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Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip

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

This tour will last approximately 12 hours. During the tour we will visit ancient Azerbaijan village Khinalig, Minare waterfall, Gachrash forests and cold springs. You will see interesting views, forests, mountains, rivers and ways which lead to the village.

Khinalig - it is the oldest settlement in Azerbaijan situated on the northern slope of the Main Caucasian Ridge at an altitude of 2100-2200 m. above sea level. The residents of the village consider themselves as direct descendants of the biblical Noah. History of Khinalig is dating back more than 5000 years. For many centuries this village was cut off from civilization by hard-to-reach mountains with dangerous rocky cliffs.

Nowadays there are about 380 houses, which are 200-300 years old. The houses are built closely: the roof of one house serves as a patio for another located above, it happened because of steep slopes surrounding village.
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
Khinalig - 5000 years old village trip
  • What is included/excluded

    Bottled water
    Transport
    Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up travellers from their hotel or house in Baku

    8:00 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: State Historical, Architectural and Ethnographic Reserve Khinalig, Khinalug Azerbaijan

    Khinalig is one of the oldest and highest villages of Azerbaijan. It is more than 5000 years old.

    Duration: 6 hours

  • 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
    Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    Most travelers can participate
    This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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