The mysterious village of Eltyubu is hiding in the upper reaches of the Chegem. We will examine the ruins of Greek temples and an ancient cemetery, find a wooden water supply system and talk about the Kabardino-Balkarian history and culture, beliefs and traditions of the ancient inhabitants. Individual excursion for 1–8 people Duration 9 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 4 on 1 review RUB 9000 per excursion Price for 1-8 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Legacy of the ancients In the village of Eltyubu, the oldest site of a primitive man was discovered, which is more than ten thousand years old, as well as the ancient settlement of Lygyt, the origin of which is attributed to the eighth century of our era. We will examine the miracle of medieval thought - an underground wooden water supply system, which is located on the territory of the settlement, and talk about the way of life of our ancestors. And then we will walk between the stone houses built several centuries ago and remember the local legends at the 17th century "Tower of Love". You will see the sacred stone Bayram-tashi, defensive stairs, the remains of Greek Christian cave temples and a bust of the Balkar poet Kaysyn Kuliyev
City of the dead The largest burial ground in the territory of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic is located near the village of Eltyubu. The old cemetery is considered the main asset of the Verkhnechegemskaya depression. I will tell you about the versions of the emergence of the city of the dead, Zoroastrianism in the Caucasus and archaeological finds. Now there are eight graves preserved in their original form, although in the 30s of the last century there were much more of them. We will compare the mausoleums with each other and discuss the types of tombs, talk about the anomalies of this zone and admire the picturesque landscapes.
- The tour takes place in a comfortable SUV Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 120
- The price includes professional photo and video filming from a drone
- If you wish, you can visit a cafe with Caucasian cuisine. Food and drinks are charged additionally.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.