A day in the mountains of North Ossetia will give you a meeting with the most striking historical and natural monuments of the republic. We will tell you what the City of the Dead hides, what legends surround the ancient towers, and reveal the secrets of the medieval citadel. We will also take you to crystal clear mountain lakes, majestic waterfalls and instagram swings at the edge of the gorge. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 8 hours Children Allow with children How it goes By car Rating 4.9 on 40 reviews 9550 rub. 8595 rubles for the excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants 10%Discount when ordering before March 14
What awaits you
The main business card of Alanya Across Karmadon gorge along the river Genaldon you will go on a journey, and the first object of the route will be the necropolis Dargavs - a monument, without which it is impossible to imagine North Ossetia. You will find out what secrets the legendary City of the Dead hides, why this particular place was chosen for the erection of crypts and why the coffins were made in the shape of a boat, if there is not even a sea nearby
European giant Having tickled our nerves a little, walking between the tombs, we will move to the valley Midagrabinwhere scenic natural attractions await you. Leaving the car, we will take a short walk to the highest waterfall in Europe - Big Zeigelan. Here you will discover a very impressive sight - multi-cascading branches of silver threads rushing from high mountains into a noisy river
Swing over the abyss and old legends A little later, you can take beautiful photos on swing over an abyss or contemplate the surroundings with snow caps, sitting on a bench right on the edge of the gorge. After a little rest, go to a place shrouded in myths and legends - an ancient tower Kurt and Taga… You will learn how in this place they defended themselves from robberies, because of what the brothers quarreled, after whom the tower was named, and what significance this ancient structure has for the local population
Spiritual Center of Ossetia The next point on our route is Alansky Holy Dormition Monastery… Located at an altitude of 1300 meters above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Russia. You will climb the staircase of absolution that goes into the sky, stroll through the monastery complex and, probably, will be surprised that you are in the only republic in the Caucasus whose inhabitants profess Christianity
Heritage of the Middle Ages Next, you will visit the outstanding medieval defensive structure of North Ossetia - Dzivgis rock fortress… Organically integrated into the surrounding nature, it amazes with its scope. On the territory of the monument, we will help you imagine how in ancient times people moved along secret fortress passages and organized their life
? There are also a couple of secret places on the route that we would like to leave as a surprise.
- Travel expenses are included in the tour price
- Lunch and entrance to Dargavs are paid separately - the cost of visiting is 100 rubles / person
- Midagrabin waterfalls are seasonal, available for visiting in June, July, August and September. During the rest of the year, the waterfalls are shallow or do not function. Take your passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation with you.
The tour starts at your hotel. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.