Elbrus from the South 7 days - 2 | La Vacanza Travel

Elbrus from the South 7 days - 2

Duration: 7 days
Destination: Russia, North Caucasian District, Russia

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  • 7 days
  • Russia
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


We are legal tour operator, our mountain guides all have 8000m experience, we have experience of guiding for 20 years.


Day 1. Landing at Mineralnye Vody airport – preferably before 3 PM. Taking a 200km /3-hour ride to mountain hotel, situated in the beginning of the 100km Baksan valley, almost on the slope of Mt. Elbrus. Meeting and having dinner with the guide.
Day 2. Acclimatization hike to Maid’s Braids waterfall (at 2700 m) and further on, to the observatory (at 3100m).
Day 3. Taking a lift to the refuge and setting up there. After a snack, making an acclimatization hike to an elevation of 4550m, to the lower part of Pastukhov’s Rocks.
Day 4. Rest day. Final preparations for summiting Elbrus.
Day 5. Ascent to the mount Elbrus (5642m), with an early start (at 2–4 AM) and possible use of a Snowcat. The proportion of guides and clients is strictly 1:3.
Day 6. Reserve day. Descent to the hotel.
Day 7. Transfer to the airport at 7 AM (plan your flight with this in mind!). Probably there will be some time for a walk in Pyatigorsk after you reach the airport and leave your luggage there. On your own, you can visit also the well-known Russian poet Lermontov’s duel site.

Stop At:

• Mount Elbrus, 361605 Russia
• Mount Cheget, Cheget Valley Russia

  • group equipment is included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Breakfast - Except the day of arrival
  • Dinner - Except the day of departure
  • Lunch - Except the day of arrival and departure

  • Private equipment
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up day is counted as the first day of the program


  • Mineralnye Vody Airport, Mineralnye Vody Russia

Departure Time

03:15 PM

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7 days

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