New Year holidays in the mountains of Adygea

Many of us, fantasizing about winter pleasures in the mountains, imagine the silence of the snow-covered forest, the blue of the frosty sky and the sunlit, high, dazzlingly beautiful peaks of the mountains. And also the comfort of a forest house, a living fire and the serenity of quiet evenings. Well, so that it would be great, diverse, and interesting. And it's all on our tour! 

Location

Krasnodar
from
US$ 745
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Krasnodar
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Sledding
We are waiting for fun flights on a snowy slope
Wild caves
Let's go on a journey through the labyrinths of the underworld
Horse riding
We will take a horse ride through the most beautiful winter forest
Thermal springs
Let's enjoy the warmth of the thermal springs and not rush anywhere
New Year's Banquet
A fabulous and warm holiday awaits us in a cozy atmosphere
Dolmens of Adygea
We will see the largest dolmen in the region and learn its history

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Group meeting. Getting to know the instructor

    You can get to the accommodation on your own (check-in in the afternoon from 14:00) or use the shuttle service (extra charge).

    12.00 Gathering of the group for a combined transfer at the Krasnodar-1 railway station or at the airport in Mineralnye Vody.

    Arrival at the base at approximately 15:00, accommodation, lunch. 

    After lunch we go to the hot springs.

    Snow falling into hot water, the soft and relaxing effect of the thermal spring water, the diffused warm steam rising above the surface of the pool, the stars of the night sky, the play of light and sound – all this is a great end to the day.

    Return to the base, dinner.

    Meals included: lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 2 - Granite Canyon. The Museum of the Caucasian Biosphere Reserve. The Guzeriplsky dolmen. Rafting is optional. New Year's Banquet
  • Day 3 - A radial hike to the Kurjips tract. Sledding rides. A walk through the pine forest
  • Day 4 - Speleomarchrute
  • Day 5 - The route to the gorge of the Meshoko River. Black noise. Horse riding
  • Day 6 - Completion of the program. Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation at the recreation center "Formula of active recreation".

Applications are accepted from 2 people.

Single occupancy and check-in are not provided.

Children under 16 years old receive a 10% discount.

The "Formula of active recreation" 5 nights

The base is located in the mountains, in the forest zone of the Azish ridge at an altitude of about 1200 m. above sea level and 300 m away from the highway, which creates a sense of privacy, but at the same time the entrance is accessible at any time of the year and for any transport. Parking is available on site, there is an excellent wood-burning sauna and a kitchen for common use.

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 placement. places (comfortable folding bed). There are two double rooms in the 3rd cottage. 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.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
Krasnodar

Included in price

  • accommodation at the recreation center;
  • three meals a day: day 1 – lunch, dinner, day 2 – 5th – three meals a day, day 6 – breakfast;
  • New Year's banquet;
  • active program;
  • entrance fees for all facilities according to the program;
  • intra-route transport;
  • instructor services;
  • rental of necessary equipment;
  • a visit to the thermal springs (on the day recommended in the program, or on any of the days, in agreement with the group).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Krasnodar and back;
  • rafting on a mountain river — 2,000 rubles/person.

Combined transfer on December 30th:

  • Mines.Water – accommodation base – Min.Water — 4,000 rubles/person.;
  • Krasnodar – accommodation base – Krasnodar — 3,000 rubles/person.An individual transfer can be arranged.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Documents:

  • Russian Federation passport (internal);
  • 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;
  • the poncho raincoat 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

Shoes and clothes for travel:

When choosing clothes to participate in an active tour, keep in mind that they must protect you from wind, rain, snow, sun and mechanical damage (branches, grass, stones). We recommend taking specialized clothing for tourism and sports made of synthetic materials, as it provides good ventilation, dries quickly, does not crumple, and is more comfortable when moving. The main principle is layering: hot – undressed, cold – insulated.

Shoes:

  • comfortable sports shoes. Two pairs are required, waterproof and with non-slip soles:
    • the first pair are high waterproof and warm boots. The best solution is rubber insulated EVA boots (liner up to -20 ° C). If you have trekking shoes, take them;
    • The second pair is winter or demo seasonal shoes with non–slip soles;
  • rubber flip-flops for visiting thermal springs and walking around the base by room.

Clothes:

In winter, take clothes for warm and cold weather.

  • For cold weather:
    • winter jacket (windproof, insulated, waterproof). The ideal option is snowboarding / skiing, as it meets all the necessary requirements;
    • winter pants (windproof, insulated, waterproof). The ideal option is snowboarding /skiing, as they meet all the necessary requirements;
    • down jacket (up to -10°C);
    • down or fleece vest (optional);
    • a set of winter thermal underwear (optional). It can be used as a bottom layer;
    • warm wool socks (merino, alpaca) 2 pairs. Look at the fishing shop – they know a lot about warm clothes;
    • scarf / fleece gaiter (baffik) / warm shawl – to insulate the throat and neck;
    • the hat is warm (fleece is the perfect solution);
    • warm gloves (fleece is better);
    • the handles are waterproof membrane tops (optional). They are put on fleece gloves, protect hands from wind, snow, rain. The price is 1000-2500 rubles. It can be replaced with winter waterproof mittens.

For warm weather:

  • synthetic T-shirts 2-3 pcs., with long and short sleeves;
  • fleece jacket (required! – for all weather conditions);
  • warm sports/fleece suit (sweatshirt, pants). A must for the "lower" routes, where it is not as cold as in the mountains;
  • socks (2-3 pairs of regular ones);
  • a hat for sunny weather is a cap/panama hat.
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  • US$ 745
    28 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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