Deserts and canyons of Dagestan

10 h.
Group size up to 6 persons
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
English, Русский язык
10000 ₽
per person
Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
No prepayment is required, pay directly to guide
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We will walk through the sands of the largest sandbox in Europe — the Sary-Kum Barkhan, and find out where Said was actually buried in the legendary film "White Sun of the Desert".

We will go to the famous Sulak Canyon (it is 63 meters deeper than the Grand Canyon in the USA!). We walk, check in in the most instagramable location-2021.

We will have lunch at a trout farm.

We will ride an ATV or boat.


9.00 Meeting in Makhachkala, acquaintance.
(the sooner we start, the more we will have time to see)

10.30 Walking along the sandy dune.

12.00 We move towards the Sulak canyon.

13.30 Lunch at the restaurant.
(we will advise on the choice of place and dishes)

14.30 We walk along the Sulak canyon, visit the viewing platforms.
(here options with ATVs and a boat trip are possible, as well as a walk towards the Chirkeyskaya HPP ± 5 km)
19.00 We return to Makhachkala.
(depending on the selected activities, the return time will vary).

Стандартный билет
Offer for 1 person
10000 ₽
per person
Offer for group of 2-3 persons
7000 ₽
per person
Offer for group of 4-6 persons
6000 ₽
per person
For any payment method you must book a ticket through the booking form below and receive confirmation by e-mail and (or) SMS.
What is included in activity

Moving in a comfortable car from the start to the finish
Accompanying a guide throughout the route
Entrance fees according to the program

What is not included

Souvenir products
Eating in restaurants
Boat trip along the Sulak canyon (optional, paid locally)
Quad bike ride (optional, payable locally)

Activity schedule


What places will you see

-Barkhan Sary-Kum
-Sulak canyon (village Dubki)
-Chirkeyskaya HPP (second after Sayano-Shushenskaya)
- Picturesque mountains all along our route

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 24 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed
English, Russian
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How long your tour will be
10 h.
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10000 ₽
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Full refund for cancellations up to 48 hours
No prepayment is required, pay directly to guide
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