The pearl of the Caucasus. A railway cruise with a visit to North Ossetia in April

A railway trip to the south of Russia, during which a comfortable train will become a hotel on wheels for you and will bring you to the new republic every morning.

Get acquainted with the iconic places of Grozny and its past, hear a story about Chechen culture and hospitality traditions. Take a walk through the magals and ancient streets of Derbent. Climb Mount Elbrus by the highest cable car in Russia to the Gara-Bashi station, located at an altitude of 3,847 meters. In the ancient village of Ossetia, you will encounter artifacts of past eras, see architectural structures of ancient architecture. 

Location

Russia, Moscow
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 Apr – 3 May, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Train
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Group meet at
Russia, Moscow
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Thermal pleasure
After active excursions, we will relax in the warm thermal springs
Alan evening
We are waiting for national dances, charming national music and delicious Caucasian national cuisine
Wine stories of Derbent
Let's find out the history of the origin of winemaking in Derbent and try a couple of wines

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Goodbye, Moscow!

    Self-boarding the tourist train No. 930/929 (car numbers, seats will be indicated in the voucher).

    23:28 Departure of the tourist train No. 930/929 from the Kazan railway station in Moscow.

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  • Day 2 - Rest on the train
  • Day 3 - Republic of Adygea
  • Day 4 - Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
  • Day 5 - Chechen Republic
  • Day 6 - Republic of Dagestan
  • Day 7 - Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
  • Day 8 - On the way. Moscow
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Train
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in a comfortable carriage.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Category

4-seater compartment

sv

sv

1-bed accommodation

Luxury

 Luxury

1-bed accommodation

For adults89 000118 290198 600135 260232 500
For children from 0 to 9 years old inclusive (with a seat)87 850117 200135 260-
For children from 0 to 4 years old inclusive (without a seat)44 00044 000 -44 000**-

**cost for 1 child under 9 years old when staying with 2 adults.

The purchase of one additional seat in a four—seater compartment is on request.

Tourist train 7 nights

The tourist train includes comfortable luxury, CB, compartment and second-class carriages. 

SUITE 6 compartment1 upper shelf + 1 lower (unfolds, it turns out the analogy of a bed in size slightly less than 2 bedrooms), bathrobes + slippers, 1 medium + 1 large towel. Personal amenities in the form of a WC with a sink.   A soft corner sofa, there is a TV (you can use a USB stick or disks). There are only 12 people in the carriage
SUITE 5 compartments1 upper shelf + 1 lower (unfolds, it turns out the analogy of a bed in size slightly less than 2 bedrooms), bathrobes + slippers, 1 medium + 1 large towel. Personal amenities in the form of 1 shower +WC with sink.   A soft corner sofa, there is a TV (you can use a USB stick or disks). There are only 10 people in the carriage.
sv2 lower shelves, 1 medium towel for 1 person, mini travel kit (toothbrush + toothpaste, slippers, refreshing napkin). Amenities per carriage. The maximum number of people in a carriage is 18
COMPARTMENT2 lower and 2 upper shelves. Amenities per carriage. Mini travel kit (toothbrush+ toothpaste, slippers, refreshing napkin). The maximum number of people in a carriage is 36
Reserved seat9 open-type compartments, 9 side seats. The maximum number of people in the car is 54 seats
The general Ruskeala ExpressThe train is stylized for the beginning of the 20th century. The train is pulling - a real steam locomotive. There are 6 seats in each compartment. The train has a restaurant car and a photo compartment.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Moscow

Included in price

  • railway travel in a carriage of the selected type along the route;
  • transportation and excursion services according to the program;
  • entrance tickets to tourist sites according to the program;
  • meals according to the program (for more information, see the "Important to know" section);
  • escort services throughout the route.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • personal expenses;
  • additional meals on the train;
  • purchase of one additional seat in a four-seater compartment.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

In the summer, take with you a change of shoes, swimsuits, a towel for swimming in the sea in Derbent.

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    26 Apr – 3 May, 2025 8 days 7 nights
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