SKITOURING AND FREERIDE CAMP IN GUDAURI (SKI 04 EN)
The area of the southern side of the Caucasus : Georgia
Tour length : 9 days (period of stay at the destination - 8 days)
The ideal time for a tour realization : the end of January, February, March
Gudauri is today the best ski resort on the southern side of the Caucasus. Is famous for the large number of sunny days and a huge amount of quality snow. Therefore, it is the ideal place not only for skiing on the slopes (perfectly groomed), but also for the operation of the ski mountaineering and freeride activities. In addition to the ski mountaineering hikes and riding in open terrain with our guides will also offer the opportunity to try heliskiing with our partners from the company Heliksir. Your a great ski experience will still be crowned with great food and wine in the hotel Gudauri Hut, where you will be staying during your stay. In the area we operate the rental of all ski and SNOWBOARD equipment including ski moutaineering and freeride, so you can fly without complications only "on the lightly", and everything necessary you rent on-site at the hotel Gudauri Hut.
Caucasus - Gudauri(Georgia), about 120km from capital Tbilisi
Price per person with a minimum of 5 people in the group:
minimum 4 person in group
- Pick up at the airport in Tbilisi by our delegate
- All the transports in accordance with the program - 8 days car is available, including driver for crossings to the mountain hike and transports from places ski downhill in Gudauri ski center
- in the hotel Gudauri Hut *** or Truso***, right next to the ski resort
- In the hotel Gomis 19 right in the historic center of Tbilisi for the last night
- Half board, breakfast and warm dinner in hotels- excellent quality, huge amount
- Packed lunches on days when we go off-resort Gudauri
- A weekly pass for lifts and chairlifts in whole resort Gudauri
- Services 1-2 mountain guides per group, according to the number of participants
Price does not include:
- The international airplane ticket to/from Tbilisi
- Health insurance
- All services not mentioned in the programme
- Individual transports not mentioned in the programme
- Rental ski or SNB equipment - we have in the place our own rental with all the necessary equipment, where you can rent things with VIP conditions
- The cost of a rescue
- Drinks and food, which are not included in the price of group menu
- Optionally heliski – 1day of heliski = 3 rides = 499EURO
Detailed itinerary of the trip:
1. day - Arrival to Tbilisi. Crossing to the resort Gudauri (approx 1.5 hrs). Accommodation in the hotel. Preparation for the next day. Rent the necessary equipment, or possibility of an afternoon skiing in the resort of the Gudauri. Dinner, lodging.
2.-7. day – Skitouring hikes and downhill in Gudauri, Kazbegi eventually. Freeride in resort Gudauri. The possibility of ordering a heliski by cooperating company Heliksir. The individual days can be combined freeride using lifts in the resort with skitouring hikes in the area or take only one of these activities throughout your stay. Alternatively, you can book heli-ski - skiing with a helicopter around 25 km from the base in Gudauri !!!
7. day – in the afternoon around 15 hrs departure from Gudauri to Tbilisi, short tour of the city and then a final dinner in the georgian style in a great restaurant. Lodging.
8.day – In the morning departure to the airport - departure home.
- Ski mountaineering equipment or freeride equipment -shoes, ski, belts, ski poles, or snowboard
- All equipment- ski mountaineering or freeride ski, children's ensembles including helmets, boots, snowboards, snowshoes, avalanche search engines , probe, shovel, ABS backpacks can be booked and rented in our rental by VIP conditions already before you leave on holiday!!!!
- Ski or SNB clothes or ski mountaineering clothes or for climb with board
- Helmet, glasses
- ABS backpack, avalanche transceiver, probe, shovel - possibility to rent
- Things of personal hygiene
- Personal pharmacy
- Insurance for a sports activities
Accommodation during the trip:
- In resort of Guadauri in the hotel Gudauri Hut*** or Truso***, right next to piste in the ski area – 6x
- both hotels belong to the small businesses with a family atmosphere,fine cuisine and excellent wine cellar. In both is private sauna, bar, sports room with gym and table tennis and a fireplace room. In the hotel Gudauri Hut is, in addition, our own ski equipment rental and servicing of skis and snowboards. Both hotels are located next to the ski slopes in the centre of Gudauri.
- In Gudauri Hut we operate ski and snowboards service on the machines Wintersteiger.
- In Tbilisi in the hotel Gomis 19 – 1x
Meal on trip:
Breakfast buffet in the hotel restaurant.
For dinner is available in a choice of several main dishes, a salad buffet, soups, fruit and cakes...during your stay, on request we can also provide a traditional georgian dinner with traditional dishes...there is also a draught beer and a wine cellar with excellent georgian wines, with the possibility of sitting in a traditional Georgian wine cellar – Marani
Lunches will be arrange by packages that you will get at breakfast or in a restaurant, if we move in resort.
Non alcoholic drinks are included in menu, rest of the drinks are paid by each participant.
Transport during the tour and transportation of luggage:
By plane: international flights to/from Tbilisi-ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF TRIP!
By car : Transport from airport in Gudauri and back and all transports to each climb in the region.
Ski resort Gudauri is located in Georgia on the southern slope of the Caucasus , about 120km from the capital city of Tbilisi. The ski slopes are situated at altitudes 2000-3200 metres above sea level. Freeride terrains are oriented in all directions, allow great descents practically throughout whole the winter until the end of may. The resort operates three companies, which operate Heliboarding, with one of them-Heliksir we collaborate already five years. In the ski resort of Gudauri is also working professional team of rescue workers (similar to the Mountain rescue service), which ensures order and safety on the slopes and off-piste.
- We provide the option of hire all sport equipment including ABS bags, avalanche transceiver, probes and shovels
- We arrange suitable insurance for this kind of sports activities (Alpenverein)
- We provide the option of accommodation in luxury hotel Marco Polo****, or another one similar
- We provide the option of skiing by using the helicopter-Heli-skiing, 1day heli-ski – 3 rides = 499 EURO