Secrets of the grey Elbrus. Trekking

We invite you to an active journey: every day of this tour will reveal amazing natural locations, and cozy evenings at the hotel will allow you to fully experience the emotions received. Experienced guides of our company will become your guides: they will not only show you the main sights of this region, but also help you climb to the heights about which poems and songs were composed.

Discover the secrets of the grey Elbrus with us!

Location

G. Mineralnye Vody
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 23 – 28 Jul
    • 6 – 11 Aug
    • 13 – 18 Aug
    • 20 – 25 Aug
    • 10 – 15 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 16 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

Lake in alpine meadows
We will take a walk to the Donguz Orun-Kel lake, formed as a result of melting glaciers
Wellness holidays
We will get acquainted with the flora and fauna of the Elbrus region, as well as taste various types of medicinal narzan
Rope adventures
We will be able to climb the slopes of Mount Elbrus by cable car to a height of 3,800 meters

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to the Cheget meadow. Geduko Thermal springs

    Your journey begins in Mineralnye Vody. 

    Attention! If you arrive on the eve of the start of the tour or stay after the program, we recommend accommodation in Pyatigorsk (you can specify more detailed information when booking).

    Arrival at the airport / railway station in Mineralnye Vody before 12:00.

    Gathering a group.

    12:30 Group transfer without a guide to Elbrus region (5.5 hours on the way, with stops).

    A technical stop along the route takes 10-15 minutes.

    On the way, a visit to the Geduko thermal complex. 

    An additional fee is an entrance ticket from 400 rubles per person (payment on site).

    "Geduko" is a sports and recreation complex of a resort destination.

    According to experts, the thermal waters of the Kishpek spring have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that enhance blood supply to organs and tissues. 

    We recommend that you take your bathing things with you: swimming trunks/swimsuit, towel, rubber slippers).

    There is a cafe on site where you can have lunch for an additional fee.

    The duration of bathing is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

    17:00 Estimated time of arrival at the Cheget clearing.

    Dinner (on your own).

    19:00 Dinner at the hotel “Crystal 139” according to your booking.

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  • Day 2 - Cheget Mountain and hiking to Donguz Orun-Kel Lake
  • Day 3 - Trekking in the Terskol gorge to the Terskol waterfall
  • Day 4 - Trekking in the Irikchat Gorge
  • Day 5 - Elbrus Mountain Tour
  • Day 6 - Departure from the Elbrus region
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Accommodation in the Cheget meadowDouble occupancySingle occupancyAccommodation in an additional place (from the age of 12)

Cheget: "Snow Leopard" 3*

Without breakfast

450005500039000
Cheget: "Snow Leopard" 3* breakfast47000
57000 June
 
60000 July, August
42000
Cheget: "Crystal 139" 4*, breakfast 

57000 standard

58000 standard +

6650052000 standard +
Kristall 139 4* breakfast + dinner

58500 standard

60000 standard+

standard 6900054000 standard +

Discount on basic seats for children aged 12-14 years – 5% .

Check-in is only possible in the Snow Leopard 3* hotels.

The Snow Leopard Hotel or Crystal Hotel 4* 5 nights
The Snow Leopard Hotel

The Snow Leopard Hotel is located near the village of Terskol. The hotel offers accommodation in spacious rooms (172 rooms). Guests can easily reach Mount Cheget and the Cheget Chairlift. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Water coolers are installed on the floors.

The first building of the hotel. The interior of the rooms is concise and simple, the design suggests calm colors and shades. The room has comfortable beds for a comfortable stay, a desk for work, a spacious wardrobe, a plasma TV. The bathroom is equipped with all necessary bath accessories, towels and a hair dryer. A buffet breakfast (with a small load – a set menu) is served in the restaurant in the first building.

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Another option
Crystal Hotel 4*

Kristall 139 Hotel is located in the picturesque mountains of the Caucasus, in the village of Terskol. It offers a sauna and a bowling alley.

The comfortable rooms are decorated in a classic style and feature free Wi-Fi, a TV, a minibar and a private bathroom with free toiletries. Slippers are provided.

The on-site restaurant serves Russian, European and Caucasian cuisine, while the lobby bar and sports bar offer a variety of drinks.

The ski lifts to Mount Cheget are just a 3-minute walk from the hotel. You can also play billiards at the hotel.

Polyana Cheget bus stop is a 5-minute walk from Kristall 139 Hotel. Nalchik Train Station is 100 km from the hotel, and Mineralnye Vody Airport is 150 km away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
G. Mineralnye Vody

Included in price

  • group transfers "airport / railway station of Mineralnye Vody — Geduko thermal complex — Elbrus region — airport / railway station of Mineralnye Vody";
  • transportation and sightseeing services along the route;
  • the fee for visiting the national park;
  • mountain guide services;
  • hotel accommodation 3*/4* to choose from (5 nights) in the Cheget meadow;
  • breakfast in hotels — buffet according to your reservation (if the breakfast rate is selected);
  • 2 lunches (dry ration standard);
  • dinners at the Kristall 139 hotel in Cheget village (3-course menu) according to your reservation (if the dinner rate is selected);
  • festive dinner in the Elbrus region without alcoholic beverages;

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Mineralnye Vody and back;
  • tickets for the Elbrus cable car — from 2,100 rubles/person.;
  • tickets for the Cheget cable car — from 1,000 rubles/person.;
  • private transfer "Elbrusye — Mineralnye Vody" — from 6,000 rubles per car;
  • registration of an invitation for foreign citizens — 1,500 rubles/person.;
  • additional services in hotels;
  • additional excursions;
  • meals not included in the tour program:
    • breakfast in hotels — buffet (if the tariff without breakfast is selected) — from 600 rubles /person, payment and booking on the spot;
    • breakfast in the canteens at the resort — from 350 rubles/person.;
    • a la carte breakfast in a cafe on the Cheget meadow — 650 rubles /person, payment and booking when buying a tour;
  • individual transfers — from 6,000 rubles.;
  • entrance tickets to the Geduko Thermal Springs — from 500 rubles.;
  • trekking poles rental — from 350 rubles/day, payment on site;
  • additional services in hotels (sauna, sauna, billiards, etc.);
  • additional excursions;
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • snowmobile riding — from 6,000 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

For tracking:

  • windproof jacket;
  • trekking trousers;
  • trekking boots or sneakers with tread;
  • headdress (cap, panama hat);
  • thermal underwear;
  • jacket (fleece);
  • gloves and a hat for climbing Elbrus;
  • a backpack of 25-30 liters to fit into it (fleece, raincoat, dry rations, water);
  • a rain cape (raincoat) for yourself and for a backpack;
  • sunglasses and sunscreen with a protection factor of 50;
  • individual first aid kit;
  • polyurethane foam "seat";
  • thermos;
  • trekking poles.

Every tourist must have an identity document with him – a passport, for children - a birth certificate. You also need to take with you a contract confirming the purchase of the tour, an MHI policy, individual medicines, if you have chronic diseases.

You can rent: a windproof jacket, windproof trousers, trekking poles, trekking boots (book when buying a tour).

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 512
    23 – 28 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 512
    6 – 11 Aug 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 512
    13 – 18 Aug 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 512
    20 – 25 Aug 6 days 5 nights
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    10 – 15 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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