The area around Derbent offers plenty of population centers, each blessed with its own distinct attractions.
Discover Derbent's heavenly side by paying your respects at the region's mosques and other sites of spiritual significance.
Should you hear the call of the wild, do as the locals do and go hiking or mountain climbing. Specialty tours are a fascinating way to experience the special places. Join one of the city walking tours.
Sometimes the difference between a real traveler and a run-of-the-mill tourist is an understanding of the local language, so be sure to practice a few handy Russian words before you head off. Why not try to pronounce "Xotite potancevat?" The English translation of this phrase is "Would you like to dance with me?" And, for "Where are you from?", you can use "Otkuda ty?" Don't be shy, just give it a go!
If you happen to be in Republic of Dagestan on the 12th of June, partake in the events surrounding the country-wide Russia Day celebrations.
When your time is up in this unique place, say farewell the way locals do, with a hearty "Poka!."