Winter colors of the Caucasus

An exciting route North Ossetia — Ingushetia — Kabardino-Balkaria with professional guides and qualified drivers. Elbrus is waiting for us — the business card of the North Caucasus and the place where we complete our fascinating journey. We will plunge into the pristine world of mountains, canyons, lakes, rivers and waterfalls, as well as touch the most ancient religious and religious buildings.

Location

Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025
    • 30 Dec, 2024 – 4 Jan, 2025
    • 1 – 6 Jan, 2025
    • 3 – 8 Jan, 2025
    • 9 – 14 Mar, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • 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

Ingushetia
The mountainous part of the republic, as well as memorials and a medieval complex of defense watchtowers, will not leave anyone indifferent
Majestic Elbrus
Let's see the beautiful Elbrus in all its splendor
Amazing nature
Dark coniferous forests, stormy rivers, waterfalls and mountains create the unique beauty of this area

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.

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  • Day 2 - Three gorges: Kurtatinsky — Karmadonskoye — Dargavs
  • Day 3 - Alagir gorge — Tsey — aul Nar
  • Day 4 - An exciting trip to Mountainous Ingushetia from Vladikavkaz
  • Day 5 - Vladikavkaz — Chegem gorge. Azau and Cheget Glade
  • Day 6 - Cable car ascent to Elbrus. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels/tourist complexes in Vladikavkaz/polyana Azau or Cheget.

 The cost of the tour per room for arrivals from 07.12.2023-04.04.2024:

PlacementRoom category

Dbl

Two-month

Twin

Two-month

Single

One

Triple*

The third

DBL+CH

2bz+1b

Breakfast

Breakfast

Kadgaron Hotel 3* - Tourist Complexstandard6480064200432009540092250Sw. table
Vladikavkaz 3* Hotel - Tourist Complexstandard70200702004930010080094050Sw. table
Vladikavkaz 3* Hotel - Tourist Complexcomfort73200732005100010353098740Sw. table
Planeta Lux 3* Hotel - Tourist Complexstandard70200702004500010080094050Sw. table
Junior Suite72600726005280010440097650Sw. table
DoubleTree by Hilton 4* - Tourist Complexstandard10500010500076200137700130950Sw. 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 3* or 4 nights
Kadgaron Hotel 3*

Kadgaron Hotel is located in the center of Vladikavkaz. It offers a restaurant, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Vladikavkaz Museum is a 10-minute walk away.

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.

The city Park and the Terek River embankment are a 15-minute walk away.

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Another option
Vladikavkaz 3*

Vladikavkaz Hotel is located in Vladikavkaz, 1.7 km from Spartak Republican Stadium. It offers a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center and a bar. Family rooms can be booked at the hotel. There is also a terrace. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Guests can book an airport shuttle and room service. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

The air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a kettle and a safe, as well as a private bathroom with a shower. Some units also have a kitchen, equipped with a microwave, a fridge, and an oven. Towels and bed linen are provided in the rooms at Vladikavkaz Hotel.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning.

The wellness center of the Vladikavkaz Hotel has a hammam and sauna.

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.

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Planet Lux 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.

Vladikavkaz Train Station is a 10-minute walk from Planeta Lux Hotel. Vladikavkaz Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

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The DoubleTree by Hilton 4 Hotel*

The DoubleTree by Hilton Vladikavkaz is located in the very center of Vladikavkaz with panoramic views of the mountains and the embankment of the Terek River. Modern ergonomic design of the rooms, high-level service, hospitable staff. The hotel is ideal for tourism, business visits and romantic vacations.

All rooms are equipped with King or Super King size double beds, a safe, ironing facilities and Crabtree cosmetics & Evelyn. The hotel also offers free access to the fitness room and sauna complex. A free buffet breakfast is provided.

Tourist complex on Azau meadow/Cheget 1 night

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 upon arrival to all flights/trains on arrival before 14:00;
  • group transfer from Azau/Cheget glade to the airport and Mineralnye Vody railway station upon departure on the final day of the tour to flights/trains later than 18:00;
  • accommodation in hotels /tourist complexes according to the tour program in Vladikavkaz/polyana Azau/Cheget;
  • guided tours with professional guides and qualified drivers;
  • meals: breakfast at the hotel + 3 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 Vladikavkaz and back from Mineralnye Vody;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • excursions, entertainment and entrance tickets to facilities not included in the tour program;
  • ticket for the chairlift in the Tseysky gorge - 400 rubles.;
  • ticket for the cable car in the Elbrus region: Azau – station Mir — 1,600 rubles.;
  • individual transfers from / to the airport and railway station of Vladikavkaz and Mineralnye Vody, 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 (1950 rubles. adult, 1600 rubles. child under 16 years old, 700 rubles. children's menu up to 8 years old).

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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  • from US$ 364
    28 Dec, 2024 – 2 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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    30 Dec, 2024 – 4 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 364
    1 – 6 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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    3 – 8 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 364
    9 – 14 Mar, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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