Day trip to Khinalug, Quba

In this day trip to Khinalug, Quba, one of the Azerbaijan’s highest mountain villages, you will explore life style of remote villagers in country side in 2350m altitude. Khinnalug is also considered one of most ancient and continuously inhabited places in Azerbaijan. You will have a chance visit Red Town (Qırmızı Qəsəbə or Krasnaya Sloboda) in Quba city which is one of the last strongholds of Mountain Jews in Caucasus as well as visit mosques of Shiite and Sunni communities of Quba.

Highlights:

  • Explore one of endangered people’s life style
  • Enjoy mountain scenery on drive (several stops are expected)
  • Soak up atmosphere in a remote desolate village
  • Short hiking to hills around Khinalug
  • Led by local guide
  • Taste pakhlava distinct to Quba
  • Tour includes lunch with local family in Khinalug

What You Can Expect:

Discover Azerbaijan’s country side on a day trip to Khinalug that travels through changing landscapre from below sea level up to 2360m altitude. You will also experience coexistence of communisties, though in a separete settlements, Shiites, Sunnis and Jews in Quba on a walking tour and distinct life style of Khinalug people. Meanwhile you will taste local cuisne (lunch in Khinalug), sweet (pakhlava) and dry fruits (turshu). In Khinalug, you will also have chance to do a short hiking to hils around Khinalug to have bird-eye view of the village.

Other Details:

Minimum two (2) people are required to run the tour.

Number of days: 1
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
Transport: Minivan
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September
October
November
December
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