The archipelago of the rocky islands. Hiking trekking tour in the Caucasus

A modern trekking route for tourists without special mountain training. An ideal route for beginner mountain hikers aged 10 to 65 years old.

In 12 days you will conquer 17 peaks of Kavminvod with heights from 406 to 1400 m above sea level, located in a compact area with a radius of 25 km. The total length of the route is 250 km, its active (walking) part is 55 km. The climb is about 6,500 m, which is comparable to climbing to the top of Mount Elbrus, whose height is 5,642 m above sea level.

Location

G. Mineralnye Vody
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Duration
12 Days
11 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 27 Jul – 7 Aug
    • 10 – 21 Aug
    • 24 Aug – 4 Sep
    • 7 – 18 Sep
    • 21 Sep – 2 Oct
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    11 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
G. Mineralnye Vody
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Mountaineering skills
We will get basic mountaineering skills and learn how to walk with insurance
Secrets of Pyatigorsk
We will have a free day to explore this city on our own
Trekking ascents
We will experience real happiness by climbing 17 simple peaks

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival

    The place of our meeting and the beginning of an active tour of the laccolith mountains is the city of Mineralnye Vody, the transport gate of the Caucasus. 

    We will meet you at the airport or at the railway station. 

    Transfer to the hotel in Pyatigorsk will take 30-40 minutes. 

    Free time after check—in.

    Accommodation: 3* hotel, Pyatigorsk.

    Group transfer from the airport or railway station in Mineralnye Vody to the accommodation from 9:00 to 19:00.

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  • Day 2 - Yutsa and Jutsa
  • Day 3 - Mount Mashuk
  • Day 4 - Western Mountains: Mangy, Sharp, Blunt
  • Day 5 - Razvalka and Zheleznaya — the pearls of Zheleznovodsk
  • Day 6 - Bald and Golden Mound
  • Day 7 - Day of rest
  • Day 8 - Increasing the load: Honey Mountain
  • Day 9 - Harsh Beshtau
  • Day 10 - Zoomorphic mountains — Bull and Camel
  • Day 11 - Kokurty and Dagger — sulfur and steel
  • Day 12 - Snake Mountain, departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The tour is suitable for tourists of an average level of physical fitness who do not have medical contraindications for active types of tourism. It is not recommended for people with serious diseases of the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    11 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in a hotel in 2, 3-bed rooms with all amenities. 

Find out the details when booking a tour.

The surcharge for single occupancy is 19,700 rubles / the entire period of the tour.

There is a 5% discount for children under 10 years old.

The discount for pensioners is 5%.

The Bugar Hotel 11 nights

The Bugar Hotel is located next to Kirov Park in the center of Pyatigorsk.

The number of rooms is represented by single and double rooms of different comfort levels. Amenities include a private safe, split system, cable TV, fast Wi-Fi and a bathroom with toiletries and soft towels.

A delicious breakfast is included in the room rate, which is served at the on-site restaurant. Here, guests can order hearty lunches and dinners.

It offers a conference room with modern facilities, which is suitable for various business events.

Nearby there is an "Amusement Park" - 360 m, "Planetarium" - 160 m and "Lermontov Gallery" - 1.7 km. The train station is 1 km away, and Mineralnye Vody Airport is 26 km away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
12 days 11 nights
Group meets at
G. Mineralnye Vody

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation in 2, 3-bed rooms with all amenities;
  • meals: breakfast + dry rations on the routes;
  • services of a tour guide;
  • transportation services on the route;
  • transfer: airport — hotel — airport.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Mineralnye Vody and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • private transfer;
  • excursions not included in the tour program;
  • entrance tickets to cultural and recreation facilities outside the tour program;
  • single occupancy — 19,700 rubles/the entire period of the tour;
  • the resort fee.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • windbreaker;
  • Sun hat: cap / panama hat / bandana;
  • personal first aid kit and insect repellent (if necessary);
  • a raincoat (preferably not a disposable one) or a membrane jacket;
  • Sunglasses and cream: the sun is very active in the mountains;
  • synthetic sweatpants, you can wear T-shirts or leggings. Hiking clothes should not be cotton. It should dry quickly and be comfortable;
  • trekking boots with tread, or sneakers like "Salomon Speed Cross" (running shoes without tread are categorically not suitable). Shoes must be worn out, not new;
  • trekking poles (if you don't have them, you can take ski poles);
  • backpack and "seat";
  • comfortable clothes for the season;
  • synthetic T-shirt for running/sports for hiking;
  • sports shorts.

The key to a successful and pleasant passage of the program routes is the right shoes and clothes! Be sure to remember — on routes at the end points, wind and low air temperature are possible, appropriate clothing and shoes are needed!

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 074
    27 Jul – 7 Aug 12 days 11 nights
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    10 – 21 Aug 12 days 11 nights
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    24 Aug – 4 Sep 12 days 11 nights
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    7 – 18 Sep 12 days 11 nights
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    21 Sep – 2 Oct 12 days 11 nights
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