Mt. Gizil Gaya Climb (3726m)

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5 Days
Availability : 02 June - 31 October 2019
Min Age : 16
Max People : 15
Tour Details
  • Gizil Gaya peak, at 3,721 meters, is one of the three highest peaks on the GizilGaya plateau, in the Great Caucasus mountains.
  • It’s recommended to make your reservation at least 15 days before the start of the tour.
  • It is necessary to send passport copy to our email address right after the booking completed. 
  • The tour operator has the right to change the dates of the tour or cancel the tour in case of occurrence of extraordinary (force majeure) circumstances, such as bad weather conditions, natural or social disasters and other emergencies. 
  • In a case of any change or cancellation of the event, the organizers shall inform participants accordingly as soon as possible.

Price Includes

  • Airport Transfer (round trip)
  • Accommodation (2 nights 4* hotel in Baku (DBL room), 1 night mountain hut, 1 night camp included sleeping bag)
  • Transportation (Minibus, mountain car/4x4)
  • Professional mountain guide
  • Receiving a permission to enter the Shakhdag National park.
  • Shahdag National Park entrance fee
  • Receiving a permission from the State Border Service.
  • Receiving a permission from Ministry of Emergency Situation (MES).
  • Photo Shooting
  • Tent

Required Equipments

  • Backpack (15 liters and more)
  • Water and wind-proof clothing (cortex)
  • Water and wind-proof clothing (cortex)
  • Comfortable shoes to walk in nature
  • Additional clothing
  • Personal items (tooth-brush, towels, thermos, a set of spoons, napkins etc.)

Tour Highlights

  • Khinaliq village
  • Shahdag National Park
  • Ateshgah –altitude 2600 m
  • Gizil Gaya Massif
  • Gizil Gaya Summit – altitude 3726 m.
  • Laza village

Day 1 Arrive in Baku, Azerbaijan

Meeting at the airport, transfer to hotel
Check-in at Central Park Hotel 4* in the city center
Free day (Optional city excursion will be provided with extra charge).
Overnight at the hotel

Day 2Baku-Guba / Khinalig Shahdag National Park

Check out from the hotel
06:30 Meeting at the hotel, we are leaving Baku for Guba
Baku-Guba-Khinalig way (15-minute-break at Beshbarmag)
Lunch time in the village Khinalig
Getting to know the village Khinalig. Getting information about the history, culture, nature and local people of the village.
Entry to the Shahdag National Park/ Khinalig-Atashgah way
There is a place that is situated 4-5 km in the west of Khinalig and has natural combustible gas which burns day and night and local people call it “Atashgah”. Inhabitants of the village consider it as a sanctum.

Day 3Mt. Gizil Gaya (3726m) Climbing

05: 00 Waking Up
Start trekking from Ateshgah to a height of 3000m (camping)
Trekking from camp to the Summit (Gizil Gaya 3726m)
Note: You will continue to the summit after putting items at camp, the altitude of 3000m.
The trekking takes approximately 9 hours.
Reach the summit, rest and lunch
Trekking back to camp, free time
Rest and dinner time

Day 4Return to Baku & Overnight

08:00 Waking Up
Preparation and departure to the village Laza
Laza village is undoubtedly Gusar’s most popular destination for both adventure seekers and those who simply want isolated, uninterrupted rest. Half an hour from the region’s center, Laza has a fascinating landscape.
With its falling waters creating snow-white foam and water splash fireworks, Laza is simply enchanting everyone. Surrounded by mountain peaks on every side, this village boasts numerous waterfalls over 60 meters high, including a pair of twin waterfalls sitting side by side.
Lunch time at the village house
Excursion Laza village exploring its history, culture, and nature. Hiking waterfall and walking mountains around Laza.
Laza – Baku way
23:00 Arrival in Baku, check-in at the hotel

Day 5Departure from Baku

Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the airport