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Settlement Gum
(Gakh area)


HOW TO REACH

It is possible to reach Gum from the regional center Gakh on an asphalt road by trip bus or to employ a taxi at the bus station. The roads up to settlement Gum is covered by asphalt, except for a site of road in length about 1 km in front of the bridge across the Ardavachaj, on which repair work are spent. Road is even, with smooth ascent.

CHRONOMETRY

Route: Gakh - Gum
Distance: 8, time taken: 12min.
Distance from Baku up to Gakh: 385 km, time taken: 6 hours

Sites of a route  
Distance
(km) 
Time (min.) 
The note 
1
Regional center Gakh-central circle of automobile terminal near the bus station, the road leads to the left up to the bridge across the Ardavachaj River aside the village Lekit
3
5
Asphalt road goes in parallel of mountain wood slopes.
2
After the bridge across the Ardavachaj there is turn to the right from the basic road on Lekit in the direction of Gum.
5
7
Asphalt road goes along the right coast of the Ardavachaj River.

 

PROGRAM OF TWO-DAY ROUND TO BUDUG

Day I

- First half of a day: departure Baku; arrival at Gakh, fluent excursion in Gakh; picnic-lunch on the way.
- Second half of a day: arrival at Ilisu and accommodation in rural houses; a dinner from local dishes; acquaintance with a household life, ethnography of settlement; excursion in Gum (a mosque, two constructions of the V-th century A.C.; Gum basil, a cult Albanian construction); supper with local dishes.

Day II

- First half of a day: breakfast; campaign in a wood and picturesque vacation spot by name "Balli Bulag"; excursion to the fortress Sohub.
- Second half of a day: dinner in a lowland of the river Garachaj, picturesque vacation spot by name "Balli Bulag"; returning to Baku.


 


 

 
           
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