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Day 1: Baku - Shamakhi - Gabala

Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan
The first stop of the tour will be Diri Baba Mausoleum, the place where you will be fascinated about the history and legends.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan
The further step is going to be your visit to the biggest mosque of Caucasus – Juma Mosque, which is located in the Shamakhi city. Shamakhi used to the capital city of the Shirvanshah state, which existed for almost 7 centuries.
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Ismailli, Azerbaijan
Amazing city of forests of Azerbaijan which is famous with it's local wine.

Stop At: Gebele, Azerbaijan
Lunch in the restaurant which will be served in national style. It is included to the tour.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nohur Gol, Gebele, Azerbaijan
Your next destination will be the place, which is important for nature lovers – Nohur Lake. Around this fascinating nature, the lake reflects the Greater Caucasus Mountains in its green-blue waters.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gebele, Azerbaijan
During this trip you will visit traditional market (bazar) that is full of national sweets, fruit, spices, suveniers, pestels, honey and etc..
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex, 4 km from Qabala City, Qabala Azerbaijan
Later, you, with the help of cable car, will ascend to the tops of the ski resort Tufandag, which is one of the highest mountains in Azerbaijan. According to the legend, the lakes on the mountain still have the pieces that broke apart from the Noah's Ark during the storm.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch in national style
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheki Palace Hotel in Sheki city, 5-star hotel

Day 2: Sheki tour

Stop At: Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki 0055 Azerbaijan
Unique in the architecture Sheki Khans Palace was built in 1762 by Huseyn-khan. The palace has its own special original construction techniques. It is enough to say for example that each square meter of shabaka (box of small wooden parts to be filled with colored glass) consists of five thousand parts, connected with each other without nails!
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Church of Kish, Sheki Azerbaijan
In the villages of Sheki region there are several Christian architectural monuments of Caucasian Albania, the most famous of which is the church in the village of Kish. The official date of the laying of foundational stone of it is 1st century AD, the time when the territory of Azerbaijan was a part of the Caucasian Albania.Kish temple, built of limestone, is the first temple of hall type with a dome, created in the early Middle Ages. Currently, the historical and architectural monument works as a museum.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Karvansaray, 185 Mirzə Fətəli Axundzadə, Şəki 5500, Azerbaijan
Karavansaray – is a historical monument in Sheki, a part of which is used as a hotel. It is located in more complex relief (The fleeting Gurjan River runs near the caravanserai) and is trapezium-shaped. Total area of the building is 6000 m2. Frontal part of the building overlooking the street has a height of 14 meters, but the inner part 8 meters. There are about 300 rooms and store rooms in the upper part of the caravanserai. Unlike the lower caravanserai, the upper caravanserai isn’t used as a hotel. It attracts tourists as a historical and architectural monument and local sightseeing.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sheki Park, Kiş yolu, Şəki, Azerbaijan
Sheki Panoramik View. (Uphill park) Very wonderful view to whole Sheki from the TOP. Amazing place for tourists.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sheki Park, Kiş yolu, Şəki, Azerbaijan
Lunch in the restaurant (National Sheki Biti)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sheki Park, Kiş yolu, Şəki, Azerbaijan
Transfer from Sheki to Gabala and returning back to Baku.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch in the restaurant (National Sheki Biti)
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from central hotels in Baku exept Hotels that aresituated in the Old City and near by. That
guests are coming to the Double Gates - main gates of the Old City (Qosha Qala qapisi)
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Parking Fees
  • All tickets to museums
  • Entry/Admission - Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Sheki Khan's Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Church of Kish
  • Entry/Admission - Karvansaray
  • Entry/Admission - Sheki Park
Exclusions
  • Dinner
  • Any other expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The trip was perfect in organization, choosing the places and Mr Ismail made it more exciting with his explaining, since of humor, and wonderful pictures he took for us, we wish you all the best.
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Ismaïl was our fantastic guide during this great tour. He is enthusiastic and knows a lot about Azerbaijan, the people who live here and about the history. He speaks English very well and has a lot of humor. Ismaïl brought us to places that are absolutely worth it! We certainly
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Ismael was our guide for the complete day tour of Shamakhi/Gabala! He was very humble and yet very informative at the same time. He will give you every bit of information you are going to need and answers all your queries! Kudos to him and his team for arranging this memorable
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