Every traveler who wants to visit the most beautiful corners of Russia comes to the idea that someday he will go to the mountains. After numerous trips to the forests and rafting along the rivers, it is drawn to a height closer to the sun. It’s time to find out where Dombai is located, so that on your next trip plan a trip to the majestic mountains.
How to get to Dombay
Dombay is a mountainous territory located in the North Caucasus in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. Dombayskaya glade (the exact name of the area) is located at an altitude of 1,650 meters above sea level in the basin of the Teberda River, a tributary of the Kuban.
The highest point of Dombay, the peak of Dombay-Yelgen, is located at an altitude of 4,046 m above sea level and is bounded by the gorge of the same name and two more – Amanaluza and Alibek. These three gorges form the most picturesque Dombai glade..
The word “dombai” translated from the Circassian language means “bison”, animals in ancient times lived in this area.
Location of Dombay in the Karachay-Cherkess Republic
If you look at the map, then Dombay is located in the middle between Mount Elbrus and the Black Sea coast. Mentally drawing a line and applying a scale ruler to it, you can calculate the visual length in one direction and the other – it’s exactly 65 km.
Getting to Dombay is very easy. The nearest airports are Mineralnye Vody in the city of Nalchik and in Adler. From them by car to go to Dombaysky valley 3-4 hours.
Dombay is better known as a ski resort. Here are wonderful ski slopes and excellent infrastructure, making winter holidays unforgettable. Summer holidays in Dombay also have their advantages: the purest mountain air, drunk with the aroma of flowers, transparent melt lakes, the water in which warms up to twenty degrees.
Dombay is sung by poets, painters draw, and travelers seek to come again and again to enjoy the majestic beauty of the mountains and spend an unforgettable vacation.
Have a nice trip!