Category: Dagestan

The medieval necropolis of Dargavs in the foggy mountains of North Ossetia Alania in the North Caucasus of Russia

Your ultimate North Caucasus travel guide

Many people know about the South Caucasus and/or have visited Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan – But what about the North Caucasus ? If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking for…

Ancient stone towers on top of a rocky mountain in the village of Goor in Dagestan in the North Caucasus

The 15 best places to visit in Dagestan

Dagestan is a little known territory in Southern Russia often overlooked for its unfamous neighboor Chechnya, mostly only seen as a land of mountains, lawlessness and home to many UFC…

The green and hilly mountains between Aerbaijan and Dagestan in Russia with the Samur border crossing in the Caucaus

Across the Samur border between Russia & Azerbaijan

You’ve visited the stunning mountains of Northern Azerbaijan and now dream to cross the border into Russia and explore unknown Dagestan ? Here is a guide to help you cross…

Lower body of an armed russian soldier at a military post in the mountains of Ingushetia in the North Caucasus

Border zone permit

After your challenging visa application, here’s the second round of pain in the neck Russian bureaucracy : the border zone permit ! I’m explaning you here all the details to…

Panoramic view of the mountain village of Chokh in Dagestan, in the North Caucasus

The ultimate travel guide to Dagestan, the most heterogeneous region of Russia

The Republic of Dagestan (Дагестан in Russian) is located on the east side of the Caucasus mountains range by the Caspian Sea, bordering Azerbaijan & Georgia. The mountains of Dagestan…

Old stone gate to Derbent Citadelle, a city on the Silk Road in the North Caucasus. An old Lada car parked in front of it.

Dagestan travel itinerary : where to go & what to see

Ever heard of Dagestan ? I’m sure you did : It’s near the infamous Chechnya, on the east side of the North Caucasus, the MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov comes from…