Mount Kazbegi is the third highest mountain in Georgia standing at 5047 metres. It has a difficulty grading of B2 and is one of the most popular climbing routes in The Caucasus. Heading North on the military highway towards Russia you will enter the stunning region of Kazbegi National Park in the North East of Georgia. Known primarily for the iconic Mount Kazbegi, the region is a stunning mix of tundra and high mountains with a feeling of wilderness like no other. Bordered by Russia in the north and dotted with ancient villages the area is a trekkers paradise.
- Harnesses - £3 per day
- 3 season sleeping bag - £3 per day
- B3 Mountaineering boots
- Carabiners x 2
|TOUR PRICE||6900 GEL|
Pre tour briefing and equipment check at Mplus offices.
Transfer to Gergeti
Trek to Altihut (First modern mountain hut in Caucasus at 3014 meters)
Morning transfer from Tbilisi to Stepantsminda 1882m . We quickly change our cars for a short transfer
to Gergeti Trinity Church 2170m and the start of our trek up the mountain. There’s a short steep climb
to start before we reach a ridgeline that continues up the mountain eventually leading to Altihut. Once
at Altihut we can relax and enjoy the views.
Lunch and Dinner
Overnight at Altihut
7km 3 hr trek time 800m asc.
Acclimatization hike from Altihut to Arsha pass at 3800m
Following a champion’s breakfast in Altihut, our guide will take you for a strenuous trek up to 3800m to
Arsha pass. From the top you can enjoy great views over Sno valley, Chaukhi mountains, Stepantsminda
and Truso Valley
Once back at the Altihut we can relax and enjoy a great dinner.
Breakfast, Lunch pack and dinner
6 kms 3 hr trek time 800m Asc/Dsc
Overnight in Altihut
Acclimatization trek to Meteo Station and church 3900m
After another champion’s breakfast in Altihut, our guide will take you to the Meteo Station were you
leave your luggage and have a little rest before continuing for a trek up to 3900m where we visit one of
the more unusual churches in Georgia.
Breakfast lunch and Dinner
6 kms 4 hr trek time 900m asc/ 300m desc.
Overnight in Meteo station
Summit Day/ Reserve day in case of bad weather conditions
With good weather conditions, today will be the summit day. So, make sure to take on plenty of carbs
and be prepared for a very early start at around 2am. Your guide will assess the weather conditions for
attempting the summit, if he decides they are unfavorable there will be a day to relax in preparation for
the following day’s attempt. After a successful summit we descend again to Altihut making a short
break at the meteo station.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
9kms 11hrs trek time to summit 1400m asc 2040m
Overnight in Altihut (If successfully summited)
Overnight in Meteo Station (If reserve day needed)
Summit day in case the reserve day was utilized.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Overnight in Stepandstminda (If summit day on day 4 was successful)
Overnight in Altihut (If reserve day used)
Transfer to Tbilisi
Airport Transfer to Tbilisi International airport