Welcome to Russian Caucasus

On top of that, there's superb trekking and horse riding amid soaring peaks, white-water rafting and paragliding, as well as the chance to climb Mt Elbrus, Europe’s highest mountain. Black Sea resort towns offer sun and sea, and festive nightlife, while the Caucasus also boasts its own regional cuisines.

For anyone looking to get off the tourist trail, the Caucasus offers wide-open spaces, bustling markets and rugged mountain roads with stunning views around every corner.

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$57.09 Transfers & Ground Transport

Airport transfer

Pickup/drop-off is available 24/7.  You are welcom to book your trip from airport and also from the place you stay in Sochi or Krasnay Polyana Resort to airport. English speaking driver always happy to answer all questions about Sochi and Krasnay Polyana Resort.Your professional driver will provide expert commentary along the way.We provide Comfort Class cars(Toyota Camry, Mersedes E-class, Mitsubishi Galant) to make your trip save and comfortable. Driver helps you with your luggadge.You are not allowed to smoke in the car. We accept customers with animals. Nice music is also available during the trip. Please provide information about children you travel with in order to have child safety seat in the car. We look forward to make your trip comfortable and save.

$1455.95 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Abkhazia Caucasus Mountains Photography Expedition

Day 1: Sochi Arrival  Arrival to Sochi International Airport and transfer to Abkhazia (145 km) Gagra Area.See Google Maps to follow...Overnight Day 2: Yupsharsky canyon, Lake Ritsa, Chkhi Pass, Agursky lakes After breakfast, departure early in the morning, no later than 08:00. Passing from the coast to Lake Ritz, we will drive another 24 kilometers to the mountains to the Chha Pass 2020 meters on an SUV. From the pass we will begin our hiking to the Agur lakes. This is a group of 13 lakes located on the Agoura-Arihua ridge at an altitude of 2200-2500 meters. Hiking takes about 5 hours, the length of 10 kilometers. Having descended back to the pass, we set up a tent camp near the shepherds' hut, study the life of the shepherds and have dinner together with them in order to get the most out of the local flavor. All dishes are cooked by Abkhaz shepherds on an open fire in special houses with a dirt floor, as they were 200 years ago. Day 3: Lake Chy, the summit of Ancho The rise is not later than 7 am, breakfast. During the hiking along the mountain path, we will be pursued all the way by views of the Main Caucasus Range. In the middle of the route we will make a lunch snack at Lake Chy-2 350 meters. Further along the ridge of Bagri Yasht we will reach the summit of Ancho xwo 2,697 meters. From the top there are panoramas to the mountain ranges of the western part of Abkhazia. Day 4: Resort Avadhara, Adjara waterfalls, Lake Adjara. Getting up no later than 7 am, departure. We will drive about 20 kilometers along the mountain road, wade the Awada river by car and start our hiking towards Mount Ajara.On this day, we try real mineral water from a source that was very much appreciated during the Soviet era.The first part of the route passes along the riverbed and after a few kilometers we will reach the Adjara waterfalls. After a short rest we will move with a more difficult relief along one of the tributaries and within two hours we will reach the final goal. At an altitude of about 2,400 meters there is a small group of lakes in a small rock circus. Day 5: Lake Mzy, Ridge Atsetuk Getting up no later than 7 am, breakfast. Hiking to the lake Mzy through fir forests and the picturesque valley of the river Mzynma. The way to the lake takes about two hours. After a short rest, we are advancing to the final goal of our route - Atsetuk Ridge. We will rise to a height of over 2,500 meters in order to see Lake Ritsu and the resort Avadhara from an interesting perspective. With a pole on the ridge we will explore several more small lakes. The end of the route around 20 00. Overnight in Gagra Day 6: Sochi Departure Breakfast and transfer to Sochi Airport for your return flight

$132.69 Cultural & Theme Tours

Caucasian dolmens

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Hotel NovorossiyskWe suggest you to visit Caucasian dolmens, which were built in the period of early and middle bronze from the 3rd – 2nd millennium BC and were used until the 1st millennium BC, during the, so to say, “dolmen culture”.Novorossiysk is our host town. We'll pick up you from the local hotels and will go to dolmens.The road will be about two hours by minivan. During these two hours we'll make stops to see local sights.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Pshada Waterfalls, Pshada, Krasnodar Krai, Southern DistrictThen we'll make a trail walk to dolmens and it will be about two hours too. Excursion will be made by professional guide in English.After the excursion you will have a dinner in local Caucasian restaurant including alcoholic beverages.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hotel NovorossiyskReturn to Novorossiysk hotels with short stops to have a break.Duration: 2 hours

$108.27 Transfers & Ground Transport

Sochi Airport (AER) Private Transfer

HighlightsAvoid the torment of waiting for taxis by opting for this affordable airport transfer. A skilled driver will be waiting for you at the airport, with a name sign in the arrivals hall, and will help with your luggage and guide you to your premium airport transfer. It is recommended to give your flight number in advance, so your driver will arrive once you do. If there happens to be a delay in your flight, your driver will be waiting until you arrive safely at no extra fee. All drivers have excellent experience and a wealth of knowledge of Sochi. So if you have any questions, simply ask. Whether you’d prefer music, talking or simply snoozing after a long journey, your driver will get you to the right destination.  IncludesAirport Pickup:  Directly from the gate, if flight number is provided in advance, with a name card for up to 3 peopleTaxesWaiting time for flight delays, if flight number is provided in advanceChild car seatsIncludes flight trackingluggage (1 suitcase per person travelling allocated)What’s Not IncludedIrregular luggage (e.g. skis, snowboard)Additional stopsWait time longer than 15 minutes (not for airport pick-ups, driver will wait until 60 minutes after landing time)

$30 Transfers & Ground Transport

Taxi from Sochi airport (AER) to your hotel by the sea or in Rosa Khutor

Our driver will come and pick you up from the airport. We monitor actual time of your flight arrival. You will have his/her phone number and can also use Whatsapp application to reach your driver. Your driver will be meeting you in the arrival hall with your name sign and after meeting together you can proceed to the car parking. Alternatively, you can reach your driver by phone and meet near the car outside the airport building. The journey from the airport usually takes around 40 minutes depending on your address. You can ask and have a WiFi signal on in the car while going from the airport.

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Taxi from your Sochi or Rosa Khutor hotel to Sochi airport (AER)

Our driver will come and pick you up from the place of your stay in Sochi at the pre-arranged time. You will have his/her phone number and can also use Whatsapp application to reach your driver. Your driver will try and park as close as possible to your hotel/house and we will instruct you where to find your car. In most cases when your driver can find a place to park the car he will meet you at the reception with your name sign. The journey to the airport usually takes from 30 to 60 minutes depending on your address.

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