Cultural and congitive tours, horse tours.
6 (6 days, 5 nights)
If desired, this tour can be extended.
Sheki Palace Hotel;
Baku (Gobustan, Carpet Museum, Mountain Park-Alley of Martyrs)
Sheki (Palace of Sheki Khans, Karavan-Saray, Sheki fortress, Shekihanovs’ house, Dashuz village, Kish village, Juma mosque, Gileili Minaret, Medieval bathhouse)
Horse tours-romance and health
The price is for one person, with accommodation in a double room
Integrated – according to the package.
All transfers, excursions, guide with knowledge of foreign language, accommodation in the hotel, all breakfasts.
Tour to the magnificent edge of oriental art is the glorious Sheki. Antique sources, as well as the results of archaeological excavations in the vicinity of the city, allow you to determine the history of the city’s appearance and call it the period of the millennium BC. Consequently, the age of Sheki is 2500-2600 years. In the second half of the 18th century, the name “Sheki” suddenly became known as “Nukha” for centuries. In 1772 year, as a result of a heavy rainfall, the Kish River spread and the city was completely destroyed. Then the people of Sheki moved to the eastern shore valleys – to the bottom of the mountain. Here the present city of Nukha was formed. Since ancient times, Sheki has preserved many historical and architectural monuments. From ancient times, forge, weapons, jewelry and copper business, pottery, leather, tailoring craft, silk and carpet weaving, carpentry. Sights of Sheki enjoy world fame. Among them, the Sheki Khans Palace, the Shekihanovs’ house, the Karavan-sarai stand out. These masterpieces of Oriental art are very valuable monuments of architecture of the 18th century. On all sides in Karavan-sarai merchants gathered and merchants from the countries of the Great Silk Road. Sheki fortress, built by Khan Haji Celebi (1743 – 1755) gives a special flavor to the architectural monuments of Sheki. Juma mosque, Medieval bath, Minaret Gileil and of course Ancient Albanian temple built in the 1st century AD are permanent places pilgrimage of tourists from different parts of the planet. That the temple was founded by the apostle Elisha, who brought Christianity to Albania at that time when Azerbaijan was part of the Caucasian part of Albania. Our guides will show you the direction to all historical monuments heritage.Tourists will make a mental movement in time, feel myself in the ancient era.
Transfer to the hotel;
Tour to the village of Kish is the most ancient Christian altar. The village of Kish, which located 5 kilometers from the city of Sheki, is proud of its main a sight – an ancient Christian temple of the XII century. Kish is a must see tourist destination.The village is beautiful with its extraordinary nature, traditions and rich past.Since 2003, the Christian temple is a museum. According to the Georgian the chronicler, in the tenth century the population of the village accepted Georgian Orthodoxy and built this church dedicated to the Holy Mother of God. Archaeological excavations carried out on the site of the church, witnessed the existence of a cult site under the altar of the church that belongs to in 3000 BC, although the church was built in the XII century. Some historians believe that before the XIX century in the village prevailed Udi who spoke the ancient Udinese language.You will witness the Albanian art that contains in itself a lot of undisclosed secrets of the history of Christianity in the Caucasus.
Transfer to Baku.
Transfer to the hotel;