Mount Kazbek expeditions

Overview

There could not be anything better than to climb on one of the most beautiful and picturesque mountain located in Georgia and called Kazbek. The extreme tour could last for several days as the walk towards the mountain heights of 5033.8 will provide unforgettable experience that will be left in your memory forever. Our climbing company Mountain Travel Agency the activities and offers the extreme tours to the public and its clients!
The tours could be specifically designed for any group that decides to climb on the mountain. It is suited for virtually any age category as it is perfect for people from 16 to 60 years old age group. An average tour lasts for approximately nine days and its cost starts from as little as USD 500.00. The adventure qualifies as the extreme tours, mountain climbs and mountain walks, so people can choose exactly what is best suited to them. The size of the group could be anything from 4 to 12 people but if there is probability of having more people or that will be an individual tour, it could be easily tailored to the individuals’ specific needs.

Price per person from: 580 EUR Book the tour

Itinerary

Day 1

You are in Stepantsminda at 1700 meters above the sea level. You will not have any problems with acclimatization and you are ready for climbing, have your belongings, equipment, food, etc.
We will meet in our office and proceed with check in at the comfortable guest house. Double or triple rooms with meals are available.

Day 2

In the early morning after breakfast you can leave extra luggage in our office and afterwards transfer to Sameba Trinity church, where we are going to pick up the horses for the trip. The horses will carry your luggage directly to Meteorological station to the high of 3650 meters above the sea level as you will carry only small backpacks with you. We will continue the way to Sabertse and then to Meteorological station where you will get accommodation inside or outside in tents.

Day 3

Acclimatization will be hiked up at 4200 meters above sea level. Your guides will teach you how to use rope and other climbing equipment as you will then return back to Meteorological station to have a rest.

Day 4

At approximately 2.00 a. m your expedition will be started as your guides will take you to the top of Kazbek. It takes about 12 hours to reach to the top and return back to Meteorological station. You will rest and spend nights outside in tents.

Day 5

In the early morning our horse guide will take your luggage back to Stepantsminda. Afterwards, there will be descent from Meteorological station to Stepantsminda. Finally, from Sameba Trinity church transfer down.

Day 6

There will be a reserve day just in case if there is bad weather. It should make you to be able to repeated climbing attempt.
In the case of bad weather the second day is going to be free. The following days are to be paid additionally.
There is going to be the chance of having a retry, if on the first day you did not climb to a plateau of 4500 meters above the sea level, which is going to be free of charge. If you reach the plateau and would like to go further above, it is going to be at extra costs.
If you reach the plateau and would like to go further, that will be at extra costs.

Day 7

Departure home.

About the tour and the visited area.

The climb on the mountain will be commenced from the southern side, which is located in Georgia. The opportunity to start the walk from this side enables to visit several sights on the way. The sites are absolutely unique and will play substantial contribution to the whole adventure. Firstly, there will be Stepancminda village or Saint Stephen from Georgian as it is located on the height of 1744 miters next to the Kazbek’s shore. There is a temple that was built in the 17th century and called The Temple of the Holy Trinity. It is located on the height of 2070 miters and regarded as one of the best attractions on the way.
Thirdly, There is a pass called Arsha located on the height of 2930 miters and glacier by the name Gergety too. Mountain Travel Agency  the tour organizer welcomes its clients on the height of 3600 miters, where weather station is located as well as by climbing a little bit further to the 3800 miter height a cave can be observed, which is located in the 80 miter high rock where an old monastery called Bethlehem has been built centuries ago.
There are few requirements that Mountain Travel Agency  would like its customers to follow and if this is not the case then that would be highly preferable if you could inform us in advance, so that appropriate measures could be taken.

  • It has to be beard in mind that the tour is ideal for these individuals who have good physical form.
  • Children are not allowed to the extreme tour in most of the cases except for walks.
  • Insurance will have to be arranged and the Mountain Travel Agency  can certainly help with that.
  • The amount of people in the group should be between 4 to 12 people except for individual tours.

Additional information.

  • The tour organizer has the right to make slight changes to the tour if circumstances or weather conditions have been changed.
  • The meals are prepared and cooked by the tourists themselves and the instructor may help with advice and giving direction how it could be done better.
  • Things like ecological payments, the costs of additional excursions, transfers outside the tour program will have to be paid at the top of the cost of the tour.
  • Any services that tourists will require will be organized for the additional costs. It may include, transfer from and to the airport, rent of equipment, hotel reservation, visit to the Black sea cost, visit to the Georgian capital Tbilisi etc.

Program

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Tourism type: Extreme tour, climbing in the mountains, walks in the mountains.
  • Form of tourism: Sports tours, climbing.
  • Ideal for people: 16-60 years old.
  • Group size: from 4 to 12 people.
  • Experience requirements: Previous mountains’ climbing is preferable.
  • Level of difficulty: medium.
  • Included options: Medical support.
  • Supported languages: English and Russian.
  • The start of the program: Stepantsminda, Georgia.
  • Finish of the program: Stepantsminda, Georgia.

The costs of the tour.

Price per person: from 580 EUR (depends on the size of the group).

280 EUR is paid for reservation. The payment will have to be made on our bank account in advance via bank transfer.

300 EUR when we meet at our agency MTA.

The tour price includes the following:

  • In the case if bad weather prevails the second day will be for free. The following days will be at extra costs.
  • Accommodation in “Altihut 3.014” Hut (optional).
  • Professional guides’ service.
  • Training and verification of the participants.

 

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Do you like the tour program?

All that is left for you to do is to book the tour with us and you will never be disappointed. This is probably the best time that you might have. If you like to explore something new, push the boundaries to the limits and above, enjoy magnificent, rocky mountains views then this is the tour for you! This is completely different compare to any standard excursion! The trip will energize you and leave unforgettable impressions of one of the most beautiful places in the world! Apply for a tour right now and buy a tour with a discount.

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