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Extreme for everyone in Kabardino-Balkaria

Travel your way in the North Caucasus

Description

This trip is a great opportunity to explore Kabardino-Balkarian part of the Caucasus in the most adventurous way. You will live in a small village deep in the mountains. You will see waterfalls and ancient monuments. And all this will go along with different extreme activities: off-road ride, paragliding, rope jumping, zipline and other.

Is this trip for me?

If you want to explore history of the area, visit Elbrus, enjoy breathtaking nature and try out the way of living of the locals and have fun at the same time, then this trip is perfect for you! You don’t have to be professional in extreme sports. “Extreme” in this case means to  explore the area potential in an active way and to get some adrenaline.

Requirements

Age: 16+ (travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by adults)
Russian Visa
Equipment: no

Physical rating
2/5
Service level
4/5

Group size: 3-9 people

extreme KBR 4x3

Dates:         expected in 2021

Places left:

Price p.P.:   44’000 RUB

What does your tour coordinator say?

Every day we will try out something new – new destinations and new activities.  You will spend all the time with extreme-lovers as you yourself. This will become a great adventure for you!

Julia

Full itinerary

DAY 1

We meet you at the hotel in Nalchik (Kabardino-Balkar Republic) where all the group stays for the first overnight. In the evening we take you for a welcome dinner, so that you can get to know all members of your team for the next days.
After dinner we have a short walk across Nalchik.

  • Highlights: Nalchik city
  • Meals: dinner
  • Overnight: hotel in Nalchik
DAY 2

We start right after breakfast. For this day we have big plans! We visit beautiful lake Gizhgit on our way to Elbrus area and go up the volcano Elbrus in cable cars (max. height 3850m). Then, we must reach a small ancient village El-Tubu in the other gorge where we go by an off road cars with local drivers through a path high in the mountains (only locals know this path well enough to not to get lost).
In the evening we arrive in El-Tubu, enjoy beautiful sunset and have tasty traditional dinner with a local family in their house.

  • Highlights: Baksan and Chegem gorges, lake Gizhgit, Prielbrusye and mt. Elbrus, ancient village El-Tubu
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Overnight: homestay in El-Tubu
DAY 3

On this day we explore the potential of Chegem paragliding camp.  On foot we go to the camp and everyone chooses what he likes more: zip-line, rope jump (height 50 m) or paragliding (their cost is not included).
Prices (not included in tour cost):
paragliding in tandem with instructor, 20 minutes – 4500 rub;
rope jumping – 3000 rub;
zip line – 1500 rub.

We have tasty dinner at the camp, walk, relax, talk to local extreme lovers at the camp and then return to El-Tubu village.

  • Highlights: Chegem paragliding camp, El-Tubu village
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Overnight: homestay in El-Tubu
DAY 4

We explore old part of the village and after that we go deeper into the gorge by off-road cars. The road is pretty extreme but with your skilled local drivers it will be safe and full of fun. We visit beautiful rapid waterfalls and enter pre-border area (in a couple of kilometers from Georgia). There we enjoy huge mountains views, try out hidden in the wood mineral springs, visit an old (Soviet times) ghost-camp and roast tasty shashlik.

  • Highlights: Abay Su waterfall, Tikhtengen mountain and its mineral springs 
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Overnight: homestay in El-Tubu
DAY 5

Rock climbing (bouldering) in Lechinkay village area with a local  instructor. 
After that, we finally arrive in Nalchik. After the hotel check-in, we have the last farewel dinner, so that you will be able to exchange contacts and emotions after all the adventures.

  • Highlights: Lechinkay village area, Nalchik city
  • breakfast, lunch
  • Overnight: hotel in Nalchik

Tour impressions

Details

  • You will spend time mostly in Chegem gorge where it is usually windy and somtimes foggy. So, don’t forget warm clothes. You will also need it on Elbrus. Besides, you will need comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses, a sunscreen, a hat.
  • People living in the North Caucasus are mostly muslims,so modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders is appropriate
  • You will visit pre-border area, for entering it you need a border permit. You don’t have to pay for it additionally, but it takes 30-60 days to receive it. We will need your passport scans to apply for the permit.
  • Single supplement – on your request.

Included

  • Accomodation: 2 nights in hotels and 3 nights in a guesthouse (double room);
  • Transport: off-road cars;
  • Meals: dinner on day 1, three meals per day on days 2-4, breakfast and lunch on day 5.
  • All activities and entrance fees listed in the programme;
  • Guidance: all days in English;
  • Free airport pick-up and drop-off – on request.

Not included

Meals not mentioned above;
Travel insurance;
Personal expences;
Optional activities at the Paragliding camp;
Tips – optional.

Do you still have any questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact us and also have a look at our Frequently Asked Questions.