TREKKING IN ELBRUS REGION

The Elbrus area (Prielbrusye) is a resort area of the Kabardino-Balkar republic in the Russian Central Caucasus, situated in the upper course of the Baksan river, 144 km from the city of Nalchik.
It is the only valley in Kabardino-Balkaria, where a comfortable asphalted highway reached the altitude of 2500m. The valley is globally known for its alpinist, skiing and trekking itineraries.
Region: Russia, Kabardino-Balkar republic
Activity: trekking
Expedition duration: 7 days
Group size: from 4 persons
Price: 700 USD
Advance payment: 25 % of the full price.
In case of the cancellation, prepayment is not refundable.
INDIVIDUAL TOURS ARE POSSIBLE!
TREK ITINERARY

DAY 1

Arrival to Mineralnye Vody.
Meeting at the airport.
Transfer to the Terskol village (3-3.5 hours).
Check-in to the hotel.
Equipment check.

DAY 2

Ascent to the Cheget summit (3100m).
A breathtaking view of Elbrus and the Main Caucasus Ridge.
Lunch (lunchbox) on the trail.
Descend to the hotel

DAY 3

Trekking in the Terskol valley.
Ascent to the Terskol glacier. Lunch on the trail (lunchbox).
Return to the hotel.

DAY 4

Transfer to the Adyl-Suu valley.
Trekking to the end of the gorge to “the green campsite”.
Lunch on the trail (lunchbox).
Return to the hotel.

DAY 5

Climb to the Terskol peak (3100m), rest at the Maiden Braids waterfall.
Lunch on the trail (lunchbox).
Return to the hotel.

DAY 6

Transfer to the Irik-Chat valley.
Trekking in the gorge.
Lunch on the trail (lunchbox).
Return to the hotel.

DAY 7

Departure to Mineralnye Vody.

The guide can change the itinerary (without changing its destination) depending on the weather, the condition of the team etc.

THE PRICE OF THE TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Qualified guides
  • Transfer Mineralnye Vody – Terskol and back
  • Transfer from the hotel to the start of itineraries during the program
  • Stay and meals at the hotel in Terskol
  • Lunchboxes

THE PRICE OF THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Flight or overland trip to Mineralnye Vody/Pyatigorsk and back
  • Rental of personal alpinist gear
  • Permit to the national park
  • Single room accommodation at the hotel
  • Any changes in the itinerary that cause additional expenditure

PERSONAL GEAR:

  • Adjustable trekking poles
  • Glacier glasses, protection level at least Degree 4
  • Rucksack, at least 25 l
  • Head lamp, spare battery
  • Thermos 0.5-1 l
  • Sun-protection cream

CLOTHES AND FOOTWEAR:

  • Wind-waterproof jacket-shell and trousers with membrane
  • Trekking trousers
  • Trekking boots;
  • Light gloves
  • Hat
  • Sun hat
  • Personal toiletry kit
  • Personal medicines

It is possible to rent equipment for the entire length of the expedition

DATES IN THE SEASON 2017

  • 05.07.17 – 11.07.17
  • 17.08.17 – 23.08.17
  • 11.08.17 – 17.08.17