Tour to the North part of Azerbaijan Forests and Mountatin Quba
Duration of the tour: 1 Day (10-12 hours)
Itinerary: Baku – Gusar – Shahdag – Laza – Baku
Length of the route: approximately 220 km (one way)
Pick-up & Drop-off: your hotel (within Baku)
Excursion type: Private
Language: English (other languages upon request)
*Economy package – Tourists will be provided the following services:
– Professional driver
– Personal comfortable transportation during tours (Minivan or Jeep 4X4)
– Guide service (Additional)
*Group package – Tourists will be provided the following services:
– Busses from 18-47 seats
– Guide service (Additional)
- Any meals
- Personal expenses
09:30. Departure from Baku to Guba. Stop near Beshbarmag Mountain. You will see: arched bridge across Gudiyalchay river, Red Village in Guba district where one of the largest communities of Mountain Jews in the world is currently residing.
13:00-14:00. Dinner at local restaurant (for extra payment)
15:00. Arrival to summer & winter touristic complex Shahdag
16:00. Trip to Laza – exotic area with large amount of waterfalls. Opportunity of horse riding.
17:00-20:00. Departure to Baku.
Famous for apples and carpet-making, Guba – one of the major and oldest cities in Azerbaijan. Located 165 km. to the north of Baku, Guba is famous for producing high quality apples. Unique nature, nice climate and gorgeous air – all this you will find in Guba. Guba is one of the developed agricultural regions of Azerbaijan. Fruits and vegetables cultivated here are in the markets of the capital city and are being exported. Guba is a popular getaway in itself but more particularly a gateway to Azerbaijan’s most interesting and remote mountain villages.
Guba fruit gardens – The orchards are located in the picturesque Guba region of Azerbaijan. Proximity of the coast provides a favorable sea air and mountain ranges – crystal-clear melt water that feeds roots of trees.
Acquaintance with the nature of the region – Presentation of national sweetness “Bukme”, acquaintance with Nature of Guba and sight-seeing tour to waterfall located on the way to Khinalig village
“Khinalig” village – the fabled village
“Chanlibel” lake – one of the most popular and most beautiful lakes among the lakes in Azerbaijan.
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex – It is dedicated to the memory of victims of March Days
Qechresh Forest – It is famous for its natural springs and plants
“Nazli Bulag” (spring) – one of the most picturesque places of Azerbaijan
“Mest Dergah” (waterfall) – Fascinating nature – a mountain waterfall, crystal fresh air, dark green forest, meadow, inebriating fragrance of flowers and finally, irreplaceable comfort of wooden cottages…
Red Town – It is the primary settlement of Azerbaijan’s population of highland, or mountain Jews who make up the population of approximately 4,000.
Guba carpet workshop – carpet-weaving complex
Azerbaijan National Golf Club – Designed by Jon Hunt from International Golf Design, this was the first golf course to open in the “land of fire”
Guba bazaar – Visiting bazaars and getting involved in the daily commotion tends to be the easiest way to peek into a country’s local way of life and culture.
Guba sweet factory and shop – If you have visited one of our many candy store locations, you know why the Sweet Factory is Guba’s favorite candy store.
Shahdag Tourism Complex (cable car rides, skiing) – Tourist complex “Shahdag” is the first ski resort in Azerbaijan.