A week-long tour of Dagestan

Special offer! 15% discount on check-in from 07/12/2024. The prices in the accommodation are indicated without discount.

We destroy all stereotypes and make you fall in love with Dagestan. This author's program contains the most impressive places of this republic. You will be able to see the main sights of Dagestan, taste the national cuisine, get acquainted with Caucasian hospitality and take many new photos for memory.

Location

the city of Makhachkala
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US$ 765
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 Jul – 3 Aug
    • 9 – 15 Aug
    • 13 – 19 Sep
    • 11 – 17 Oct
    • 1 – 7 Nov
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 19 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
the city of Makhachkala
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Life and culture of the North Caucasus
We will visit the most ancient cities and villages, famous mosques, museums, military fortresses and much more
National cuisine
Let's try Caucasian dishes from the best professionals
Unique natural sites
Tobot Waterfall, Karadakh gorge, Sulak Canyon and Sarykum dune are waiting for us

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival. Sulak Canyon and Sarykum Dune

    We meet the group at the Uytash airport in Makhachkala (before 12:00 Moscow time) and move towards the Sulak Canyon.

    We make our first stop at the Chirkeysky reservoir.

    Boating on the Chirkeysky reservoir.

    There you will begin to enthusiastically fill your photo album dedicated to Dagestan with many beautiful views of untouched nature.

    After that, we will climb to the observation deck "Dubki" (the height at the highest point is 1920 meters above sea level) and enjoy the views of the precious pearl of Dagestan — Sulak Canyon from an eagle's eye view.

    Next, we will have a delicious lunch with freshly caught trout in the restaurant of the Glavryba eco-complex.

    After a short rest, we go to explore the Sarykum Dune, the amazing and largest sand dune in Europe.

    It was here that the legendary film "The White Sun of the Desert" was shot.

    Transfer to Makhachkala.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

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  • Day 2 - Tobot Waterfall and the Matlas Bowl
  • Day 3 - Derbent
  • Day 4 - Kubachi village
  • Day 5 - Gunib, Choh, Gamsutl
  • Day 6 - Karadakh gorge, Goor, Kahib
  • Day 7 - Makhachkala, departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The ascent to Gamsutl involves a drop-off by car and a walking route. In the parking lot, local residents provide drop-off services on mountain transport (UAZ, Niva). You can drive by car for about 1.5 km, and at this moment the steepest part of the climb is overcome. The cost of the service is 100-200 rubles / person in one direction. 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
  • Hotel
    4 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

 standard
standard double room (two beds)
An adult in the main seat67 300
A child of 5-8 years old in the main place68 800
A child of 5-8 years old in an additional place47 200
A child of 9-16 years old in the main place67 300
A child of 9-16 years old in an additional place57 300
single room with a large bed
An adult in the main seat84 700
A child of 8 years old in an additional place47 300
A child of 9-16 years old in an additional place57 300
standard double room with a large bed
An adult in the main seat67 300
Single occupancy84 700
A child of 5-8 years old in the main place68 800
A child of 5-8 years old in an additional place47 200
A child of 9-16 years old in the main place67 300
A child of 9-16 years old in an additional place57 300

Standard placement:

  • in Derbent —Ocean and others of a similar category;
  • in Makhachkala —Capital, Admiral, Petrovsk, Meridian and others of a similar category;
  • in the villages there is a recreation center "Eagle's Nest" or another guest house, or in a 3* hotel on the plain.

Possible accommodation options are indicated. The specified accommodation facilities can be replaced with similar ones by the decision of the tour operator.

Okean Hotel, Derbent 3 nights

The three-star Okean Hotel Complex is a small hotel with a unique style. The buildings resemble modern Western hotels. The advantageous location of the cottages with access to the terrace overlooking the sea.

The hotel is ready to offer its guests a full range of services:

A 15—meter swimming pool, a massage room, a cafe-bar, a cafe on the beach, a restaurant — banquet hall, cottage houses, euro—luxury rooms, standard rooms, an observation tower. The hotel provides laundry and ironing services. There is a high-speed Internet connection with wireless Wi-Fi distribution.

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Capital, Makhachkala or Meridian, Makhachkala 1 night
Tourist base "Eagle's Nest" or 3* Hotel on the plain 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 19 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
the city of Makhachkala

Included in price

  • transfers;
  • accommodation for 6 nights in Level 3 hotels*;
  • meals: 6 breakfasts in hotels, lunches along the route;
  • tour service;
  • tickets to museums and tour facilities;
  • boating on the Chirkeysky reservoir.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Makhachkala and back;
  • meals not included in the program (dinners);
  • private transfer — 1,900 rubles/person.;
  • add. nights at the beginning of the tour — 6,000 rubles/person.;
  • add. nights after the tour — 6,000 rubles/person.;
  • lunch on the last day — 1,200 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

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$ 765
    28 Jul – 3 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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    9 – 15 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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    13 – 19 Sep 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 765
    11 – 17 Oct 7 days 6 nights
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    1 – 7 Nov 7 days 6 nights
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