Dagestan Tour – 6 Days

More Destinations, Republic of Dagestan, Russia Tours, Touren 2019

Price: 1440 € p.P.
Traveltime: all year bookable
Night / Days: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Info: The tour can be booked for 4 to 9 participants.

DAY 1 – Makhachkala

  • Our tour guide will meet you in the arrival hall of Makhachkala International Airport (exact meeting time will be communicated well in advance per email in accordance to your flight schedule).
  • Introductory briefing about the region, the route and the set of rules to observe while travelling in Dagestan.
  • Makhachkala walking tour: Lenin’s Square, Central Bazaar, Grand Mosque, Drama Theater, National Museum, WWII Memorial and many Soviet-era buildings.
  • Traditional Dagestani lunch.
  • Chillout time at the beach, afternoon treat in one of the many cafés in town, souvenir shopping.
  • Dinner and overnight in Makhachkala.

DAY 2 – Gotsatl’ and Gunib  

  • Mountain road to Gotsatl’, visit of traditional villages along the route.
  • Lucullian lunch in Gotsatl’.
  • Visit to the fascinating old mountain villages of Gotsatl’ and Gunib.
  • Afternoon walk in the superb surrounding natural areas and visit to abandoned stone village of Gamsutl’.
  • Dinner and overnight in Gunib.

DAY 3 – Chokh and Kumukh

  • Mountain road to the remote village of Chokh, one of the last place where you can admire a Stalin’s bust still standing.
  • Visit of the nearby traditional muslim villages.
  • Quick lunch on the road.
  • Visit of Kumukh, a uniquely gorgeous little mountain town built on the edge of a steep escarpment.
  • Dinner and overnight in Kumukh.

DAY 4 – Tsovkra and Kubachi

  • Mountain road to Tsovkra, a curious little village renewed for its tightrope walkers.
  • Lunch in Tsovkra.
  • Visit of Kubachi, one of the most famous traditional centres for the production of silver jewellery in the world.
  • Dinner and overnight in Kubachi.

DAY 5 – Derbent and Makhachkala

  • Descent to the coast and visit to Derbent, one of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.
  • Lunch in Derbent.
  • Coastal road to Makhachkala and visit to Kaspiysk, an archetypical Soviet port town.
  • Dinner and overnight in Makhachkala.

DAY 6 – Flight back home or transfer to further destinations

  • After enjoying a last lavish Dagestani breakfast together we’ll take care of your transfer to the airport/train station of choice.
  • For those flying out: we will arrange transfer to Makhachkala International Airport for your flight back home.
  • For those wishing to take the train/bus to reach further destinations: we will arrange transport to the train/bus station.
  • End of the tour.