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Climb Europe's highest mountain, Mt. Elbrus (18,481' / 5642m) !!! 20% off !!!!

Visa in Russia.
Itinerary, dates and land cost - 2015. !!!! 20% off !!!
Report - Seasons of 2007 - 2014 year.
Notes of climbers about us.
About your guide.
Nikolai oil painting.
Ski from Mt Elbrus, 5642m.
Elbrus ski touring
Needed gear
Tours for painters

Tours for painters

NEW - In 2012 we now offer specialty tours for Painters/Artists visiting Russia.  



Dear Painters and Artists.

My name is Nikolai Savin.  I am the owner and lead guide of Alptour, an adventure company which has managed tours and guided on Mt. Elbrus for 17 years. We organize groups and individuals for hiking and climbing on Mt. Elbrus with logistics originating in Moscow and St. Petersburg.  Our services include visa support, hotels reservations, permits, expert guides, ground transportation, domestic flight assistance, climbing gear rental, food and all other logistical arrangements.


Please see our webpage  


In 2012 we introduced specialty trips for Painters and Artists within Russia  


1)      You choose where you want to paint and we will arrange all of the supplies and support for you. 


2)      If you prefer, we can recommend some of our favorite painting spots. 


3)      You can paint with your own group assisted by an experienced art teacher.


4)      You can join a group with teachers for beginners or intermediate painters.


5)      Your special requests can be provided.


Our services can include

Visa support including required invitation to Russia 

Registrations in OVIR


Hotels and camping




Domestic air tickets within Russia)

All necessary permits and registrations

Art Teachers

Expert Guides


nikolai_and_rail_teacher.jpgNikolai and Rail

Our teacher: Rail Davletbaev.

 Born in 1961 in BASHKIRIA , RUSSIA

1980-Graduated from Kazan Secondary Art School

1991-Graduated from Moscow State Art Institute named

V. Surikov.

Since 1996 Rail Davletbaev has been a teacher at Moscow College and Secondary of Russian Art Academy. He teaches children, students and adults.