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The Lahij excursion is an enchanting journey through Azerbaijan's picturesque landscapes, immersing travelers in the region's rich history, cultural heritage, and natural beauty. This Azerbaijan day trip takes you from the ancient city of Shamakhi to the charming Lahij village, offering a blend of historical sites, stunning mountain vistas, and traditional craftsmanship. As you explore this historical village in Azerbaijan, you'll witness the Lahij artisans at work, renowned for their exquisite Lahij copperware and other traditional crafts. This Caucasus village tour promises an unforgettable experience, highlighting the unique cultural and artistic heritage of Lahij.

Qobustan city, the heart of the Gobustan district, is an essential stop on the Lahij Village excursion package. Here, guests embark on an excursion to witness a miracle from about a thousand years ago. The picturesque ravine, often referred to as "Little Petra," is renowned for the historical mausoleum "Diri Baba." This mausoleum is a significant religious site, attracting both tourists and pilgrims. After exploring this wonder, the bus departs from the desert landscape, transitioning into lush orchards and vineyards as it enters the temperate climatic zone of neighboring Shamakhi city. This region, also featured in the Shamakhi Tour, serves as a gateway to the Lahij Excursion, where visitors can experience the charm of Lahij village, a historically gifted and culturally valuable mountain village in Azerbaijan.

Nearby the Lahij village, you will indulge in qutabs filled with fresh, locally sourced green herbs. Experience the vibrant flavors of the region in every bite of these aromatic and satisfying delights. While enjoying the qutabs, take in the charming beauty of Azerbaijan's landscapes, dotted with rolling hills, vibrant meadows, and scenic forests, creating a truly unforgettable dining experience. After that delicious treat our Lahij excursion continues as the tourist board the bus again and ride all the way to the true destination point of this tour.

On this Azerbaijan Day Trip, the next stop will be the picturesque village of Lahij, nestled in the Caucasus Mountains. The journey there takes you through lush forests and winding serpentine roads, offering stunning views of natural canyons and a chance to pause at the Zernava suspension bridge. Once you arrive, the distinct architectural style of Lahij village will captivate you with its charming two-storey houses and cobbled streets running along the banks of the Girdiman River. Known as one of the most popular mountain villages in Azerbaijan, Lahij is famous for its artisans who have meticulously preserved their ancient techniques for crafting exquisite items from non-ferrous metals like copper and bronze. The exceptional Lahij copperware has even been showcased internationally, such as at the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873. Each quarter in Lahij boasts its own unique mosque, adding to the village's rich cultural tapestry and leaving a lasting impression on every visitor. This historical village in Azerbaijan is a true haven for those interested in Lahij’s traditional crafts and the handicrafts of the Caucasus village excursion.

Lunch in the Ismailli forest is last but no less delightful experience during the Lahij excursion. After an invigorating hour break at a cozy restaurant, where the main gastronomic highlights of the region are served, the tour proceeds with a traditional three-course meal that concludes with a delightful tea party. The fresh air, rich with oxygen, greatly aids digestion and leaves tourists feeling rejuvenated. Following this refreshing stop, visitors, now happy and satisfied, continue their journey back to Baku. This enriching experience not only introduces the unique flavors of the region but also offers a serene escape into the heart of the Caucasus, making it an essential part of any Azerbaijan day trip.

  •   Tour Category: Day Trips
  •   Minimum number of people: 2
  •   Start Time: 09:00 AM
  •   Duration: 9 hours
  •   Included: Professional English speaking guide, transfer from the hotel and back to the hotel, lunch comfortable car with seat belts and air conditioner.
  •   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.