Climbing tour to the highest point in Europe and Russia.
Climbing mountain Elbrus
Only the brave in heart and the strong in spirit conquer the mountains.
Mountain Elbrus is the highest peak of Europe and Russia.
For climbing Elbrus you will need a lot of physical and moral and volitional efforts.
All your efforts and forces will pay off with an unrivalled view of the most beautiful peaks of the Main Caucasian Ridge.
And also with a sense of pride for yourself and your teammates, because you have managed, you have done it - you have climbed to the highest peak of Europe!
Available travel dates
from May to October
Comfortable climbing Elbrus from the south. Itinerary
In the evening, a group dinner together at the restaurant.
At 8:00 a.m. everyone meets in the hotel hall with already assembled backpacks and already in camping clothes. And your little backpacks are ready for a one-day exit to mountain Cheget.
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. After that we get on the minibus and go to Terskol village, to Cheget glade.
The big backpacks stay in the car, it will be delivered to the hotel.
And you go to Cheget. First we go up by cable car, and then about an hour on foot to the top of the point where you can see the beautiful view of Elbrus.
On the slope of the mountain there is a famous restaurant Ai. There we will have lunch with a view of Elbrus.
After lunch we will go down by cable car. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation and rest.
On this day, you'll only be walking up and down.
The instructor will tell you how to walk and breathe in the mountains. You will only carry your little backpack with thermos, lunch box and personal belongings. We go up the mountain dirt road to the waterfall of Devichi Kosy. We go higher, to the Observatory.
In the evening we return to the hotel.
Rest day before climbing. Training in protection techniques with the help of an ice-axe. We go to sleep early (at 5 p.m.) in order to be able to sleep until midnight.
By snowcats reach the top of the rocks Pastukhova, then on foot, in a harness, in crampons, with headlights. The ascent usually takes 6-8 hours, the descent takes 3 more.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the market in Cheget Glade, where you can buy local souvenirs and delicacies.
Transfer to Pyatigorsk.
This is where our tour is considered completed. Any day after the end of the tour we will take you to the airport, at a comfortable time for you.
Spare days in case of bad weather. We will have a total of 2 spare days.
Why here it is necessary to go?
Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe. Its western peak reaches an altitude of 5642 meters. On the way to the top of the mountain there are incredibly beautiful views. Green meadows in combination with icy peaks will never be forgotten. On the way there are wild animals, such as foxes, yaks and others.
Therefore, the main guarantee of successful ascent to Elbrus is correct acclimatization.
Climbing Elbrus from the north. Itinerary
We go to the village of Elbrus, where our route begins. On the first day of the tour we go to the village of Elbrus up the trail, along the gorge Irik Chat. Overnight in a pine forest in tents, near a river and a waterfall.
We're going up the Irik Chat Gorge, along the rough mountain river. The forest soon ends and the alpine meadows begin. We pass by a beautiful waterfall.
After breakfast, we go to Irik Chat Pass.
We descend from the pass to the ice plateau of Dzhikauchenkez, cross the ice plateau and go to the moraine. These places are similar to another planet.
Trekking from the Emanuel glade to the former German airfield, and on to the glade under the stone mushrooms.
Acclimatization climb to a height of 5000 m and return to the camp. Everyone takes a snack, a thermos with hot tea, water.
A day of rest before the most important day. But we will also rest actively. You can't let your body and muscles relax completely.
Climbing mountain Elbrus. Ascent at midnight. From the base camp we go in harnesses, in crampons, with ice axes, helmets and headlamps. We walk incredibly slowly, saving energy and without breaking our breath. The ascent takes 8-10 hours, the descent takes about 3-4 hours.
Descent to the Emanuel glade.
Departure to Pyatigorsk. At this point our travel is considered to be completed.
Spare day in case of bad weather.
How to get to the starting point of travel?
All travel participants meet in the destination city (specified in the itinerary).
If you do not know how to get to the destination city?
Our staff will help you buy tickets and pick up the route from your hometown.
What happens if the travel is canceled?
Where will I live?
All tourists will live according to the route of the expedition. It can be a tent, a hotel or a ship.
How to pay for the travel?
After setting your destination, you'll have to pay a fee from 50 to 80 % of the full tour. The percentage depends on the complexity of the upcoming tour.
The rest of the payment can be paid no later than 14 days before the tour.
Health and life insurance during expeditions
Upon arrival to Russia each of our customers should have medical insurance. Your safety guarantees a good mood and promising way.
- tourists endangering other tour participants,
- tourists disrespectful to other participants of the tour,
- tourists who do not comply with safety recommendations.
The cost of the tour in this case is not refundable.
In case of refusal by tourists from the services of a guide (unauthorized departure from the route), the guide is not responsible for the life and health of tourists.
Do I need a visa to Russia? How to get it?
"Awesome Russia" helps to make visas for its clients.
If I do not speak Russian or English?
If you do not speak Russian, this is not a problem.
What is included in the tour price?
The cost of the tour includes:
- accommodation, transport, meals on the route of travel
- medical insurance
- guide services
- rent of public equipment
What to take on an expedition?
Great mood and photo/video equipment, backpack (from 60 to 90 liters), individual pills that you take.
What physical training should be for travel?
For outdoor activities, you must be completely healthy, hardy.
If I do not have the necessary equipment?
Special equipment (for climbing, rafting, hiking) we provide.
Where and when will you meet me on the first day of the tour?
Our guide will meet all travelers according to the time of arrival at the airport. If you arrive by train, our guide will meet you at the train station.
- We can help you get a visa to Russia
- Arrange the best birthday or wedding while traveling
- Insurance cost is included in the tour price
- Experienced guides
- Flexible travel dates
- The most interesting routes in Russia
- Branded gifts for every traveler
- We have all the equipment for traveling
- We have a great discount system