Excursions program

 

Tourist route schedule

 “Seaside town”

City of Makhachkala

 

Tourist spot 

Time

1.                  Gathering at the “Craftsman city” alley. 

08.30-09.00  

2.                  A walk along the alley and a brief visit to the Folk Arts and Crafts Centre   (getting acquainted with local cultural nuances and way of life, traditional wear, a folk trade’s workshop).

09.00-09.30

3.                  A visit to an interactive museum “Russia – My history”

10.00-10.30

4.                  Central Juma-Mosque visit.

10.30-11.00

5.                  Visit to the Poetry Theatre, a quick stop at the poet Rasul Gamzatov statue near the Russian Drama Theatre and a visit to the Dagestan State Puppet Theatre.

11.00-11.30

6.                  An overview of the Gamzat Tsadasa Avar Music and Drama Theatre, a quick stop at the poet Suleiman Stalsky statue and a walk along the alley.

11.30-12.00

7.                  An overview of the Dagestan State Museum of Fine Arts and a visit to the merged Dagestan State history and architecture museums and the ”Dagestan village” museum.

12.00-12.40

8.                  A visit to the older part of the city – Buynakskaya street, statue of Vladimir Lenin, Kumik Theatre, Dagestan Philarmonic Hall, Makhach Dakhadaev statue on the railway station square.

12.40-13.00

9.                Svyato-Uspensky Cathedral Church.

13.00-13.20

10.             House of Radio, local TV stations, panoramic site seeing of the city.

13.20-13.35

11.             A walk in the Lenin Komsomol park, with the stops at the Soviet Warrior statue at the Alley of Glory.

13.40- 14.00

12.             Lenin square with brief visits to the Islamic and Christian temples. A house of Friendship and a stop at the Soviet Fighters statue.

14.00-14.30

13.             End of excursion.

14.30

 

The route duration – 6 hours.

The route length –   14 kilometers.

Itinerary : Imam Shamil st. –M. Dakhadaev st. –  Rasul Gamzatov st. – M. Yaragskogo st. –Pushkina st. – Daniyalova st. – Gorkogo st. – Buynakskogo st. – The Railway station square – Ordjonikidze st. – Gromova st. – M. Gadjieva st. – Vladimir Lenin square – M. Dakhadaev st.

 

 

 

 

Tourist route schedule

 “From the dune to the canyon”

 

Tourist spot Time
1.       Gathering at the “Craftsman city” alley.  08.30-09.00
 

2.                 

 

A walk along the alley and a brief visit to the Folk Arts and Crafts Centre   (getting acquainted with local cultural nuances and way of life, traditional wear, a folk trade’s workshop).

09.00-10.00
3.                Arrival in the Kumtorkala district, the dune Sari-Kum excursion, a visit to the nature reserve Centre “Dagestansky” and sight seeing. 11.00-12.00
4.                Lunch at the restaurant “Sari-Kum” 12.30-13.30
5.                A visit to the Kazbekovsky district, Chirkey dam and Sulak canyon.  

14.30-16.00

 

6.                Arrival in Makhachkala. 18.00

 

The trip duration – 11 hours. 

The length of the trip – 190 kilometers.

Itinerary: city of Makhachkala – Kumtorkala district – Kazbekovsky district – city of Makhachkala

 

 

 

 

Tourist route schedule

«Derbent 2000»

 

Tourist spot Time
1.                Gathering at the “Craftsman city” alley.  08.00-08.30   
 

2.                 

 

A walk along the alley and a brief visit to the Folk Arts and Crafts Centre   (getting acquainted with local cultural nuances and way of life, traditional wear, a folk trade’s workshop).

09.00-10.00
3.                Departure from Makhachkala to Derbent, a pit stop at the 88 kilometers of the M29 highway, a stop at the café “Forrest Mansion”. 10.00-11.30    
4.                An excursion with a tour guide to the citadel Narin Kala. 12.00-13.00
5.                  Excursion to the historic Muslim district of Derbent, A. Bestuzhev-Marlinsky home-museum, ancient man’s baths Kilis, Juma Mosque (AD 734-736), maiden baths. 13.00-14.00

 

6.                Lunch in restaurant «Hayal». 14.00-15.00
7.                  Museum of the world culture history and religions, Armenian orthodox church Surb Amenaprkich, Synagogue Kele-Numaz, Russian Orthodox Church, Peter the Great museum, a walk through the city. 15.00-17.30
8.               Arrival in Makhachkala. 17.30-20.00

 

The trip duration – 12 hours. 

The length of the trip –   260 kilometers.

Itinerary: city of Makhachkala –Izberbash- Dagestanskie Ogni – Derbent – city of Makhachkala

 

 

 

 

Tourist route schedule

«Imam Shamil Homeland»

 

Tourist spot Time
1.             Gathering at the “Craftsman city” alley.  7.30
 

2.            

 

A walk along the alley and a brief visit to the Folk Arts and Crafts Centre   (getting acquainted with local cultural nuances and way of life, traditional wear, a folk trade’s workshop).

07.30-08.00
3.     Departure from Makhachkala to Untsukulsky district. 08.00-09.30
4.     Stop at the Gimri tower and Imam Gazi-Muhammad pilgrimage spot. 09.30-10.00
5.     Memorial “Ahulgo”. 10.30-11.30
6.     Arrival at the Gunibsky district through the Baryatinsky gates. 13.00
7.     Lunch at the cafe «Gunib». 13.00-14.00
8.     A walk through a Victory Park and a memorial “White Cranes”, a photo session. 14.00-14.30
9.     Upper Gunib, entrance through Shamil Gates, Gunib citadel, Shamil Gazebo, Royal Meadow. 15.00-16.00
10.     Departure to Makhachkala. 16.00
11.     Arrival in Makhachkala. 19.00

 

The trip duration – 11.30 hours.

The length of the trip –   300 kilometers.

Itinerary: city of Makhachkala –Buynaksky district –

Untsukulsky district – Gunibsky district – Levashinsky District –

Karabudakhkentsky district – city of Makhachkala.