10 days in Southern District Itinerary

10 days in Southern District Itinerary

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10 days in Southern District Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Volgograd
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Abrau-Durso
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Dagomys
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Esto-Sadok
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Volgograd

Volgograd ©
The setting of some of the bloodiest battles of World War II, the vast city of Volgograd sits on the banks of the Volga River in the southern section of the country.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Flour mill ruins, make a trip to The Eternal Flame, brush up on your military savvy at State Historical and Memorial Preserve The Battle of Stalingrad, then pause for some photo ops at 'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Mamayev Hill Monuments. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Alley of the Heroes, then steep yourself in history at Pavlov's House, then enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Hall of Military Glory.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Volgograd trip maker website .

New Delhi, India to Volgograd is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in March, things will get much colder in Volgograd: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Abrau-Durso.

Things to do in Volgograd

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trip

City Beach
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Pavlov's House ©
Pavlov's House
'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture ©
'The Motherland Calls' Sculpture

1
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Abrau-Durso

Abrau-Durso ©
On the 23rd (Sat), head outdoors with Lake Abrau, then enjoy the sand and surf at Durso Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Abrau-Durso holiday maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Volgograd to Abrau-Durso. In March, Abrau-Durso is somewhat warmer than Volgograd - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Dagomys.

Things to do in Abrau-Durso

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lake Abrau
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Durso Beach ©
Durso Beach
Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin ©
Lake Abrau ©
Lake Abrau

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Dagomys

Dagomys ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy and then enjoy the sand and surf at Soloniki Beach. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riviera Park of Culture and Leisure, then don't miss a visit to Riviera Exhibition Gallery, then take in panoramic vistas at The Observation Tower on Akhun Mountain, and finally make a trip to Uspeniya Bozhiyei Materi Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Dagomys online attractions planner .

Drive from Abrau-Durso to Dagomys in 6 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Esto-Sadok.

Things to do in Dagomys

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sochi
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Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy ©
Riviera Park of Culture and Leisure ©

3
nights
Esto-Sadok

Esto-Sadok ©
Few may have heard of it outside of Russia, but Esto-Sadok is a popular ski resort with links to Sochi.
Visiting Imeretinskaya Embankment and Rosa Khutor Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Step out of Esto-Sadok with an excursion to Akhshtyrskaya Cave in Kazachiy Brod--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: glide through natural beauty at Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster and stroll through Gazprom Mountain-Tourist Centre.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Esto-Sadok route planning tool .

You can drive from Dagomys to Esto-Sadok in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Esto-Sadok

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Sochi
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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster ©
Krasnaya Polyana Mountain Cluster
Akhshtyrskaya Cave ©
Akhshtyrskaya Cave