Wine and gastronomic tour to the North Caucasus

This is not an ordinary tour where you only pay for accommodation and excursions. Since this is a gastronomic trip, we also included a lot of food, wine and delicious activities in the price. Restaurants of Ossetian and Vainakh cuisine, one of the best wineries in Russia, tasting of araki, mountain cheeses and meat delicacies, picturesque canyons, lakes and comfortable hotels are waiting for you.

Location

Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 7 – 11 Sep
    • 10 – 14 Oct
    • 2 – 6 Nov
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Traditional restaurants of Ossetian and Vainakh cuisine
We will be served dishes of traditional Vainakh cuisine! They are very proud of their culture, cooking and certainly consider Vainakh cuisine to be the most delicious
Pearl of the Caucasus — Lake Kezenoi-am
We are waiting for a true natural work of art and a real pearl of Chechnya and the Greater Caucasus
Ancient towers and castles on the rocks
We will see the ancient battle towers that have survived to the present day, and people lived in the settlement until the middle of the 20th century
Panoramic restaurants with city views
We will have dinner in the panoramic restaurant located on the 32nd floor: we will be served meat delicacies and assorted cheeses from the mountain Chechen cheese factory
The famous winery
We will visit the workshop, wine cellars and taste 7 samples of quiet and sparkling wines accompanied by snacks
Mountain trout from the spring waters of the Caucasus
In the restaurant of modern Caucasian cuisine we will try trout from the spring waters of the North Caucasus with grilled vegetables

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival. Vladikavkaz

    We will meet you at the airport and go to check into the best hotel in the city, located in the very center.

    Traditionally, a compliment will be waiting for you in the room: a bottle of sparkling wine with fruits to relax after the flight and tune in to a beautiful and vibrant vacation! 

    We have a little rest, meet in the lobby of the hotel and go to get acquainted with Vladikavkaz — a city located on the shores of the legendary Terek!

    A local guide will introduce us to the history and multifaceted culture of cozy Vladikavkaz, little St. Petersburg.

    There will be several creative workshops and art objects along the way, and we will walk along the impressive Mira Avenue, one of the largest pedestrian streets in Russia.

    After the walk, we will be waited for at the jin in one of the best restaurants in the city, with live music, original cuisine and a cozy atmosphere in the building of the historical mill on the embankment of the Terek River.

    For a snack, we will taste mountain cheeses and juicy Ossetian piefyddzhyn, prepared according to a traditional recipe.

    We will also try the signature salad with Caucasian halva and juicy pear. 

    This unusual combination will surprise you with its sophistication! 

    Served with a glass of sparkling brut.

    For the hot meal, we will be served a juicy rack of lamb, cooked on the grill, with grilled vegetables, accompanied by a full-bodied red wine of the Saperavi variety.

    All the food according to the program is already included in the price of the tour, you just need to relax and enjoy!

    After dinner, we return to the hotel, relax!

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  • Day 2 - Restaurant in the mountains, trout, arak tasting and the most beautiful places of North Ossetia
  • Day 3 - One of the best wineries in Russia, the Republic of Ingushetia, Grozny and dinner at the Vainakh cuisine restaurant
  • Day 4 - Grandiose mosques, a mountain lake, ancient settlements, traditional dishes of Vainakh cuisine and dinner in a panoramic restaurant
  • Day 5 - The main market of Grozny. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

The cost of the tour depends on the accommodation, RUB.:

datesHotel2-bed accommodation1-bed accommodation

2-bed accommodation

 according to the RB stock 

1-bed accommodation

 according to the RB stock 

June 12-16DoubleTree by Hilton Vladikavkaz 4* — Cosmos Selection Grozny City 5*102 000118 00095,000 until April 30th110,000 RB until April 30

September 7-11

October 10-14

November 2-6

102 00118 00095,000 until May 31110,000 until May 31
Cosmos Selection Grozny City 5* 2 nights

Cosmos Selection Grozny City is a 5-star hotel in Grozny. Having been here, you will always have a pleasant impression of the city and its infrastructure. Hotels of this level always greet their guests smartly and immerse them in a world of comfort and luxury.

The room fund of Cosmos Selection Grozny City consists of rooms that have everything you need and even more. Many rooms offer stunning views of the city. In addition, the hotel can offer its guests SPA and Fitness services in the modern wellness center of the hotel.

The hotel has several restaurants that allow you to choose the cuisine you are familiar with, as well as try something new. A hearty and delicious buffet breakfast is included in the room rate.

The hotel offers a conference room with a capacity of up to 30 people. The rental price of the hall includes: ergonomic furniture, microphones, a projector and writing materials.

The advantage of the hotel is also its location: Cosmos Selection Grozny City is located in the most beautiful part of the city, on the banks of the Sunzha River, next to the Heart of Chechnya mosque and just a 10-minute drive from the city airport.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Vladikavkaz 4* 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz

Included in price

  • accommodation in 4* hotels in Vladikavkaz and in a 5* hotel in Grozny;
  • Welcome compliment (bottle of sparkling wine and fruit);
  • all breakfasts in hotels;
  • all meals according to the tour program in traditional and original restaurants with wine accompaniment;
  • meeting at the airport on the first day of the tour and transfer back on the final day;
  • accompanying person throughout the tour;
  • all excursions with a local guide;
  • all tastings according to the program;
  • tour of Konstantin Dzitoev's winery and tasting of premium wines with sommelier;
  • all entrance tickets according to the program;
  • all transfers within the tour by comfort class minibus (Mercedes Sprinter);
  • gifts for all participants of the tour.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Vladikavkaz and back from Grozny;
  • personal expenses and souvenirs;
  • extra charge for single occupancy.

It's important to know

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Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 1 169
    7 – 11 Sep 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 1 169
    10 – 14 Oct 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 1 169
    2 – 6 Nov 5 days 4 nights
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