550,00 azn

Tour Program

The first stop of the tour is the Mausoleum of Sheikh Diri Baba, located in the city of Gobustan, near the city of Shamakhi. This is a structure built into the rock where the cave is located, in which Sufi followers lived and prayed. One of these mystics, whose name was Diri Baba, was also buried there. Listening to your professional guide, you will get unforgettable impressions about this place.
The second stop of this tour will be the city of Shamakhi, which was the capital of the Shirvanshahs state, which existed for almost 7 centuries. Here you will visit the Juma Mosque, built in the 8th century as the first institution of the Arab Caliphate of the Abbasit dynasty for the spread of Islam in the Caucasus. This monument of architecture will amaze its visitors with its facade and interior, as well as the ruins of the ancient madrasah (the first Islamic school in the region).
After visiting Juma Mosque, on the way you will have lunch at a restaurant in Ismayilli, which includes the first courses of your choice, mix of kebabs - lamb, lula, chicken, vegetables, pilaf, choban-salad, soft drinks.
The next stop will be Nohur lake, which will appeal to nature lovers. This lake reflects the mountains of the Greater Caucasus in its green-blue waters. Also on the territory of the lake you can ride on a catamaran or a boat and visit the shops with dried fruit, marshmallow, honey, oriental spices and Lankaran tea.
After that you will go to Tufandag Ski Resort and use the cable car to rise to the heights of more than 2 thousand meters, from where you will have a view of Bazarduzu - the highest peak of the Greater Caucasus in the territory of the Azerbaijan Republic.
After completing the program of the first day of the tour, our professional team will take you to Sheki, the ancient city of Azerbaijan, where you will stay for one night at the five-star Sheki Palace hotel with breakfast, located in the historic part of the city. In this hotel you will be able to enjoy such services as fitness and spa centers, as well as a restaurant overlooking the Sheki caravanserai.
After completing the program of the first day of the tour, our professional team will take you to Sheki, the ancient city of Azerbaijan, where you will stay for one night at the five-star Sheki Palace hotel with breakfast, located in the historic part of the city. In this hotel you will be able to enjoy such services as fitness and spa centers, as well as a restaurant overlooking the Sheki caravanserai.
The next stop on this tour will be the Palace of Sheki Khans, built in the 18th century. The windows of the palace represent the architectural style of the shebeke, which will amaze you with multi-colored glass embedded in the most complex ornaments, in the assembly of which no glue or nail was used.
On the Great Silk Way connecting East Asia with the Mediterranean in antiquity and in the Middle Ages, there were caravanserais - rest houses for merchants. Feel like a traveler of the distant past, because the next stop will be the caravanserai in Sheki, built in the 17th century.
At the end of the tour you will go up to the Sheki park dedicated to the World War II, where you can admire not only the magnificent memorial of the victory over fascism, but also you will enjoy a panoramic view of the entire ancient city of Sheki.
During this tour, you will also visit a number of old shops, where you can not only buy Sheki silk, souvenirs, dishes, jewelry and much more, but also taste Sheki sweets, which are famous not only for their unique taste, but also for their elegance. After all, these masterpieces of cooking are the work of entire generations of Sheki masters of halva, transmitting the manufacturing technique for centuries.
After the tour you will have lunch and only in Sheki you will have the local traditional dish called "Piti", prepared and served in special clay pots, as well as choban-salad and soft drinks.
The next morning you will have a unique tour to the city of Gakh and its village Ilisu, which was the center of the once-existing Ilisu Sultanate. Driving through this village, you will feel yourself in the 15th century.
The first sight to see in Ilisu is going tho be the Ulu Bridge built over Kurmukh river in the 17th century.
The next sight of the Gakh tour will be Sumug-gala - a defensive tower in the village of Ilisu, built in the 17-18 centuries. This is an example of a defensive tower adjacent to the residential buildings of people living in a mountainous area in order to protect themselves from the enemy. During the construction of the tower, river stones, lime mortar and burnt brick were used. According to legend, the tower was built by judge of Ilisu named Sumu Khan.
The final destination will give you an unforgettable view of one of the highest waterfalls in Azerbaijan. After a tour of Gakh, you will return to Sheki and stay for one more night in the same hotel.
The next point will be the village of Lahij, the road to which lies through the forests and serpentines of the Caucasus Mountains. You will have the opportunity to see the breathtaking natural canyon, and you will also stop at the Zernava suspension bridge.

Lahij’s special architectural style will undoubtedly stun you with its two-storey houses and cobbled streets stretching along the banks of the Girdiman River. Lahij is a real village of craftsmen and artisans who have preserved their traditions and technologies for working in non-ferrous metals (copper, bronze). The magnificent works of the Lahij crafstmen on copper vessels were exhibited at the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873 (Weltausstellung 1873). Here each quarter has its own unique mosque, which enhances the impression of guests from the village.
After visiting the village of Lahij, our group of professionals organizes a picnic for you in the Ismayilli forest, where you will cook mix of kebabs (kofte, lamb, chicken, grilled vegetables), fresh salads, and you can also taste local home-made wine. After a picnic, our team will bring you to your hotel in Baku.

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Tour type : Group Tour
Minimum number of people: 2
Start time: 09:00
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Included: Professional English speaking guide, tickets for the cable car and entrance tickets to museums (Kish Church, Sheki Khans Palace), a room for two nights at the five-star Shaki Palace hotel, a picnic in Ilisu, lunch in Sheki in the second day of the tour, breakfast at the hotel, picnic in Lahij, a comfortable car with seat belts and air conditioning.
Excluded: Dinner, 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 vegeterian menu by prior warning.

Meals or drinks not included in the menu can be ordered for an additional fee.

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