Guba Shahdag Tour

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Guba Shahdag Tour
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The Guba-Shahdag tour starts out strong in the magnificent capital of Baku, then leading our guests to the north, to the European part of Azerbaijan. We’re driving along the shores of the Caspian Sea, passing the Samur-Divichinsky as you get on the road to travel to the beautiful mountain peaks of The North Caucasus.

Shahdag Mountain Resort -our final destination point in this Azerbaijan tour - is the most luxurious and massive ski resorts in the country, stretched out for miles and miles along mountain slopes. Snowy mountains and breathtaking views are awaiting for you on the Shahdag Tour.

This mountain tour in Azerbaijan with Azerbaijan Travel International is truly one of the most beautiful and interesting day trips you can attend. It lasts for more than 12 hours and this trip can make anyone fall in love with the country just by the beauty of views, the rich history and endearing culture. On the contrary, it, like Ravel’s Bolero, incessantly delights incrementally and with every dozen kilometers, when it seems that the most interesting thing before your eyes, reveals something more majestic.

Where the land of the Absheron Peninsula merges into the mainland, the foothills of the North Caucasus give rise to the Khizi mountains, home to the Daghli people. The Daghli, a sub-ethnos of the Iranian nation, are Azerbaijanis of Persian origin, one of the few European Persian tribes. In Khizi, the mountains boast a unique appearance, with the Candy Cane Mountains (also known as Colored Mountains, Agate Mountains, and Rainbow Mountains) standing out due to their striking purple-stained hues resembling sugar candies.

Our Caucasus Mountains Tour through this region is an unforgettable adventure. The picturesque asphalt road, winding like a mountain river between the Colored Mountains for several kilometers, offers an indescribable positive emotion and an invaluable experience even for the most sophisticated traveler. For those looking to extend their journey, a Guba Shahdag tour promises further exploration. This tour captures the unique essence of mountain tours in Azerbaijan, blending natural beauty with thrilling Shahdag activities.

After an hour of driving along the European slope of the North Caucasian foothills, guests will find themselves in the first stop of our exciting tour, which is the heart of the Guba District, one of Azerbaijan's most significant cities. This Guba Tour unveils a rich history, particularly noted for the settlement inhabited by mountain Jews, also known as Mizrahi Jews, for several centuries. The architecture of this Jewish Village is captivating, and our bus will take you through its quarters to the old 21st-century bridge spanning the Gudialchai River—a perfect spot for memorable photos and videos. The tour includes a stop near the historic synagogue of the mountain Jews, providing a deep dive into the local culture. After this enriching experience, guests will enjoy a delightful lunch.

Nestled at the entrance to one of Azerbaijan's most enchanting forests, the restaurant welcomes guests with tables laden with local delicacies. Here, you'll savor traditional Azerbaijani cuisine accompanied by the unique Lezgian bread. This gastronomic experience is a highlight of the Guba Shahdag tour, offering a delightful pause before your journey continues. After the obligatory tea party, the adventure resumes, with the majestic Shahdag mountain resort awaiting you. This Caucasus Mountains Tour will take you through breathtaking landscapes of Guba, leading to the exhilarating Cable Car Ride.

A road winds through a dense forest, where the crowns of the trees converge above to form a natural tunnel. Traveling along this path for several kilometers, you'll find yourself surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Caucasus Mountains, where forest, mountains, and a bubbling river create a harmonious landscape. This Guba Shahdag tour offers an unforgettable journey, with mandatory stops to breathe in the intoxicating forest air.

The highlight of the Guba Shahdag tour is an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking Caucasus Mountains. As you travel from Guba to the nearby town of Gusar, you'll be awed by the towering peaks, especially Mount Shahdag, one of Azerbaijan's highest at 4,243 meters above sea level. The name "Shahdag," meaning "Tsar-Mountain," embodies the multicultural heritage of Azerbaijan, combining the Persian word "Shah" (King) and the Turkic word "Dagh" (Mountain). This area is also home to the Lezgins, an ethnic group within the greater Caucasian family. At the Shahdag mountain resort, an array of exciting activities awaits, including a thrilling cable car ride over the majestic landscape. Visitors can unwind at a cozy café, savoring hot tea or coffee while taking in the stunning views. After a three-hour rest at Shahdag, tourists return to Baku with memories that will last a lifetime. This Shahdag Tour is perfect for those seeking an adventure-filled day in the Guba District, offering a glimpse into the region's rich cultural tapestry and natural beauty. Don't miss the chance to explore Guba’s attractions and enjoy the serene Guba’s landscapes on this extraordinary excursion with Azerbaijan Travel International.

  •   Tour Category: Day Trips
  •   Minimum number of people: 1
  •   Start Time: 09:00
  •   Duration: 12 hours
  •   Included: Professional English speaking guide, transfer from the hotel and back to the hotel, lunch during the tour, comfortable car with seat belts and air conditioning.
  •   Excluded: Personal expenses, activities in Shahdag Mountain Resort. Coaster (1 pax: 25 ₼, 2 pax: 40 ₼), Zip-Line (1 ride: 15 ₼, 2 rides: 25 ₼), as well as other activities.
  •   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.