Khinalig tour in Quba (Guba)
Join us for a fun trip to the oldest village of Khinalig, the tallest residential area in Azerbaijan, to get a closer look at the history of the village, and to see the history of Khinalig’s historic homes.
The Guba-Khinalig route through the cliffs is a real opportunity for you to experience extravagance and fun with your friends. There will be interruptions along the way.
The unique & fascinating Khinalig village is situated at 2,500m above sea level. As well as about 65 km from the regional centre of Guba.
There are 380 home inhabiting about 3000 people of a particular ethnographic group in this village. They speak a language unheard anywhere else in the world.
Along with their native tongue, the people of Khinalig have also preserved their traditional customs.
Many tourists, travelers and scientists come to this village. They study the distinctive lifestyle and traditions of this authentic ethnic group.
Hunters even claim to have seen Bigfoot here!
The history of Guba dating back to the early Middle Ages has been mentioned in one way or another in ancient Albanian and Arabic sources, in various European geographical works. The first stone of the city of Guba was laid in the 14th century.
There are 19th-century Sakinakhanim, Haji Jafar and Juma mosques in the city of Guba, and the Gumbazli bath. – Escape It is one of the largest villages in Guba region. It is a recognized place in Azerbaijan for tourism. There are many recreation centers in the village. Khinalig is one of the highest settlements in the world (2350 meters above sea level).
The Khinalig Phenomenon with a 5000 year history is one of the richest ethnographic values not only in the history of Azerbaijan, but also in the history of mankind. There are medieval Pagan Temples, Khidir Nabi Mausoleum, Sheikh Shalbuz, Abu Muslim mosques, caves and many unexplored archeological sites. Khinalig village is included in the list of immovable historical and cultural monuments of the XVII-XIX centuries by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated August 2, 2001, No. 132.