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Waters of Eden - Teberda Valley

Waters of Eden - Teberda Valley

ALL INCLUSIVE

Available July 1 through August 31 = 6 nights/6 days

Pricing Structure

  • $1,485/person for 3-6 passengers
  • $1,335/person for 7-14 passengers (10% off)
  • $1,190/person for 15+ passengers (20% off)

Holiday Type

Trekking

Difficulty


Tour Itinerary

  • Arrival Day: Airport pick-up, Registration
  • Day 1: Brunch, Prepare backpacks for trek, Karachay cultural exchange
  • Day 2: Trek from Greek Khasaut to tree line, Tree line campsite
  • Day 3: Trek from tree line to crest (overlooking Greek Khasaut), Crest campsite
  • Day 4: Trek from crest to ridge (overlooking Lower Teberda), Ridge campsite
  • Day 5: Ridge to Temple/Monastery ruins, Karachay cultural exchange
  • Day 6: Karachayevsk, Kislovodsk, Airport transfer

Description

EE recognizes that all trekking adventures are not and should not be equal. This unique, fully-assisted trek is designed for those who love to walk up and down hills, but without ever carrying an overnight pack on their backs. Sure, you’ll have a day pack on your back, but off-road vehicles will carry all of your luggage, as well as the camping equipment and food supplies needed to support this four-day trek.

Day one does pose the challenge of substantial altitude gain, but the hiking is primarily under tree cover. Days two and three offer gradual ups and downs in open crestline terrain with immaculate views of the surrounding valleys. Day five is a half-day downhill stroll to Sentinsky Temple – a preserved 10th Century treasure – that provides a rewarding destination for efforts given.

You’ll enjoy Karachay hospitality to refresh from your adventure as you dine and overnight in a local Karachayevsk home. We need to caution you that you may not want to leave! If you actually decide to catch your return flight, then we’ll also make sure you visit Shoana Church (also 10th Century) and Kislovodsk to buy souvenirs before departing this North Caucasus paradise.


Included in this tour

  • Planning consultation including, but not limited to, the following:
    • Recommended flight schedules
    • Airport information
    • Step-by-step visa application guide
    • Seasonal advice
    • Local expertise
  • Airport transfer within the North Caucasus
  • Transport to all included tour locations
  • 4x4 transport of all luggage and camping equipment (tourists only carry daypacks)
  • Registration in Russia
  • All accommodations while on tour
  • Three meals daily (excepting travel days to/from tour)
  • Unlimited clean water
  • An EE selected and approved guide/translator
  • Cultural exchange/local talent cost (when applicable)

Not included in this tour

  • Airfare (approx. $1500)
  • Travel insurance (approx. $3/day per person, including travel days)
  • Visa to Russia (approx. $425/person, 3-year, multi-entry for US citizens)
  • Meals on travel days to/from tour
  • Tips for guides/translators (approx. $10/day for the group)
  • Tips for drivers/servers (according to service provided)