Khinalig- highest village of Azerbaijan! - in Baku - LikeALocal Guide

Khinalig- highest village of Azerbaijan!

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Khinalig is an ancient Caucasian village going back to the Caucasian Albanian period. It is located high up in the mountains of Quba Rayon, Azerbaijan. It is also a municipality in Quba Rayon, which consists of the villages of Khinalug and Qalayxudat.

Duration: 8 hours
    Available in
  • English
Tour by Yegana
Local

Hello, adventure seekers! I am Yegana from Baku, Azerbaijan. I am a master degree student in Geography Institute. I travel a lot and I have 4 years of guiding experience. I love to get in touch people from all around the world and learn about their culture. I eager to show them our city, culture, history and geography of course! I enjoy to meet new people and make new friends. I will do my best to make you feel like you are at home.

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Highlights

  • Visit the highest village of Azerbaijan
  • See the beauty of Greater Caucasus
  • Enjoy mountain views and nature
  • Learn about local culture
  • Taste the local food and local tea

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Description

The inhabitants of Khynalyg have preserved their traditional way of life. Weddings and other ceremonies are held in strict conformity with the rites inherited from one generation to another. This area abounds with the richest traditions linked to rain and land cultivation coupled with a special attitude to domestic animals, weddings and funerals, as well as to celestial bodies. The rites and traditions that have become an integral part of life are linked closely to natural phenomenon. The villagers are mainly involved with sheep breeding.

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What’s included & not included

  • food
  • guide services
  • transport
  • museum tickets

Meeting point

next to ichari shahar metro (old cith metro)

Pickup options are available for private tour bookings.

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50 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
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