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Trekking through the north of the Elbrus Region

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
Tour details
Destinations: Mineralnye Vody, Mount Elbrus
Guide language: English
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Type of activity
: trekking
Dates for 2018: on request    
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Region: Russia (Stavropol Krai, Kabardino-Balkar republic)
Difficulty: good physical shape isn’t necessary
Minimal age: 10
Group: 6 to 15 people
Service: Medium comfort 

 

We invite trekking enthusiasts to the unique area at the foot of mount Elbrus. Our aim is not to climb Elbrus, but to enjoy the environment and easy trekking. One-week program is designed to experience full beauty of the highest mountain in Europe, snow fields, mountain lakes, waterfalls, mineral water springs, peace, unusual landscape, unpolluted nature. During our tour you will visit hot mineral waters valley of Dzhily-Su, stone “mushrooms”, waterfalls, “German runway” highland, snow plateau Dzhikiugankyoz and legendary peak of Kalitsky. There are few tourists and no hotels, cable ways or cafes in the north of the Elbrus Region. During our tour you will stay in the fixed camp with a café, outdoor shower and WC. This accommodation allows us to get proper recreation without carrying heavy backpacks on daily trips. 


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Day 1
Arrival to  Mineralnye Vody international airport, meeting with the representative of the tour operator. Group transfer to Kislovodsk.  Check-in in a three stars hotel, spare time. Lunch is not included. Meeting with the guide and walking tour around the famous Kislovodsk Park. First you will go up the cable way to see the magnificent view of Elbrus. Then you will go down through the Park, past the Mirror pound and chiming Olkhovka river with “Lady’s whim” bridge. You will have an opportunity to taste three types of Kislovodsk mineral springs in the Main Drinking Gallery and we will finish our tour at the Main Mineral Water Baths. You will have  dinner on your own in one of numerous cafes of Kislovodsk’s Kurortny boulevard. 
Day 2   
Breakfast, check-out from the hotel. You will go for for guided a jeep tour to the north of the Elbrus Region. You will visit Bermamyt plateau (2600 m), the highest point of Rocky ridge. This is confirmed by the height of Low Bermamyt mountain (2642 meters above sea level). From this point you will see splendid view of Elbrus, which is only 20 kilometers away. You will be astounded by the splendor of unspoilt nature and eagles and vultures flying by in the endless sky. Lunch to go, hot tea. In the evening you will arrive to the base camp in the Emanuel Glade (2500 m). Supper. Travelers will stay in fixed camping tents, two in each tent. Tents are equipped with trestle-beds, ground pads, sleeping bags with cotton bedding, table, bedside chest, electric light. On the secure territory of the camp you will find outdoor shower, WC, café.   
Day 3   
After brunch our experienced guide will take you to magnificent waterfalls Sultan and Karakyan-Su, you also will see white Narzan, mineral water springs of Dzhily-Su. Trip time is 4 hours. Lunch to go. Return to base camp, spare time. Supper.   
Day 4   
Breakfast. Today you will take a training trip to the amazing rock formation, “Stone mushrooms” (2800 m). You will go through former German runway, with moon-like landscape around. This trip will take 5-6 hours, lunch to go. Return to the base camp, spare time. Supper. 
Day 5 
After breakfast you will climb to the mountain shelter “Teply stan” (3800 m). This will not be an easy trip, although thanks to the experience of the guide and elaborate stops plan, you will successfully make it to the top and enjoy your hot lunch in the shelter. Supper.   
Day 6 Breakfast. Descend to the Emmauel Glade camp, lunch. Spare time. Packing. Transfer to Kislovodsk, checking in the hotel, supper is not included.
Day 7
Breakfast. Group transfer to the Mineralnye Vody airport, departure. . For additional payment you can order the individual transfer.

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Day 1 Arrival to  Mineralnye Vody international airport, meeting with the representative of the tour operator. Group transfer to Kislovodsk.  Check-in in a three stars hotel, spare time. Lunch is not included. Meeting with the guide and walking tour around the famous Kislovodsk Park. First you will go up the cable way to see the magnificent view of Elbrus. Then you will go down through the Park, past the Mirror pound and chiming Olkhovka river with “Lady’s whim” bridge. You will have an opportunity to taste three types of Kislovodsk mineral springs in the Main Drinking Gallery and we will finish our tour at the Main Mineral Water Baths. You will have  dinner on your own in one of numerous cafes of Kislovodsk’s Kurortny boulevard.  Day 2  Breakfast, check-out from the hotel. You will go for for guided a jeep tour to the north of the Elbrus Region. You will visit Bermamyt plateau (2600 m), the highest point of Rocky ridge. This is confirmed by the height of Low Bermamyt mountain (2642 meters above sea level). From this point you will see splendid view of Elbrus, which is only 20 kilometers away. You will be astounded by the splendor of unspoilt nature and eagles and vultures flying by in the endless sky. Lunch to go, hot tea. In the evening you will arrive to the base camp in the Emanuel Glade (2500 m). Supper. Travelers will stay in fixed camping tents, two in each tent. Tents are equipped with trestle-beds, ground pads, sleeping bags with cotton bedding, table, bedside chest, electric light. On the secure territory of the camp you will find outdoor shower, WC, café.  Day 3  After brunch our experienced guide will take you to magnificent waterfalls Sultan and Karakyan-Su, you also will see white Narzan, mineral water springs of Dzhily-Su. Trip time is 4 hours. Lunch to go. Return to base camp, spare time. Supper.  Day 4  Breakfast. Today you will take a training trip to the amazing rock formation, “Stone mushrooms” (2800 m). You will go through former German runway, with moon-like landscape around. This trip will take 5-6 hours, lunch to go. Return to the base camp, spare time. Supper.  Day 5  After breakfast you will climb to the mountain shelter “Teply stan” (3800 m). This will not be an easy trip, although thanks to the experience of the guide and elaborate stops plan, you will successfully make it to the top and enjoy your hot lunch in the shelter. Supper.  Day 6 Breakfast. Descend to the Emmauel Glade camp, lunch. Spare time. Packing. Transfer to Kislovodsk, checking in the hotel, supper is not included. Day 7 Breakfast. Group transfer to the Mineralnye Vody airport, departure. . For additional payment you can order the individual transfer.
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Sun Trek
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