Mount Elbrus Expedition

Conquering Europe’s Highest Peak

5 Reviews

Trip Overview

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey to conquer the magnificent Mount Elbrus with Taktok Brothers. Soaring as the highest mountain in Russia and Europe at 5,642 meters, Mount Elbrus invites adventurers to undertake a thrilling ascent in the western part of the Caucasus. Situated in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, this dormant volcano presents a unique and challenging climbing experience amidst the stunning landscapes of the Caucasus Mountains.

As a prominent peak in the Seven Summits, Mount Elbrus demands not only physical endurance but also strategic acclimatization to navigate through diverse terrains and unpredictable weather conditions. Our expert guides, bilingual and qualified for this expedition, will be your trusted companions, ensuring a safe and unforgettable journey.

The expedition begins with seamless transfers from the arrival point to a comfortable hotel, providing a perfect starting point for your adventure. Essential official procedures, including obtaining permits and assistance with entry protocols, set the stage for the expedition. Private vehicles then transport the group to the trailhead, marking the commencement of an exhilarating trek.

Throughout the ascent, the support of mules becomes invaluable, carrying the weight of equipment and allowing climbers to focus on the breathtaking landscapes and challenges ahead. At Base Camp, a fully equipped dining room and kitchen, along with WC facilities, provide a haven of comfort after demanding days on the mountain.

Summiting Mount Elbrus is not just a physical achievement; it’s a testament to your mountaineering prowess. Taktok Brothers is committed to providing the necessary support and services for a successful ascent and an unforgettable expedition. Join us in conquering the pinnacle of Russia and Europe.

  • Season
  • Destination
  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Altitude
    5642 m/18510 ft
  • Groups
    5 - 10 Peoples
  • Walk per day
    5-6 Hours


Arrive at Mineralne Vody Airport. Our team will be ready for your airport pickup, providing a comfortable transfer to the hotel for your initial stay.

  • Altitude 300m
  • Meals N/A
  • Accomodation Hotel

Embark on a scenic transfer to Terskol, where a hotel awaits for your accommodation.

  • Altitude 3143 m
  • Meals N/A
  • Accomodation Hotel

Engage in an acclimatization trek to either Terskol Peak or Cheget, adjusting to the altitude.

  • Altitude 3,769 m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel

Ascend by cable car to the Gara-bashi Station. Settle into the base camp of the National Park at 3800m. Undertake an acclimatization hike to the Rocky Ridge at 4400m.

  • Altitude 3800m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Base Camp

Dedicate the day to acclimatization, embarking on a hike to the Pastukhov Rocks at 4800m.

  • Altitude 4800m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Base Camp

Engage in basic climbing activities and enjoy a well-deserved rest, preparing for the summit push.

  • Altitude 4800m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Base Camp

Make the summit attempt on the West Summit at 5642m. Descend back to the base camp at 3800m.

  • Altitude 5642m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Base Camp

Descend by cable car to Azau at 2400m. Transfer back to Terskol for your hotel stay.

  • Altitude 2400m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation Hotel

Transfer from Azau to Mineralne Vody and depart for your home country.

  • Altitude 300m
  • Meals BLD
  • Accomodation N/A

These days are reserved for contingencies, allowing flexibility for unforeseen circumstances or additional acclimatization if needed.

  • Altitude 300m
  • Meals Varies
  • Accomodation Accommodation: Varies


  • Enjoy hassle-free travel with our pick and drop facility between the Airport and Hotel.
  • Experience a comfortable stay with three nights in Terskol. Twin-bed rooms are provided on a bed & breakfast basis.
  • Benefit from our expert guides, maintaining a ratio of 1 guide to 3 members on the mountain.
  • All necessary transportation for staff and members is included as per the itinerary.
  • Expedition permit and associated fees are covered for a smooth journey.
  • Contribute to responsible tourism with included stool shipment transfer and garbage deposit fees.
  • Share the convenience of base camp dome tents, dining facilities, kitchen, toilets, tables & chairs, and cooking gears.


  • Participants are responsible for their international air travel.
  • Obtain your Russian visa independently.
  • Lunch and dinner expenses in the hotel are not covered, including situations of early return from trekking/expedition.
  • Additional accommodation costs for early arrivals, late departures, or returns not aligned with the scheduled itinerary.
  • Tips for guides and staff are not included in the package.
  • Take care of personal expenses such as telephone usage, internet, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, showers, laundry, alcoholic beverages, clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, and personal trekking/climbing gears.
  • Calculate and provide tips for base camp staff and porters as a gesture of appreciation.

Trip Notes

Weather Conditions: Be prepared for varied weather conditions during your expedition. While we plan for optimal seasons, keep in mind that delays may occur due to unpredictable weather. Participants should bear any expenses resulting from extended stays.

Acclimatization Importance: Given the altitude of the expedition, acclimatization is crucial. The itinerary includes acclimatization days to minimize health risks. Adhere to the guidance of our experienced guides for a safe and enjoyable journey.

Itinerary Flexibility: Due to the mountainous terrain, our itineraries are subject to adjustments for safety or unforeseen circumstances. Rest assured, our commitment to providing a memorable experience remains unwavering.

Cost of Expedition

Expedition costs are subject to variations based on factors like group size, permit costs in different seasons, hotel accommodation, and specific client needs. For precise cost details, please contact Elite Himalayan Adventures. We look forward to tailoring the perfect package for your memorable expedition.

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Our client reviews

Lisa Ligina

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers made my trek in Nepal an unforgettable experience. The entire trip, from planning to execution, was seamless. The team’s deep understanding of the local culture added a unique layer to the adventure. If you want an authentic trekking experience, Taktok Brothers are the ones to go with!

David De-Gia

November 5, 2023

My trek with Taktok Brothers was a dream come true. The staff’s passion for the mountains and their commitment to responsible tourism shone through at every step. I’ll cherish the memories of this journey, and I’m already planning my next adventure with them.

Maria D-Closk

November 5, 2023

I can’t say enough good things about Taktok Brothers! Their attention to safety and the overall well-being of their clients is commendable. The trek was challenging yet rewarding, and I always felt in good hands. If you’re looking for a trekking company in Nepal, these guys are the real deal.

James Cook

November 5, 2023

Taktok Brothers provided a well-organized and memorable trekking adventure in Nepal. Their guides are not only experts in the trails but also wonderful companions. We trekked through remote villages and breathtaking scenery, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. This company comes highly recommended!

Sarah James

November 5, 2023

I had an incredible trekking experience with Taktok Brothers! From the moment I arrived in Nepal, their team took care of every detail. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and made the trek enjoyable. The stunning landscapes and cultural experiences made this trip unforgettable. I highly recommend them for your next adventure!

Luis Stitzinger

November 5, 2023

I am aware that even though being a mere entity in this cosmic drama, I have braved plethora of hardships and have languished at the other side of the rainbows.

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