My heart is in the mountains. Winter Tour

This is an exciting journey to Chechnya, Ingushetia and North Ossetia. Let's look into the sanctuary and see the rock monument of Uastyrdzhi. We will take a chairlift to the Skazsky glacier, see the ice grotto from where the Skazdon River is rushing out, and enjoy the views of the mountain element. We will go to the National Park of Alanya and the Digor gorge. We will visit three gorges: Kurtatinsky, Karmadonskoye and Dargavs.

Location

Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 7 – 12 Mar, 2025
    • 14 – 19 Mar, 2025
    • 16 – 21 Mar, 2025
    • 21 – 26 Mar, 2025
    • 23 – 28 Mar, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Unique nature
Dark coniferous forests, stormy rivers, waterfalls and mountains create the unique beauty of this area
National flavor
Delicious food — let's try traditional local dishes
Mountain Digoria
An unforgettable trip to the Digor gorge will allow you to examine ancient sanctuaries, crypts and find stones with petroglyphs

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Vladikavkaz

    Arrival in Vladikavkaz. 

    Accommodation in hotels.

    16:00 Sightseeing walking tour of Vladikavkaz — iconic places and the centuries-old history of the city.

    19:30-21:30 Alan evening show program in ethno-national style with dinner and tasting (extra charge) on Fridays.

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  • Day 2 - Kurtatinskoye — Karmadonskoye — Dargavs
  • Day 3 - Programs to choose from
  • Day 4 - Mountain Digoria: Zadalesk — Makhchesk — Uallagkom
  • Day 5 - Chechnya: Grozny + Argun Gorge
  • Day 6 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels/ tourist complexes.

The cost of the tour per room, depending on the accommodation in the period 08.03.2024-04.04.2024, RUB.:

PlacementRoom category

Dbl

Two-month

Twin

Two-month

Single

One

Triple*

The third

DBL+CH

2bz+1b

Breakfast

Breakfast

Kadgaron Hotel 3*standard6150061500405009112588875Sw. table
Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*standard6825068250478509787591125Sw. table
comfort73500735005145010363599225Sw. table
Planeta Lux 3 Hotel*standard6825068250427509787591125Sw. table
Junior Suite71250712505250010237595625Sw. table
DoubleTree by Hilton 4*standard11175011175081750144000137250Sw. table

Twin— double room (has two separate beds).

Double (DBL) — 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 3* or Vladikavkaz Hotel 3* or 5 nights
Kadgaron Hotel 3*

Kadgaron Hotel is located in the center of Vladikavkaz. It offers a restaurant, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi.

Rooms at the Kadgaron Hotel are equipped with cable TV and a refrigerator. The rooms offer mountain views. Some rooms have a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a minibar.

At Kadgaron Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a terrace, a bar, a nightclub, meeting facilities and a ticket office.

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Another option
Vladikavkaz Hotel 3*

Vladimir Intourist-Ossetia Hotel is located in Vladikavkaz, 1.8 km from Spartak Republican Stadium.

It offers a restaurant, private parking and a bar. This 3-star hotel has an ATM machine. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Room service is available.

Each room is equipped with a wardrobe, TV, private bathroom, bed linen and towels. There is also a refrigerator in the rooms.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the Vladimir Intourist-Ossetia Hotel. The nearest airport is in Vladikavkaz, 21 km from the hotel.

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

Comfort rooms with balconies from the 4th floor and above.

Another option
Planeta Lux Hotel 3*

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.

The bright rooms are decorated in a classic style and feature a refrigerator and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Free toiletries are provided in the bathroom.

There is a restaurant on site.

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Another option
DoubleTree by Hilton 4*

Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz

Included in price

  • group transfers from Vladikavkaz airport and railway station to hotels on the first day of the tour to all flights/trains upon arrival before 14:00;
  • group transfers from hotels to Vladikavkaz airport and railway station upon departure on the final day of the tour, meeting in the lobby of the hotels;
  • accommodation in hotels / tourist complexes according to the tour program in Vladikavkaz;
  • 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 Vladikavkaz and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • excursions, entertainment and entrance tickets to facilities not included in the tour program;
  • individual transfers from / to the airport and railway station of Vladikavkaz, 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 — 1,950 rubles; children under 16 — 1,600 rubles, children's menu, up to 8 years — 700 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

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  • from US$ 346
    7 – 12 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 346
    14 – 19 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 346
    16 – 21 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 346
    21 – 26 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 346
    23 – 28 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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