Driving the scenic road to Chegem waterfalls
Located in the Chegemsky District of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia, the famous Chegem waterfalls are a must see in the region.
Where are Chegem waterfalls?
Tucked away in Caucasus mountains, in a gorge near the village Hushtosyrt of Chegem canyon at 54 km from city Nalchik a series of cataracts in a deep mountain ravine are one of the visit cards of Kabardino-Balkaria. Chegem waterfalls fall from different heights (up to 50 m) and are of different sizes and species. The views are equally fine both in the summer and in the winter.
Can you drive to Chegem waterfalls?
Visited by tourists from all over Russia, the road to the waterfalls is stunning, running through the gorges carved by the Chegem river. The road is totally paved, but in very bad shape due the weather.
How long is the road to Chegem waterfalls?
The drive is 58.7 km (36.47 miles) long, running from Chegem, the administrative center of Chegemsky District of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic to El'tiubiu.