Tour of North Ossetia and Kabardino-Balkaria

In 5 days we will arrange a full immersion in the Caucasus — we will see the most interesting places of the republics of North Ossetia and Kabardino-Balkaria.

We will not be afraid to "embrace the immensity" — monuments of nature, history, culture, 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
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 17 – 21 Jun
    • 21 – 25 Jun
    • 24 – 28 Jun
    • 28 Jun – 2 Jul
    • 1 – 5 Jul
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
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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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Ascent to Elbrus
Cable car ascent to Elbrus is the hallmark of the North Caucasus
Amazing nature
Dark coniferous forests, stormy rivers, waterfalls and mountains create the unique beauty of this area
National flavor
Delicious food — traditional Caucasian dishes
Amazing sunrises
We will meet stunningly beautiful sunrises
Chegem waterfalls
Let's see the power and strength of the beautiful waterfalls

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of Vladikavkaz

    Arrival in Vladikavkaz. 

    Accommodation in hotels.

    16:00 Sightseeing walking tour of Vladikavkaz — iconic places and the centuries-old history of the city.

    19:30-21:30 Alan evening show program in ethno-national style with dinner and tasting, on Fridays (extra charge, book in advance).

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  • Day 2 - Three gorges: Kurtatinsky — Karmadonskoye — Dargavs
  • Day 3 - Alagir gorge — Tsey — aul Nar
  • Day 4 - Vladikavkaz — Chegem gorge, waterfalls — Baksan gorge — Narzanov glade
  • Day 5 - Ascent to Elbrus. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
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 04/05/2024-12/03/2024:

PlacementRoom categoryPrice validity period

Dbl \

 Twin

Two-month

Single

One

Triple*

The third

DBL+CH

2bz+1b

Breakfast

Breakfast

Camellia 2* — Tourist Complexstandard05.04.2024-03.12.202452800361507762575600Breakfast
Kadgaron Hotel 3* — Tourist Complexstandard05.04.2024-03.12.202455500370508100077625Sw. table
Vladikavkaz 3* Hotel — Tourist Complexstandard05.04.2024-03.12.202458650415508572582350Sw. table
comfort05.04.2024-03.12.202462250442509180087750Sw. table
Planeta Lux 3* Hotel — Tourist Complexstandard05.04.2024-03.12.202458650384008437581000Sw. table
Junior Suite05.04.2024-03.12.202461800438009045086400Sw. table
DoubleTree by Hilton 4*— Tourist Complexstandard05.04.2024-03.12.20248835066255126225116100Sw. 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 or Vladikavkaz 3* or 3 nights
Kadgaron Hotel

Kadgaron Hotel is located in the center of Vladikavkaz.

Vladikavkaz Museum is a 10-minute walk away.

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Another option
Vladikavkaz 3*

Vladimir Intourist-Ossetia 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 Vladimir Intourist-Ossetia Hotel.

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

The nearest airport is in Vladikavkaz, 21 km from the hotel.

The spa and pool are currently closed as repairs are underway. There is no information on the opening of the pool yet.

The standard rooms are only on the 3rd floor. These are rooms without a balcony.

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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.

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Camellia 2*

The modern Kamelia Hotel is located in Vladikavkaz. It offers free internet access throughout the building, a 24-hour reception desk and a guarded parking lot. The spacious rooms are equipped with a bed and orthopedic mattress, upholstered furniture, TV, split system. The rooms are equipped with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a kettle. Bathroom with shower and toilet, hairdryer and bath accessories. Some rooms at the Kamelia-V Hotel have mountain views. A hearty continental breakfast is served every morning for the guests staying. You can also visit the nearest restaurants and cafes, have a delicious meal there and relax in a relaxed atmosphere.

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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 area includes a hammam and sauna.

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Accommodation in the Azau/Cheget meadow: Tourist complex 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 40 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
5 days 4 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 + 2 lunches/picnic lunch along the tour route;
  • entrance tickets to the objects 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;
  • ticket for the chairlift in the Tseysky gorge - 500 rubles.;
  • ticket for the cable car in the Elbrus region: Azau — station Mir — 1,800 rubles.;
  • excursions, entertainment and entrance tickets to facilities not included in the tour program, resort fee;
  • 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:
    • adult — 2,200 rubles.;
    • a child under 16 years of age — 1,800 rubles.;
    • children's menu, up to 8 years old — 800 rubles.

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 must wear clothes that will cover the entire 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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Dates and Prices

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    17 – 21 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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    21 – 25 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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    24 – 28 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 297
    28 Jun – 2 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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    1 – 5 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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