Mt. Shahdag Climb (4243m)

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4 Days
Availability : 02 June - 31 October 2019
Min Age : 16
Max People : 15
Tour Details
  • Mount Shahdagh is a mountain peak of the Greater Caucasus range, located in Qusar rayon of Azerbaijan.
  • 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

  • AirportTransfer (round trip)
  • Accommodation (2 nights 4* hotel in Baku(DBL room), 1 night mountain hut 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 Requirements

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

Tour Highlights

  • Sudur village
  • Shahdag National Park
  • Kabash mountain hut
  • Shahdag Summit - altitude 4243 m.

Day 1 Arrive in Baku, Azerbaijan

Check out from the hotel
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–Gusar / Sudur Village

Meeting at the hotel, we are leaving Baku for Guba (short break on the road – 15 min.)
Arrival in Khinaliq, before the lunch we spend time exploring this highest settlement in Azerbaijan surrounded by breathtaking views of Caucasus Mountains. The hypnotic views and the main attraction is meeting Khınalıq’s hardy shepherd folk who have their own language (Ketsh) and still live much of their lives on horseback.
Bring warm clothes – nights can be icy cold.
Khinaliq is Azerbaijan’s highest mountain village, approximately 2300 meters above sea level. Khinalig is in a stunning location not far from Shahdag, Azerbaijan’s highest peak, in the southeast ridge of the Caucasus Mountains. It has an ethnically distinct population with their own unique language, habits, and culture.
Entry at Shahdag National Park. Continue Khinaliq – Shahyaylak way.
Drive to Shahyaylak by 4X4 vehicles, arrival and set up camp at an altitude of about 3100 m.
Dinner time at a camp.

Day 3Mt. Shahdag (4243m) Climbing

05: 00 Waking Up
Breakfast time and preparation
Hiking to Kabash Mount
*Trekking to the summit is not very difficult; does not require technical climbing routes, we’re hiking close to 6 hours.
Mount Shahdagh is a mountain peak of the Greater Caucasus range, located in Qusar rayon of Azerbaijan, close to the border with Russia. The elevation of the peak is 4,243 meters above the sea level Prehistoric cave dwellings have been discovered at the base of the mountain indicating habitation for over 9,000 years.
Ascent time 6-7 hours.
The descent time 4 hours.
Disassembling the camp.
Return to Baku.

Day 4Departure from Baku

Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the airport