11 days in North Caucasian District Itinerary

11 days in North Caucasian District Itinerary

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11 days in North Caucasian District Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Arkhyz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dombay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Kislovodsk
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Baksan Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Grozny
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Munich

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night
Arkhyz

Arkhyz
On the 19th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Arkhyz Ski. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Orlenok, don't miss a visit to The Face of Christ in Arhyz, then don't miss a visit to South Еemple, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Face, and finally don't miss a visit to Nizhny Arkhyz Ancient Town.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Arkhyz driving holiday site .

Munich, Germany to Arkhyz is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Munich to Arkhyz due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dombay.

Things to do in Arkhyz

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Nizhny Arkhyz
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Dombay

Dombay
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the sheer force of Alibek Waterfall, then hit the slopes at Dombai Ski Resort, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Chertova Melnitsa Waterfall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dombay trip planner .

You can drive from Arkhyz to Dombay in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kislovodsk.

Things to do in Dombay

Parks Nature Outdoors
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nights
Kislovodsk

Kislovodsk ©
Kislovodsk is a spa city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, in the North Caucasus region of Russia which is located between the Black and Caspian Seas. Get out of town with these interesting Kislovodsk side-trips: Pyatigorsk (Grot of Lermontov, Aeolian Harp, & more), Essentuki (Essentukskiy Park Resort, Spas, & more) and Resort Park (in Zheleznovodsk). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kislovodsk National Park, make a trip to Flower Calendar, and admire the striking features of Air Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kislovodsk day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Dombay to Kislovodsk takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Georgia Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Dombay in March, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Kislovodsk: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baksan Valley.

Things to do in Kislovodsk

Parks Spas Nature

Side Trips

Pyatigorsk, Essentuki, Resort Park
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Kislovodsk National Park ©
Kislovodsk National Park
Tsvetnik Park ©
Tsvetnik Park
Cascade Stairs ©
Cascade Stairs

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Baksan Valley

Baksan Valley ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Cheget and then hit the slopes at Mt. Elbrus.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Baksan Valley road trip planning app .

Drive from Kislovodsk to Baksan Valley in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grozny.

Things to do in Baksan Valley

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt. Elbrus ©
Mt. Elbrus

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Grozny

Grozny ©
Grozny is the capital city of the Chechen Republic, Russia. On the 27th (Fri), stroll around The Flower Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aimani Kadyrova Mosque, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Chechen Republic, then make a trip to Heart of Chechnya - Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to State Gallery named after A. A. Kadyrov.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grozny trip planner.

Drive from Baksan Valley to Grozny in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Baksan Valley to Grozny. In March, daytime highs in Grozny are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grozny

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Aimani Kadyrova Mosque
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