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Sheki Historical and Nature Tour

Sheki Historical and Nature Tour

Explore the charm of Sheki with our amazing tour through Azerbaijan's history and culture. Our itinerary includes: Palace of Sheki Khans: Discover the exquisite Palace of Sheki Khans, showcasing Azerbaijani architectural brilliance. Sheki's City Center: Enjoy a leisurely stroll through Sheki's lively center, where you can shop for local crafts and souvenirs. Delicious Lunch: Indulge in a tasty Azerbaijani lunch. Albanian Church, Kish Village: Visit the ancient Albanian Church in Kish village, unveiling the region's deep historical roots. Khanland is a haven for thrill-seekers, offering ziplining and off road cars. Nature enthusiasts can unwind by a mesmerizing waterfall, adding an extra layer of excitement and natural beauty to your Sheki tour. Conclude your tour with a comfortable drop-off at your hotel or a central location. Book now for a day filled with cultural exploration in Sheki, Azerbaijan.

From Baku: Sheki Private Day Trip

From Baku: Sheki Private Day Trip

Visit Azerbaijan's hidden gem, the small city of Sheki, on a private day trip from Baku. Located in the foothills of beautifully forested mountains, Sheki has a rich history reflected in its architecture.  Start your tour with pickup from your hotel in Baku and head towards Sheki. Continue to Sheki as you admire the gorgeous scenery of neighboring mountains. Meander through its streets, stop in a tea house, and visit the beautiful Palace of Sheki Khans. Explore the Shaki Caravanserai, a historical complex dating back to the 18th-19th centuries that now serves as a hotel.  Before heading back to Baku, visit the ancient Church of Kish outside of Sheki. Learn about the complex and explore the mysterious history of Caucasian Albania. At the end of your private tour, you'll be dropped off back at your hotel in Baku.

From Baku: 2-Day Private Tour to Sheki with Overnight Stay

From Baku: 2-Day Private Tour to Sheki with Overnight Stay

This tour is designed to cover historic cities in the North Eastern Part of Azerbaijan. On day one, visit Juma mosque which is considered the oldest mosque in Azerbaijan located in Shamakhi city. On the way to Sheki, guests will stop in Gabala and cover the main sights in the city. Sheki city will be covered with Sheki Khan Palace, a Medieval Caravanserai, and sights at the city center with an overnight stay in a medieval caravanserai.

Private Sheki Tour by Heritage Travel

Private Sheki Tour by Heritage Travel

Unveil the Charms of Sheki Join us for an extraordinary journey to explore the vibrant history and rich culture of Azerbaijan. Our tour takes you through the heart of Sheki, revealing architectural marvels, bustling markets, and ancient churches. Let our expert guide transport you through time, sharing the intriguing stories of this remarkable region. Itinerary: Palace of Sheki Khans: Explore the exquisite Palace of Sheki Khans, an iconic example of Azerbaijani architectural brilliance. Sheki's Bustling Center: Stroll through Sheki's lively city center, where you can shop for local crafts and souvenirs, immersing yourself in the local atmosphere. Albanian Church, Kish Village: Visit the ancient Albanian Church in Kish village, uncovering the deep historical roots of the region. Khanland is a haven for thrill-seekers, offering ziplining and off road cars. Nature enthusiasts can unwind by a mesmerizing waterfall, adding an extra layer of excitement and natural beauty to your Sheki tour. As the tour concludes, we ensure your comfort with convenient drop-off at your hotel or a central location, leaving you with the option to continue exploring or relax after a day filled with cultural exploration. Book now and experience the captivating allure of Sheki in Azerbaijan.

From Baku: Sheki Private Day Trip

From Baku: Sheki Private Day Trip

Take a memorable day trip to Azerbaijan pearl - Sheki . Its private day trip from Baku with professional team - driver and certificated guide . Natural beauty of surrunding cities will follow up you till Sheki . Place of Sheki Khan will take you to history of Khans . You will fond of this natural , otijinal and unique architecture . Pleace of Kervansaray - will be some of best part of this tour . Explore the local meals especially - thats is totally different cuisine . Sweeties of Sheki are special on that region . So that tour will make you happy - its guarantee .

Sheki – gem of culture (FROM GABALA)

Sheki – gem of culture (FROM GABALA)

Guests will start their day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Gabala, preparing for an enriching excursion. At 10:00 AM, they'll embark on a journey to Sheki, where they'll immerse themselves in the charm of the historic old town. Upon arrival, they'll find themselves transported back in time as they wander the cobbled streets, surrounded by 19th-century merchant houses adorned with distinctive gabled roofs. The air is filled with the scent of history as they admire the intricate brickwork and hunt for relics from Sheki's illustrious past as a silk trade hub. The highlight of the visit is the Sheki Khans' Palace, a masterpiece of architecture showcasing the city's rich cultural heritage. Guests can explore the palace's ornate interiors, marveling at its intricate designs and opulent decor. As they stroll through the old town, guests can take a break to enjoy tea and sweets, soaking in the bucolic atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage site. They can also visit house museums dedicated to local literary heroes Mirza Fatali Akhundzade and Bakhtiyar Vahabzade, gaining insight into Azerbaijan's literary legacy. For those with a penchant for craftsmanship, Sheki offers a treasure trove of artisanal boutiques. Guests can witness the traditional art of kelaghayi headscarf printing and takalduz embroidery, marveling at the skill and precision of local artisans. In the Sheki Fortress, they'll have the opportunity to visit a shebeke workshop, where spectacular mosaics are painstakingly composed of thousands of tiny pieces of stained glass. Here, they can witness the craftsmanship that has been passed down through generations, adding to the city's cultural tapestry. After a day filled with exploration and discovery, guests will return to Gabala, their hearts full of memories and their minds enriched by the cultural treasures of Sheki's historic old town.

From Baku : 5 days Baku and Gabala/ Sheki Guided Tour

From Baku : 5 days Baku and Gabala/ Sheki Guided Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Baku , Azerbaijan Welcome to Azerbaijan. On arrival at Baku Airport , a tour representative will meet you at the airport holding a sign with your name on it. You'll have a private transfer to your hotel in Baku . Free time for relaxing . After proceed to Night Panoramic Tour with privare vehicle and guide . Highland Park , Flame towers and drive through the city with amazing night view . Day 2: Full-Day Baku city Tour After breakfast, you'll be picked up from your hotel to begin your tour of Baku , the only city in the world situated on two continents. Old City Baku an ancient history. You'll visit the Maiden Tower , Shirvansah Palace, the Juma Mosque, and the Palace of Shirvansah . Visit the Nizami street for shopping. Visit Baku Boulevard for cruz tour . Ferris wheel will be good view of city . Haydar Aliyev Center with the Entrance of Modern museum and classic car museum . Then overnight in Baku . Please note: Cruz tour , Ferris Wheel availability up to weather conditions . Day 3: Full-Day Abseron Tour After breakfast and pick up from your hotel, you'll visit the Abseron. 3D bio Museum of Gobustan will be interesting part of tour . After you will visit Open Air Rock Museum . Ancient story , original touch will be surprise you a lot . Then enjoy a trip to the Active Mud Volcanos . On the way you will stop at Bibiheybat Mosque . Photo stop at First Oil well in the world .Tour will b econtuine to Atesgah Fire Temple . Then Abseron tour final destination - Yanardag Fire Mountain . Overnight in Baku . Day 4 Gabala Day trip / Sheki Day Trip ( Up to Request ) You'll be picked up from your hotel and Gabala Tour will start with the Shamaky Nature tour with visit of Diribaba Mouseleum and Smaakhy Juma Mosque. Your guide will give you all information about all Places . Then head out to explore. After Shamaky The first stop is Gabala Tufandag mountain Resort for Cable Car Ride . Then you'll head to shooting Club for fun . Finally you will transfer to the Baku . Overnight at Baku Hotel 2nd Option - Day trip to Sheki You'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Sheki . Then head out to explore. The first stop is historical Albanian Church . Then you'll head to Sheki and learn the importance of Sheki Khans Palace and an ancient culture. Finally, descend toward the center of City Sheki Karvansaray and Grand Bazaar. Drive back to Baku . Overnight at Baku hotel. Day 5 After breakfast check out from the hotel and enjoy your private transfer back to Haydar Aliyev International Airport for your flight home with perfect memories .

From Baku: Stay with Locals on a Gabala and Sheki 2-Day Trip

From Baku: Stay with Locals on a Gabala and Sheki 2-Day Trip

Taking this tour giving you different experience . This is totally different hospitality of local people . Forget standart hotels , standart services . Switch off your phone - experience the most different tour on your life . Taste local meals , enjoy the village view . Local guide will give you fully information about historical places . Nature of Gabala will make you feeling at paradise . Sheki day trip will take you to orijinal history of Azerbaijan . Sheki Khans Palace will take you to 18th century . When you touch to Kervansaray stones - you will see the daily life of locals o the markets centuries before .Overnight with locals , their talk and dinner tables will be tasty part of your tour . Bbq party will be some of dofferent experiences for you - you will prepare dinner with locals and taste together with them . Take this tour , enjoy best part of your life - find your inner slience .

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4.8
(5 reviews)

The guide for our tour, Habil , was very knowledgeable, pleasant and seemed to really love what he was doing. And we appreciate that he didn't smoke. The local people were great . They were doing their best for making us happy . The sites we visited and the cities we went were definitely worth seeing especially if you love history and ancient civilization. Walking was very perfect and we went some places with hiking and that places impossible to find by yourself .Really loved it . The pacing of the tour was just right for us and enterin/exiting the sites was smooth. Food was great and we helped local owner for making the dinner together . It was great part of this organization . Restaurants also preffered our guide were all great. The tour vehicles we used were very spacious and comfortable. Communicating with the tour provider was easy with prompt replies. Will definitely recommend this tour if you looking something special .

The tour guide Mr Habil is almost an expert on Sheki. He picked me up in front of the hotel on time. I read his interviews about Sheki and Azerbaijan in the articles - JRNY Magazine, Wanderlust Magazine and BBC Travel. Along the way, he entertained me with beautiful songs. He treated me to an Italian coffee halfway through. We visited the city of Gabala and Sheki, the pearls of the Caucasus. He also took me to places that were not mentioned in the program and were not visited by tourists. We tasted delicious traditional dishes reoresenting Sheki in a small cafe in the village and went to the forest massif to drink tea with Sheki halva. I can write many compliments to this company and guide, but the simbols are limited 😊. Thanks

It was my first trip to Azerbaijan and I explored it much more than I expected from the view of history, geographiy and culture. Our tour guide, Mr. Habil Gudratli has deep knowledge of all aspects of Azerbaijan, as well as amazing hospitality. He provided comfortable atmosphere all the time and made my time in Azerbaijan unforgettable. I strongly recommend everyone this tour if you want to learn and enjoy Sheki in a limited time. Thank you very much again!

It was a fantastic private tour & well guided. Our guide Habil guided us along this fantastic journey teaching us about the locations. The places visited were beautiful especially Sheki Khan Palace Would definitely recommend this tour.

Fantastic trip that made it possible to see the entire landscape of Azerbaijan and have a view of the interior and mountains of the Caucasus. Our guide Habil was fantastic. Very attentive and polite. No defects. Note 20