See how the waterfall Tobot, aka “Khunzakh waterfall”, its height is about 70 meters, comes out of the rock and what is The natural landmark of Dagestan is located near the village of Hunzakh. The waterfall is at its fullest in May and June, and in winter, it turns into a huge, crooked icicle.

To find out what Urbech is, how it is made and what it’s eaten with in the village of Kikuni at the Kikuni cannery. There they produce mashed potatoes, jams, juices, urbeche and nectars from local raw materials.

On the way to Kahib visit the “Gate of Wonders” – Karadakh Gorge. The steep walls, 150 meters high, are only 5 meters wide and sometimes even narrower, up to 2 meters, and you feel as if you are in a stone bag. The impression is reinforced by car-sized stones stuck on top. The creek flows along the bottom, so waterproof shoes are not superfluous.

Another aul, Kahib, is considered one of the oldest on the territory of Dagestan. From the modern village to the old, abandoned part of the village you will have to walk along a path. There you can examine the old buildings, find half-erased images on the stones and admire the skill of the ancient builders. Kahib is more accessible compared to the village of Gamsutl, which is slightly further away.

Everyone goes to the village of Salta to see Dagestan’s only underground Salta waterfall and jets of water fall through a hole in the “ceiling” into a huge underground hall. In high season, there are crowds of tourists, but in winter and early spring, the number is much smaller. Lifehack: Bring waterproof shoes.

Go through the 8-kilometer serpentine to the village of Gunib. Here you can stop at the tourist complex “Eagle’s Nest” and take your time to make forays into the surrounding area. Here you will see alpine meadows, noisy waterfalls, mysterious caves and stone gorge. Lifehack: on the way to the village, stop at the Gunib hydroelectric power station (42.371830,47.079889) – it’s not as large as Chirkeyskaya, but also noteworthy. Before entering the tunnel there is an observation deck with a parking lot.

To take pictures of houses with multicolored roofs in the village of Chokh in the Gunib district of Dagestan, which densely clung to the slope of the Turchidag plateau. The Great Silk Road once passed through here. In Chokh wander through the narrow streets, admiring the doors and gates. Walk to the monument to wrestler Ali Aliev, and there will be a view of the terraced buildings of Chokh.

In Sogratl aul get acquainted with the culture of Dagestan and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the XIX century in the Ethnodome. Mountain tea festival was held here.