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Trekking to mountain villages in Azerbaijan

8 days

≈ $107 per day

$859

COUNTRY

Azerbaijan

STARTS / ENDS IN

Airport / Baku-Airport

DESTINATIONS

8 (Airport, Baku, Baku – Guba – Yukhari Khanagah–Girdah – Daligaya (distance: 10 km), Daligaya– Sohub– Adur (distance:19 km: 9 km on foot. Maximum height: 2030 m), Adur – Haput(distance13 km, maximum height : 2780 m), Haput– Khinalig (distance:10 km, maximum height: 2500 m), Khinalig – Guba – Baku , Baku-Airport)

TOUR TYPE

Adventure

TOUR GROUP

Any day

START DATE

22 July 2019

END DATE

29 July 2019

SEATS LEFT

7+

AGE RANGE

0 to 85 year olds

Other Services

  • Single supplement

    $65

Guide's Language

  • English
  • Russian
  • Azerbaijani

Available Months

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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Airport

    Meeting with the guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in hotel.

  • Day 2

    Baku

    After breakfast, you will visit Upland park, enjoy the magnificent view of the city and of the Baku Bay, then head to Old city, which is UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour starts at the entrance to Baku fortress. You will walk into the fortress through the "Double Gates", in the ancient lanes of the fortress, you will visit the oldest Caravanserai, medieval Hamams, Mosques, Shirvanshakhs' Palace, and climb the rooftop of Maiden Tower. Maiden Tower is one of the legendary constructions of the ancient East. Also, the tour guide will show you the place where apostle Bartholomew crucified.

    Lunch in the Old City.
    After lunch, you will head to Gobustan - a nature reserve (60 km da Baku). It is the UNESCO heritage site there are more than 7000 rock paintings. The tour starts with the visit of the modernized museum, where with the modern technology, with photos, videos, and samples of the engraved stones is explained the story of this ancient place. After observing the daily life - scenes of hunting, feeding, and burial of the primitive, you will see the Stone called Roman Stone, engraved by Roman soldiers then, you will advance to the mountain in order to see real Rock Paintings in the open-air museum. You will also get a chance to marvel at the Mud Volcanoes in the Gobustan Reserve, which is home to almost half of the world’s mud volcanoes. At the end of the Gobustan tour, you will return to Baku. Arrival in Baku and visit of the mosque-mausoleum Bibiheybat. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

  • Day 3

    Baku – Guba – Yukhari Khanagah–Girdah – Daligaya (distance: 10 km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Guba, the city located in the north of Azerbaijan. You will get to the village of Yukari Khanagah ( 860 m). Tea-break and preparing for the trekking. The beginning of the trekking. After 3 km of walk arrival to the village of Girdah (1200 m). Lunch break near the cascada of Girdah after which you will head to the village of Daligaya (1740 m). Then, you will arrive at the home of a farmer, where you will have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 4

    Daligaya– Sohub– Adur (distance:19 km: 9 km on foot. Maximum height: 2030 m)

    Get up early in the morning. Have breakfast. Then, you will head to Sohub village where you can see Daligaya village from this point. Passing by the Canyon of the Qaracay you will get to the Tower of Sohub (XI-XII s.) admire beautiful landscapes. Lunch in the village of Sohub (1680 m). Free time. Then you will reach the village of Adur by car (at 1900 m).
    Free time in the village. Dinner and overnight at the house of a farmer.

  • Day 5

    Adur – Haput(distance13 km, maximum height : 2780 m)

    You will wake up early in the morning. After breakfast departure for the village of Haput (at 1925 m), passing through valleys, seeing from far away villages and mountain rivers, you will arrive at the Peak of the Dovshangala tower 2780m. After visiting this place you will come to the tent of a shepherd that is waiting for you for lunch. After lunch made by the shepherd, the path will continue. Arrival at the Haput village, have free time and have dinner, overnight at the house of a farmer.

  • Day 6

    Haput– Khinalig (distance:10 km, maximum height: 2500 m)

    Get up early in the morning, have breakfast. See the Plateau of Shahdagh and Qizilqaya, leave the village of Haput and head to Khinalig. Khinalig village (at 2200 m) is one of the most remote, high and impressive villages in the Caucasus. The village attracts tourists and travellers with its inaccessibility, the unique language, the architectural appearance, and the particular culture.
    You will have lunch then visit the Museum of the History of Khinaligh. Have dinner and overnight at the house of a farmer.

  • Day 7

    Khinalig – Guba – Baku

    Have breakfast. At the end of the trekking tour, you will head to Guba by minivan admiring mountain rocks on your way after arriving at Guba you will visit Red Town (Krasnaya Sloboda), the biggest village of mountain Jews in Azerbaijan, visit a synagogue, built in the XX century.
    Have lunch in a restaurant.
    Departure for Baku. On the way, you will see the particular colourful mountains in the region of Khizi.
    Dinner at the restaurant after, you will have a beautiful tour Baku by Night and see the most interesting and impressive points of the night city with a magnificent panorama. Overnight at the hotel

  • Day 8

    Baku-Airport

    Transfer to the airport.

What's included

  • Hotel

    Accommodation, hotel 3* Accommodation in local houses and tents

  • Meals(B,L,D)

  • Transfer

    Airport - Baku - Airport

  • Transport

  • Guide

    Chaperone service during the trekking (1 per 7 person.);

  • Excursions

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