Shamakhi and Gabala Tour (All inclusive)

Shamakhi and Gabala Tour (All inclusive)

Azerbaijan Travel International is pleased to present our guests Shamakhi-Gabala tour.

Baku-Gabala tour is a journey in which cities, regions, capitals, climatic zones and parts of the world change. After spending a day on this way, you get acquainted with the main feature of the nature of Azerbaijan – its rich diversity. And in addition to being close to nature, you get closer to the culture and history of Azerbaijan, as the road passes in the lands that have a wonderful past.

And the details are in the journey itself. What a miracle happened a thousand years ago in Qobustan, what is special about the technology of the ancient Shamakhi mosque, what Gabala looks like from a bird's-eye view, what is special about the taste of Sheki halva and much, much more will be learned by anyone who will make himself (and loved ones) a pleasant gift by purchasing the Baku-Gabala tour.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Baku, Baku, Absheron Region

Morning in Baku.

The guests are met by a guide around the country – a representative of the tour operator Azerbaijan Travel International and everyone sets off on a comfortable bus, first passing through the whole city. There are 250 kilometers ahead, and guests will have several halts, stops with excursions and lunch.

Stop At: Khirdalan, Azerbaijan


The first stop is not far from the city of Khirdalan, the south-easternmost city in Europe, next to Baku. Stop at the supermarket, where guests can make the necessary purchases, stock up on water, perform water procedures. Or try fresh traditional Azerbaijani pastries in a bakery with a diverse selection.
In a quarter of an hour– we are on the road again, on the road that is laid through the desert of the Gobustan region, again to the North Caucasian ridge, to its Asian part.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan


Gobustan city. The capital of Gobustan district is the next stop, which is included in the Baku-Gabala tour package. Here guests will have an excursion to the place where a real miracle happened about a thousand years ago. The picturesque ravine, which is often called "Little Petra", is famous for the historical mausoleum "Diri Baba". It is visited not only by tourists, but also by pilgrims, since the mausoleum is an active religious building.
After the tour, the bus leaves the desert and goes to the territory of orchards and vineyards, to the temperate climatic zone, the neighboring city of Shamakhi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan


Shamakhi city is the ancient capital of the medieval state of Shirvan. In this city, one of the centers of Azerbaijani poetry and viticulture, guests will have an excursion to the Juma Mosque. Guests will find themselves in the walls of a grandiose architectural structure made according to ancient antiseismic technology. A visit to the first Muslim temple in the Caucasus, built in 743, will introduce tourists to the history of Islam in Azerbaijan and the history of the mosque itself. After that, they will go further along the road that stretches like a ribbon along the Mugan mountain Pass, classic for the Greater Caucasus, and leads to the northwest of Azerbaijan to Ismayilli.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ismailly, Ismailly, Daghlig Shirvan Region


On the official border between the Shamakhi and Ismayilli districts of Azerbaijan, there is the next halt. Every region of the country is famous for some fruits that our generous land gives. Ismayilli is famous for its honey, and a stop at the Honey House will give travelers the opportunity to taste local natural varieties.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ismailli, Azerbaijan


Lunch in the Ismailli forest. An hour break in a car transfer in a cozy restaurant will bring the main gastronomic notes to the Baku-Gabala tour. A three-course meal will end with a tea party, and fresh air saturated with oxygen will have a beneficial effect on digestion.
Well-fed and with pleasant impressions from the first half of the tour, the guests go on. The culmination of the journey awaits them.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tufandag Mountain Resort, Duruca KNndi 4 km from Qabala City, Qabala 3600 Azerbaijan

The city of Gabala is the capital of the Gabala district. The city, which was in ancient times the capital of Caucasian Albania, and today is known as a ski resort, will welcome tourists on the territory of the most famous hotel in the region "Tufandag". Ski trails are located here and cable car cables are stretched over them, from which magnificent views of the mountains and the central part of the city open. The highest point of this exciting attraction is the peak of the Sleeping Beauty Mountain (Yatmysh Gezel), located at an altitude of about two thousand meters above the level of the world ocean.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Qabala, Qabala, Shaki-Zaqatala Region


The tour operator Azerbaijan Travel International is not limited to a trip by cable car in the city of Gabala. The next stop is a tea party in the House of Sweets, where our guests drink tea with all kinds of dessert dishes, tasting of which is included in the price of the tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Nohur Gol, XV3G+9GR, Gebele, Azerbaijan


Lake Nohur. A worthy end to the journey offered by the Baku-Gabala tour package is a stop on the shore of a colorful mountain lake. To characterize the acquaintance with him, one word is enough – pacification. Riding a catamaran on its mirrored surface or walking along its wooded shore will encourage any sad person to rethink existence and come to the conclusion that the world is really beautiful.
Half an hour later - on the way back by semi-express with a short rest in the city of Shamakhi.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Baku, Baku, Absheron Region

18:00 - 21:00

Returning to Baku, which has already become like a native, to which you return as to your home, realizing that you have fallen in love with Azerbaijan and there is no end to this love.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Infant meals not included"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Private tour
11/6/2019 - 4/9/2024
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Group tour
1/1/2021 - 4/9/2024
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Duration: 12 To 13 Hours
Start location: Qoşa Qala Qapısı, 9R9P+GF6, Əziz Əliyev küçəsi, Bakı, Azerbaijan
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from central hotels in Baku exept Hotels that aresituated in the Old City and near by. That
guests are coming to the Double Gates - main gates of the Old City (Qosha Qala qapisi)

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch - Meals or drinks not included in the menu can be ordered for an additional fee.
  • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Tufandag Mountain Resort
  • Entry/Admission - Diri Baba Mausoleum

Not Included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


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