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Guba - Khinalug Tour

10 to 12 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape. Khinalug is one of most ancient settlements in the country where people have been continuously living for more than 5,000 years. Travelling here will allow you to discover this intriguing place and experience its breathtaking scenery and ancient traditions for yourself.
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
Guba - Khinalug Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
    Professional Personal Driver
    Private Transportation
    Taxi fees to Khinalug village

    Excluded
    Personal Expenses
    Meals
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup time and location to be agreed 24 hours prior to the tour start date.

    9:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Quba, Quba, Guba-Khachmaz Region

    First stop in Guba will be the ancient Handmade Carpet Factory called “Qadim Quba” which you will see the process of vowing carpets by the women of the city. You will have the opportunity to see how carpets, the copies of which are kept in the best world museums, are woven.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Səkinə Xanım, Quba 4000, Azerbaijan

    Sakina-Khanum Mosque was built in 1854 by the widow of Abbasgulu Bakikhanov. The mosque was built from red bricks and is similar to faceted cylinder. Each facet has a window in the form of a semicircular arch. The top of the facade is surrounded by an original eaves made from small bricks. From top this stately building is crowned with a big white metal dome in the shape of a multi-faceted helmet. The top of the dome is decorated by a graceful thin spike.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cume Mescidi, Quba 4000, Azerbaijan

    Juma Mosque was erected in the 19th century and constructed in typical Quba province style mosques. Inside of the mosque there is a big hall crowned with a huge 16 m diameter dome.



    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Quba, Quba, Guba-Khachmaz Region

    Red Town is located across the Qudiyalçay River (or Kudyal River) from the larger town of Quba. It is the primary settlement of Azerbaijan's population of highland, or mountain Jews who make up the population of approximately 4,000. The most widely spoken language in Red town is Juhuri. Red town is considered to be the world's last surviving shtetl. The settlement is sometimes referred to as the Red Town or the Red Village, possibly because of the red tiling used on many of the roofs. Other sources attribute the name to the protected status the town received during the Soviet period, when it was shielded from persecution during World War II.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Khinalug, Khinalug, Guba-Khachmaz Region

    Finally, you’ll head up to Khinalug which is not only one of the world’s oldest inhabited regions (dating back to more than 5000 years) but also one of the Europe’s highest settlements at an altitude of over 2,350 meters. This picturesque village has a population of not more than 2000 people.In the Khinalug you will be invited to the one local house to drink tea and eat the local pastries. The inhabitants of Khinalug have preserved their traditional way of life.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: MestDergah, Quba-Xinaliq yolu 25km, Quba 4000, Azerbaijan

    After the Khinalig Village you will visit to Mastargah Waterfall. This waterfall is not big. Anyway, you can visit and take some pictures on there. In waterfall area - they have restaurant, if you want you can eat some meals or you can do tea break.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Qechresh, Qechresh, Guba-Khachmaz Region

    On the way to Khinalug village we will stopover at the beautiful Qechresh Forest - one of the most visited forest, road cuts through the trees and offering panoramic way to enjoy.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Hotel Pickup

    Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Not wheelchair accessible
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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