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Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)

5 to 6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

This is a unique trip to the winery in Shamakhi where our farmers make unbelievable wine from a different type of grapes. Walk around of grape trees, find old bottles in the storage and taste wine with snacks. All the mentioned steps we follow during this tour.Within the wine tour program you will:
- have a tour through the vineyards
- walk through the vinery
- explore the advanced wine-making technologies applied in the facility
- will visit the cellars
- taste four types of wines with snacks
- will get discounts for wines
Tours also include a stop on the way for visiting historical places in Shamakhi as well as getting acquainted with the Lahij Village - the center of ancient craftsmanship.The village is small, but very picturesque. The territory is recognized as a cultural reserve and is considered a popular touristic destination of the Great Silk Road.
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
Meysari Organic Wine Tour (Shamakhi - Lahij)
  • What is included/excluded

    Hotel pickup & drop-off
    Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide & Driver
    Entrance to vineyard
    Wine tasting – 3 type of wines with snacks
    Bottled Water
    Private transportation

    Excluded
    Personal Expenses
    All Fees and Taxes
    Lunch & Dinner
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Starting Point: We pick up the our guests from any hotel inside of the Baku City for this tour.

    8:30 AM
  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan

    On the way, we will stop in Shamakhi to visit Diri Baba Sufi Dervis Mausoleum and some other places. Diri Baba mausoleum stands in a square located on a cliff. The building is two-storeyed. The first storey has a hall, which has a passageway to an octahedral cupola from a small vestibule. Stairs leading to the hall of the second store have been carved on the cliff. A spherical cupola with a pointed top has squinches decorated with plant ornaments.Architecture of Diri Baba mausoleum harmonically fits into picturesque surroundings of the building – view against the background of rocks and greenery of trees. The building of the mausoleum is a masterpiece of the architectural school of Shirvan and a beautiful creation of arts of ancient masters. The monument is protected by the government.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan

    Our next stopover - Juma Mosque in Shamakhi (or Friday Mosque) is one of the tourist attractions often visited by travellers. Unlike many mosques, entrance to Juma Mosque of Shamakhi is permitted even to non-Muslims. To enter, you need to remove your shoes, but walking barefoot is not a problem, because the floor is covered with thick carpets. In addition, women must cover their heads in order to enter the mosque, so they provide free head cover at the entrance, which is required to be returned at the exit.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, DNdN Qorqud St., Shamakhi 5600 Azerbaijan

    At the foot of Gulistan Fortress is located Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum or “Seven Domes”. This is how people named Shamakhi tomb of Shirvan Dynasty rulers. There the notorious representatives of Shirvan Dynasty were buried. The monument's name is defined be the number of gravestones in the crypt. Today the gravestones look like half-destroyed stone domes as if grown directly from under the ground in the middle of deserted graveyard. Therefore the atmosphere of this district seems a little mysterious.



    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lahich, Lahich, Daghlig Shirvan Region

    If you are ever touring in Shamakhi, do not miss a visit to a historical-architectural landmark in its surroundings – village Lahich built in the 5th century B.C. on the canyon of the river Girdimanchai (Upper Caucasus).
    The village is small, but very picturesque. The territory is recognized as a cultural reserve and is considered a popular touristic destination of the Great Silk Road.
    Lahich has preserved its trade and craft center up to now. You can meet there unique hand-made items from copper, adorned with carving in the form of oriental ornaments, knitted and weaved goods, wood and leather ware, souvenir knives and many other.
    The village developed and improved. Streets were slabbed, two and three storey houses were built. People learned to do sewerage and water-pipe channels.



    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Meysary, Meysary, Daghlig Shirvan Region

    The natural climatic conditions of the Meysari village of Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi district, the volume of annual precipitation, temperature indicators, as well as the results of analyzes of soil samples taken from various places of the territory and carried out in various laboratories in France, confirm that there is an opportunity to grow high-quality and productive types of grapes. The vineyard with native and foreign grape varieties has been harvested in the territory of the complex, located in the village of Meysari in Shamakhi, besides, no chemicals are used to protect the products. Grapes harvested in natural conditions and only hand-picked. Since the artificial preservatives, dyes, aromatizers and other chemical components are not used in the wine production process, organic wines are rich in vitamins and minerals."Sadaf", "Marjan" and "Makhmari" wines, produced by "Shirvan wines" LLC under the brand of "Meysari", are distinguished by its own taste, color and aroma.
    In the vineyard, you will get acquainted with the preparing of different types of wines and also you can buy fresh wines juices in the vinery with low price. In the degustation hall you will taste different types of wines with Snacks including bun-dried tomatoes, cheese plate, nuts, raisins, fresh cucumbers, tomatoes and herbs.
    Later, you will have a lunch at the local restaurants.The winery opens Mon-Sat from 08:00 till 19:00 (Sunday by arrangements)
    The restaurant is open every day.
    Besides, The first Grape and Wine Festival has kicked off in Meysari village of Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi district on 31 August, aiming to promote local production of grapes and wine, increase the export potential of wine and highlight the history of wine making in Azerbaijan.

    Drive back to Baku

    Duration: 2 hours

  • 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
    Infants must sit on laps
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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