Old Towns and Nature of Azerbaijan

Cultural & Theme Tours in Around Baku

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All the places where we visit during our trip, have unique historical monuments and are located in picturesque landscapes. Lahich is the old village founded more than a thousand years in time of Sassanian Empires, famous with workshops of traditional crafts.  Tufandag is a winter and summer resort with a cable car to the ski slopes, at the same time admire the beautiful scenes of the surrounding mountains of the Caucasus chain. Nij is the old village with population with descendants of old Alban Kingdom. Next to this village is the one of early built christian churches of the world. Sheki is an old town with craft shops, where are old fortresses, palaces and caravanserais. Kish is the village where located old temple changed to the church in 1 c. AC.
1 day Departing from hotel towards to North West of Azerbaijan. Your first  stop will in old Shamakhi Mosque You can go inside of mosque and take photo of ornamented cupolas. After you will go for lunch at the lake restaurant. Visiting the old Lahic village you will after half one our driving. The village has own particular architectural and infrastructural planning, narrow cobbled streets since ancient times and saved till nowadays. The population of he this settlement is the descendants of old Sassanian. Last stop will hotel in Gabala where you will stay for night. 2 day  You will checkout from hotel and will go to Tufandag Winter and Summer Resort. Here you will rise to Tufandag Mountain by Cable Car. After skiing (in winter time) or sightseeing on the top the hill you will drive to visit Nij village. Here, in this village with Christian population is Old House with backyard changed to ethnography museum and Old Alban Church. Here you can test local vine and make lunch. After you will go to Khalkhal Waterfall in some distance from main road. Here you also can get lunch at the lake restaurant. Back to way to Sheki. Check-in in the hotel in Sheki where you will overnight. 3 day After breakfast you will visit Sheki fortress, Sheki Palace, Museums in Fortress area. After will go down to old part of Sheki, where are Caravansaries and workshops. For lunch you can choose one of restaurants with local cuisine in the streets of old town. At last you will visit Old Alban Church in Kish village. Way to Baku.

What’s included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Accommodation