Guba

unspoiled nature preserved traditions

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.

unspoiled naturepreserved traditions

Get closer to the clouds and relax your soul

Located in the north-east of Azerbaijan, Guba is a great place to experience the Caucasus Mountains. Timeless mountain villages are populated by diverse peoples and offer great hiking and ecotourism opportunities. In the city itself you can discover some intriguing culinary secrets while in the surrounding villages local women weave some of the finest carpets in the Caucasus.

 

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INTERESTING FACT #1

Women in Guba have been weaving carpets since time immemorial and today some ancient rugs from the region are kept in museums as far afield as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

INTERESTING FACT #2

Unlike elsewhere, Guba’s traditional pakhlava sweets are actually usually cooked by men.

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Witness life in the remote mountain village of Khinalig
Witness life in the remote mountain village of Khinalig
Hiking

Witness life in the remote mountain village of Khinalig

Discover one of Azerbaijan’s top ethno-tourism spots and enjoy an intriguing local culture while experiencing... More

Visit the first Museum of Mountain Jews
Visit the first Museum of Mountain Jews
Jewish heritage

Visit the first Museum of Mountain Jews

Red Settlement is a truly unique place to visit. Characterized by its red-tiled roofs, this... More

Take carpet weaving masterclasses in Guba
Take carpet weaving masterclasses in Guba
Crafts making

Take carpet weaving masterclasses in Guba

Carpets in Guba are traditionally woven in winter and considered some of the finest in... More

Take a masterclass of Guba cuisine
Take a masterclass of Guba cuisine
Food, drinks and nightlife

Take a masterclass of Guba cuisine

Learn how to cook the most delicious and traditional Guba sweets like pakhlava or bukma,... More

Play golf in the beautiful countryside of Guba
Play golf in the beautiful countryside of Guba
Golf

Play golf in the beautiful countryside of Guba

If you are a golf and nature fan, you should visit Guba’s National Golf Club... More

Fishing at Chanlibel lake
Fishing at Chanlibel lake
Exploring outdoors

Fishing at Chanlibel lake

The nature of Guba and the hospitality of its local people have turned this region... More

Birdwatching in the Caucasus Mountains
Birdwatching in the Caucasus Mountains
Birdwatching

Birdwatching in the Caucasus Mountains

The stunningly set mountain villages of Khinalig and Laza are great places for birders to... More

Hiking along the Khinalig – Galakhudat trail
Hiking along the Khinalig – Galakhudat trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Khinalig – Galakhudat trail

Walking along this route, you can enjoy views of the steep cliffs of Mount Gizilgaya,... More

Hiking along the Galakhudat – Khinalig trail
Hiking along the Galakhudat – Khinalig trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Galakhudat – Khinalig trail

Walking along this route, you can enjoy views of the steep cliffs of Mount Gizilgaya,... More

Hiking along the Galakhudat – Griz trail
Hiking along the Galakhudat – Griz trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Galakhudat – Griz trail

Walking along this route, you can enjoy fabulous views of the wide Gudyalchay river valley... More

Hiking along the Griz – Galakhudat trail
Hiking along the Griz – Galakhudat trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Griz – Galakhudat trail

Walking along this trail, you can enjoy views of the wide Gudyalchay river valley with... More

Hiking along the Griz – Grizdehne trail
Hiking along the Griz – Grizdehne trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Griz – Grizdehne trail

Walking along this route, you can enjoy amazing views of the steep cliffs of the... More

Hiking along the Grizdehne – Griz trail
Hiking along the Grizdehne – Griz trail
Marked trails

Hiking along the Grizdehne – Griz trail

Walking along this route, you can enjoy passing through the low mountain forests of the... More

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