3 days Lahidj - Sheki-Gakh

3 days program to north-west of Azerbaijan

(PRICE SHOWN FOR 1 PERSON in DBL ACCOMMODATION)

This program is for the people who are interesting in history, nature and ethnography. During this tour you will visit most interesting and unique places in north-west area of Azerbaijan that can be reached without using any additional equipment or means of transportation.

You will visit:

 Lahidj – 2000 y.o. village of the craftsman. Unique places located in mountain area, tremendous road, astonishing sightseeing views, original culture – all this will make this visit unforgettable for you. You will see how people using 2000 y.o technology making bronze and cooper dishes, pans; how real hand made are producing; how local people are living there, what do they eat, etc.

NIdj – village where only one working Albanian church in the world is located.  You will meet local people  - udins, the only reminds of great Caucasia Albania Kingdom.

Sheki City – one of the most beautiful and interesting city in whole Azerbaijan. Despite of all Azerbaijan Sheki is build from bricks, not lime stone or river stones. Very old and historically original city that charms everyone who was there.

Sheki Khan Palace – summer residence of Sheki’s Khans (kings) buit in 1523. Unique wooden palace with marvelous stained-glass windows and unique frescoes.

Sheki Karavansaray – one of the biggest Karavansarays on a Silk Route.

Kish village church – 2 CC AD church – one of the most ancient churches in the world

Ilisu waterfall – waterfall near Gakh 56 meters high. To reach it you will used old Sovier Army jeeps that by itself is adventure.

Lekit village Green Moss waterfall – one of the most unique waterfalls in Azerbaijan. To reach this waterfall you need to walk 500 meters but trust us – it is worst so! Amazing small waterfall, streams of clean mountain water coverning the green rocks – it is awesome!

Lekit village Albanian Monastery ruins – this is pure Indiana Jones. If you ever fantasized about being archeologist – this is the place exactly for you. Ruins of 6CC AD monastery located in a woods up in the hill are fascinating!.  The silence of old walls, huge gates partially destroyed during centuries, old stones – this is a thing you will never forget about!

Schedule

Day 1

08:30 – 10:30 – transfer to Ismayily (tea break on a mountain overpass)

10:30 – 13:00 – transfer to Lahidj, tour around Lahidj village

13:00 – 14:00 – dinner in a house of local inhabitant

14:00 – 15:30 - transfer to Nidj

15:30 – 16:00 – visiting only in the world working Caucas Albaninan Church

16:00 – 17:00 – transfer to Sheki

17:00 – 20:30 – hotel check-in, rest

20:30 – 22:00 - lunch

Day 2

08:00 – 09:00 – breakfast

10:00 – 12:00 – visiting oldest church in Caucas in Kish village

12:00 – 13:00 – visiting Sheki Khan Palace

13:00 – 14:00 – dinner

14:00 – 15:00 – visiting Sheki Karavansarays

15:00 – 18:00 – Sheki City tour

18:00 – 20:30 – free time

20:30 – 22:00 – lunch

 Day 3

08:00 – 09:00 – breakfast

09:00 – 10:00 – transfer to Gakh

10:00 – 11:30 – visiting Ilisu waterfall

11:30 – 12:00 – transfer to Lekit

12:00 – 15:00 – visiting ruins of 6CC monastery in a woods (pure Indiana Jones) and green moss waterfall

15:00 – 16:00 – dinner

16:00 – 21:00 - transfer to Baku

Includes

  • Individual guide (along route)
  • Individual driver
  • lunch in Lahidj
  • Accommodation in 4* hotel on BB basis (Sheki Saray hotel 4*)
  • All tickets
Number of days: 3
Covered regions:
Absheron-Baku
Ganja-Qazakh
Shaki-Zaqatala
Lankaran
Quba-Khachmaz
Arana
Yukhari-Karabakh
Kalbajar-Lachin
Daglig-Shirvan
Nakhchivan
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: meal
What to bring: Good mood
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
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May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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