Day trip

From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature Tour

4.5 / 5

17 reviews

Activity provider: Baku Tours
Day trip

From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature Tour

Activity provider: Baku Tours

From US$ 63.54 per person

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.

About this activity

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Duration 8.5 - 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English
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.
Private or small groups available

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
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned minivan or car
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Cable car in Gabala (an additional cost of $12)
  • Lunch (available to purchase)

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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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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November 12, 2022

It was a really great trip and I really like everything I have visited many places , having lunch was very tasty and the tour guide is very kind and cute I recommend this trip

October 3, 2022

Thanks to the amazing staff for the driver and guide Sha who made the day an amazing experience and explained everything in the best way Really recommend

July 6, 2022

Product ID: 292070