2 days in mountain regions of Azerbaijan

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2 days in mountain regions of Azerbaijan



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Khinalug is among the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, with a history spanning over 5,000 years. Because of its high altitude and remoteness, Khinalug managed to survive and withstand many invasions. There are also some other historical places such as a 12th-century mosque, a 15th-century mosque, and several ancient cemeteries between the mountains. Khinalug was included on the World Monuments Fund`s 2008 Watch List of the 100 Most Endangered Sites due to concern over the building of a road between Khinalug and Guba.

Qaleykhudat is situated 2200+m in the foothills of Gizilgaya Plateau`s steep rocks, a bit away from Khinalug. It is the only village near around where its people are Azerbaijani Turks.

Griz is located on 2000 m surrounded on one side steep deep canyon of Gudyalchay on another side steep rocky slopes of Gizilgaya. The people of the village are Giriz belongs to the Shahdag branch.


Day 1

- Road from Baku to Quba

- Tee break in Qecres village – in the forest

- Road to Khinalig village

- Hiking to Galaykhudat village (9-10 km) 

- Lunch, Dinner, and night in Galeykhudat village in a local house (if you want in a tent)

Day 2

- Breakfast

- Hiking to Griz village and Griz waterfall

- Lunch in Griz village

- Driving to the main road by 4x4 car

- Back to Baku and drop off at the hotel



- Transportation by bus/private car and 4x4 cars

- Accommodation in a local house (or in tent if you want we can organize the camping equipment also, except personal equipment)

- Food

- Guide

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Local house (1 night)


1 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners


4x4 car, horse


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