South Ossetia Tour

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 Cross into South Ossetia

At 09:00 we will depart from Vladikavkaz and head south to the border to South Ossetia. If you're also on our Chechnya and North Ossetia tour, the start point will be our hotel from the previous night. En route we will travel along the Trans-Caucasian highway and pass through the giant tunnel carved through the mountains by Russia. Arrival to Tskinval and after an included lunch we will take a tour of the city including the war monuments and also the Afghan MIG helicopter memorial. After an included dinner we will head to our homestay in Tskinval.

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2 Into the South Ossetian mountains

Today we'll visit various abandoned monasteries in the mountains surrounding Tskinval as well as getting close to the front lines with Georgia as possible, to see where the Russian peacekeepers are stationed. Overnight in Tskinval.

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3 Return to North Ossetia

After a final morning in Tskinval, we'll head back to Vladikavkaz via the Russian tunnel. We will arrive back in Vladikavkaz in time to take an onward taxi to Beslan Airport for the 13:30 S7 Airlines flight to Moscow.


  • - Lupine tour leader throughout
  • - Twin room accommodation
  • - Tours, entry fees and English speaking guides
  • - All ground transport
  • - All breakfasts
  • - South Ossetia visa
  • - Flights
  • - Airport transfers
  • - Personal insurance
  • - Single supplement
  • Tour Price: £695
  • Deposit: £350
  • Single Room Supplement: £69