8-Day Mount Elbrus Climbing Tour from Mineralnye Vody

- Our guides carry oxygen equipment for emergency cases on the summit day
- All scheduled departures are guaranteed. Even if there is only 1 person who subscribed for that date.
- Max. size of a group is 12 people
- 1 guide per every 3 clients on the summit day
- Celebration dinner on the last night is included. You will try traditional dishes at a local restaurant.
- You can pre-order by us equipment for hire stating your sizes
- We run own huts
- We have menu options for vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and lactose-free diets
- We do Mt. Elbrus expeditions via the north, south, routes, also traverse from north-to-south and south-to-north
- We have 10-years experience. Reputable travel companies from many countries entrust to us arranging their expeditions to Elbrus.

per adult from

$1,792

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • All group transfers in accordance with itinerary
    • All accommodation (3 nights at hotel and 4 at hut)
    • English-speaking guide for all days, assistant guides in ratio 1 per 3 clients on the summit day
    • Visa support, all fees and registrations
    • Certificate of completion
    • Entry/Admission - Waterfall Devichi Kosy
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Elbrus
    What's excluded :
    • Hire of climbing equipment
    • Private transportation
    • Riding a snow-cat on the summit day

  • Day 1: MRV airport - hotel in Terskol

    Pass By: Mineralnye Vody, Mineralnye Vody, Mineralovodsky District, Stavropol Krai, North Caucasian District
    Arrival at the Mineralnye Vody airport (MRV) before 2 p.m. There are several domestic flights from Moscow and St. Petersburg and international flights arriving from Istanbul and Dubai. Our guide will be awaiting you outside the arrival hall. Once everyone has arrived, the bus leaves the airport heading to the town of Terskol. The drive will take 3 - 3.5 hours. Upon arrival at the hotel you will have some free time for resting and taking a shower, then dinner and first briefing with the guide.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel "Snezhny Bars" in Terskol. We provide twin accommodation, but you also can reserve single stay.

    Day 2: Hotel - Peak Terskol (3100m)

    Stop At: Waterfall Devichi Kosy, Terskol Russia
    After breakfast, the group will go for its first acclimatization day. Today you'll ascend the peak Terskol (3100 m) or Mt. Cheget (3100 m), this depends on weather conditions. The hike will take 4-5 hours. Overnight at the hotel.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hotel
    • Lunch: Lunch-box
    • Dinner: At hotel
    Accommodation included: Overnight at "Snezhny Bars" hotel, Terskol

    Day 3: Move to the high camp, 3800m

    Pass By: Gara-Bashi station, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia, 361616
    Today the group will ascend to the mountain hut at 3800 m. You can leave your urban clothes at the hotel and take with you only necessary climbing equipment. Ascending with a cable car will take around 1 hour. After having tea and coffee with sandwiches and sweets at the hut we put on mountain boots and crampons and go higher - up to 4300 m. Overnight at hut.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hotel
    • Lunch: Lunch-box
    • Dinner: At hut
    Accommodation included: Hut "Heart of Elbrus", 3750m, 8-beds mixed dormitory

    Day 4: Hike to Pastukhov rocks, 4800m

    Pass By: Mount Elbrus, Russia
    Acclimatization hike up to Pastukhov rocks (4800 m). This will take around 6 hours in total. Overnight at hut.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hut
    • Lunch: Lunch-box
    • Dinner: At hut
    Accommodation included: Hut "Heart of Elbrus", 3750m, 8-beds mixed dormitory

    Day 5: Day of rest

    Pass By: Mount Elbrus, Russia
    Day of rest. There will be no hikes on this day, just a short snow- and ice course not far from the hut.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hut
    • Lunch: At hut
    • Dinner: At hut
    Accommodation included: Hut "Heart of Elbrus", 3750m, 8-beds mixed dormitory

    Day 6: Summit day

    Stop At: Mount Elbrus, Russia
    Summit day. After early breakfast at 2 a.m. the group will be picked up by a snow-cat and taken up to 4800 m or even higher. The further way to the summit takes on average 4-6 hours. Overnight at hut. It is possible to descend to the hotel, if the group comes back from the summit early, but this will cause extra expenditure for accommodation and meals at the hotel, because this night is already paid for the hut.
    Duration: 15 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hut
    • Lunch: Lunch-box
    • Dinner: At hut
    Accommodation included: Hut "Heart of Elbrus", 3750m, 8-beds mixed dormitory

    Day 7: Reserve day

    Pass By: Terskol, Terskol, Elbrussky District, Kabardino-Balkar Republic, North Caucasian District
    Descent to the hotel or reserve day for the summit attempt. In the last case the group has to descend to the hotel by whatever means required on same day in order to be in time at the airport on the next day. Celebration dinner at a local restaurant with traditional food. Overnight at hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hut
    • Lunch: At hotel
    • Dinner: Celebration dinner at a local restaurant (included)
    Accommodation included: Hotel "Snezhny bars", Terskol

    Day 8: Way back to the airport

    Pass By: Mineralnye Vody, Mineralnye Vody, Mineralovodsky District, Stavropol Krai, North Caucasian District
    Depart to the airport at 06.30 a.m. in order to be there by 09.30 a.m. If this time doesn't suit you, it is possible to order a private airport transfer.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hotel
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up customers till 2 p.m. on the Day 1 of the tourAirports
    • Mineralnye Vody Airport, Mineralnye Vody Russia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/18/2021 - 10/24/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Elbrus 360

Activity ID: V-243545P1

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