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Cable car «Zapovedniy les» to Rosa Khutor, Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok)

The cable car "Zapovedniy les" is part of the year-round mountain resort Rosa Khutor in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).

The protected forest is the second lift on the way to Rose of the Peak. The first lift is "Olympia", starting with the lower Rosa Khutor cable car station, located in Rose Valley.

The cable car "Zapovedniy les" runs along the Aibga ridge and lifts guests from the mark "Rosa Plato" (Mountain Olympic Village) at an altitude of 1170 meters above sea level to the station "Besedka", located at an altitude of 1350 meters above sea level.

The length of the cable car "Zapovedniy les" is 1541 meters, and the capacity is 2442 people per hour.

This cable car consists of comfortable gondola cabins (closed cabins with seats inside), with a capacity of up to 8 people.

You can go up and down on the "Zapovedniy les" lift using walking tickets (without skiing) or ski passes.

Ascent on the cable car "Zapovedniy les". The Mountain Olympic Village is visible below

At Rosa Plateau - Mountain Olympic village, which is the most popular place of resort Rosa Khutor, located: observation points and viewing platforms, places for walking and recreation, ski trails and lifts, learning slope, rodelbahn, helicopter rides, cafés and restaurants, offices, toilets, medical, rent ski equipment and training service, hotels and apartments.

In winter, it is also: winter tubing, evening sledding.

In summer: + hiking and cycling routes. Learn more about the Mountain Olympic Village...

At the station "Besedka" there are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, ski slopes and lifts, an information center, cafes, toilets, a medical center.

In the summer season, these are hiking trails and a family amusement park with a rope park, a troll and an attraction - the Yeti Park mine, located near the station.

At the station "Besedka" it is possible to transfer to the gondola cable car "Kavkazskiy express". Learn more about the Besedka station...

Practical information

The cable car "Zapovedniy les" is open all year round.

Attention! Lifts and trails (one or the other, or all) may be closed due to weather conditions. We recommend that you check the information before riding on the official website in real time (you can download the mobile application).

In winter, there are ski passes from midday and evening to multi-day ones.

All year round, walking tickets are valid for this Farm, including for the cable car "Zapovedniy les".

The cost of ski passes and walking tickets varies from season to season.

We recommend checking all the information about the Rosa Khutor mountain resort, including the current ski passes and walking tickets, as well as their variations, the exact conditions for using tickets and their cost on the official website of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort.

Website of the Rosa Khutor mountain resort: rosakhutor.

The nearest airport to the Rosa Khutor resort and, accordingly, to all the ski resorts of Esto-Sadka (Krasnaya Polyana) is located in the city of Sochi (Adler), 43 kilometers from Estosadka. Flights to Sochi (Adler) →

The fastest and most convenient way to get from Sochi airport to Rosa Khutor is by taxi. You can order a taxi / transfer in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, a driver will be waiting for you with a sign where your first and last name will be written. To order a taxi, it is enough to provide your flight data.

If you come by car, you can leave it at the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars. There are also parking spaces throughout the Rosa Dolina and the Mountain Olympic Village (parking is paid).

In winter, there is a large outdoor parking lot at the Rosa Stadion mark of 940 meters, from where you can also start climbing the mountains on the lifts. Parking on it is free.

More information about how to get to all the ski resorts of Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadka), including Rosa Khutor, can be found here →

All accommodation facilities at the Rosa Khutor resort can be viewed and booked here booking

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