All accommodation and all meals are included in the trip cost. In Moscow good quality hotels are used with en-suite facilities. The hotel in the Baksan Valley is pleasantly situated and friendly; rooms are generally double, facilities are en-suite but some being shared between two rooms. On Elbrus itself we stayin Huts with mattresses. While being out of the hotel the food is prepared by our own cooks of fresh foods supplies. As the variety of food available in Russia is rather limited we recommend you to bring a small selection of "goodies" -chocolates, nuts etc. which you are particularly fond of. These will be useful especially when the altitude might reduce your appetite for main meals or when you need energy for the final summit push. We try to cater for vegetarians but we cannot provide the same standard as expected in the West. We suggest that vegetarians take their own protein supplement if this is likely to cause a problem.