Among the mountains high and mighty

This is an exciting journey to Chechnya, Ingushetia and North Ossetia.

You will have a sightseeing tour in Grozny and a visit to three gorges. You will see the Dargava necropolis, which is popularly called the "City of the Dead", consisting of more than 90 crypt structures of original shape, and watchtowers of the 16th and 17th centuries. The Kurt and Tag Tower, other family towers, terraces reclaimed from the mountains for planting agricultural crops are waiting for you.

Location

Russia, Chechen Republic, Grozny
from
US$ 315
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 24 – 28 Jul
    • 31 Jul – 4 Aug
    • 7 – 11 Aug
    • 14 – 18 Aug
    • 21 – 25 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Chechen Republic, Grozny
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Alpine lake
Let's go up to the azure lake Kezenoy-Am
National color
Let's try the dishes of national cuisine
Unique nature
Dark coniferous forests, stormy rivers, waterfalls and mountains create the unique beauty of this area
Open-air Museum
You will see ancient castles and temples, medieval villages and ancient ruins of entire cities
Karmadon Gorge
Let's see how much the power of the elements can be uncontrollable and dangerous

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting and gathering of the group

    Arrival in Grozny no later than 15:00: air/ railway / car.  

    Meeting and gathering of the group, transfer to the hotel. 

    Gathering in the hotel lobby.

    17:00 Sightseeing tour in Grozny: Grozny City — Flower Park — Mosque Heart of Chechnya — Church of the Archangel Michael — Prospect M. Esambayeva is an Alley of Fame.

    Accommodation in Grozny/Shali, hotels: Tiynalla 3*/Berkat 3*/Shali city 3*.

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  • Day 2 - Grozny — Kezenoi Am Khoy — Shali — Vladikavkaz
  • Day 3 - Three gorges: Kurtatinsky — Karmadonskoye — Dargavs
  • Day 4 - An exciting trip to Mountainous Ingushetia from Vladikavkaz
  • Day 5 - Alagir gorge — Tsey — aul Nar
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels/tourist complexes in Vladikavkaz and Grozny.

The cost of the tour per room for arrivals, RUB.:

PlacementRoom categoryPrice validity period

Dbl

Two-month

Twin

Two-month

Single

One

Triple*

The third

DBL+CH

2bz+1b

Breakfast

Breakfast

Kadgaron Hotel 3* — Berkat 3*standard03.04.2024-03.12.20245540055400359008130077800Sw. table
Vladikavkaz 3* Hotel — Berkat 3*standard03.04.2024-03.12.20245900059000406008620082700Sw. table
comfort03.04.2024-03.12.20246270062700434009250088300Sw. table
Planeta Lux 3* Hotel — Berkat 3*standard03.04.2024-03.12.20245900059000373008480081300Sw. table
Junior Suite03.04.2024-03.12.20246230062300429009110086900Sw. table
DoubleTree by Hilton 4* — Berkat 3*standard03.04.2024-03.12.2024897009900066100128100117600Sw. table

Twin — double room (has two separate beds).

Double — double room (one double bed).

Singlesingle room.

Triple — for triple accommodation, hotels/camp sites along the route provide DBL/TWN + additional. a bed or sofa, or three separate beds (depending on the hotel's facilities).

DBL+CH — room for two adults and a child, from 7 to 12 years old inclusive.

Kadgaron Hotel or Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel* or 3 nights
Kadgaron Hotel

Kadgaron Hotel is located in the center of Vladikavkaz.

Vladikavkaz Museum is a 10-minute walk away.

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Another option
Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*

Vladikavkaz Hotel is located in Vladikavkaz, 1.7 km from Spartak Republican Stadium. It offers a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center and a bar. Family rooms can be booked at the hotel. There is also a terrace. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Guests can book an airport shuttle and room service. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a kettle and a safe, as well as a private bathroom with a shower. Some units also have a kitchen, equipped with a microwave, a fridge, and an oven. Towels and bed linen are provided in the rooms at Vladikavkaz Hotel.

The spa and pool are currently closed as repairs are underway. There is no information on the opening of the pool yet.

The standard rooms are only on the 3rd floor. These are rooms without a balcony.

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Planeta Lux 3 Hotel*

Planeta Lux Hotel is located in a historic building in the center of Vladikavkaz, a 5-minute walk from Spartak Stadium and Komsomolsky Park.

Free Wi-Fi is available.

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Another option
DoubleTree by Hilton 4*
Berkat 3* 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Chechen Republic, Grozny

Included in price

  • group transfers from Grozny airport and railway station to hotels on the first day upon arrival before 15:00;
  • group transfer to Vladikavkaz airport and railway station upon departure on the final day of the tour for flights/trains later than 18:00;
  • accommodation in hotels according to the tour program in Vladikavkaz/Grozny (Shawls);
  • guided tours with professional guides and qualified drivers;
  • meals: breakfast at the hotel + 4 lunches/picnics along the tour route;
  • entrance tickets to the objects of visits according to the excursion program, environmental fees of nature reserves.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Grozny and back from Vladikavkaz;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • ticket for the chairlift in the Tseysky gorge - 500 rubles.;
  • excursions, entertainment and entrance tickets to facilities not included in the tour program;
  • the average cost of dinner in restaurants is in the range of 500-700 rubles per person;
  • individual transfers from/to Vladikavkaz airport and railway station/Grozny, as well as any individual transport service.

Book in advance, the number of seats is limited:

  • Alan evening show program in ethno-national style with dinner and tasting:
    • adult — 2,200 rubles.;
    • a child under 16 years of age — 1,800 rubles.;
    • children's menu, up to 8 years old — 800 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Travel clothes should be, first of all, comfortable. Please take with you what you usually wear for hiking and recreation. When planning a visit to protected areas and mountain gorges, sneakers with durable and non-slippery soles are best suited.

Regardless of the predicted weather conditions, it is necessary to take several warm clothes, several pairs of replacement shoes, and rain clothes on the trip; they will be useful in case of a cold snap. 

Sun hats, cream, sunglasses. Sunglasses are a must-have attribute in the mountains regardless when you travel in winter or summer. Clothing that covers the shoulders and arms during the daytime hours of active sun.

When visiting shrines, you will need appropriate clothing. In the mosque, women need to wear clothes that will cover the whole body, only the face and hands remain open, trousers are also not allowed. It is enough for men to wear trousers and a shirt with sleeves to visit the mosque.

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 315
    24 – 28 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 315
    31 Jul – 4 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 315
    7 – 11 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 315
    14 – 18 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 315
    21 – 25 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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