, drink tea on mountain herbs, sing songs to the guitar – in general, enjoy the evening in the mountains! 

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  • Day 2 - Route to the Rufabgo river gorge (canyoning optional)
  • Day 3 - Hiking in the upper reaches of the Kurjips river, rock climbing
  • Day 4 - Granite canyon, Guzeriplsky dolmen, thermal springs
  • Day 5 - The route along the Lago Naki plateau
  • Day 6 - By off-road vehicle to Chinarsky, Universitetskiy, Guam ridge waterfalls and exit to the Eagle Shelf
  • Day 7 - The route to the wild caves
  • Day 8 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

Everything is accessible to ordinary people. The level of stress is sane, and even a child can handle it. We guarantee pleasant physical fatigue and the joy of overcoming.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
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The base in the mountains is the "Formula of active recreation".

GPS: 44.204653, 40.084384

A significant difference from other accommodation places that guests should know about is the location. Our base in the mountains is brand new Scandinavian–type cottages surrounded by a mountain forest at an altitude of just over 1000 m above sea level. The nearest settlement is located 15 km away. The same distance to the checkpoint of the Reserve. Two hundred meters from the paved road in no way violate the serenity of the forest zaimka. 

Our guests talk about the special atmosphere prevailing at the recreation center. In spacious rooms (25 sq. m. m) the rooms are warm and cozy. Standard conditions for two- and three-bed accommodation, and we also have a couple of family two-room apartments. Our mountain base is small, designed for 25-30 people, this is due to an individual approach and special attention to everyone. 

The base in the mountains belongs to a tour operator that conducts all active events. Moreover, all the components of the active program: rafts, bicycles, jeeps, buses, equipment, mountain shelters are the property of the host tour operator. For our guests, this means that there are no problems, expectations, inconsistencies, misunderstandings, and also that nothing will interfere with your adventures! 

Our delicious cuisine is natural, fresh, varied, cooked from the heart. 

Guests are involved in a kaleidoscope of adventures from morning to late evening. What it will be: a wood—burning sauna, a guitar by the campfire or wine with kebabs on the cozy veranda of the cafe - it's up to you. The instructors, who, like the guests, live at the base, will help to organize a pleasant pastime. 

The "Formula of active recreation" 7 nights

The recreation center “Formula of active recreation" consists of four new comfortable cottages decorated in Scandinavian style. They perfectly fit into the forest landscape of the middle mountains of the Azish range. 

Bright rooms decorated with natural wood, with all amenities, cozy verandas and picnic areas.

Parking is available on site, there is an excellent wood-burning sauna and a kitchen for common use (2 gas stoves, kitchenware, cutlery).

Terms of accommodation:

Cottages No. 1, 2, 3. In 1 and 2 cottages there are 3 comfortable double rooms (two lower ones with covered verandas and one attic) with the possibility of additional accommodation. places (comfortable folding bed). There are two rooms in 3 cottages: double (with the possibility of additional accommodation). places) and a triple room with three fixed beds. The rooms have a separate entrance, each room has a bathroom, LCD TV, comfortable beds, wardrobe, table, chairs. The lower rooms have a spacious covered veranda, next to which there are barbecues.

Cottage No. 4. The cottage has 3 rooms: on the ground floor there are two two—room rooms, with a capacity of up to 4 people each, on the second floor there is one spacious one-room 4-bed room. The two-room rooms have a separate entrance, a bedroom (double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables), a hall (LCD TV, sofa, armchair, chest of drawers, table, chairs), a bathroom. Attic room: 2 beds, double sofa bed, LCD TV, wardrobe, bedside tables, table, chairs, bathroom. Next to the cottage there is a large gazebo for relaxing and a barbecue.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Republic of Adygea, Maikop district, A-159, 13th kilometer, 13th km, 13

Included in price

  • habitation;
  • three meals a day (1st day – dinner, 2nd-7th day–three meals a day, 8th day - breakfast), picnic in nature (barbecue, tasting of Adyghe cheese);
  • active program;
  • entrance fees for all facilities according to the program;
  • intra-route transport;
  • visit to the thermal springs (on the day recommended in the tour, or on any of the days, in agreement with the group);
  • instructor services;
  • rent the necessary equipment.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Krasnodar/Mineralnye Vody and back;
  • transfer from Krasnodar railway / Mineralnye Vody airport and back;
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Documents:

  • Russian Federation passport (internal);
  • Birth certificate;
  • medical insurance policy;
  • bank card (shops have card payments, many souvenir shops accept transfers);
  • cash (to pay for the transfer, additional services in the form of a sauna and massage, for the purchase of souvenirs and gifts). There are ATMs in the village.

Medical preparations:

  • all that your doctor has prescribed for you. Additionally, we take: "from the head", "from the stomach", antispasmodics, from allergies.

Equipment:

  • a small backpack (20-30 liters) – it is convenient to take things with you for a walk;
  • a tourist seat (hob, podpopnik) with foil and an elastic band. The price starts from 250 rubles.;
  • sunglasses (for snow and sun protection) — optional;
  • raincoat–poncho is dense (required!): cellophane for 100-200 rubles will not last a day;
  • swimming trunks/swimsuit and flip–flops - for thermal springs;
  • hiking gaiters or lanterns for feet: from mud, rain and snow;
  • hermetic package for phone and photo and video equipment (in case of rain);
  • refillable water bottle or small thermos 500 ml (optional);
  • trekking poles (optional). If there is a problem with knees, hip joints, ankles, they will help a lot. If your sticks do not fit in your luggage, do not worry – we will give you sticks at the base for the whole week of your vacation;
  • hygienic lipstick or lip balm (required! both boys and girls – from the wind and the sun);
  • sunscreen SPF 50+ (snow in the sun can tan and even burn).

Footwear

  • comfortable sports shoes. Two pairs with non-slip soles are required;
    • the first pair is high waterproof boots (if you have trekking boots, it's better to take them);
    • The second pair is sneakers with non–slip soles;
  • rubber flip-flops for visiting thermal springs.

Clothes:

  • in spring, take sports clothes for hot and cool weather;
  • for cool weather:
    • The jacket is windproof, waterproof;
    • down or fleece vest – optional (for early spring)
    • raincoat (thick poncho);
    • warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants);
    • fleece jacket (required! — for all weather conditions);
    • a set of thermal underwear (if available, can be used as a bottom layer) is very important for early spring!
    • T-shirts with long (from sunburn) and short sleeves 2-3 pcs.;
    • lightweight sports trousers (required!), you can also take shorts (if the weather allows);
    • socks (1 thermal socks and 2-3 pairs of regular ones);
    • headdress:
      • for early spring, we recommend taking a hat, as well as a scarf or fleece gaiter (baffik) – close the throat and neck, gloves;
      • in sunny weather, a cap / panama hat (always with a visor!);
    • bathing suit (swimming trunks or swimsuit) – for thermal springs.
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  • US$ 784
    26 Apr – 3 May, 2025 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 784
    3 – 10 May, 2025 8 days 7 nights
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