Lahij Tour & Picnic (All Inclusive)

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Discover Lahij village where is protected by UNESCO because the village was one of the best handcraft and trading centers in the Caucasus. People started to live there from III-IV centuries and even village has water and sewage systems that operate 1000 years. You can spend hours strolling along the cobblestone streets and looking at all kinds of crafts of craftsmen and artisans who have preserved their traditions and technologies of working on non-ferrous metals (copper, bronze). The magnificent works of Lahij masters on copper vessels were exhibited at the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873.We will also stop at the Zarnava suspension bridge, Ismailli region, a region of beautiful rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce and wine. After discovering the Lahij village, the trip will be followed by a picnic party, which will cater mix of kebabs (pieces of lamb, kofte, chicken and grilled vegetables), fresh salads and local hommemade wine.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Gosha Gala Tower

You'll start at Gosha Gala Tower or you can also get picked up from your accommodation.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum

With two stories, Diri Baba Mausoleum dates to the 15th century. According to legend, Diri Baba, a holy man, is buried there in an undisclosed location. Other legends added more mystical details, which made the place a focus for pilgrims since the 17th century. The entire complex is built inside the rock and from the side, the impression is created that the tomb is suspended in the air. Climb the stairs to the second floor, where you will find the most interesting part of the mausoleum, a room with a vaulted dome, a stone carved decoration and a memorial to Sheikh Ibrahim on the wall. Through the narrow passage in the northern wall you can reach the cave, where the holy place is buried. As you climb the floors you will notice more ancient and mysterious inscriptions!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Juma Mosque

Juma Mosque in Shamakhy– Juma Mosque of Shamakhi is the largest mosque of Azerbaijan. Moreover, it is one of the first mosques of Azerbaijan after the Arab occupation of Caucasus. Built more than 1,200 years ago Shamakhi Dzhuma mosque still remains one of the largest cult structures of the Caucasus.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lahic

A little village called Lahij ,where is protected by UNESCO, can take your breath away with its antique cobbled streets and stone houses. All houses and streets remained untouched by the time, which bring you in the unique atmosphere of a medieval city with it's inherent color. Lahij has preserved its trade and craft center and you can explore unique hand-made items from copper, adorned with carving in the form of oriental ornaments, knitted and weaved goods, wood and leatherware, souvenir knives and many other.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

Suspension bridge, Ismailli (Ismayilli) District, Shirvan, Azerbaijan. An iron suspension bridge spans the Girdmanchay, a fast-flowing river. The bridge is one of the most whimsical rivers in Azerbaijan. Girdman was built on the river in 1969. The bridge is 28 meters long and is the most important pedestrian path to the village of Zarnava.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

Discover İsmailli, a region of beautiful rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce and wine. After discovering the Lahij village, the trip will be followed by a picnic party, which will cater mix of kebabs (pieces of lamb, kofte, chicken and grilled vegetables), fresh salads and local hommemade wine.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Gosha Gala Tower

You'll return to the starting point.

Duration: 15 minutes
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