Mineralniy Vody (480 m) – Pyatgorsk (500 m) – Base camp (2600 m) – Lenz's rocks (4600 m) – Western Elbrus (5642 m) or Eastern (5621 m) – Base camp – Pyatigorsk – Mineralnye Vody
Accommodation in the hotel in Pyatigorsk (2 nights)
All the transfers according to the program
Staying in the base camp and tent camps according to the program (7 nights)
Use of group equipment (tents, ropes, kitchen)
Accommodation in the base camp and hut or in the tent camp
2 meals and pocket lunch
Breakfast in the hotel
Group equipment rental
Porters for group equipment
Guide from AlpIndustria
Visa Registration of foreigners
Cook service when acclimatizing and ascending
Extra guide for the ascent period (for a group more than of 3 persons)
Price does not include
Alpine insurance (20 euro)
Personal equipment rental
Extra guide for the ascent period
Single person accommodation
Extra meals and drinks
National Park permit for climbing
Excursions and entertainment in Pyatigorsk
Domestic and international air fare. Insurance.
Only ONE attempt of climbing Elbrus is included.
International passport, migration card, visa (for foreign citizens).
Climbing Mt. Elbrus is an active kind of sport in the mountains potentially dangerous for life and health for all the participants of this program. Our guides will provide the necessary level of safety in case you follow the Safety Instruction. The guide has a radio, GPS, a mobile telephone, all necessary group equipment.
Decision of stopping the programme when the weather and snow conditions impose a threat to lives of the participants is in exclusive competency of the guide accompanying the group on the route and can not be discussed. The guide is responsible for providing safety on all kinds of mountain relief.
All guests should have medical insurance in case of incidents or immediate illness which can cover medical and other expenses in emergency.
During any trek or hike the guide has a radio and a satellite telephone at his disposal. It is possible to get the connection in any place. There is no mobile connection at the base camp and higher. You can have the satellite connection for extra fee. WiFi is available at the hotels.
We deal with the best hotels "Intourist”, "Grand Hotel". These are the modern comfortable hotels with all the necessary structure, cozy rooms (double room), polite and respectful staff. At the base camp we stay at the comfortable 2-bed tents. At the storm camp on 3800 m we offer hut or tent accommodation.
Please meet our rules of payment conditions.
To provide a successful and safe realization of the program we undertake definite efforts and preparation which require expenses.
Down payment when booking is 5000 rub. In case you cancel the trip it is not refundable.
Full payment should be done not later than 20 days prior to the beginning of the program. Unless full payment is made we consider the trip cancelled in this term and quit the booking.
Please, be aware that the first payment is not refunded in this case.
You can pay in cash in our offices in Moscow and Terskol and make a bank money transfer.
For transfer we use comfortable off-road cars (depending on the group size) like Land Rover, ex-military truck GAZ-66 or UAZ. Transfer airport – hotel – airport is a group transfer and it works once on the arrival day and once on the departure day. In case of necessity we can book an individual car for extra fee.
Full board in the Caucasus is 2 meals a day in hotel restaurants. Pocket lunch while touring and climbing.
We offer you complete and balanced meals useful for people exercising up in the mountains. They include vegetables, meat, fish, bread, cereals, tea, coffee and milk.
If you have food restrictions (for example you are a vegetarian), you should warn us beforehand. We’ll try our best to make you feel comfortable.
At the height of 5000 m or more the weather is rather cold: -20 in summer and -40 in winter. At the base camp it's +15-+30 in summer and 0-+15 in spring and autumn. At 3800 m it's -2- +20 in summer, -5 - 30 in spring and autumn. Sometimes there's a strong wind. We prepare ourselves for the worst weather conditions. At the same time it can be rather hot down the valley.
During the trips the guide has the first aid kit. It is possible to contact the Rescue service in any place. It is necessary for you to have individual medicines.
Moscow - Mineralnye Vody - Moscow flight, international flights
In case of a descent from Elbrus to the hotel earlier than it was planned the guest is responsible for hotel accommodation
There is no refund for the huts booked beforehand. Please meet this with respect. In the rush season there are no places available for all the coming people. So we book the sleeping places beforehand considering all reserve days.
It is worth buying souvenirs, plan it in your budget.
In the valley there are many cafes and restaurants, mostly local cuisine. Dinner or lunch will cost you about 300 rub and more.