Meetings with the wonders of the Caucasus. An abbreviated program

Evaluate the identity of the peoples of each of the republics of the Caucasus visited on the tour and compare national traditions and rituals. The unique Caucasian nature will simply conquer you with its mountain gorges, snow-capped peaks and intoxicating clean air.

You can find the extended version of the tour at the link https://bolshayastrana.com/ehlbrus/vstrechi-s-chudesami-kavkaza-17755 . 

Location

Russia, Stavropol Territory, Pyatigorsk
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 24 – 28 Jun
    • 8 – 12 Jul
    • 22 – 26 Jul
    • 5 – 9 Aug
    • 19 – 23 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 35 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Stavropol Territory, Pyatigorsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Underground lake
We will visit the underground cave of the Failure — the one where Ostap Bender from the "Twelve Chairs" sold tickets
The highest mountain in Russia
We will climb Elbrus to a height of 3,500 meters
The heart of Chechnya
We will visit the masterpiece of modern architecture — the mosque "Heart of Chechnya"
Water Throat
Let's admire the crying Chegem waterfalls, as if the rocks squeeze out streams of tears

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. Pyatigorsk and Zheleznovodsk

    Arrival in Pyatigorsk.

    Check-in at the hotel (check-in from 14:00), things can be left in the luggage room at the hotel.  

    We recommend having lunch in advance, as there will be no such opportunity during the tour.

    Meeting in the lobby of the hotel with a representative of the company, followed by departure for an excursion.

    Pyatigorsk city tour with a visit to Lermontov places: lake "Failure", Aeolian harp, Academic Gallery, Lermontov grotto, Lermontov baths, Flower Garden Park, Diana's grotto, Restaurant, Lermontov duel place,

    Excursion to the "green pearl" KMV — Zheleznovodsk.

    Return \ accommodation at the Pyatigorsk hotel.

    Free time.

    Options for an additional fee:

    • 100 rubles per person per day resort fee at the Pyatigorsk hotel;
    • Lunch, dinner;
    • 100 rubles per day rent of wireless headphones.
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  • Day 2 - Elbrus region
  • Day 3 - Vladikavkaz and Grozny
  • Day 4 - Chechnya
  • Day 5 - Chegem gorge. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels in Pyatigorsk and Grozny.

The cost of the tour depends on the accommodation in Pyatigorsk for 1 person, RUB.:

The name of the hotelCostExtra day per room
2-places./ 1-places./ additional place2-places./ 1-places./ additional place
Yuzhnaya**, Standard room (without breakfast)46 050/51 500/-4000/2900/-
Pyatigorsk**, Standard room (breakfast included)48 400/53 450/-5200/3400/-
Mashuk"**, "**, Standard room (breakfast included)49 350/58 500/44 3005700/4700/2050
Intourist***, ***, Standard room (breakfast included)50 700/61 650/-6400/5500/-
Beshtau***, ***, Standard room (breakfast included)52 650/66 300/-7400/6700/-
Bugar****, Standard room (breakfast included)50 900/62 400/42 1506500/5700/1500

The Yuzhnaya Hotel does not provide breakfast, there is a dining room opposite the hotel where you can have breakfast on your own, opening hours are from 08:00, lunches along the route, breakfast and dinner in Grozny are provided when staying at this hotel.

The cost of an additional night at the Mashuk, Beshtau and Bugar Hotels may vary depending on the arrival dates.

The hotel in Grozny can be replaced with a similar one.

Yuzhnaya Hotel or Pyatigorsk Hotel or 3 nights
Yuzhnaya Hotel

Yuzhnaya Hotel is located a 2-minute walk from Pyatigorsk Train Station.

It offers brightly decorated, simple rooms with air conditioning.
Each room has a TV and a balcony. Some rooms have a separate toilet, while others have a private bathroom with free toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

Guests can either have a snack at the hotel's own bar or have lunch at local cafes near the hotel.

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Pyatigorsk Hotel

The Pyatigorsk Hotel is located in the city center, 20 meters from the singing fountains. Free Wi-Fi is available on site.

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a refrigerator and a flat-screen TV.

The hotel has a restaurant and a bar.

Pyatigorsk Railway Station is 1.7 km from Pyatigorsk Hotel, and Mineralnye Vody Airport is 26.5 km away.

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Mashuk Hotel

Mashuk Hotel is located in the very center of Pyatigorsk, a 7-minute walk from Lenin Square and the cable car, near the Flower Garden Park.

It offers free Wi-Fi. The bright rooms offer mountain views. The private bathroom comes with a shower and free toiletries. The Mashuk Hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage, as well as a small garden and a cafe.

Pyatigorsk Train Station is 3 km away. Mineralnye Vody Airport is 24 km away. 

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Intourist Hotel

Towering over the city, the INTOURIST Congress Hotel It is one of the tallest hotels in Pyatigorsk.

A varied buffet breakfast is served at the luxurious IMPERATOR Restaurant overlooking Elbrus.

The INTOURIST Hotel will provide a full range of modern technical equipment in conference rooms, a business lounge, and a meeting room. High-speed free Wi–Fi Internet, conference packages, a varied menu of coffee breaks, buffets, lunches.

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The Beshtau Hotel

An eight–storey hotel complex located in the business center of Pyatigorsk, the capital of the North Caucasus Federal District. The convenient location of the hotel will allow you to quickly get to any part of the city, have a delicious meal and stroll through historical sites.

The hotel offers beautiful views of Elbrus and the Caucasian Ridge or Mount Beshtau. The hotel's restaurant and lobby bar with excellent cuisine and a cozy atmosphere are open around the clock for our guests.

The Beshtau Sports Club is open to anyone who leads an active lifestyle, prefers emotional comfort, wants to strengthen their health and maintain good physical shape. The gym and swimming pool are open from 7 a.m. to 23 p.m., and you can relieve fatigue and relax in the Finnish sauna or Turkish bath.

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The Bugar Hotel

Featuring a bar and a shared lounge, Bugar Hotel is located in Pyatigorsk. The hotel has a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk. Room service is also available. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site. 

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a refrigerator, a safe and a flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom with a shower, a desk and a kettle. Towels and bed linen are provided.

A continental breakfast is served daily.

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Berkat (Grozny) or A similar hotel 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 35 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Stavropol Territory, Pyatigorsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in selected hotels;
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts (where provided), 4 lunches, 1 dinner;
  • sightseeing and transportation services.

Paid extra

  • air tickets to Mineralnye Vody or railway tickets to Pyatigorsk and back;
  • entrance tickets:
    • cable car ascent to Mashuk — 360 rubles/person. (not included in the program, visiting in your free time);
    • cable car ascent in the Elbrus region:
      • in the city of Cheget — 900 rubles/person.;
      • in the city of Elbrus — 1,800 rubles/person (all queues);
    • the environmental fee in the Elbrus region is 200 rubles/person.;
    • ascent to the observation deck "Grozny City" and entrance to the museum — 400 rubles /person.;
    • the environmental fee in Ingushetia is 200 rubles/person.;
  • meals: breakfasts (where not provided), dinners (except Grozny);
  • rent of wireless headphones — 100 rubles per day;
  • resort fee — 100 rubles/adult/day (to be paid at the hotel upon check-in);
  • transfer to Mineralnye Vody airport — Pyatigorsk — 1,600 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • documents required for the trip (original passport and birth certificate for children under 14 years old, medical insurance policy);
  • comfortable clothes for the season + warm clothes for visiting Elbrus and Dombai;
  • comfortable sports shoes;
  • raincoat;
  • sunglasses and cream;
  • swimwear and outfits for photo sessions;
  • personal first aid kit and insect bites (if necessary);
  • money for personal purposes.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 524
    24 – 28 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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    8 – 12 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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    22 – 26 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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    5 – 9 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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    19 – 23 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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