The lower station of Rosa Khutor is the initial (first) and one of the cable cars of the year-round mountain resort "Rosa Khutor" in Krasnaya Polyana (Esto-Sadok).
The lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars is located in Rose Valley on the banks of the Mzymta River at an altitude of 560 meters above sea level. This station is also called the Rosa Dolina station.
From the lower station of Rosa Khutor, ascents to the slopes of the resort, located on the Aibga ridge, begin.
Ascents from the station are possible on the gondola (closed cabins with seats inside, with a capacity of up to 8 people) cable cars "Olympia" and "Strela".
These cable cars are one of the first points of ascent to Rose Peak (2320 meters).
The Olympia cable car lifts guests from the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars to the "Rosa Plateau" mark (Mountain Olympic Village) at an altitude of 1170 meters above sea level.
The length of the Olympia cable car is 2341 meters, and the capacity is 2709 people per hour.
You can go up and down on the Olympia lift all year round with walking tickets (without skiing) or in the winter season also with ski passes. Learn more about the Olympia Cable Car…
Exit to the lift "Olympia" at the lower station "Rosa Khutor"
The Strela cable car lifts guests to the Rosa-1600 mark at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level.
The length of the Strela cable car is 1,838 meters, and the capacity is 1,791 people per hour.
During the winter season, the Strela lift is only accessible to guests via ski passes, so the queue for this cable car at the height of the season is usually less, and using this cable car, skiers and snowboarders can save time than when climbing the Olympia cable car.
Also at the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable cars there is an exit to the Tyrol gondola cable car, which is used during the competitions and runs to the sledge-bobsleigh track "Sledge", built for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The length of the Tyrol cable car is 713 meters.
Photo of the exit to the cable cars "Tyrol" and "Strela"
Photo of the sledding center "Sledge"
Near the lower station of the Rosa Khutor cable carthere are : parking, public bus stops, cafes and restaurants, an information center, ticket offices for the sale of ski passes and walking tickets , hotels and apartments, as well as exits to the above-mentioned cable cars.
In the building of the lower station there are: ticket offices, terminals for the sale of ski passes and walking tickets, luggage storage, rental of ski equipment and sports equipment, a shop, toilets and places for recreation.
Photo of the lower station of the cable cars "Rosa Khutor" and Mzymta Square
The public bus stop is located behind the main building of the lower station
At Rosa Plateau (Mountain of the Olympic village), which ends with the cable car to the Olympia are: observation points and viewing platforms, places for walking and recreation, ski trails and lifts, learning slope, rodelbahn, helicopter tours, cafes and restaurants, restrooms, offices, 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.
At the Rosa-1600 landing station there are: observation points, places for walking and recreation, ski slopes and lifts, an instructor service, a first aid station, a restaurant and toilets.
In summer, hiking trails along the ridge run from the podsadki station.
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 visiting 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 (visiting the resort without skating) are valid for the Russian Farm, including for the cable cars "Olympia", "Reserved Forest" and "Caucasian Express".
The cost of ski passes and walking tickets varies from season to season.
Ski passes and walking tickets to the Rosa Khutor mountain resort can be purchased at the ticket offices or terminals of the lower station, as well as online in advance on the website. !!! Prices for walking tickets and ski passes on the website are usually lower than when purchased at ticket offices or terminals.
We recommend that you check 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-Sadok), including Rosa Khutor, can be found here →
- 5-star Radisson Rosa Khutor Hotel with a 24-hour fitness center, restaurants, a bar, free Wi-Fi, a children's club and meeting rooms.
The Pyramid Wellness and Spa center features a sauna, a Turkish hammam and an ice fountain. It features a rooftop terrace with a hot tub and a bar.
Breakfast can be included in the room rate;
- 4-star MERCURE Rosa Khutor Hotel with an indoor pool, hammam, steam bath, restaurant, lobby bar, summer terrace, fitness center, children's club and free Wi-Fi.
Some rooms are equipped with a coffee machine, slippers and bathrobes.
The room rate includes: breakfast or breakfast + dinner;
- 4-star Park Inn hotel from Radisson Rosa Khutor with a restaurant, lobby bar, lounge bar, free Wi-Fi, fitness center, children's club and ski storage room.
Each room is decorated with modern furniture in bright colors, with large windows and mountain views.
Breakfast can be included in the room rate;
-The 3-star Tulip Inn Rosa Khutor Hotel features a lobby bar, a restaurant, a fitness center, a sauna, a ski storage room and free Wi-Fi.
All accommodation facilities in Estosadok (Krasnaya Polyana), including at the Rosa Khutor resort and near it, can be viewed and booked here