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Tour name: Alpine tour to Mount Kazbek;
Route: Tbilisi – Stephantsminda – Meteostation – Mountain Peak – Meteostation – Stephantsminda – Tbilisi;
Tour type: Alpine tour;
Accommodation: Guesthouse, Tent, Meteostation;
Meal: Full Board;
Tour Duration: 6 days / 5 nights;
Walking distance: Stephantsminda – Meteostation ( 17 km) – Meteostation– Mountain Peak (7 km);
Meeting Point: Agreed location;
A detailed description of the tour
Day 1 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
Tbilisi – Ananuri – Fasanauri – Gudauri- Stephantsminda
09:00 Departure from Tbilisi to Stephantsminda;
11:00 Ananuri Monastery Complex;
15:00 Stephantsminda – Dariali gorge;
17:00 Accommodation in the guesthouse. Free time;
Day 2 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
Stefantsminda – Gergeti – Meteostation
06:00 Departure to Meteostation. In order to bring food supplies and tents to the Station we hire a horse (Included in the price). Additional horse can be hired to bring personal supplies (Cost of additional horse is not included in the package).
From Stephanstimnda to Gergeti monastery we drive on SUV 4X4.
15:00 – 16:00 Arrival to Meteostation. Free time. Overnight.
Day 3 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
On the day three we prepare for the ascend; we get accustomed to the height and fully acclimatize. We ascend from the Station (3657 meters above the sea level) to the 4200 meter point. After a short break we go back to the station.
Day 4 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
We start the ascend in the morning 04:00 am.
After several hours with the assistance of professional guide we get to the highest point on the mountain (5047 meters). After short break we return to the Meteostation.
Day 5 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
In case for some reason we were unable to ascend on day 4 (Bad Weather / Tourist has some difficulties) we try our luck on the fifth day.
Day 6 – Climb to Mount Kazbek:
Meteostation – Stephantsminda – Tbilisi
Descend to Stephantsminda.
Return to Tbilisi.
Departure at agreed time and location
Price per person: 485 USD (Price is available in case of 5 person group)
Transfer Tbilisi – Stephantsminda – Tbilisi 4X4;
Transfer Stephantsminda – Gergeti Trinity 4X4 (one way);
Overnight in Stephantsminda in Guesthouse;
Overnight in Meteostation or in Tents;
English and Russian speaking professional mountain climber guide;
Full Board meal;
Horse rental for tents and food supplies;
Price does not includes:
Transfer Gergeti Trinity – Stephantsminda (on the back way) upon request – 35$ USD;
Horse for personal equipment. upon request – 150$ USD;
Crampons – upon request – 10$ USD Per Day;
Harnesses – upon request – 10$ USD Per Day;
Ice-axes – upon request – 10$ USD Per Day;
Rope upon – request – 25$ USD Per Day (For 5 people group 1 rope is enough);
- Group should consist of minimum 5 participants;
- Participants are age restricted - minimal age 18. (16 year olds are allowed in case they have prior experience in mountain climbing or pursue this discipline as a sport);
- Season: May - October. Experienced climbers can also try winter period;
- Thermo pants and shirt
- Gloves and Mitts
- Polartech sweater
- GORE-TEX Coat and pants
- GORE-TEX mountain shoes or at lease trekking shoes
- GORE-TEX shades
Have a nice and unforgettable trip