BAKU-SHAMAKHI-LAHIJ-QABALA-SHEKI-GANJA (3 DAYS)
This is relatively short, but intensive Azerbaijan tour to the depth of this land. You will start the trip in the capital city Baku, then continue to the ancient city of Shamakhi where different historical monuments are located.
Later you will pay a visit to Lahic, a town of artisans and to the end of the day, you will arrive in Qabala, a city over 2000 years old.
The next day, you will have excursions to the ancient Christian church of Azerbaijan, the Sheki khans’ palace, medieval fortress, historical museum and many other places of Sheki.
You will spend the last day in Ganja and visit numerous architectural monuments of various epochs and then return back to Baku.
Thus, in such a short time, you will be able to learn both, the culture and history of Azerbaijan, and feel the heartbeat of this land of fire.😊
Day 1: Baku – Shamakha – Lahij – Qabala
Meeting with driver and guide in loby of Baku hotel. Drive from Baku to Qabala (260 km).
On the way, stop in Shamakha and see the historical Juma Mosque, Yeddi Gumbez Mausoleum:Shirvan Shah's family grave yard.
Drive through the Girdimanchay River Canyon to visit Lahij, a 5th century place rich in its historic and architectural values.
Lahij is an ancient village with charming eye-catching sidewalks inlaid with stones. It is famous for its medieval water supply and sewage systems as well as traditional jewelry, copperware, carpets, pottery, daggers, and iron tools workshops. In the afternoon, continue driving to our final destination for the evening the city of Qabala.
*Overnight in Qabala.
Day 2: Qabala – Kish – Sheki
In the morning, check-out from the hotel and Possible to use cable cabins on Tufandagh mountain in Gabala.
Drive to Sheki (110 km).
In Sheki visit the first Albanian church in Caucasus, dating back to the 1st century AD. Have sightseeing tour around Sheki. Visit Sheki Khans’ Palace, a medieval fortress, Continue to a local mosque, handicrafts workshop, a madrasah, and a bazaar.
*Overnight in Sheki
Day 3: Sheki – Ganja – Baku
In the morning, depart Sheki and drive to Ganja, the second biggest city in Azerbaijan. Visit Ancient Fortress Wall, Shakh Abbas Mosque with two minarets. Continue to Ganja Caravanserai, the house made of bottles.
You will explore the mausoleum of Javad Khan, the last khan of Ganja, Chokek Hamam (medieval bathes), Central Square, Sardar Baghi park, Alexander Nevski Christian Orthodox Church.
Drive to Baku. Drop-off at your hotel.
*End of trip😊
🔊 Price of this trip is 160$ per person if there are 5 or more people in group.
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* All transfers
* Sightseeing tour program with local guide
* Mineral water
* Entrance fees to museums
* Meals of guests
* Tips are not included but would be appreciated 😊
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See you on tour 🤝