Mountain trekking to the lakes of Abishira and Akhuba

A mountain hike along the Arkhyz lakes introduces you to the extraordinary nature of the Abisher and Akhuba ranges. 

It logically combines huge rock outcrops, blue lakes, fast mountain rivers, canyons and steep passes. You can meet a wild yak, domestic cows and even a buffalo.

Location

Nevinnomyssk
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 17 – 25 Jun
    • 1 – 9 Jul
    • 15 – 23 Jul
    • 29 Jul – 6 Aug
    • 12 – 20 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Tent
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Extreme
Tourists require hiking experience or special skills, such as: climbing, extreme rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
Nevinnomyssk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Alpine lakes
We admire and stay overnight at many lakes
Hiking romance
Campfire gatherings, camping meals and compote of mountain berries are waiting for us
An exciting journey
We will overcome several passes and admire the panorama of the Sofia ridge

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Check-in. Preparing for the route

    Arrival in Nevinnomyssk.

    Accommodation at the Kuban Hotel.

    Getting to know the guide. 

    Getting food, group equipment. 

    Acquaintance with the history of the Stavropol territory.

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  • Day 2 - Transfer to Arkhyz
  • Day 3 - Storming of the Chilik pass. Chilik Lake
  • Day 4 - The valley of the Chilik River. Rybnoye Lake
  • Day 5 - Kyafar Lakes
  • Day 6 - Lake Provalnoe
  • Day 7 - The valley of the Kyafar-Agur river. Lake Zapovednoye
  • Day 8 - Baritovy Pass. Baritovy Waterfall
  • Day 9 - Breakfast. Departure
Difficulty
Tourists require hiking experience or special skills, such as: climbing, extreme rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Tent
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour includes accommodation:

  • in Nevinnomyssk — hotel accommodation in 2, 3-bed rooms with amenities;
  • in Arkhyz settlement — hotel accommodation (rooms without amenities);
  • overnight stays in tourist tents.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the size of the group:

  • for a group of 1 to 3 people - 87,000 rubles/group;
  • for a group of 4 or more people - 29,000 rubles.

The possible accommodation options in the tour are indicated. The exact location is booked and confirmed 5 days before the tour.

The Kuban Hotel 1 night

The Kuban Hotel is the main hotel in Nevinnomyssk, which is located in the heart of the business and cultural life of the city. The hotel has been operating since 1966 and has proven itself to be the best. The atmosphere of the hotel is filled with home warmth and comfort, the professionalism of the staff will create the most comfortable conditions for each guest. To relax and recuperate, guests will be offered to visit the hotel's sauna with a relaxation area. For an additional fee, a 24-hour parking lot is available for hotel guests and residents of the city.

The number of rooms

The hotel has 113 rooms on 5 floors. These are 180 beds, of which 15 are Luxury rooms. The hall and the bedroom are equipped with television equipment and split systems. Single and 2-bed economy class rooms with all amenities.

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Tent 6 nights
Hotel of Arkhyz village 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Nevinnomyssk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation in Nevinnomyssk (rooms with amenities); 
  • hotel accommodation in Arkhyz village (rooms without amenities);
  • transfer from Nevinnomyssk to Arkhyz village;
  • excursion to the rock face of Arkhyz;
  • meals on the route;
  • group equipment rental;
  • the services of an instructor-guide;
  • insurance.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Nevinnomyssk and back;
  • additional excursions;
  • transfers outside the program;
  • environmental charges;
  • Transfer: airport or railway station — hotel;
  • personal equipment rental;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • organization of recreation on the Black Sea.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • a warm jacket;
  • ski cap;
  • fleece gloves;
  • travel shoe covers (gaiters, lanterns);
  • waterproof windproof jacket and trousers;
  • track suit;
  • sleeping bag;
  • polyurethane foam mat;
  • mountain boots;
  • replacement shoes for camp and ford (sneakers);
  • backpack 80-100 l.;
  • the seat;
  • trekking poles or an ice axe;
  • a rain cape for yourself and a backpack;
  • Sun protection: Panama hat, cream, glasses;
  • work gloves;
  • mug, spoon, bowl, knife (KLMN);
  • thermos and water flask with a total volume of 1 liter.;
  • headlamp (spare batteries);
  • the first-aid kit is individual.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 326
    17 – 25 Jun 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 326
    1 – 9 Jul 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 326
    15 – 23 Jul 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 326
    29 Jul – 6 Aug 9 days 8 nights
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    12 – 20 Aug 9 days 8 nights
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