The Caucasus — immersion in history and traditions

Guided tours of the Kavminvody — Karachay-Cherkessia — North Ossetia — Kabardino-Balkaria program with professional guides and qualified drivers are waiting for you.

Location

Russia, Stavropol Territory, Mineralnye Vody
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 23 Jun
    • 23 – 30 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 7 Jul
    • 7 – 14 Jul
    • 14 – 21 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 40 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Stavropol Territory, Mineralnye Vody
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Elbrus
We will see the highest peak in Europe when climbing on a cable car
Dombai
Let's admire the beauty of the mountains of the famous Caucasus resort
The City of the Dead
We will visit a mysterious place in North Ossetia, which is protected by UNESCO

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. Pyatigorsk

    Arrival at Mineralnye Vody airport or Pyatigorsk railway station. 

    13:00 meeting and gathering of the group, transfer to the hotel in Pyatigorsk. 

    Accommodation in hotels: Mashuk 2*/ Pyatigorsk 3* or Intourist 3*/Beshtau 3*.

    15:00 Sightseeing tour in Pyatigorsk.

    The program of the day: acquaintance with Pyatigorsk — park "Flower Garden" — Diana's grotto — cave Failure.

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  • Day 2 - Pyatigorsk — Dombai resort
  • Day 3 - Dombai — Teberdinsky Nature Reserve — Nizhny Arkhyz — Pyatigorsk
  • Day 4 - Honey waterfalls — Kislovodsk
  • Day 5 - Pyatigorsk — Azau Polyana — Mount Elbrus — Nalchik
  • Day 6 - Nalchik — Cherek Gorge — Upper Balkaria — Blue Lakes
  • Day 7 - Three gorges: Kurtatinsky — Karmadonskoye — Dargavs
  • Day 8 - Alagir gorge — Tsey — aul Nar
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

Accommodation in hotels /tourist complexes according to the tour program in Pyatigorsk/Dombai/Vladikavkaz/polyana Azau or Cheget.

The cost of the tour per room, RUB.:

PlacementRoom categoryPrice validity period

Dbl

Two-month

Twin

Two-month

Single

One

Triple*

The third

DBL+CH

2bz+1b

Breakfast

Breakfast

Mashuk 2* — Snow Leopard 3* — Russia 4* — Kadgaron Hotel 3*standard14.04.2024-03.12.2024996009960065850143100137700Sw. table
Mashuk 2* — Snow Leopard 3* — Russia 4* — Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*standard14.04.2024-03.12.202410170010170068850146250140850Sw. table
Intourist 3* — Snow Leopard 3* — Syndica 4*/ Azimut 4* — Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*comfort14.04.2024-03.12.202411100011100078600157725152100Sw. table
Mashuk 2* — Snow Leopard 3* — Russia 4* — Planeta Lux 3 Hotel*standard14.04.2024-03.12.202410170010170066750145350139950Sw. table
Intourist 3* — Snow Leopard 3* — Syndica 4*/ Azimut 4* — Planeta Lux 3 Hotel*Junior Suite14.04.2024-03.12.202411070011070078300156825151200Sw. 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 7-12 years old inclusive.

Beshtau 3* or Mashuk 2* or 3 nights
Beshtau 3*

Located in the center of Pyatigorsk, this hotel with a 24-hour restaurant and a sports club offers its guests rooms with magnificent views of the Caucasus Mountains or Mount Beshtau.

The stylish rooms and suites at the Beshtau Hotel are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a hydro massage shower or a hot tub.

There is also a balcony.

Free Wi-Fi is available.

A water cooler is available on all floors.

Guests of the Beshtau Hotel can visit the sports club with a Turkish bath, sauna, modern gym and swimming pool with massage waterfalls.

The Beshtau Hotel has a classic-style restaurant serving European, Russian and Caucasian cuisine.

Live music is played in the restaurant in the evenings.

Hot and cold snacks are available at the 24-hour lobby bar.

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Mashuk 2*

Mashuk Hotel is located in the very center of Pyatigorsk, a 7-minute walk from Lenin Square and the city's cable car.

Each room has a cozy renovation, upholstered furniture. You will feel quite comfortable here.

Guests can have a snack in the dining room of the Academy of Taste.

Near the hotel there are many attractions of the city, a cable car and mud springs. The Tsvetnik Park and the M.Y. Lermontov Sanatorium are also located nearby.

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Intourist 3*

The comfortable Intourist Hotel is one of the most modern and sought-after in Pyatigorsk. The building itself is located at the foot of the famous Mashuk Mountain.

The categories are made in a light color scheme. Each room has a TV, air conditioning, refrigerator, comfortable furniture and a private bathroom with individual hygiene products.

Delicious dishes of European cuisine are prepared daily in the on-site cafe, and a variety of drinks and desserts can be enjoyed in the lobby bar.

The conference hall is equipped with special office equipment for business meetings and seminars.

The hotel is located near a convenient transport interchange and developed infrastructure, as well as near the main attractions and architectural monuments.

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Vladikavkaz 3* or Planet Lux 3* or 2 nights
Snow Leopard 3* 1 night
Syndica 4* or Russia 4* or 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Stavropol Territory, Mineralnye Vody

Included in price

  • group transfers from Mineralnye Vody Airport and Pyatigorsk railway station to the hotel on the first day of the tour upon arrival, meeting at 13:00;
  • 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 /tourist complexes according to the tour program in Pyatigorsk/Dombay/Nalchik/Vladikavkaz;
  • guided tours with professional guides and qualified drivers;
  • meals: breakfast at the hotel + 2 lunches/picnic lunch along the tour route;
  • entrance tickets to the sites of visits according to the excursion program, environmental fees of nature reserves.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Mineralnye Vody and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • ticket for the chairlift in the Tseysky gorge - 500 rubles.;
  • ticket for the cable car in the Elbrus region: Azau – station Mir — 1,800 rubles.;
  • a ticket for the cable car when climbing Moussa Achitara - 1,800 rubles.;
  • ticket to the thermal springs "Pearl of the Caucasus" — 500 rubles.;
  • excursions, entertainment and entrance tickets to facilities not included in the tour program, resort fee;
  • individual transfers from/ to the airport and the Mineralnye Vody railway station, as well as any individual transport service;
  • medical insurance;

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$ 560
    16 – 23 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 560
    23 – 30 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 560
    30 Jun – 7 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 560
    7 – 14 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 560
    14 – 21 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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