Arkhyz - one of the most picturesque corners of the Western Caucasus - the land of untouched nature with its riot of colors and indomitable imagination. The name comes from the Karachai words "ariu kyz" - a beautiful girl. Dombay - in translation from Karachai language means "bison". The most beautiful place of the Caucasus - Dombai consists of a panorama of quaint mountain peaks.
What to expect
Check in to the hotel "Kuban" in Nevinnomyssk. Acquaintance with the guide. Excursion to the historical museum of the city. Acquaintance with the region.
Breakfast. Transfer to Arkhyz. Excursion to the historical and architectural reserve. Temples of the 10th century. Accommodation in the hotel "Green House". Safety briefing. For fans of adrenaline rafting on the mountain river Arkhyz (2 hours).
The third day
After breakfast, prepare for the active part of the trip. We saddle horses, take backpacks and ride on the reserved places of the valley of the river Kizgych before the ascent to the pass. We send the horses back here. The first night in a tent near the mountain river Arkhyz. The first fire! The first one ... is it not enough, what else can be!
Early rise. The Chegordali North Pass (2800 m) is non-categorized (n / a). The valley of the river Marukha (18 km).
A simple transition through the valley of the river Marukha. The tract of "Bear's mouth". Lake Kara-Köl. "Station of glaciologists." (22km)
Pass Kara-Kaya Northern (3100 m) 1B difficulty category. The valley of the river Aksaut (12 km).
We go along the valley to the bridge across the river. Aksaut (14 km). Half day. Bath day.
Approach to the pass Alibek. "Green Hotel" (7km)
Pass Alibek (3180 m) 1A. Delight from the majestic panorama of the mountains of the Main Caucasian Range! We admire each other. We descend into alibug Alibek. The long-awaited Dombai (15 km). Hotel. Soft bed. Recreation. Farewell dinner, changing into breakfast.
The tenth day
Breakfast. Big tears. Strong handshakes. Morning "horse"
What is included in an offer
• meeting at the train station
• Accommodation in the hotel "Kuban", in the room with amenities and in the hostel in Arkhyz in a room without amenities (for an additional payment it is possible to settle in more comfortable conditions);
• Transfer from the railway station Nevinnomyssk - Arkhyz;
• stay in the reserve, national park and border zone;
• Rental of group equipment (burners, gas, cooking boilers, tents, group first-aid kit);
• Horse rental according to the program;
• stay in the reserve and border zone;
• work as an instructor-conductor;
• meals on the route;
What is NOT included in an offer
• additional excursions
• transfers outside the program
What should a client bring
• A warm jacket;
• a ski cap;
• fleece gloves;
• shoe covers on legs;
• waterproof windproof jacket and trousers;
• sport suit;
• sleeping bag;
• polyurethane foam mat;
• Tracking shoes;
• Replacement shoes for ford and camp (sneakers);
• backpack 80-100l; seat;
• tracking stick;
• a rain cap on yourself and a backpack;
• sun protection: panama, cream, glasses;
• Working gloves;
• a mug, a spoon, a bowl, a knife (KLMN);
• a thermos and a water jar with a total volume of 2 liters;
• headlamp headlamp (spare batteries);
• first aid kit