You will see all the iconic places of the picturesque Chegem gorge, hear about the culture of the Balkar people and the peculiarities of the national cuisine. And I will also talk about the flora and fauna of the reserve, the surrounding mountains, the ecological situation and the melting of glaciers. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration More than 12 hours Children Can be with children How it goes By car Rating 4.78 on 9 reviews from12570 rub. for 1-2 people or 4550 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Fascinating Chegem Gorge You will visit the stunning Chegem waterfalls, erupting right from the high powerful rocks. In summer they are surrounded by herbs and flowers, and in winter they freeze and turn into blocks of ice, creating an atmosphere of a fairy tale. Also in the program is the mystical village of Eltyubu, the birthplace of the poet Kaisyn Kuliev and one of the most anomalous places in the Caucasus. I will show you the mysterious ancient burial grounds of the 10th century and tell their history
Shaurtu glacier and the taste of mountain tea Standard excursions end in Eltyubu - we will go further, to the upper reaches of the gorge. Behind the border post, on the territory of the Kabardino-Balkarian nature reserve, you will see two abandoned tourist centers: Bashil and Chegem. You will taste aromatic tea with national sweets and go to the majestic Shaurtu glacier. On the way back, you will see a spring with mineral water, similar in composition to Borjomi, and admire a wonderful view of the Abai-su waterfall from the observation deck.
Who is the excursion for?
Active and curious travelers - those who are bored of wandering among the crowds of tourists and want to immerse themselves in the silence of the wild.
- The walking part of the excursion will be about 10 km, we will overcome it in 5-6 hours
- The tour takes place in a 2008 Kia sorento frame SUV with a cozy leather interior, climate control and a panoramic sunroof
- Food and drinks are not included in the price
- Under favorable weather conditions, you can organize a paragliding flight: 20 minutes - 4000 rubles
- If you wish, you can stay overnight in a tent at one of the camp sites. Specify the cost and details in a personal message.
- The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from our team
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion. Outside the city Chegem waterfalls5 Mountains6 Caucasus10