Here you can find the itinerary of our 5 night and 6 day tour to the Russian republics of Chechnya, Inghushetia and North Ossetia-Alania.
This trip is designed to be combined with our South Ossetia tour, but can be booked separately if preferred.
Day 1: Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania
Arrival into Beslan airport (OGZ) close to Vladikavkaz. If you chose to arrive on the S7 airlines flight from Moscow, landing in Beslan at 13:00, our tour leader will meet you at the airport and assist with transfers to the city. After checking in, we'll have free time and your tour leader will arrange a group dinner. Overnight in Vladikavkaz.
Day 2: Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania
In the morning we begin our tour with an excursion out to Dargavs, sometimes known as the city of the dead. We'll head up to a monastery high up in the Caucsues and have a chance to try some of the local cuisine for lunch. In the afternoon we return to Vladikavkaz and will have a chance to step back in time by visiting Retro USSR bar which has been operating for 100 years.
Day 3: Grozny, Chechnya
After breakfast we will begun our excursion to Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. Enroute we will make a visit to the somber Beslan memorial as well as the remains of the school hall where the incident happened. Afterwards we'll head on to Magas, the capital of Inghushetia, for lunch and then finally on to Grozny to overnight.
Day 4: Grozny, Chechnya
We'll start the day with a tour of Grozny including the museum and the stunning Turkish and modernist mosques. In the afternoon we'll head on to Itum-Kale to see the local museum here as well as the traditional watch towers. Overnight back in Grozny.
Day 5: Grozny, Chechnya
In the morning we will make our way up in to the mountains to the stunning Lake Kezonoyam which sits on the border between Chechnya and Dagestan. We'll have lunch by the lake and there are oppertunities to zip line across the water. Close to the lake we will also visit the ruins of Hoy, set on a hilltop with a stunning view. Finally we'll transfer back to Vladikavkaz, via Grozny, to overnight.
Day 6: Vladikavkaz, North Ossetia-Alania
This morning our tour ends. If you're also joining our South Ossetia tour, we will depart the hotel at 09:00 after breakfast.