During the Guba & Khinalig Tour you will be a ble to see and admire to Landscape of the Guba city, Carpet Weaving Factory, Mosques, Qecresh Forest, the highest and one of the oldest village - Khinalig Village, Red Settlement - Jewish Village. This trip is an opportunity to meet friendly locals, eat delicious food like none other on earth, enjoy the beauty of incredibly diverse landscapes and feel the freedom and the power of mountains.
What is included/excluded
Professional Tour Guide
Hotel pick up & drop off
Any meals & drinks
Any entry fees
Entry/Admission - MestDergah
Entry/Admission - The Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick the up our all guests from any located hotel / accommodation / places inside of the Baku City.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Qecresh Bag, Губа, Quba 4000, Azerbaijan
On the way to Khinalig (Khinalug) Village, you will be able to stop for the pictures inside of the Qecresh forest. In the forest you will see the local people, they will offer to ride the horse.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: State Historical, Architectural and Ethnographic Reserve Khinalig, Khinalug Azerbaijan
During Guba & Khinalig Tour we will visit north side of Azerbaijan. First stop will be in Guba city for the Mosques and Carpet Weaving factory - one of the oldest cities in Azerbaijan. Special and unique nature & landscape, nice climate and gorgeous fress air - all this you will admire in Guba. After that our route heading to the highest village in Azerbaijan - “ Xinaliq", "Khinalug"; also rendered as Khanaluka, Khanalyk, Khinalykh, or Khynalyk) is an ancient Caucasian village going back to the Caucasian Albanian period. It is located high up in the mountains of Guba Region, Azerbaijan. Khinalig is among the most ancient and continuously inhabited places in the world, with history of over 5,000 years. Because of the high altitude and remoteness of Khinalig it managed to survive and with stand many invasions.
Note: This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: MestDergah, Quba-Xinaliq yolu 25km, Quba 4000, Azerbaijan
After the Khinalig Village you will visit to Mastargah Waterfall. This waterfall is not big. Anyway, you can visit and take some pictures on there. In waterfall area - they have restaurant, if you want you can eat some meals or you can do tea break.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: The Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, Quba Azerbaijan
On the way back to Guba (Quba) city you will visit to Guba Genocide Memorial Complex. Thousands of Azerbaijanis have marched to Guba Genocide Memorial Complex to commemorate the centenary of the Genocide of Azerbaijanis of March, 1918. The Guba burial site of genocide victims was found during excavations on April 1, 2007. In 2009, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the "Action Plan to perpetuate the victims of mass murder in Guba", decided to create a memorial and conduct landscaping and improvement on the site of the mass graves. The research established that the burial is related to the genocide committed by the Armenians against the local civilian population in 1918. The research also discovered the remains of more than 400 people belonging to different age groups in the grave. It was established that along with Azerbaijanis the mass grave contains the remains of brutally murdered Lezgins, Jews, Tats and other ethnic groups living in Guba.
Duration: 30 minutes
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.
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
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires endurance of high altitude, unexpected weather condition and uphill roads.
Not recommended for travelers with the fear of heights.
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