Tours in Dagestan
A unique natural monument of Dagestan, which is officially recognized by geologists as the second largest in the world. Only the Big Erg, located in the sands of the Sahara, is larger than it. On the territory of Europe and Asia, there are no similarly large dunes at all.
One of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the North Caucasus. The settlement in this area existed more than 5000 years ago. Its history is lost in the darkness of centuries, but having withstood the ruthless hurricanes of time, despite numerous destructions, Derbent has largely retained its appearance to this day. Its historical, cultural and natural heritage - a great wonder of the world, plunges a person into amazement and reverent awe. Few cities in the world have such a rare and complete accumulation of historical and architectural monuments of antiquity that have come down to us in safety. The architectural monuments of the city of Derbent are a real source of knowledge. On them you can read the history of the city. To learn about the tragic and joyful events, to get acquainted with the fate of its great and ordinary citizens, to see the relationship of times, to be imbued with respect for its people, which is a wonderful example of the endless aspiration of mankind to the heights of perfection.
This is an Avar village, which is of great importance for the whole of Dagestan. It was here that on August 25, 1859, one of the most difficult wars in the history of Dagestan, the Caucasian War, ended. In this village, almost every stone is a witness to history. And many famous writers and poets wrote about the beauty of the village.
The only underground waterfall in Dagestan. The amazing object bears the proud name of a natural monument of republican significance. It is located on the outskirts of the village of Salta in the Gunibsky district. To see it, you need to take a short walk.
One of the most ancient auls of mountainous Dagestan. A place of amazing beauty. According to some sources, the settlement existed here almost 5-6 thousand years ago.
One of the oldest settlements in the Republic of Dagestan. It is located at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level. It is currently abandoned. The ghost village is unique in its unusual architecture, similar to the city of Machu Picchu in Peru.
This is a unique monument of nature. People call it the “Gate of Miracles” and for good reason. The gorge is a narrow canyon 170 m high and no more than 2-4 meters wide. Very reminiscent of the gate to a fabulous and mysterious world.
One of the most picturesque villages in the country of blue mountains. Its battle towers are often depicted as a symbol of mountainous Dagestan. Old Goor is one of the famous and most visited sights of Dagestan, which is a must see! Once upon a time, it was an impregnable defensive complex of seven towers and residential buildings on the very top of the mountain, on the edge of a steep abyss.
Khunzakh. Matlas. Stone bowl.
Today, the village of Khunzakh is the administrative center of one of the districts of Dagestan, and once it was the main city of the early feudal state that existed on the territory of the republic in the 12th-19th centuries, then called the Avar Khanate. The village of Khunzakh in Dagestan is one of the oldest settlements in the Caucasus. Mentions of it can be found in the writings of ancient historians and travelers. Scientists claim that Khunzakh is almost two and a half thousand years old: evidence of such a solid age was found during numerous archaeological excavations. Tobot, the famous waterfall in Khunzakh, can probably be considered the most attractive natural attraction in the vicinity of the village. Falling from a hundred meters high.
Matlas. The Matlas Plateau is located on the high Khunzakh Plateau at an altitude of 1,800 meters above sea level, 140 kilometers from Makhachkala. There are the most diverse and unique corners of nature in a relatively small area of the region. The deepest canyons, amazingly beautiful alpine lakes and waterfalls, complex mountain ranges.
Stone bowl. A stone bowl is popularly called one of the gorges of the Khunzakh region, not far from Matlas. Inconspicuous rocks, hidden behind a winding serpentine, hide a completely different world inside.
The gorge consists of several vaulted rocky halls, passing one into another and connected by caves and narrow passages. The walls are decorated with moss and flowers. Once in these stone halls, a person plunges into an incredible, fantastic atmosphere and enjoys the pristine natural beauty. The length of the gorge is 90 m, the height is 30 m, the width is 17 m.
One of the oldest villages in Dagestan. Old Kahib - Bakdab and its combat towers were built in the VIII-X centuries. The areas of Bakdab settlement were inhabited in the Stone and Bronze Ages. The aul was built on the crest of a rocky massif, inaccessible to enemy raids.