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Mezmay - Freshness of mountain landscape

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Hiking and trecking tour in Mezmay settlement. You will experience beautiful nature of West Caucasus mountains. The air here is always fresh and water in rivers is so clean that you can drink it with no filtration. Mezmay is a perfect place to escape from the civilization.


ITINERARY

Day 1


Meeting in Krasnodar and departure to Mezmay village

Check in to the hotel upon arrival and then lunch, made of local ecologically pure products. Hike to Orlinnaya Rock and observe wonderful views of the village Mezmay and Lagonaki plateau. Ascent is not difficult for beginners, but the amazing passage through the tall rock plateau, resembling a sleeping dragon, will be unforgettable. Dinner will be served at the hotel, in the area where you can admire mountain views.
Total length - 7km 
Time 4 - 4,5 hours 
Maximum altitude above village level – 300 m

Day 2


Hike to Isichenko and Universitetskiy waterfalls and to the cave on the Kurdzhips river

After the breakfast you are going to explore the nature of the surroundings. The waterfalls are situated in a remote place, but if you are ready to go on a log across the chasm you will be fascinated by Mezmay fabulous boxwood trees, waterfalls and the mysterious underground passages of caves, stretching over 3 kilometers in length through the Kurdzhipskoe gorge. After the route you are going to have a dinner and take a rest at the hotel. In the evening you can enjoy the real Russian banya (sauna) on fire wood.
Total length - 7km
Time  4 - 4.5 hours
Maximum altitude above village level - 300m

Day 3


Hiking to a Monk cave

The trip starts early in the morning right after the breakfast. Rise up to 400 m, a path through the woods and meadows, then a descent along a steep gully. There is an entrance from the grotto to a deep but narrow cave. Our path leads us down through a boxwood grove - into the gorge. It is an amazingly beautiful place which is considered to be a unique tourist attraction. One can admire beautiful views of the mountain river from the valley, which cuts its way over millions of years through the mountains to the plains. Dinner at the hotel made from local ingredients helps to refresh and get energy for the next day of adventures in Mezmay.
Total length - 15 km
Time - 5 hours 
Maximum ascent - 550 m

Day 4


Hike to Lunniy waterfall and to Mezmay-stone

On this day you are going to hike to Lunniy waterfall and to Mezmay-stone and enjoy the pure and untouched nature of this area. While walking along the path through the forest, climbing up to 300 m you will enjoy the nature of the Caucasus mountains. A walk through a crossing to the waterfall, which goes along the path through a boxwood tree forest, then to the tourist sightseeing area. This route is very simple, suitable for everyone, but nevertheless very exciting.  
Total length - 11 km 
Time - 3 hours 
Maximum ascent - 600 m

Day 5


Hike to Krasivya and Sukhaya caves

Get ready to climb. This day is going to give you lots of impressions and unforgettable memories. Hike to Krasivaya (beautiful) and Suckhaya (dry) caves using climbing equipment. It will be interesting, amazing, a little difficult, but it is quite feasible. During the day you are going to have a lunch in a picturesque area and enjoy fantastic views of Caucasus nature. The route leads us further and gives a chance to admire the nature of the caves one after another. 
Route for the whole day (8 hours)
Total length - 12 km
Time - 8 hours

Day 6


Departure to Krasnodar.

After the breakfast and hotel check-out you will have a return trip to Krasnodar. On the way back you can take a rest, relax and bath in thermal springs. Water temperature in the springs is about + 38 ° C all year round. You will relax here, get a lot of positive emotions and refresh your body and soul. Upon arrival you will check-in to the hotel in Krasnodar and have a city tour around the capital of Krasnodar region

Day 7

Hotel check-out
Transfer to the airport

What’s included
Transport and transfers
3 Star hotel accommodation
Meals (Full Board)
Services of a bilingual tour guide
All tickets and entrance fees to the attractions in the program
Visa invitation letter

Not included
International flight tickets
Russian Visa Fee

Pricing
Start Dates 2015Private tours
(1-4Pax)

Small Groups
(8-15Pax)

Large Groups
(20+ Pax)

March    01, 08, 15, 22, 29575 €300 €245 €
April       05, 12, 19, 26 
575 €300 €245 €
May        03, 10, 17, 24, 31575 €300 €245 €
June       07, 14, 21, 28 575 €300 €245 €
July        05, 12, 19, 26575 €300 €245 €
Aug.      02, 09, 16, 23, 30575 €300 €245 €
Sept.     06, 13, 20, 27575 €300 €245 €
Oct.       04, 11, 18, 25575 €300 €245 €

*Prices are per person in double/twin room
*Single supplement  add. 280 €


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Prices are per person and subject to change depending on the currency exchange rate.Southern Comfort reserves the right to change the order of the tour without undermining the quality of the planned program.