Sheki is one of the most ancient cities of Azerbaijan. With Private Sheki Tour you will be able to discover the most important historical sides of Sheki as well as stopping in natural beauties of Gabala City. Our tours include professional guides who will explain the history of the city and will give you all the major information about touristic sites.
What is included/excluded
Entrance Tickets to Museums
Hotel Pick Up/Drop Off
Professional Tour Guide
All Fees and Taxes
Entry/Admission - Palace of Shaki Khans
Entry/Admission - Church of Kish
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from your hotel or any accommodation that you stay inside of the Baku City
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan
On the way to the Gabala city, you will stop in several places. First stop will be The Juma Mosque in Shamakhi City. The mosque is one of the earliest mosques built in Azerbaijan that survived until our times. It was built in year 743, destroyed 2 times by the earthquakes, also burnt by Armenians in the year 1918. It was restored in 2013 by the order of the President.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Nohur Gol, Gebele, Azerbaijan
After the mosque, you will stop in the very dense forest that covers the asphalt road. Your driver will stop in the forest which you can take photos and breathe the fresh air of the forest. After the forest, you will visit the very beautiful lake called Nohur Lake. Nohur lake with its beautiful landscape, surrounded by mountains and green trees and decorated by bird sounds will amaze you. Swimming in the lake is prohibited, but you can have boat rides on the lake.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Palace of Shaki Khans, Giləhli, Şəki, Azerbaijan
After reaching the Sheki city, you will visit the Sheki Khans Palace. Palace was built in the year 1762, and in the construction of the building, no nails and glue were used. Inside of the Palace is decorated with beautiful paintings with the special philosophical meanings. Windows of the palace were made with Shebeke style. Each window is consisting of 5000 pieces of wood and glasses.
After the Palace, you will visit the Craftsmen House. It is the building which was used by the Russian Empire as a prison. Now in the building, craftsmen of Sheki are selling handmade souvenirs. Also, you will also see the workshop of Shebeke and meet with the craftsman who is doing it in Sheki. Inside of the Palace fortress walls, you will visit the Museum of the History.
Next destination will be the Upper Caravanserai, built in the 18th century and used as a hotel. Ancient hotel is also being used as a 3-star hotel now. If you wish you will visit the Sweet Shops of Sheki to buy some traditional halva or bamiye.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Stop At: Church of Kish, Sheki Azerbaijan
As the last destination, you will visit the Kish Albanian Temple. Temple was built between 1-5th centuries and used as the moon temple first and then as a church after the people of Albania accepted Christianity.
Duration: 30 minutes
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate