Mount Kazbek Climb
Conquer one of the highest and most beautiful peaks of the Caucasus, Mount Kazbek. It is the third highest mountain in Georgia after Mount Shkhara and Janga and the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. The name of the mountain in Georgian is Mkinvartsveri and translates to Ice Mountain. Mount Kazbek is associated in Georgian folklore with Amirani, the Georgian version of Prometheus. The location of his imprisonment later became the site of an Orthodox hermitage located in a cave called Betlemi at 4000 meters, housing many sacred Christian relics according to legends.
Climbing Mount Kazbek is a formidable test of endurance and stamina but the
challenge and satisfaction are all yours! The journey begins in Tbilisi, with
familiarization with the Georgian capital. Continues to Khevi province, in the
harsh edge of restrained Highlanders, surrounded by eternal snow, glaciers
and fantastic scenery. Kazbek adventure culminates in the conquest of one of
the most significant peaks of the Caucasus Mountains at 5047m.