Every traveler who wants to visitIn the most beautiful corners of Russia, comes to the idea that he will once go to the mountains. After numerous hikes into the woods and rafting along the rivers so pulls to the height, closer to the sun. It's time to find out where Dombai is located, so that in the next trip you can plan a trip to the majestic mountains.
How to get to Dombay
Dombai is a mountainous area located on theNorthern Caucasus in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. Dombay glade (the exact name of the area) is located at an altitude of 1,650 meters above sea level in the Teberda river basin, the tributary of the Kuban.
The highest point of Dombai, the peakDombai-Elgen, is located at an altitude of 4 046 m above sea level and is bounded by the same gorge and two more - Amanaluza and Alibek. These three gorges form the picturesque Dombay glade.
The word "dombai" in translation from the Circassian language means "bison", animals in ancient times lived in this area.
Location Dombai in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic
If you look at the map, Dombay is locatedIn the middle between Mount Elbrus and the Black Sea coast. Mentally drawing a line and attaching a scale ruler to it, you can calculate the visual length in one direction and in the other direction - this is exactly 65 km.
Getting to Dombai is very easy. The nearest airports are "Mineral Waters" in the city of Nalchik and in Adler. From them by car to the Dombai Valley to go for 3-4 hours.
Dombai is more famous as a ski resort. There are wonderful ski slopes and excellent infrastructure, making the winter holiday unforgettable. Summer vacation in Dombai also has its advantages: the cleanest mountain air, filled with the aroma of flowers, transparent thawed lakes, the water in which warms up to twenty degrees.
Dombai is sung by poets, painters draw, and travelers are eager to come again and again to enjoy the majestic beauty of the mountains and spend an unforgettable vacation.
Have a nice trip!