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One week around Azerbaijan - Baku Qabala Sheki provided by Travel2Baku

One week around Azerbaijan - Baku Qabala Sheki

One week around Azerbaijan - Baku Qabala Sheki
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dAthe 7th century B.C. They occupied a good deal of the fertile lands in South Caucasus in an area called Sakasena. The city of Shaki was one of the areas occupied by the Sakas. The original settlement dates back to the late Bronze Age. Shaki was one of the biggest cities of the Albanian states in the 1st century. The main temple of the ancient Albanians was located there. The kingdom of Shaki was divided into 11 administrative provinces. Shaki was one of the important political and economic cities before the Arab invasion.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
Russian, English
What to expect
  • There are traces of large-scale settlements in Shaki dating back to more than 2700 years ago. The Sakas were an Iranian people that wandered from the north side of the Black Sea through Derbend passage and to the South Caucasus and from there to Asia Minor in the 7th century B.C. They occupied a good deal of the fertile lands in South Caucasus in an area called Sakasena. The city of Shaki was one of the areas occupied by the Sakas. The original settlement dates back to the late Bronze Age. Shaki was one of the biggest cities of the Albanian states in the 1st century. The main temple of the ancient Albanians was located there. The kingdom of Shaki was divided into 11 administrative provinces. Shaki was one of the important political and economic cities before the Arab invasion. fter the collapse of the Hulagu Khan's rule in the first half of the 14th century, Shaki gained independence under the rule of Sidi Ahmed Orlat.[5] In the early 1500s, Safavid king Ismail I (r. 1501—1524) conquered the area, but the town continued to be governed by its hereditary rulers, under Safavid suzerainty.[6] Ismail's son and successor Shah Tahmasp (r. 1524—1576) put an end to this, and in 1551, he appointed the first Qizilbash governor to rule the town.[6]S The area was fully annexed by Russia by the Treaty of Gulistan in 1813 and the khanate was abolished in 1819 and the Shaki province was established in its place. Shaki province was merged with provinces of Shemakha, Baku, Susha, Lankaran, Derbent and Kuban in 1840 and Caspian Oblast was created. At same time Shaki was renamed as Nuha. The oblast was dissolved in 1846 and it was raion center of Shemakha Governorate. After the earthquake in Shemakha in 1859, the governorate was renamed as Baku Governorate. On 19 February 1868, raion of Nuha was passed to newly created Yelizavetpol Governorate with one of Susha. After founding of USSR, it was center of Nuha raion. Its one was abolished on 4 January 1963 and was bounded to one of Vartashen. Nuha one was founded again in 1965 and finally city and raion regained traditional name in 1968   Schedule 09:00– 10:30 – transfer to Sheki 10:30 – 12:30 – visiting Sheki Khan’s Palace, Karavansaray 12:30 – 13:30 – lunch 13:30 – 14:30 – transfer to Gakh 14:30 – 15:00 – transfer to Ilisu 15:00 – 16:00 – visiting Ilisu waterfall (partially 4x4 car) 16:00 – 17:00 – transfer to Sheki. 17:00 - 17:30 - tea brake 17:30 – 19:00 – transfer to Gabala     Price includes   • Private car (Mercedes Vito and 4x4 car) • Private guide • Lunch • Local guide  
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
Russian, English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
  • There are traces of large-scale settlements in Shaki dating back to more than 2700 years ago. The Sakas were an Iranian people that wandered from the north side of the Black Sea through Derbend passage and to the South Caucasus and from there to Asia Minor in the 7th century B.C. They occupied a good deal of the fertile lands in South Caucasus in an area called Sakasena. The city of Shaki was one of the areas occupied by the Sakas. The original settlement dates back to the late Bronze Age. Shaki was one of the biggest cities of the Albanian states in the 1st century. The main temple of the ancient Albanians was located there. The kingdom of Shaki was divided into 11 administrative provinces. Shaki was one of the important political and economic cities before the Arab invasion. fter the collapse of the Hulagu Khan's rule in the first half of the 14th century, Shaki gained independence under the rule of Sidi Ahmed Orlat.[5] In the early 1500s, Safavid king Ismail I (r. 1501—1524) conquered the area, but the town continued to be governed by its hereditary rulers, under Safavid suzerainty.[6] Ismail's son and successor Shah Tahmasp (r. 1524—1576) put an end to this, and in 1551, he appointed the first Qizilbash governor to rule the town.[6]S The area was fully annexed by Russia by the Treaty of Gulistan in 1813 and the khanate was abolished in 1819 and the Shaki province was established in its place. Shaki province was merged with provinces of Shemakha, Baku, Susha, Lankaran, Derbent and Kuban in 1840 and Caspian Oblast was created. At same time Shaki was renamed as Nuha. The oblast was dissolved in 1846 and it was raion center of Shemakha Governorate. After the earthquake in Shemakha in 1859, the governorate was renamed as Baku Governorate. On 19 February 1868, raion of Nuha was passed to newly created Yelizavetpol Governorate with one of Susha. After founding of USSR, it was center of Nuha raion. Its one was abolished on 4 January 1963 and was bounded to one of Vartashen. Nuha one was founded again in 1965 and finally city and raion regained traditional name in 1968   Schedule 09:00– 10:30 – transfer to Sheki 10:30 – 12:30 – visiting Sheki Khan’s Palace, Karavansaray 12:30 – 13:30 – lunch 13:30 – 14:30 – transfer to Gakh 14:30 – 15:00 – transfer to Ilisu 15:00 – 16:00 – visiting Ilisu waterfall (partially 4x4 car) 16:00 – 17:00 – transfer to Sheki. 17:00 - 17:30 - tea brake 17:30 – 19:00 – transfer to Gabala     Price includes   • Private car (Mercedes Vito and 4x4 car) • Private guide • Lunch • Local guide  
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Duration
7 days
Departure details
  • Location Name: Pick up in airport Return Location: Transfer to the airport
  • Baku, Baku, Absheron Region
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Afternoon tea
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure details
  • Location Name: Pick up in airport Return Location: Transfer to the airport
  • Baku, Baku, Absheron Region
Duration
7 days
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Maria A
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Breath taking views
This is a long overdue review. We went last year and Amir was very helpful. He picked us up and brought us to the h
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An off-road tour through Azerbaijan
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Azerbaijan Trip..
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Long but interesting day in greater Baku
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It could not have been more perfect!
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Four in one
Just fantastic hospitality. Professionalism . Amir and his crew went out of their way. To help not only during the
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Great One Day Tour
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What a country and the great Amir, what a character!
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The BEST!
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What a fantastic day
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THE BEST TIME IN AZERBAIJAN!! Unforgettable experience!!
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Walid - UAE
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If I will ever visit Azerbaijan again I will definitely use travel2Baku again
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SPECTACULAR TRIP THANKS TO THE MOST WONDERFUL TOUR OPERATOR
We reached out to Amir with a request for a custom tour. Amir answers promptly to all inquiries, tailored our trip
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Wonderful custom trip
The trip was spectacular. We reached out to Travel2Baku to create an itinerary for us and, after asking a few quest