Walking Tour to Bezengi

Day 1

Arrival at the international airport Mineralny Vody, a meeting with a representative of the tour operator. Group transfer to Bezengi. Accommodation in Bezengi camp, rest. Dinner in the canteen. Meeting with the guide, an inspection of the camp. The Alpine camp "Bezengi" is located at the intersection of two canyons leading to the North massif and the famous Bezengi wall — the highest section of the Main Caucasian Ridge. On the territory of Alpine camp there is a canteen, sauna. Accommodation is offered in four - and five-bed detached buildings in the

form of Balkar hut with all facilities, fireplace, porch, kitchenette, laundry room, room for equipment, music centre. The huts are built of environmentally friendly building materials. Roof covered with earth and laid with turf. In addition, there is a new building called "Warm Corner." The rooms are double with private facilities. On the ground floor of the building are education center, rental and repair of equipment center, dryer and storage space.

Day 2

Early Breakfast, check out of the hotel, the main things can be transferred to the storage chamber. Access to the route at 9: 00 a.m. Today you will ascend to lake Brancosh (2600m) at the Bezengi glacier (the journey time is 4-6 hours, distance 8 km). In the road you will find a snack (dry rations), Setting camp, free time. Dinner around the campfire (joint preparation of dinner). District of Bezengi glacier is one of the most beautiful places of the Caucasus, high snow-capped mountains. Under the terms of the ascent it is the most severe district of Caucasus, a remote mountainous region far from civilization. In this region there drops the least amount of solid residues compared to other popular climbing gorges.

Day 3

After an early Breakfast you will be accompanied by a guide sent to climb mount Kelbasi (3596 m) from the summit of which you will see amazing views of the famous Bezengi wall. In the Bezengi area are six peaks of the eight, except for Elbrus and Kazbek, with a mark above five thousand meters. Russian climbers call this region "Small Himalayas" due to its severity of the peaks and eternal glaciers, stretching among the big mountain valleys.

Travel time (5-6 hours, distance 3 km). Snack on the road, descend, dinner in the tent camp (the whole group participates in the preparation of dinner).

Day 4

Breakfast. Taking off the camp. Descent to Bezengi camp, accommodation. Today you can relax, take a steam bath (extra fee).

Day 5

Breakfast. Early start at 9.00. The way to the Cadet night (3200 m) to lake in the shape of a heart under the peak of Brno. Pocket lunch in the way. Setting camp, dinner around the campfire (the whole group participates in cooking dinner). Travel time (6-7 hours, distance 8 km).

Day 6

Breakfast. Today you cross the glacier Mizhergy. Bezengi glacier separates Bezengi wall from the other mountain range Mizhergy which consists also of five thousand meter peaks: Dykhtau, peak of Pushkin, Mizhergy. From the top it looks like a large ice mushroom. The left part of the top is the glacier Cundum- Mizhergy, right part is the glacier Cheget- Mizhergy, stipe is Mizhergy glacier, which merged its component parts. Descent to the camp. Leisure. Gala dinner in the fireplace room of the camp.

Day 7

Breakfast. Group transfer to airport or railway station of Mineralny Vody, check out the group. For additional payment we can arrange individual transfers. You will long remember this amazing beauty and the grandeur of the Caucasus, where the majestic white peaks reach for the sky among the Grand blue glaciers.

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