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From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature and Food Tour

Product ID: 292070
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Travel into the mountains of Azerbaijan from Baku on a full-day tour. Explore Shamakhi and Gabala, discovering Azerbaijani food, vast lakes, and alpine scenery.
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Duration: 8.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel in Baku. Your guide will be waiting in the lobby with a sign with the local partner's name on it.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Juma mosque, the oldest mosque in Azerbaijan
  • Take a cable car up a mountain for for splendid views over the surrounding area
  • Experience Azerbaijani culture through its food in Gabala City
  • Explore the pristine Nohur Lake and 7 Beauties Waterfall
Full description
After pickup from your hotel in Baku, head off into the Azerbaijani mountains for a full-day adventure. You’ll start in the Shamakhi region, visiting the the Juma mosque, dating back to the 12th century. Driving through the picturesque north-eastern caucasian mountains, you’ll arrive in Gabala.

After sitting down for a lunch of traditional Azerbaijani delicacies, you’ll head off into the verdant mountains that Gabala is renowned for. At the foot of Mount Tufandagh, you’ll board a cable card to head up to the top of the mountain to gaze upon the lush valleys beneath you. 

Afterwards, head off to Nohur Lake, known for its emerald-green waters surrounded by stately mountains. Hopping in to a Soviet-era Lada car, you’ll mount the hill up to the 7 Beauties Waterfall, named for the 7 stages of the falls. After taking in innumerable natural beauty, you’ll head back to your accommodation in Baku.
Includes
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned minivan or car
  • National Park entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Cable car in Gabala (an additional cost of $12)

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that in the winter the Seven Beauties waterfall may have to be skipped due to weather or road conditions
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Product ID: 292070