Ismayilli Wine Tour

Overview

Ismayilli is one of the most beautiful and picturesque areas of Azerbaijan, where nature bountiful in the mountain rivers and waterfalls, majestic cliffs and lakes with pure water, huge forests and spacious pastures. Ismayilli is located at the foot of the southern slope of the Greater Caucasus, just on the route of the famous Silk Road, and is known from II century BC. It has a rich history that dates back to the stone age. There are huge quantities of artifacts, objects and cultural remains of fortresses, religious and defensive constructions of historical value dating back to the IV century BC that are being detected during excavations. The tasting is conducted by a professional sommelier. About 6-7 kinds of local wines are tasted (sparkling, dry white, pink, red, pomegranate, dessert, brandy, and distillate). Light snacks are also served (local cheeses, fruits, and dried fruits, nuts, raisins). The chabiant winery is located at the scenery of Ismayilli Region, right at the Southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus at the 750m altitude. Vineyards ideally set at natural rain-fed hills with the right temperature swing between sunny days and chilly nights. The melted snow from the magnificent Niyaldag mountains (2063m) is the only source of water that is nourishing the fertile soil all year round in this beautiful land. When you add to this unique nature the tireless dedication of local people to the local grape varieties and old winemaking traditions, supported by Italian experts, then you are not surprised by the full-flavored taste of this wine. The local winemaking history dates back more than 5000 years, and therefore this place is very attractive for tourists, who may not only enjoy the rich nature and culture of the region but also taste the local wine varieties. There are 250 hectares of vineyards overlooking Greater Caucasus. You will take a tour throughout the winery and visit the wine cellar, famous to be the largest within Ex-Soviet Union.

What you get

normal price: 69$
with GoBakuCard: 58.65$

 

Price Includes:
Hotel pick up/drop off
Preferred central city point
Sightseeing and entrances as described 
English/Arabic/Russian speaking guide

Price Excludes: ​
Any meals
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Sightseeing other than listed in the itinerary
Alcoholic beverages & soft drinks
Items of a personal nature

Hours & Admission

Pick up time: 10:00 am

Duration: 8 hours

Getting there

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Address: Keykab Safaraliyeva street 16 E. Time Business Center, 5th floor
Baku/Azerbaijan

Contacts: (+994) 12 555 55 75

20 minutes on foot from 28 May Metro Station

23 minutes by bus № 125 from Azneft circuit

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