2 days program - first Christians in Azerbaijan
(PRICE SHOWN FOR ACCOMMODATION IN DBL)
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:
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 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!
09:00 – 12:00- transfer to Nidj (tea brake on mountain pass)
14:00 - 14:30 - transfer to NIdj (visiting only in the world operating Albanian church)
14:30 - 15:30 - transfer to Sheki
15:30 - 16:30 - check in and rest in hotel
16:30 - 18:30 - visiting Sheki Khan's palace and Karavansaray
18:30 – 20:30 - rest
20:30 - 21:30 - lunch
08:30 - 09:30 - transfer to Lekit
09:30 - 11:00 - visiting Lekit Monstary ruins in a woods
11:00 - 11:30 - transfer to Kish
11:30 - 12:30 – Visiting Kish Church
12:30 - 16:30 - transfer to Baku
- Individual guide
- Individual driver
- Lunch in Lahidj
- Accommodation in 4* hotel on BB basis in Sheki Saray 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.