Arkhyz is a fabulous pearl in the bosom of the green Caucasus Mountains, sparkling with its streams, rivers, waterfalls and lakes. Arkhyz fascinates, invites you to go on a journey – up to the very edge of the alpine meadows, where green grass adjoins white snow and blue ice, to where fast rivers originate.

Location

Nevinnomyssk
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US$ 515
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 23 – 29 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 6 Jul
    • 7 – 13 Jul
    • 14 – 20 Jul
    • 21 – 27 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Hotel, Guest House
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Nevinnomyssk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Sofia Waterfalls
We will go to the Glacier Farm at the foot of the Sofia glaciers, where a cascade of melted glacial water falls from the rocks in a powerful stream
Dukka Lakes
We will walk along a picturesque and eventful route, and the bravest will swim in the cold waters of the lakes
Interesting places
We will see the Face of Christ on Mount Matsesta, the Barite waterfall, the Arkhyz saddle pass, the Lake of Love!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Karachay-Cherkess Historical, Cultural and Natural Museum-Reserve

    Meeting of tourists at the railway station of the city of Nevinnomyssk at 8:00 am.

    Transfer to Arkhyz.

    Excursion to the Karachay-Cherkess historical, cultural and Natural Museum-reserve, 3 hours.

    VisitingThe Face of Christ on the Mountain Matsesta – You will have to overcome 527 (five hundred and twenty-seven) steps of the mountain staircase and climb to the middle of the ledge – here, under the stone canopy, a medieval fresco painted by an unknown master has been preserved.

    We will visit the ancient Alan settlement, get acquainted with the history of the region, architectural monuments – old Byzantine temples, we will be able to determine the time by medieval sundial and get acquainted with the menhir warrior who guards the peace of this corner of the Caucasus to this day. 

    Arrival in the village of Arkhyz.

    Check-in rooms.

    Free time.

  • Day 2 - Baritovy Waterfall
  • Day 3 - The valley of the Malaya Dukka River
  • Day 4 - Arkhyz
  • Day 5 - Arkhyz Saddle Pass and Lake of Love
  • Day 6 - Sofia Waterfalls
  • Day 7 - Sleeping Lake
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • or
    Hotel, Guest House
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a guest house or boarding house.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the composition of the group and the category of accommodation:

  • Guest house "Edelweiss" or similar:
    • 1-3 people – 60 00 rubles, minimum 2 vouchers;
    • from 4 people – 42,500 rubles.
  • Pension "Energetik":
    • 1-3 people – 69,000 rubles, minimum 2 vouchers;
    • from 4 people – 52,500 rubles.
Pension "Energetik" or Guest house "Edelweiss" 6 nights
Pension "Energetik"

Energetik Hotel is located in Arkhyz. It offers free Wi-Fi. Free private parking is available on site.

Each room is equipped with a TV. The rooms have a private bathroom with a bathtub.

The reception is open 24 hours a day.

You can play table tennis at the hotel.

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Another option
Guest house "Edelweiss"

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Nevinnomyssk

Included in price

  • travel by minibus along the route;
  • travel to gorges by mountain transport (UAZ);
  • accommodation in a guest house or boarding house in the village. Arkhyz. Double, triple, and quadruple rooms. Facilities on the floor, Wi-Fi;
  • meals: breakfast 2-7 day of the program, lunch – dry ration in the mountains during radial routes (day 2-7);
  • environmental fees in the Teberdinsky State Natural Biosphere Reserve;
  • the services of an instructor-guide;
  • insurance.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Nevinnomyssk and back;
  • additional excursions;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • transfers outside the program;
  • environmental charges, etc.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • a warm jacket;
  • waterproof windproof jacket and trousers;
  • track suit;
  • mountain boots, sneakers;
  • The gloves are warm,
  • ski hat, cap;
  • backpack 20 – 40 liters;
  • "sidushka";
  • a rain cape for yourself and for a backpack;
  • sunglasses and cream;
  • headlamp (spare batteries);
  • candle;
  • mug, spoon, bowl, knife (KLMN);
  • thermos or flask for water, not less than 0.5 liters.;
  • individual first aid kit.
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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    10 Jun – 13 Oct
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    23 – 29 Jun 7 days 6 nights
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    30 Jun – 6 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 515
    7 – 13 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 515
    14 – 20 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 515
    21 – 27 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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