Hike Ilisu Village

Shaki, Azerbaijan

Enjoy a hike through this quaint village in the area of Gakh to photogenic ramparts, spectacular viewpoints and waterfalls.

The stone-built Ilisu village is stunningly set in the Qaracay Valley at the foot of the Caucasus Mountains and it is often dubbed as Azerbaijan's own "mini-Switzerland". Two modest castle ramparts stand near the village which makes for fascinating viewpoints.

The drive from Sheki to Ilisu village is approximately 1 hour per way. The hike to Ilisu waterfall is 1 hour per way.

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