Dombai and its surroundings. Trekking tour

The walking tour "Dombai and its surroundings" is an unforgettable journey through one of the most beautiful corners of the Caucasus Mountains. Located in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, Dombay is a real paradise for tourists who love mountain scenery, landscape beauty and outdoor activities. 

On this tour you will be able to swim in mountain lakes, walk over a suspension bridge over a rushing river, see that mysterious flying saucer and stroll through picturesque gorges.

Location

G. Mineralnye vody
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 27 Jul – 3 Aug
    • 3 – 10 Aug
    • 10 – 17 Aug
    • 17 – 24 Aug
    • 24 – 31 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
6 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

The famous Dombay resort
Let's go to the "heart of the mountains"
Magical views
We will see a panorama of the mountains of the Main Caucasian ridge from a height of more than 3,000 meters
The amazing nature of the Caucasus
We will walk through the picturesque canyons and climb to the high-altitude waterfalls and lakes
Sports recreation
We will go mountain trekking every day (not too difficult)
Rest from everyday work
We will get a charge of vivacity, health, youth for the whole year ahead

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. Dombai

    The first day of the tour to Dombai begins with a transfer to the village of Dombai.

    • If you catch the transfer at 12:00, then you will arrive in Dombai in the late afternoon. 

    Check into the hotel upon arrival. 

    And then you can enjoy your free time and explore the village. 

    On this day, you can admire the beautiful views, taste local dishes or visit the local souvenir market.

    • If the transfer time is scheduled for 18:00, then you will arrive in Dombai late in the evening. 

    In this case, after checking in, you can relax at the hotel after a long trip and prepare for future adventures.

    Meeting information: 12:00 and 18:00 gathering of the group at the railway station of Mineralnye Vody and at the airport of Mineralnye Vody (travel time 3.5-4 hours).

    Location: Dombay village

    Meals: dinner at the hotel.

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  • Day 2 - Dombai-Ulgen Gorge, Chuchhur waterfalls
  • Day 3 - Amanauz Gorge, Sufrudzhinsky waterfall
  • Day 4 - Alibek Gorge, Alibek waterfall
  • Day 5 - Baduk and Hadjibey rivers, Baduk lakes
  • Day 6 - Cable car climb, Moussa Achitara Mountain
  • Day 7 - The outlook of Semenov-Bashi
  • Day 8 - Dombai — Mineral waters
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

Hotel accommodation in 2/ 3 bed rooms with all amenities.

The surcharge for single occupancy is 11,500 rubles / the entire period of the tour.

The possible placement options are presented below.

The discount for pensioners is 5%.

Gold Star or The Taurukh Hotel 7 nights
Gold Star

Featuring a bar and free Wi-Fi throughout, Gold Star Hotel is located in Dombay Resort Village. Guests can use the barbecue facilities. It offers a Russian restaurant and free private parking.

Each room has a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Towels and bed linen are provided. The rooms are equipped with a refrigerator.

In the morning, the Gold Star Hotel offers a breakfast with a selection of dishes from the menu.

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Another option
The Taurukh Hotel

The Taurukh Hotel is located 100 meters from the center of Dombaya. It is surrounded by mountains and forests.

The accommodation rooms are decorated in a pleasant color scheme. Some have a terrace from which you can admire the beautiful views of nature, as well as a seating area.

Free private parking and Wi-Fi are available. Laundry and ironing services are provided. There are special offers for non-smokers. Cleanliness is maintained through daily cleaning.

Dombayskaya polyana, a waterfall and a gorge are located next to the institution. There is a cable car nearby, just 5 minutes away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
G. Mineralnye vody

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation in 2/3 bed rooms with all amenities;
  • transportation services on the route;
  • transfer: airport — hotel — airport;
  • guide services;
  • border clearance services;
  • environmental charges;
  • entrance tickets to cultural and recreation facilities according to the tour program;
  • nutrition: breakfasts, picnics on the routes (except for the 6th day), dinners.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Mineralnye Vody;
  • private transfer;
  • excursions not included in the tour program;
  • entrance tickets to cultural and recreation facilities outside the tour program;
  • single occupancy — 11,500 rubles for the entire tour period;
  • cable car ascent;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • lunch on the 6th day;

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Cash (the network catches poorly in the mountains)
  • Personal first aid kit and insect bites (if necessary)
  • Lightweight long sleeve shirt. The shirt will protect your arms and neck from burning;
  • Cap / panama hat;
  • Comfortable sports hiking shoes for the season (not to be confused with sneakers and ballet flats!)
  • Jacket. The air temperature in the early morning and late evening is +8...+12C;
  • For girls on request: dress for a photo shoot;
  • A raincoat (preferably not a disposable one) or a membrane jacket;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Sunscreen, hygienic lipstick
  • 1 L plastic bottle (for drinking water on the route)
  • 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)
  • A backpack and a "seat"

The key to a successful and pleasant passage of the program routes is the right shoes and clothes!

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 623
    27 Jul – 3 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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    3 – 10 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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    10 – 17 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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    17 – 24 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 623
    24 – 31 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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