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
Check out from 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 2,250 metres above sea level. Khinaliq is in a stunning location not far from Shahdag, Azerbaijan’s highest peak, in the southeast ridge of the Caucasus Mountains.
Lunch at a village house and preparation
Entrany at Shahdag National Park
Khinaliq – Shahyaylaq – Tufandag way
Note: Drive to Shahyaylaq from Khinaliq by 4X4 vehicles
To set up camp at the altitude of 3000 m
Rest and free time
05:00 Waking Up
Start trekking to the Summit
Trekking to the summit is not very difficult; does not require technical climbing routes, we’re hiking close to 6 hours.
Tufandag is a 4620 m mountain peak near Kurush, Dagestan, Russia, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Azerbaijan.
Rest and have lunch time
Hiking back to camp
Camp – Shahyaylaq – Khinaliq way
Dinner at village house in Khinaliq
23:00 Arrival in Baku, check-in at the hotel
Breakfast at the hotel
Transfer to the airport