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!
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
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
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
- Individual guide (along route)
- Individual driver
- lunch in Lahidj
- Accommodation in 4* hotel on BB basis (Sheki Saray hotel 4*)
- All tickets
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.