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Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour

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

We open our exciting trip with Shamakhi village. Shamakhi is an excellent place not only to get acquainted with the history and culture of Azerbaijan but also to have a great rest among the majestic mountain ranges and green meadows.
Lahij is a notable place with its beautiful handicrafts traditions, particularly related to copper. The village’s carpet and rug crafts are very popular in the South Caucasus.
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
Private Shamakhi - Lahij tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    Professional English-speaking tour guide
    Professional Driver
    Hotel pickup & drop-off

    Excluded
    Food and drink
    Personal expenses
  • Departure & Return

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up all travelers from any hotel inside of the city.

  • What to Expect

    Itinerary
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan

    Diri-Baba is a unique monument, a two-story mausoleum of the 15th century, located on the road from Baku to Shamakhi in the village of Maraza opposite the old cemetery. For a long time, residents believed that a saint by the name of Diri-Baba was buried in this place and remained incorruptible. However, many legends and mystical details are associated with this monument. Therefore, already from the 17th century, it began to attract many pilgrims and ordinary travelers. The peculiarity of the building is that the architect as if “built-in” the tomb in the rock, and it seems as if she is holding herself “on weight,” cut off from the ground. The tomb admires the severity of architecture, the purity of the lines, and against the irregularities of the dark rock, the light and smooth surface of its walls, standing out, seems solemn.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Juma mosque in Shamakhi is unique, and it has no analogs in Azerbaijan. The huge prayer hall of the mosque is divided into three independent parts, connected by wide open apertures. Each piece has a separate mihrab and entrance. But the mosque was destroyed by wars and earthquakes, and it was rebuilt and rebuilt more than once. The mosque received a modern look in the 20th century.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Yeddi Gumbez Mausoleum or “Seven Domes,” whose appearance dates back to the 15th century, is located at the foot of the Gulistan fortress. So popularly called the tomb of the Shirvan rulers in Shamakhi. Notable representatives from the Shirvanshah dynasty are buried here. Seven domes – just as many tombstones are in the crypt.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lahic, Lahic

    Lahij is a village, named after the lahij tribe who came here in the 4-5th centuries from the territory of Iran. This historical and architectural monument was built in the 5th century on the territory of the canyon of the Girdimanchay river. Here preserved ancient mosques and baths, medieval water supply and sewage system.

    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
    Infant seats available
    Most travelers can participate
    This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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