Climb Mt. Kazbek



Mount Kazbek (5047m, Mkinvartsveri მყინვარწვერი (Geo) located northern part of Georgia, in Kazbegi region.   Distance from Tbilisi 150 km, from Kutaisi airport 330 km. Tallest village Stephantsminda (1700m) before BC (Base Camp – “Bethlemi Hut” 3652m), infrastructure is fully developed, there are a lot of hotels and guesthouses.


Best season for climbing

For ski-touring: March – May. Temperature approx. -8 c -22c

For climbing:    June-October Temp. approx.             -3c   -12c

Rescue service located in the village Stephantsminda and works 24/7.



From the village Stephantsminda until Sameba Trinity church (2200m) it is a possible rent a 4×4 minivan, after Church valley trek goes by walking, also from the village until BC it is possible to rent a horse for a luggage. Hut is mountain refugee, insidethere is a kitchen and rooms for 8-14 persons. Electricity (220v) works from 20:00 until 23:00 pm. You can stay outside in the own tents near hut.

5 days (recommended) tour

Day1) Vill.Stephantsminda – “Bethlemi Hut” 5-8 h.

Day2) Acclimatization day- get in to the small church at 4000 m. 3-4 h.

Day3) Summit day- 12-14 h.

Day4) Reserve day in case bed weather.

Day5) “Bethlemi Hut”- vill. Stephantsminda 3-4 h.


Equipment needed *

.Warm clothes.                           .Sunglasses.                                            Village is equipment

.Crampons.                                  .Mountaineering boots.                             With Rental points.

.Ice axe.                                        .Walking poles.

.Harness.                                       .Gloves.

.Helmet.                                        .Kitchenware.


We can organize full mountaineering tour or – help for information about Mt. Kazbek, Transfer from Tbilisi or Kutaisi airports, Guiding service, book hotels or hostels and etc.

Except the standard program we can also propose you an individually customized program – Trekking in Kazbegi region, Rock climbing activities, horse riding, bicycling, Rafting and etc.


Contact information:

Guga Dabrundashvili                    +995 557 300 700.