Quba & Khinalig Tour
Looking for an unforgettable adventure? Look no further than the Quba and ancient Khinalig villages of Azerbaijan.
Nestled in the Caucasus Mountains, Quba is one of Azerbaijan’s oldest continuously inhabited places in the world, founded over 2,000 years ago. Khinalig is the highest village in Azerbaijan, and among the highest in the Caucasus. Both villages are considered to be among the country’s premiere destinations, with beautiful landscapes and interesting villages. Quba and Khinalig offer a unique opportunity to see Azerbaijan’s history and culture up close.
With our Quba and Khinalig tour, you’ll get to experience all that this amazing region of the country has to offer. This tour will take you through both villages, giving you a chance to see the sights and learn about the people and cultures that make these villages so special. From hiking through the stunning mountains to exploring the ancient villages, our Quba and Khinalig tour is the perfect way to experience Azerbaijan.
Join us on this tour of Quba and Khinalig, and experience Azerbaijan like never before!
- This tour begins with an early morning pick-up from your hotel in Baku city. From there, we’ll drive to the Quba region of Azerbaijan, located in the north of the country.
- We’ll start our day with a hike through the stunning Caucasus Mountains. The scenery in this region is truly breathtaking, and you’ll have plenty of time to take photos and enjoy the fresh mountain air.
- Stop at the Five Finger “Beshbarmag Dag” area and enjoy the stunning views of the Quba region, including the Qachrash Forest.
- We’ll head to the village of Khinalug. This ancient village is one of the highest in Azerbaijan and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. We’ll explore the village, learning about its history and culture.
- Next up is Eagle Peak: at an altitude of 2,438 meters, this is the highest point in the village of Khinalug. From here, you’ll have stunning views of the Caucasus Mountains. If we are lucky, we can even observe the clear view of eagles flying across the Northern Caucasus skies!
- After spending some time at Eagle Peak, we’ll head back to the village of Khinalig for a traditional Azerbaijani lunch, served at a local house in Khinalug.
- Continue exploring the village with a visit to the Khinalug museum and mosque
- In the afternoon, we’ll take a tea break and try local sweets in one of the traditional Azerbaijani tea houses in Khinalug.
- Afterwards, we’ll begin our journey back to Baku city, arriving in the early evening. You’ll be dropped off at your hotel, where this tour ends.
- The tour is suitable for children of all ages, and children under 3 are free.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels in Baku is included in this tour and will be arranged after booking.
- To ensure an on-time start, please be ready and waiting in your lobby 30 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time.
- The tour might be multilingual: English and other language guides available
- Travelers on this tour are recommended to bring warm clothes for the hike, as well as comfortable walking shoes. Don’t forget your camera to capture the stunning views of the Quba and Khinalig regions!