A great trip to Dagestan. All the most interesting things in 5 days!

We invite you to take a Great trip to Dagestan!

Dagestan is the land of heroes and legends, the land of the Caucasus Mountains and the Caspian Sea! This journey will open for you the edge of deep canyons and stormy waterfalls, ghost villages and picturesque gorges, delicious treats and kind people.

Route: Sulak Canyon — boating — Trout farming — Hunzakh — waterfalls Tobot and Itlyatlyar — Gamsutl — Gunib — Khuchni — Derbent — Naryn-Kala fortress.

Location

Russia, Republic of Dagestan, Makhachkala
from
US$ 413
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Jul – 2 Aug
    • 5 – 9 Aug
    • 12 – 16 Aug
    • 19 – 23 Aug
    • 26 – 30 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Republic of Dagestan, Makhachkala
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Sulak Canyon
We will see a miracle that is compared to the famous Grand Canyon of Colorado, the deepest canyon in Europe
Naryn-Kala Fortress
We will visit the legendary citadel, which is included in the UNESCO list as a monument of world significance
Traditional cuisine of Dagestan
We will have lunch with delicious trout, appreciate Avar traditional and South Dagestan cuisine

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting, Sulak canyon, Chirkeyskoye reservoir

    Gathering of the group at the airport of Makhachkala. 

    The recommended arrival time is before 12:00.

    Group transfers:

    • Uytash airport;
    • railway station, Makhachkala;
    • The Capital Hotel.

    Our journey will begin with an acquaintance with the Sulak Canyon, the hallmark of Dagestan.

    Bright emotions will be provided by riding a speedboat (extra charge) along the largest reservoir in the North Caucasus.

    You will see a stunning gorge with its beauty, at the bottom of which the village of Stary Chirkey rests under the water column.

    The brightest and most recognizable attraction of Dagestan, the deepest canyon in Europe, awaits you.

    The famous green ribbon of the Sulak Canyon, winding between the narrow rocks, sparkling in the sun, carries its waters from the Chirkeyskaya hydroelectric dam to the Miatlinskaya dam.

    From the observation deck of the village of Dubki you will have a view of its most spectacular bends.

    Freshly caught trout fried on coals to a crisp will be served for lunch. (It is possible to replace the main course on request).

    We will visit one of the most interesting places in Dagestan the Nokhyo cave complex (additional fee), where the caves are united by a suspension bridge located on a hill above the Sulak River, on both sides of which there are viewing platforms from where unimaginable views open. 

    Here you will have the opportunity to bungee jump for an additional fee.

    Accommodation in a guest house.

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  • Day 2 - Khunzakh district
  • Day 3 - Gamsutl (visit depending on weather conditions), Gunib village
  • Day 4 - Lun, Hoochni
  • Day 5 - Derbent, Naryn-Kala Citadel
Difficulty
For any person
Tour organizer's comments

The ascent to Gamsutl involves a drop-off by car and a walking route. You can drive by car (UAZ, Niva) for about 1.5 km, and at this moment the steepest part of the climb is overcome. From the car stop, the path to the end of the route will be 1.8 km, the height difference is 1450-1670 m.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

​​​​​The tour provides accommodation for 2 nights in the mountains, 2 nights in Derbent.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

Type of placementCostPrice validity period
For double or triple occupancy40 00001.04.2024--25.10.2024
For single occupancy52 000
Children under 12 years old36 000
For double or triple occupancy36 000

26.02.2024-29.03.2024

28.10.2024-22.11.2024

For single occupancy48 000
Children under 12 years old32 400
  • Extra night at the hotel for double occupancy — 6,000 rubles.;
  • Extra night at the hotel for single occupancy — 5,500 rubles.;
  • Extra night at the hotel for triple occupancy — 7,000 rubles.;

Habitation:

  • In the mountains: Khadija guest houses, Gotsatl Maly.
  • In Derbent: Volna Hotel or similar.
Khadija Guest House 2 nights

Khadija Guest House is located in the center of mountainous Dagestan.

Living conditions:

Cozy, clean rooms are provided for the accommodation of guests.The rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay. There is free Wi-Fi internet.  At the request of the guests, dinners and breakfasts are prepared for an additional fee. There is a gazebo in the courtyard. In the evening, it is ideal to have a tea party with friends and enjoy fragrant, herbal tea from the samovar. If desired, you can drive the car into the yard. 

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Volna, Derbent 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of Dagestan, Makhachkala

Included in price

  • transportation services according to the program;
  • accommodation specified in the program (2 nights in the mountains, 2 nights in Derbent);
  • meals specified in the tour program (HB), breakfasts at hotels and lunches according to the program:
    • Day 1 — lunch;
    • Day 2 — breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 3 — breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 4 — breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 5 — breakfast, lunch;
  • guided tour service according to the program;
  • entrance tickets to museums.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Makhachkala and back;
  • meals not included in the tour program (dinners);
  • entrance tickets to the Nokhyo cave complex — 500 rubles.;
  • souvenirs and other personal purchases;
  • bungee jump — from 300 rubles.;
  • boating for groups on a sprinter — from 500 rubles, for a jeep tour - from 1000 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • passport;
  • telephone;
  • charging for phone + powerbank;
  • medicines, from the general take nosp, strepils, patch, paracetamol;
  • moisturizing cream;
  • antiseptic;
  • toothpaste and brush;
  • shampoo gel;
  • hairbrush;
  • deodorant;
  • swimsuit;
  • towel;
  • underwear and socks;
  • T-shirts;
  • comfortable shoes and flip-flops;
  • comfortable things according to the weather.

Clothes should not be open and provocative. Do not forget, you are going to the republic with a different mentality, it is necessary to respect the customs and traditions of the local population. For women, a headscarf for visiting mosques and temples.

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 459
    29 Jul – 2 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 459
    5 – 9 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 459
    12 – 16 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 459
    19 – 23 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 459
    26 – 30 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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