1-Day Azerbaijan: Tour to Shamakhi and Lahich
Description: Our one-day Shamakhi and Lahich tour will introduce you to the main historic sights of Azerbaijan. Explore the ancient mosque, mausoleums and the remote village full of old traditions and architecture.
Sights to see: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Shamakhi Juma Mosque, Yeddi Gumbaz mausoleum, Lahich (Lahij)
BAKU – SHAMAKHI – LAHICH – BAKU
Pick up from the hotel in Baku and depart to Shamakhi. On the way, stop at Diri Baba Mausoleum in Maraza settlement. The building of the mausoleum built into a rock is dating back to 1402. It is an impressive example of Shirvan architecture school.
Next, visit Shamakhi Juma Mosque – one of the most ancient mosques on the territory of Azerbaijan constructed in the VIII century. Continue to Yeddi Gumbaz mausoleum (Seven Domes) – tomb of royal family members of Shamakhi Khanate built in the 17-18th centuries.
Drive to Lahich (Lahij) – the ancient village, founded in III-IV B.C., is located 1375 m above sea level. Mostly famous for its craftsmanship. During the walking tour, you will find many workshops where you can buy handmade souvenirs, carpets or other local products.
Drive back to Baku; drop off at your hotel.
Included0.5 ml water per personEnglish speaking guideEntrance feesPick up and drop off from/at the hotelTransportation by a comfortable vehicle
Not Included0.5 ml water per person each day4x4 drive to UshguliAccommodation in double/twin roomAccommodation in double/twin room with breakfastAccommodation in double/twin rooms with breakfast;Bread and Churchkhela masterclass in Khareba wineryBread and Churchkhela masterclass in Khareba winery;Cable car ticketCable car to TatevChacha and wine tasting in Khareba wineryChacha and wine tasting in Khareba winery;Complimentary glass of wine in TsinandaliI class train ticket from Batumi to TbilisiLunch in Shumi winery and dinner in Kutaisilunch in Shumi winery and dinner in Kutaisi;Lunch, dinnerMasterclasses in NapareuliTipsTransportation by comfortable vehicleTravel InsuranceWine tasting at Areni wineryWine tasting in AmbrolauriWine tasting in Ambrolauri;Wine tasting in Khareba wineryWine tasting in SalkhinoWine tasting in Salkhino;Wine tasting in the Khareba winery