North Ossetia 11 days,3 valleys

Price: 980 €
Period: June-September
Activity: Trekking
Video: The North Ossetia trekking

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1

Flight via Moscow to Vladikavkaz. Arrival and transfer 160km to Digoria. Taimazi refuge 1900m, 2-3-4 bed rooms (option Hotel Vladikavkaz.). Auto: 125km, 4 hours.

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Hike to Panoramny peak 3200m. Great panorama to Sugan chain and Laboda massif (the highest point is mt. Laboda, 4310m). Taimazi refuge. Distance 6.5 km; Elevation 850m.

Taimazi

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3

Transfer to Dzinaga village, 20 km. Treking to the Skatikom valley through Gular pass 2950m. Perfect view of deep gorge with river and snow covered  Uilpata (4647m) peak. Tent camp in Skatikom meadow 2100m. Auto 20km, Distance 10km., Elevation 1200m. 

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4

Descent to Dunta village, 6 km. Luggage transporting by mulls. Lunch in local family's house. Hike to Comunta and Galiat ancient Allan's villages. Nice schist's (cleaving stones) houses! Galiat is about 200 houses and only 1(one!) man leaves there; summertime some families may arrive there to their family ancient houses. Tent camp near the river shore, 1750m. Distance 7.4km, Elevation 500m. 

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5

Trek over Saraftsag pass, 2500m to Verhniy Zgid village. Luggage transported by car. Transfer to Tsey mountaineering camp, 2000m. Along the way visit to Sadon dead city (completely expulsion after Soviet period). Accommodation in comfortable rooms with hot shower and a toilet inside. Auto 30km; Distance 12.2 km; Elevation 1142/-934m. 

Tsey

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6

Trek to Tsey glacier, through the picturesque forest along the glacial river. Nice view to great myltiglacier of Tsey rounded with many 4000m peaks as highest point of the region Uilpata peak 4647m, Chanchahi peak 4434m, Adaikhoh peak 4300m. On the back way visit of saint Ossetian places - "Recom". Transfer by car to the next tent camp near Zitsar village 1500m. Auto 37 km, Distance 7 km, Elevation 287/-371m. 

Tsey

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7

Climbing to the Arhonsky pass, 2400 m. Great bigwalls view of Rocky chain (looks like Italian Dolomites) and first view of snow covered twin peaks head Mt.Kazbek, 5033m. Transfer via Fiagdon valley and Dargavs ("dead city"-visit) to Tmenikau village 1750m, Karmadon valley. Tent camp. Auto 37 km; Distance 7 km; Elevation 1000/-420m. 

Tent

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8

Trek 12km to Base Camp 2450m. Personal equipment with you. Close from the Camp there are 2 hot mineral water springs with bathes. Tent Camp. Distance 8km, 3h.

Tent

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9

Ascension to the 3500m altitude point by Mt.Geodezist slope, 4100m. Descent to the Base Camp, 2300m. Rest and hot springs bathes. Elevation: 1200m, 6h.

Tent

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10

Descent to Tminkau village. Transfer to Vladikavkaz 100km, hotel, DBL rooms. Auto 70km, 5h; Distance 8km, 3h.

Vladikavkaz

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11

Transfer to airport Vladikavkaz. Departure flight. 


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It's also possible to connect this trek with mt.Kazbek (5033m) ascension (it will be 15-days program)!

Quotation includes:

  • All necessary transfers required for carrying out the trip
  • Accommodation according to the program.
  • Full board throughout the trip, excluding farewell dinner.
  • NewRoute mountain guide
  • NewRoute Outdoor Cook
  • Necessary formalities (visa support, passport registration, border permit).
  • National Park fee

Not included:

  • Flights to / from Vladikavkaz airport
  • Unexpected preliminary evacuation cost
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses, alcohol
  • Porters
  • Visa cost


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