• Trip duration
    10 days
  • Trip level
    -
  • Max people per guide
    -
  • Mountain range
    -
  • Best period
    May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Description

This climbing and skitour to Mount Kazbek 5033m from ANY SIDES
Mount Kazbek (5033m) – is the most eastern five thousand meters peak of the Caucasus, is located in the eastern part of the central Caucasus, on the border between Russia and Georgia. So there are two options of “classic routes”:
-from Russia (North route) – expedition style with three tent camps so you will be almost alone there!
-from Georgia (South route) – more civil and comfortable route via Betlemi hut 3750m, but much more crowdy there!
Both routes have 10 days duration and same difficulty level PD

This programs will be good acclimatization for Mount Elbrus 5642m (combine 15 days program by request)!

Program by South route (from Georgia):
Day 1 Early morning arrive in Tbilisi. Transfer to Gudauri ski-resort (2200m. 2-2.5hrs driving). Acclimatisation hike to Sadzeli peak (3300m). Accommodation in guest house in 2-4 berth rooms.
Day 2 Morning drive to village Gergeti (1750m). Leave extra luggage in a hostel in Gergeti. Hike via Gergeti pass 3387m. Cross the glacier Gergeti to the Betlemi hut 3750m. Overnight hut.
Day 3 Acclimatization to Maili glacier to 4200-4400m. Return to the Betlemi hut.
Day 4 Rest and preparation day
Day 5 Summit Day. From the Betlemi hut to Kazbek top 5033m about 7hrs.
Day 6 Spare day.
Day 7 Descent to Gergeti hostel, 6hrs.
Day 9 Return to Tbilisi. City visits. Overnight in Old City center Hotel DBL rooms.
Day 10 Flight home

Program by North route (from Russia):
Day 1. Flight to Vladikavkaz. Transfer 100km to Tmenikau village 1750m, Karmadon valley. Privat house accomodation.
Day 2.Trek to Base Camp 2300m. 9km, 550m. Personal equipment with you. Close from the Camp there are 2 natural hot mineral water springs with bathes. Tent camp.
Day 3.Climbing (first part of glacier, stones path on rock, ab. 60m fixed rope, easy) to the Camp1 3400m. 6h/4km, 1100m. Tent.
Day 4.Climbing (rock, stones, some snow) to the Camp2, 4150m and ascension to Polyakov peak 4270m. 3.5h/2km, 750m. Tent.
Day 5.Rest day or acclimatation to Mt.Maili slopes. Tent camp.
Day 6.Summit day. Ascent to Mt.Kazbek 5033m. 9h/5km, 800m. Descent to the Camp2.
Day 7.Share day for the weather or others circumstances
Day 8.Descent to the Base Camp, 2300m. 6h, 6km, 1850m Swimming in natural hot mineral water baths. Tent Camp.
Day 9.Descent to Tmenikau village. Transfer to Vladikavkaz. Intourist hotel DBL rooms.
Day 10.Transfer to Vladikavkaz airport. Depart flight.

Feel free to contact me for more information!

Extra details

ADDITIONAL

This programs will be good acclimatization for Mount Elbrus 5642m (combine 15 days program by request)!

NOT INCLUDED

• Flights to / from Tbilisi(Georgia) and MinVody airport;
• Unexpected preliminary evacuation cost;
• Extra guides at summit days(by request);
• Insurance;
• Personal expenses, alcohol;
• Visa costs.

INCLUDED

• All necessary transfers required for carrying out the trip;
• Accommodation according to the program:
– DBL rooms in the city hotels
– common rooms in hostels and huts;
– 3 persons tent;
• Full board throughout the trip, excluding farewell dinner;
• Mountain guide and cook;
• Cook in the huts;
• Russian visa support.

FOOD

Full board excluding the farewell dinner in city

ACCOMODATION

From the North (Russia) – hotel in Vladikavkaz, guest house Tmenikau, tent
From the South (Georgia) – hotel in Tbilisi, guest house Gergeti and Gudauri, Betlemi Hut or tent

PRICE

From 850 euro depends at group size

GROUP SIZE

From 1 person

Price per person

1 Person850EUR

Extras

More info

The price will vary with the group size.