Gabala is one of the most ancient and beautiful cities in Azerbaijan, which was the capital of Caucasian Albania for 600 years. Archeological evidence indicates that the city functioned as the capital of Caucasian Albania as early as 4th century BC.
In Lahij you will have a breathtaking tour where you will have a chance to visit long-standing and ancient mausoleum and medieval village, meet highly skilled craftsmen in traditional workshops and feel the spirit of historical Azerbaijan alongside with amazing nature.
What is included/excludedProfessional driver and guide
Comfortable car with air conditioner
Pick up/drop off
Entry/Admission - Diri Baba Mausoleum
Food and drinks
Entrance fee for the Cable Car in Tufandag
Entry/Admission - Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex
Departure & ReturnTraveler pickup is offered
As this is a private tour, we pick up all travelers from the hotel/accommodation where they stay.
What to ExpectItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan
On the road to Lahij village, the first stop will be in Maraza village. You will visit Diri Baba mausoleum (mausoleum-mosque of the 15th century called Diri-Baba, located across from the old cemetery).
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: Lahic Guest House, Lahich, Azerbaijan
Lahij village – historical-architectural landmark built in the 5th century B.C. on the canyon of the river Girdimanchai). Lahij is an ancient village with charming eye-catching sidewalks inlaid by stones. At the most beautiful part of the tour you will visit traditional workshops making jewelry, copperware, carpets, pottery, daggers, and iron tools. Lahij village is also famous for medieval water supply and sewage systems.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex, 4 km from Qabala City, Qabala Azerbaijan
Heading to Gabala the first destination is Tufandag cable road – Whether for skiing, or just for memorable summer views of the Alpine scenery behind Gabala, jump aboard the Tufandag network of four cable cars.
Note: Entrance to the complex is free, but the cable car cost per person: 14 AZN (includes 2 stops) and 20 AZN (includes full stop)
Duration: 3 hours
Hotel PickupHotel 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 PolicyFor a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Additional infoConfirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
As Gabala located in the north-west of Azerbaijan, you are recommended to wear warm.
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate