11 days in North Caucasian District Itinerary

11 days in North Caucasian District Itinerary

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Nizhny Arkhyz
— 1 day
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Stavropol
— 1 night
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Kislovodsk
— 2 nights
4
Terskol
— 1 night
5
Vladikavkaz
— 2 nights
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Makhachkala
— 1 night
7
Derbent
— 2 nights

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Nizhny Arkhyz

Nizhny Arkhyz
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to South Еemple, then see the sky in a new way at The Special Astrophysical Observatory, then make a trip to The Face of Christ in Arhyz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Middle Zelenchuk Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nizhny Arkhyz trip maker site.

Munich, Germany to Nizhny Arkhyz is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Samara Standard Time (SAMT) is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stavropol.

Things to do in Nizhny Arkhyz

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

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Stavropol

Stavropol ©
Stavropol is a city and the administrative center of Stavropol Krai, Russia. On the 20th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kazan Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Landscapes of the Honored Artist of Russia P. M. Grechishkin, identify plant and animal life at Cold Springs, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Parshin Art Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Stavropol Regional Museum of The Fine Arts.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stavropol tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Nizhny Arkhyz to Stavropol takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nizhny Arkhyz to Stavropol is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kislovodsk.

Things to do in Stavropol

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:
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Stavropol Regional Museum of The Fine Arts ©
Cold Springs ©
Cold Springs
Parshin Art Gallery ©
Parshin Art Gallery

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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Bermamyt Plateau, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Healer Panteleimon, then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Beshtau, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Pyatigorsk Necropolis. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Krepost Local History Museum, see the interesting displays at Kislovodsk Museum of Local History "Fortress", then get a new perspective on nature at Muzey Nasekomykh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saviour Cathedral, and finally identify plant and animal life at Narzan Valley.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kislovodsk trip site.

Drive from Stavropol to Kislovodsk in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kislovodsk are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Terskol.

Things to do in Kislovodsk

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyatigorsk, Narzan Valley, Mt Beshtau, Bermamyt Plateau
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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Mt Beshtau ©
Mt Beshtau
Muzey Nasekomykh ©
Muzey Nasekomykh

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Terskol

Terskol ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Cheget Observatory, take in the dramatic natural features at Urochishhe Dzhily-Su, explore the activities along Polyana Narzanov, then take in the awesome beauty at Adyr-Su Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Prielbrusye Defense Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Azau.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Terskol trip planner.

Getting from Kislovodsk to Terskol by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kislovodsk to Terskol due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kislovodsk in March, expect nights in Terskol to be a bit warmer, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Vladikavkaz.

Things to do in Terskol

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Baksan Valley
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
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Mt. Elbrus ©
Mt. Elbrus

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Vladikavkaz

Vladikavkaz ©
Vladikavkaz is the capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania, Russia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Statue Saint George Is Coming Out Off The Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Alagir Canyon, pause for some photo ops at Glory Monument, then see the interesting displays at Academic Russian Theatre Vakhtangov, then get outside with Kurtat Gorge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Arkhonskiy Mountain Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at North Osetia Republican Art Museum (N.A. Tuganov), get engrossed in the history at General Pliev House Museum, then don't miss a visit to City of the Dead, and finally admire the sheer force of Midagrabinskoye Ushhelye.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Vladikavkaz route planner.

Getting from Terskol to Vladikavkaz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Terskol in March, expect nights in Vladikavkaz to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Makhachkala.

Things to do in Vladikavkaz

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Dargavs, Alagirsky District
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
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Academic Russian Theatre Vakhtangov ©
Academic Russian Theatre Vakhtangov
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
City of the Dead ©
City of the Dead

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Makhachkala

Makhachkala ©
Makhachkala is the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral, make a trip to Makhachkala Grand Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Dagestan Museum of Fine Art, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Rasul Gamzatov, then trek along Tarki-Tau, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Makhachkala City History.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Makhachkala trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Vladikavkaz to Makhachkala by car takes about 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Samara Standard Time (SAMT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Makhachkala can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Derbent.

Things to do in Makhachkala

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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Dagestan Museum of Fine Art ©
Dagestan Museum of Fine Art

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Derbent

Derbent ©
Derbent, formerly romanized as Derbend, is a city in the Republic of Dagestan, Russia, located on the Caspian Sea, north of the Azerbaijani border. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of The Intercession, examine the collection at Museum of Carpet, Arts and Crafts, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of World Culture and Religion History, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Derbent Dzhuma-Mosque, and finally get engrossed in the history at Architectural Complex Citadel Naryn-Kala.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Derbent journey planner.

You can drive from Makhachkala to Derbent in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Derbent

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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Derbent Dzhuma-Mosque ©
Derbent Dzhuma-Mosque
Museum of Carpet, Arts and Crafts ©
Museum of Carpet, Arts and Crafts