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Day Trip to Khinalug, Guba (All Inclusive)

OVERVIEW
In this day trip to KhinalugGuba, one of the Azerbaijan’s highest mountain villages, you will explore life style of remote villagers in country side in 2350m altitude. Khinalug 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 Guba city which is one of the last strongholds of Mountain Jews in Caucasus as well as visit mosques of Shiite and Sunni communities of Guba.

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 Guba
  • 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 landscape from below sea level up to 2360m altitude. You will also experience coexistence of communities, though in a separate settlements, Shiites, Sunnis and Jews in Guba on a walking tour and distinct life style of Khinalug people. Meanwhile you will taste local cuisine (lunch in Khinalug) and Guba pakhlava. In Khinalug, you will also have chance to do a short hiking to hills in close vicinity of Khinalug to have bird-eye view of the village.

Price:
1 person: 350 AZN
2 people: 205 AZN / per person
3 people: 160 AZN / per person
4 people: 130 AZN / per person
5 people: 100 AZN / per person
6 people: 90 AZN / per person

Price Includes:

  • Private group
  • Hotel pick-up / drop off
  • 4/7-seater transport service with AC
  • Lunch&tea with local family in Khinalug
  • English speaking local guide
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary
  • 1l bottled water
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GOBUSTAN AND ABSHERON TOUR

OVERVIEW

Visit UNESCO World Heritage site at Gobustan National Park to eyewitness culture of prehistoric humans depicted on Rock as rock-art representation, and Gobustan Mud volcanoes in Dashgil to explore surface similar to one on the Moon as anomalic geological processes in exuding mud volcanoes and Bibi Heybat Mosque, a historic mosque with cultural and social value.

Afterwards we visit a castle-like hindu-zoroastrian pilgrimage site of Ateshgah (fire temple) Temple from XVIII-XIX century, Oil fields and ‘nodding donkey’ (oil pump) of Ramana village, ever-lasting fire at Yanardag (fire mountain) and later 15 minutes photo-shooting of Heydar Aliyev Centre.

ATTRACTIONS ARE COVERED

Gobustan Rock-Art Museum, Gobustan Mud volcanoes in Dashgil and Bibi Heybat Mosque, Ateshgah and Yanardag are the attractions to visit.

DURATION

Overall duration of the tour is about 8-9 hours. It also involves 240 km driving in total.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Private tour with a local guide
  • Pick up and drop off in the city centre/hotel
  • Transport service with AC
  • Entrance tickets to sights
  • 0.5L bottled water
  • NOTE:  Mud Volcanoes are inaccessible in a rainy day.

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Entry to Heydar Aliyev Center
  • Lunch

PRICE FOR PER PERSON IN GROUPS

  • 1 person: 250 azn
  • 2 people: 160 azn/per person
  • 3 people: 130 azn/per person
  • 4 people: 120 azn/per person
  • 5 and more people: 90 azn/per person