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Climbing Mount Shakhdag

Price: AZN640

Baku→ Guba → Khinaliq village → Shakhdag mountain plain → Mount Shakhdag → Khinaliq village → Guba → Baku

Mount Shakhdag is located in the southeastern part of the Watershed Ridge.
This is the highest point of the Eastern Caucasus, where the area gradually begins to descend.
Numerous rivers, including tributaries of the Samur, begin from the slopes of Bazarduzu.

Tour Program:

1 day

Meeting at the airport. Accommodation in hotel. You will have the opportunity to see the sights of Baku. Such as the "Inner City", the Maiden Tower, Palace of Shirvanshahs, and more. Overnight.

2 day

Arrival in Guba (180 km), and from Guba travel (57 km) to the village of Khinaliq (height 2,100 meters). Change to SUVs in Khinaliq to arrive the Shakhdag mountain base camp. You can spend the night in tents.

3 day

Ascent to Shakhdag from the southern slope (complexity 3 B – PD – difficult ), descent to the base camp (3,200 meters).
Climbing Mount Shahkdag and return journey will take 17 hours. The complexity of the path 3B. Shakhdag is one of the highest mountains in all of the Greater Caucasus.
Night in tents.

4 day

Descent to the village of Khinaliq through alpine meadows and then deciduous forests.
Overnight in hotel in Guba.
You can spend the night in tents or in the houses of local residents.

5 day

Return to Baku

Tour Information:

- The route operates from April to November
- During the tour, the tourist must to execute the instructions guide.
- During the tour, every two hours will stop to rest
- Food will be prepared by the guide, the products are purchased before in Baku.
- The length of the pedestrian part is 40 km.
- The group size is 5 people
- Transportation is by minibus or bus
- Insurance necessarily to be made by an agent
- The tourists are accompanied by a guide – instructor

Included in the tour price

- Inland transportation
- Fee for instructions
- Food on the route
- Hotel Accommodation
- Special equipment (helmets, winter shoes, Trekking poles, tents, ice-axes, Kitchen Equipment, Primus stove, Crampons)

Not included in the tour price

- Pack animals and other transportation.
- Air ticket
- Visa
- Insurance
- Tickets to the National Park.
- Accommodation in the houses of local residents.

 

To book tours and for more information, please contact:

Address:  Samad Vurgun 34, AZ1014, Baku, Azerbaijan

AFF MALL, 2nd floor

Tel: (+99412) 4374720

Fax: (+99412) 4374723

E-mail: incoming@swtravel.az

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