Welcome to İsmayıllı


The bus station, 1km south of Niyal Hotel, has an 11.30am bus to Qəbələ and hourly departures for Baku (AZN5, three hours) via Şamaxı (AZN3, one hour). Last at 5pm. If not already full, these also pick up passengers opposite Çaldas Petrol (Baku hwy) at the eastern edge of town, 500m east of Motel Talistan. Use the same point for shared taxis to Baku (AZN7) and for crushed-full marshrutky to Lahıc (AZN1.40, 1½ hours) departing at 7am, 11am and 2pm.

For Şəki change in Qəbələ or Oğuz.


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$42 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Gabala Tour

Private Gabala tour will start with car picking up you from your hotel. Your First stop will Be ancient Diri Baba Mausoleum which had been built in year 1402. After the mausoleum you will have a stop in the Shamakhi City, at the  Shamakhi Juma Mosque, a mosque that has been built in year 743 and is the one of the first mosques built in the territory of Azerbaijan. On the way between Ismayilli and Gabala car will stop for you to take photos inside of very dense forest. After the forest you will continue to the 7 Beauties Waterfall. From main road to the Waterfall there is 4 km off road. Car will be changed to Soviet Lada Car, and after visiting the waterfall Lada will return you to your primary car again. Next destination will be the Nohur Lake, very beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. In Nohur Lake you will be able even hire some boats to ride on the lake. After the Lake you will continue further to Gabala. As it is a private tour, stopping for lunch will be up to your decision. You will just need to ask from your Guide or Driver for that. Inside of Gabala City you will visit the Tufandagh Mountain Resort. Which you will be able to experience a cable car that climbs 1660 Meter high up to the mountain. From There you will clearly be able to see the Gabala from the top of the mountain. In Tufandagh mountain resort it is also possible to use paragliding services besides Cable car which will be completely voluntarily. After the Cable Car experience, next destination will be the Handmade Carpet Factory of Gabala. Which inside of the factory dozens of women, from morning to evening working hard to make beautiful and durable Azerbaijani Carpets. To make 1 carpet like that takes 3 months. Last attraction to visit in the tour will be the Gabala Shooting Center, which inside you will be able to check your rifle and arrow shooting skills. After the center you will continue your way to Baku and driver will drop you to your hotel or any desired place.

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