Day 1: Vladikavkaz to Tskinval, South Ossetia
At 9am we will depart from Vladikavkaz and head south to the border with South Ossetia. If you're also on our Chechnya and North Ossetia tour, the start point will be our hotel from the previous night.
Enroute 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'll 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.
Day 2: Tskinval, South Ossetia
Today we'll visit various abandoned monsateries in the moutains 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.
Day 3: Tskinval to Vladikavkaz, Russia
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.