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Mount Elbrus Trek 8-days

Mount Elbrus
Trek (8 days)

Day 1: Welcome in Mineralnye Vody airport. Transfer to mountain hotel in the Elbrus area with a group transfer (4 hrs. by bus) Dinner and overnight in hotel. 2100 m.

Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, acclimatization trek on Cheget Mountain, 3450 m.

Lifts and lunch included for the trek. Dinner and overnight in hotel. 2100 m.

Day 3: After breakfast at the hotel, transportation to lifts and trek to Barrels Hut (3800 m) on the slopes of Elbrus. Acclimatization hikes for the rest of the day. (Full Board service)

Day 4: Acclimatization hikes. Full board at the huts.

Day 5: After an early breakfast at the base camp about 3 am, we leave for the great experience, Climbing Mount Elbrus Summit (west summit, 5642 m) After summit descend back to base camp. Dinner and overnight at the huts.

Day 6: Reserve day in case of bad weather. Descend back to Baksan Valley for dinner and overnight in hotel or huts.

– Full board if you stay at the huts. HB if you stay in the hotel. (a celebration party at the local cafe) and certificates are included.

Day 7: Descend back to the Baksan valley. (If you use the spare day)

– If we return on day 6: Breakfast at hotel, a hike or shopping around or any activity on your own. Lunch, dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 8: After breakfast group transfer to Mineralnye Vody airport. End of Climbing Mount Elbrus Tour

Departure Dates

2020-2021 Tour dates will be announced soon.

Private group departures available all year around.


All departures: $1,075  per person

* For groups of 5 climbers and more, please ask for special prices.

  • Single supplement $150 (covering entire trip)

What’s included?

  • All transfers and transportations with private A/C vehicle to the places mentioned above
  • Hotel stay in Baksan Valley, twin or triple share, FB
  • Barrels Hut in Base Camp, FB
  • Transfer in Elbrus area from hotel to lifts and back. Lifts: for Mt. Cheget hike and for Elbrus
  • All necessary paperwork: visa support, permits and registrations.
  • Licensed Mountain Guides for the trek
  • English speaking tour guides for the entire trip
  • All necessary Group Equipments (including ropes, screws)

What’s not included?

  • International Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Riding snow-cat (Ratrak, a vehicle transporting people along the snow slopes)
  • Transfers not stated in the itinerary
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Nights
  • Single stay (optionally provided)
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips