Gabala Tour And Horseback Riding
Experience the ultimate adventure on our 2 day one night horse riding tour in Gabala. On the first day of the tour - on the road from Baku to Gabala - you will take a journey through history, visiting breathtaking historical sites, including the magnificent Juma Mosque in Shamakhi, the Zernava Suspension Bridge, the picturesque Nokhur Lake and a thrilling ropeline that will take you to the heights more than 2000 m above sea level, from where you will have views of the majestic mountains of the Caucasus. After an eventful day of exploration, we will escort you to your five-star hotel for a well-deserved rest.
The next day, get ready for an exciting horse ride through the enchanting forests and majestic mountains of the Caucasus. Immerse yourself in natural beauty as you ride scenic trails. Our experienced guides will ensure your safety and introduce you to the rich cultural heritage of the region. Join us on a wonderful adventure that combines history, nature and the thrill of horseback riding to create memories for a lifetime.
Shamakhi city is the ancient capital of the medieval Shirvanshah state. In Shamakhi guests will have an excursion to the Juma Mosque - one of the centers of Azerbaijani poetry and viticulture. Guests will find themselves in the walls of a grandiose architectural structure made according to ancient antiseismic technology. A visit to the first Muslim temple in the Caucasus, built in 743, will introduce tourists to the history of Islam in Azerbaijan and the history of the mosque itself. After that, they will go further along the road that stretches like a ribbon along the Mugan mountain Pass, classic for the Greater Caucasus, and leads to the northwest of Azerbaijan to Ismayilli.
Our next stop is the Agsu Pass, which is a natural wonder in Azerbaijan, hidden in the embrace of dense deep forests and the rocky mountains of Akhsu and Gulchi. This beautiful corner of nature is located on the Lyangyabiz ridge, and its road meanders like a snake along the entire mountainside, taking your breath away and leaving an unforgettable memory for every and each person who comes across such beauty. Surrounded by greenery on every side and with a river running just below, this local landscape creates an atmosphere as if you are in a wilderness that has never been fully exposed to man or modern technology. Traveling through the Agsu Pass is also a way of connecting three important cities of Azerbaijan: Baku, Shamakhi and Yevlakh. This route not only allows travelers to revel in the breathtaking natural scenery but also plays a crucial role in establishing essential transportation connections among these urban centers, amplifying its importance. Against the backdrop of this captivating landscape, every guest of Azerbaijan Travel International will have the opportunity to take a photograph and also pause their fast-paced life for a few minutes to breathe in the pure mountain air and savor the beauty of Azerbaijan's untamed nature.
Lunch in the Ismailli forest. An hour break in a cozy restaurant will bring the main gastronomic notes to Baku-Gabala tour. A three-course meal will end with a tea party, and fresh air saturated with oxygen will have a beneficial effect on digestion.
Well-fed and with pleasant impressions from the first half of the tour, the guests go on. The culmination of the journey awaits them.
The city Gabala is the capital of the Gabala district. The city, which was in ancient times the capital of Caucasian Albania, and today is known as a ski resort, will welcome tourists on the territory of the most famous hotel in the region "Tufandag". Ski trails are located here and cable car lines are stretched over them, from which magnificent views of the mountains and the central part of the city open. The highest point of this exciting attraction is the peak of the Sleeping Beauty Mountain (Yatmysh Gezel), located at an altitude of about two thousand meters above the level of the world ocean.
After arriving in Gabala, guests check in into one of the most popular hotels in the city. You spend the whole evening where and how you please. The companions of tourists, representatives of our company allocate this evening for free time for their guests. And they do it with a clear conscience and calmness since Azerbaijan is one of the safest countries in the world. And people in Gabala, besides, are famous for high hospitality.
We pick you up from your hotel and take to the starting point to start riding horses. Now it is time to explore and enjoy!
When the riding is finished, we go for tea in Eagle’s Nest restaurant in Laza village. After we finish tea break, we depart to Baku.
Set the scene: nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the Great Caucasus Mountains, enveloped in abundant forests that stretch as far as the eye can see, and peaceful atmosphere that anyone could feel in a place like this, shielded from prying eyes here lies the "Seven Beauties," a cascade of waterfalls where each view is more breathtaking than the last, offering a series of mesmerizing sceneries. The name "Seven Beauties" didn’t appear out of thin air, there are exactly seven waterfalls, each distinguished by its unique height and slope steepness. These waterfalls flow harmoniously into a cascading display, and a series of stairs facilitate access to each of them. Situated in the Vandam area near the city of Gabala, You can not only admire this enchanting waterfall complex, but also get close to the dense wall of water. Visitors have the chance to approach these natural wonders closely, allowing them to feel the gentle water droplets on their skin and immerse themselves in the soothing serenity that envelops the surroundings.
- Tour Category: Day Trips
- Minimum number of people: 2
- Start Time: 09:00 AM
- Duration: 2 days, 1 night
- Included: Professional English speaking guide, transfer from the hotel and back to the hotel, tickets to the cable car, entry fees, a comfortable car with seat belts and air conditioning, stay in the hotel*****, breakfast in the hotel, lunch in the first day, picnic during the horseback riding tour, horses, instructors.
- Excluded: Personal expenses.
- Note: For guests staying in the Old Town, the collection point is in front of the Double Gates of the Old City. You can also replace meals during the tour with a vegetarian menu by prior warning. Meals or drinks not included in the menu can be ordered for an additional fee.