From Nalchik we leave to Elbrus area by minibus. In 2 hours we will be at the village of Elbrus.
We are going to an amazing route in the Irik-Chat gorge to the pass of the same name. It will start immediately with a steep climb up the grassy path. The climb is difficult, but small, be sure to take care of comfortable shoes. At the top we will see the beauty of the snowy peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. Further along the flat area we will go to the Narzan spring, near which we will make our first halt. Having rested, we will start the second difficult ascent along the scree path. Past the Sandcastle, we will come to a pine forest. Finally, we again have a flat slope, we will make a halt, rest after the ascent. Here, tourists take gorgeous photos, because the views around are very picturesque. Further we are going for a long transition through the forest to the lower pass. There we settle down for a substantial lunch and decide where we will go next.
After resting for an hour, we will start climbing a steep serpentine along a grassy slope to the Gorge Irik. There, at an altitude of 4000 m, we will see mountain peaks right in front of us and admire the silvery mountain rivers Irik and Chat, forest, glacial moraine from a dizzying height. Or we can go to the Irik gorge to the Irik-Chat pass.
We set off to the village of Elbrus, where the transfer will take us back to Nalchik.
Departure to the Elbrus region
|PRICE||3’000 rubles per person|
|NUMBER IN THE GROUP||from 6 pax|
|INCLUDED IN THE PRICE||
|You must have: ✓ Passport, ✓ Snack, ✓ Sports shoes, ✓ Rain clothes
Important to know! If weather conditions are unfavorable for the tour, then changes to the planned route are possible, including the day and time of departure.
List of personal trekking equipment
Clothes and shoes
Cap / panama hat
Jacket (air temperature early in the morning and late in the evening +8…+12 С)
Lightweight shirt with long sleeves (protects against burning of the arms and neck)
Trekking shoes and/or thick-soled sneakers
Waterproof clothing and/or raincoat
Trekking poles (reduce stress on the knees). If you have problems with your knees, joints and excess weight, you MUST have trekking poles (you can rent for free from us)
Equipment and personal items
Passport / birth certificate of the child (original documents — not a copy!)
Closed packaging for documents
Plastic bottle 0.5 l (for drinking water on the route)
Mug, spoon, knife (for lunch in the mountains ffor tea, a non-breakable mug)
Backpack for walking (20-25 liters). In the backpack — personal belongings of the tourist and public products for lunch, which are issued by the instructor (400-600 gr)
Safety & Personal Care
Sunscreen, hygienic lipstick
Individual first aid kit. Mandatory: elastic bandage, plaster.
Personal care products