In Overnight Trip to Gabala and Sheki, you explore the most historic cities of Azerbaijan along the ancient Silk Road. Gabala was ancient capital of Christian state of Caucasian Albania and Sheki had been center of silk production in Medieval Azerbaijan and a modern day UNESCO site. This tour offers experiences in Azerbaijani cuisine, history and culture, and travels across the most scenic mountain views of the North-Western regions of Azerbaijan.
Diri Baba mausoleum, a Sufi sanctuary, Juma Mosque of Shamakhy (the oldest mosque in Azerbaijan); Cable Car in Tufandag Mountain Resort and Gabala Archaeological Center in Gabala; Khan’s Palace in Old Town Sheki, Kish Albanian Church and sightseeing in Sheki.
- Explore medieval history and culture of Azerbaijan
- UNESCO sites in Sheki
- Enjoy mountain scenery of different climates
- Riding Cable car 1900 m altitude
- Soak up atmosphere of Azerbaijan’s countryside
- Taste local food and wine along the way
- Led by local guide
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Discover Azerbaijan’s country side on a day trip to Gabala and Sheki that travels through changing landscape from below sea level up to 1900 m altitude. You will explore historical and cultural landmarks, lifestyle, nature and mountains in Azerbaijan’s key cities of the medieval times, Shamakhy, Gabala and Sheki that was part of the ancient Silk Road. Meanwhile you will taste local food and wine as we travel along the way. During the first day, Shamakhy and Gabala are explored. The second day includes exploration of Sheki and drive back to Baku.
PRICE per GROUP:
1-2 people: 1270 AZN
3 people: 1950 AZN
4 people: 2450 AZN
5 people: 3100 AZN
6 people: 3700 AZN