Travel Offer: Summit of Mt. Kazbek
Description: We meet and greet you at the Tbilisi Airport, from where we transfer by private car to Stephantsminda. Along the way we stop by the old town of Mkheta and the Ananuri church. We stay at a guesthouse for the night. Next day we drive to the village of Juta (2.200 m), where we hike to the Fifth Season Hut (2.356 m) for lunch. We return later to Stephantsminda.
On day 3, we drive / hike up to the Gergeti Trinity Church (2.200 m) and continue a long ascent to the Bethlemi hut (3.650 m) over the glacier. The next day is an acclimatization and rest day. We walk up to 4.000 m and practice skills necessary to climb to the summit (rope work, ice axe atc). For the night we stay at the Bethlemi hut.
Day 5 is summit day – we start early in the morning about 2-3 o‘clock and return to the hut after 11 – 12 hours. Day 6 is a reserver day in case of bad weather.
On day 7, we descend to the Trinity Church (4-5 hours walking), from where we transfer to Tbilisi. There we visit the bathhouses and transfer you to the airport, either the same day or the next.
Length of the trip: 8 days
Costs: price per person is 1.200 € (group of two);
Included in the price are: all transports from Tiblisi airport to the refuge and back; all meals (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and the accomodation during the trip; the mountain guide (speaks english) and the driver.
Offer valid: this tour is available during June to September 2018
Tour operator: our local partner in Tiblisi, Georgia