Mount Kazbek (5033 m) is located on the border between Georgia and Russia. Ascensions are possible from both sides. The easiest route from the Russian side has difficulty 2B category, from Georgia – 2A. Climbing is possible all the year around, but for a number of objective reasons, the most popular is summertime. Detailed description of the route can be found in our article Climbing Kazbek from Georgia. WildGuru Guides offer to climb the mountain with them!
PREMIUM Kazbek tour – it is the most comfortable and simplified version of climbing, designed for those who prefer to spend a minimum of time and effort on ascension and maximum on the beauty of the highlands. This tour guides take on the full range of organizational and technical issues of the event.
• All transfers according to the program;
• Backpacks transfer from Gergeti to the Meteorological stations on horses;
• Meals throughout the ascent;
• All necessary climbing equipment;
• Equipment for the organization of the camp (tents, gas equipment and utensils);
• All necessary permits;
• Accommodation at the meteorological station (4 nights);
• Hotel accommodation in Kazbegi (1 night);
• First aid kit.
A detailed program of Kazbek ascension PREMIUM
Meeting in Tbilisi (at the airport or in the city). Transfer to Stepantsminda with sightseeing along the way (the old capital of Georgia Mtskheta, Jvari monastery, Ananuri fortress). Optional: swimming in the reservoir Zhinvali, lunch at the tavern in Pasanauri. Hotel Accommodation in Stepantsminda (Kazbegi).
Breakfast at the hotel, gathering and transfer to the Church of Gergeti. Light trekking to”Green Overnight” (3000 m). The path takes 3-4 hours. There we set up a camp, have a rest and some snacks. After we make an acclimatization hike to 3250m. Then we return back, have supper and rest.
Breakfast, camp gathering and light transition to Betlemi Hut – mountain shelter (3650 m). The path takes 3-4 hours. Dinner. Accommodation in one of the rooms. Recreation. Snow and ice exercises near the weather station. Upon return dinner and sleep.
Breakfast, gathering and second acclimatization hike to the height of 4300-4500 m. Return to the camp. Lunch and rest. Preparing for the night climb. Dinner and an early rest.
Early rise (01: 00-03: 00 am). Climbing to the top of Mount Kazbek (5033 m). Return to the camp, dinner, rest and recover from the climb.
Reserve day in case of bad weather.
Breakfast. Light descent to the Gergeti Church (2200 m). Transfer to Tbilisi. End of the program.
- Passport (6 months supply.);
- medical insurance;
- personal first aid kit.