Tour to Sheki and Lahij (Lahic)2 Days | Baku, Maraza village, Lahij, Sheki, Kish, Shamakhi

Tour to Sheki and Lahij (Lahic)

Azerbaijan is a country with a rich history, beautiful nature and wonderful people. It surely needs more time to see all its sides and parts, but in a two-day tour to Sheki and Lahij, you will see thousand-year-old traditions, visit ancient sights, Christian churches, mosques, luxurious palaces and streets of old villages. You will feel this Caucasian country even in this relatively short time.

 

 

Tour itinerary:

Day 1: Baku – Shamakha – Lahij – Sheki
 
In the morning, depart from your hotel in Baku to Sheki. On the way, visit the Diri Baba Mausoleum in Maraza. Continue to Shamakha and see the historical Juma Mosque, Yeddi Gumbez Mausoleum, and the Shirvan Shah's family grave yard. Drive through the Girdimanchay River Canyon to visit Lahij, a 5th century place rich in its historic and architectural values. Lahij is an ancient village with charming eye-catching sidewalks inlaid with stones. It is famous for its medieval water supply and sewage systems, as well as traditional jewelry, copperware, carpets, pottery, daggers, and iron tools workshops. In the afternoon, continue driving to Sheki. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Sheki – Kish – Baku
 
In the morning, check-out from the hotel and start sightseeing tour around Sheki. Visit stunning Sheki Khans’ Palace, a medieval fortress, and local History Museum. Continue to local mosque, handicrafts workshop, madrasah, and bazaar. Enjoy panoramic view of the town and head to Kish village located close by to Sheki. In Kish, visit the first Albanian church in Caucasus, dating back to the 1st century AD.
Depart back to Baku. Drop of at your hotel.
  • All transfers as per itinerary;
  • Accommodation based on triple room sharing, breakfasts included;
  • Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide;
  • Mineral water;
  • Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary.
  • Full board (lunch and dinner);
  • Hotel charges for additional services;
  • Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
  • Personal travel insurance.

Accommodation:

Economy Option
Comfort Option
Sheki - 1 night
Ruma Qala Hotel, IssamSheki Saray, Sheki Palace, Marxal

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