TOUR LENKORAN- LERIK
Package: Standard package
Price: 27 AZN
The price includes:
- Comfortable VIP transport
- Fun games and gifts
- Doors of Lankaran Castle
- Lankaran “Samovar”
- Excursion to the Lankaran History Museum of History
- Lankaran Hanbulan Lake
- Lerik Relax Recreation Center
- The price is for 1 person in a double room.
- Children under the age of 5 years are free of charge (provided that they will not occupy a seat on the bus).
- Tours can be booked on dates suitable for you.
- Price may vary by date.
- Payment is accepted in manats at the current rate.
- 06:30 – we are going to the “Ganjlik” Mall.
- 07:00 – departure
- 23:00 – return to Baku
Please contact us for a change of tour dates and details.
Tel: +(994 12) 493 00 60
Mob: +(994 50) 600 85 07, +(994 55) 600 85 07, +(994 70) 600 85 07
WhatsApp: +(994 70) 600 85 07, +(994 55) 600 85 07
Address: Garden of Samed Vurgun, st. Nizami 209F.
Lankaran is located in the south-eastern part of Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea. This is one of the brightest and most beautiful cities in the country. Exquisite architecture, a wonderful climate and beautiful natural landscapes are the hallmarks of this city. The fertile soil serves to the prosperity of agriculture, the presence of hot springs attracts tourists and people who want to improve their health and a long history and an abundance of historical and cultural attractions do not leave fans of Antiquities indifferent.
At one time Lankaran was a part of Caucasian Albania and in 1743 became the center of the Talysh Khanate. Part of the population of the district are Talish, who preserved their ancient traditions and customs. For a long time the following crafts as copperware, pottery and sewing of clothes are on the run here.
The subtropical climate of Lankaran region is ideal for growing citrus fruits, rice, grapes, tobacco. Great attention is given to the production of Lankaran tea. The city is known not only in the former Soviet Union but also in many European countries as an exporter of this esteemed worldwide beverage. Therefore a huge samovar meets tourists at the entrance to Lankaran city. Lankaran district is located in the center of the popular tourist routs. Part of it is located along the coast of Caspian Sea and one of the features of the coastline is the black sand which has amazing healing properties.
Gaftoninski zone of this area is known for its historical sites and sanatorium “Lankaran” where vacationers have an opportunity to get rich health course based on Istisu water from springs located in Gaftoninski forests.
Narimanabad area stretches along the Sarah peninsula. On one side it is washed by the Caspian Sea and on the other it is closed by Gyzylagach woodland reserve. It was a separate island until 1956, but then between it and the city of Liman on the mainland a dam was built that significantly changed the status of Sarah. Today these places are covered by forests and are of a great interest for eco-tourism fans.
There are plenty of historical attractions in Lankaran and among them the most attractive is Lankaran Fortress, to be more exact its fragments remained. It was built in the XVIII century and reputed to be one of the most important fortifications in the Talysh khanate. Its walls made a huge impression with their large forms and rows of strong teeth. The fortress was surrounded by traditional for medieval times moat filled with water when required. The main objects of this building were North and South towers from where an aimed fire on attackers was conducted.
At the territory of the fortress was also a city market instead of which a century ago there were built two mosques which have become in time one of the most visited objects for pilgrims throughout the region.
Undoubtedly it is interesting to relax in Lankaran at any time of the year. Clean air and beautiful nature combined with an abundance of attractions and the hospitality of the local people are that overwhelming factor which annually attracts tourists from all over the world.
High in the Talysh mountains, where you can touch the sky by hand is one of the most picturesque corners of Azerbaijan – Lerik district. A Caucasian Talysh ethnic group lives here. Lerik ideally fits those tourists who want to be away from civilization, to have a breath of fresh mountain air and enjoy the view of the majestic mountains, rapid rivers and noisy waterfalls. Lerik is reasonably reputed as a homeland of long-livers. Probably the only museum of long-livers in the world where documents related to life of several dozens of long-livers from this area who have lived more than a century is located here. And the oldest villager Shirali Muslimov at the time of death in 1973 was 168. Currently in this district live dozens of people stepped over century mark and still are capable of working. The oldest resident of Azerbaijan also lives in Lerik.
Popular natural recreational zones in Lerik are Byulyudyul (20 km from the centre of the district) and Zyarigala (17 km). There are springs with delicious water there.. In the woods and along the banks of Lerik river are all conditions for hunting wild boar, hare, fox, grouses and ducks. Leopards live in hard of access parts of mountain forests. Currently a research program for conservation of this rare animal is in progress.
In addition to the unique nature this region has always been famous for its original culture and ancient history. A cave station where Stone Age people lived (called “Giz Yurdu”) has been found near mountain village Mistan at an altitude of 2430 m. An ancient inscriptions on rocks near which there were traces of ancient buildings have been discovered in Orand highland.
There are numerous historical monuments in this district.
The following crafts are developed in this district: carpet weaving, manufacturing of various household objects made of wood and pottery. The local feature of the carpet weaving is that carpets are woven not on a vertical loom but on a horizontal one, laid out right on the floor.
You can stay in Lerik in houses of local residents and in numerous resorts located along the road from Lenkaran to Lerik, the most popular of which are the “Relax” hotel and resort, “Shelale” and “Meshachi”. You can have some snacks, lunches, or just simply delicious food in Lerik in numerous snack bars and kebabhanas, the most popular of which is the restaurant “Khayal”. Here in pleasant ambience you can enjoy traditional Azerbaijani dishes and to take some rest.
By the way, the famous film clip “Come on, Good buy” collected millions of viewings on YouTube and which made popular its authors brothers Rustamov was shot in Lerik.