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CLIMBING

Georgia is a country of mountains over 4000-5000m in height - an ideal place for climbers. The relatively easy ascent of Mt.  Kazbegi, the more challenging Mt. Ushba and many others are on offer to mountain-lovers. All climbs are accompanied by an experienced mountain team to ensure your safety.

CLIMB UP MT. KAZBEGI
Mt.  Kazbegi – an inspiration for poets and writers, steeped in Greek myths and Georgian legends. Climbing this beautiful perpetually snow-covered peak of the Caucasus is sure to be an unforgettable experience.
- Kazbegi Climb – UIAA grade II
- The world seen from 5047m

  • Day 1: Departure for Tbilisi
  • Day 2: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – the Town of Kazbegi

In the morning we meet a mountain team and travel along the Georgian Military Highway. En route we visit the ancient capital Mtskheta and Ananuri complex. After reaching the town of Kazbegi, we’ll ascend gently up to Gergeti to our camp.

  • Day 3: Gergeti – Meteorological Station

We begin our ascent of Mt. Kazbegi with an 8-9 hour walk up to the meteorological station at 3600m.  We overnight at the station.

  • Day 4: Acclimatization

A gentle climb around the meteorological station to get acclimatised.

  • Day 5: Meteorological Station – Mt. Kazbegi – Meteorological Station

Well before sunrise we begin the ascent to the top of Kazbegi at 5047m.The round trip takes 14-16 hours.

  • Day 6: Free day

After yesterday’s tiring climb, this is a day to relax. If the weather is bad on day 5, the ascent will take place today instead.

  • Day 7: Meteorological Station – the Town of Kazbegi

From the meteorological station we return to the town of Kazbegi. Overnight in the hotel.

  • Day 8: Kazbegi – Tbilisi

In the morning we drive to Tbilisi. We arrive in the city in the afternoon and check in at the hotel. After lunch we go on a sightseeing tour of Old Tbilisi. In the evening farewell dinner at a Georgian restaurant with Georgian wine.

  • Day 9: Departure
 
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