The Five Rings of the Caucasus. Sightseeing tour

Five republics of the North Caucasus, delicious national dishes and the most famous locations — this tour is able to surprise even the most discerning tourist!

You will visit the Assin Gorge, the Targim basin, the ancient cradle of the Ingush people, and the medieval town of Egikal. From a bird's-eye view, you will see a thin stream of the Sulak River winding along the bottom of the canyon, giant rocks lying at your feet, and possibly eagles flying nearby. On board the boat, you will take a short walk along the Chirkeysky reservoir and go to an ethno-gastronomic show, where you will see a performance by folk vocal, instrumental and dance groups of the Republic of North Ossetia.

Location

Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 21 – 27 Jul
    • 28 Jul – 3 Aug
    • 4 – 10 Aug
    • 11 – 17 Aug
    • 18 – 24 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
12 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Alan evening
We will enjoy a delicious dinner and a folklore show program with songs and dances
Legends of Ingushetia
We will visit the medieval town of Egikal and see one of the oldest Christian churches in Russia
The beauty of the Kurtatinsky gorge
We will see the most beautiful panoramas of the gorge, the medieval rock fortress Dzivgis and the famous Dargava Valley
The magic of the Terrible
Grozny City, churches, mosques and the most beautiful flower park - a program full of impressions awaits guests
Dagestan Grand Canyon
We will visit the most popular place in Dagestan — Sulak Canyon

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Check-in at the hotel, tour of Vladikavkaz

    Transfer from the airport and / or railway is ordered separately when booking the tour.

    Check-in at the hotel before 14:00.  

    After check-in, together with our coordinator, you will go to the Premier restaurant in the city center, where at 15:00, a national-style lunch will be held (the restaurant can be replaced with an equivalent one in case of unforeseen circumstances).

    Immediately after lunch, a bus and walking tour of Vladikavkaz is planned, with a visit to the sights of the historical part of the city. 

    Iconic places and the centuries-old history of one of the most beautiful cities, which is often called Caucasian St. Petersburg.

    The program includes: Ossetian Church, Alley of Glory, V.I. Lenin Square, K.L. Khetagurov Park, Armenian Apostolic Church, Sunni Mosque, Center for the Development of Folk Arts and Crafts.

    The price of the tour includes: a tour guide, lunch at the Premier restaurant.

    19:00 Return to the hotel. 

    Dinner (extra charge).

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  • Day 2 - A trip to the Dzheyrakh district, Ingushetia
  • Day 3 - Travel to Grozny
  • Day 4 - Sulak Canyon
  • Day 5 - Excursion to the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
  • Day 6 - Excursion "Three gorges of Ossetia" and "Alan evening"
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

The cost of the tour per room, depending on the accommodation:

PlacementCategoryTwin*Double*Singl**Triple***DBL+CH***QuadBreakfast/Breakfast
Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*Comfort137 900137 90089 900182 300180 300on requestThe buffet
Kadgaron 3 Hotel*Standard115 700115 70068 300172 200168 300on requestThe buffet
Planeta Lux 3 Hotel*Standard124 200124 20074 300174 500170 300on requestThe buffet
DoubleTree by Hilton 4*Standardon requeston requeston requeston requeston requeston requestThe buffet
Camellia Hotel 3*Standard113 300113 30065 300166 200160 100on requestThe buffet
*The price is for two people with double occupancy
**The price is per person for single occupancy
***The price is for three people with triple occupancy
Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel* or Planeta Lux Hotel or 6 nights
Vladikavkaz 3 Hotel*

Vladikavkaz Hotel is located in Vladikavkaz, 1.8 km from Spartak Republican Stadium. It offers a restaurant, private parking and a bar. This 3-star hotel has an ATM machine. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Room service is available.

Each room is equipped with a wardrobe, TV, private bathroom, bed linen and towels. There is also a refrigerator in the rooms.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning at the Vladikavkaz Intourist-Ossetia Hotel.

Vladikavkaz and its surroundings are great for walking and other outdoor activities.

The nearest airport is in Vladikavkaz, 21 km from the hotel. An airport shuttle service is available for an additional fee.

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Planeta Lux Hotel

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 Kadgaron Hotel

It is located in the center of Vladikavkaz. It offers a restaurant, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi. 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.

In the room: cable TV and a refrigerator, some rooms have a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a minibar. The rooms offer mountain views.

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DoubleTree by Hilton 4*

The 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.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning. The hotel's wellness centre includes a hammam and sauna.

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Grand Hotel Alexandrovsky

This hotel is located in Vladikavkaz, a 7-minute walk from the city administration building. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a spa and a restaurant serving molecular cuisine.

The interiors of all rooms at the Alexandrovsky Grand Hotel are elegantly decorated in an antique style. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Bathrobes and slippers are provided in the bathrooms.

The restaurant of the Grand Hotel Alexandrovsky is decorated in beige and golden tones and specializes in traditional Russian cuisine. Guests can relax and enjoy drinks at the lobby bar.

Guests can relax in the steam bath or book massage treatments. The hotel also has a hammam.

Grand Hotel Alexandrovsky is a 10-minute walk from Vladikavkaz Train Station. Vladikavkaz Airport is a 40-minute drive away.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of North Ossetia — Alania, Vladikavkaz

Included in price

  • accommodation in Vladikavkaz hotels according to the tour program;
  • guided tours according to the tour program with highly qualified guides;
  • meals: breakfast at the hotel + lunch according to the tour program;
  • entrance tickets to the objects of visits according to the program of the tour and excursions, environmental charges on the routes;
  • entrance to the Nokhyo Cave complex;
  • boating on the Chirkeysky reservoir;
  • gastronomic ethno-evening in the restaurant (alcohol included) — Alan evening.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Vladikavkaz and back;
  • transfer to the meeting place of the group and transfer from the airport and railway station to the hotel are ordered separately — 900 rubles /one way;
  • entrance and riding on the zipline attraction at Sulak Canyon — 500 rubles/person.;
  • payment for attractions in the Nokhyo complex;
  • Meals: dinners;
  • excursions, entrance tickets to objects not included in the tour program;
  • other expenses not included in the tour program (souvenirs or additional services at the hotel).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • documents;
  • fleece jacket (or any other);
  • photo camera;
  • sneakers/comfortable shoes;
  • umbrella.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 625
    21 – 27 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 625
    28 Jul – 3 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 625
    4 – 10 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 625
    11 – 17 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 625
    18 – 24 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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