Located 1200 meters above sea level and about 120 km from the capital, Alti Aghaj National Park is a perfect destination for a day trip from Baku. The park is filled with pristine deciduous forest and offers excellent trekking and hiking opportunities, as well as the unique experience of passing through the extremely picturesque Candy Cane Mountains on the way there. Use our Altiaghach holiday planning website to visit Alti Aghaj National Park on your trip to Altiaghach, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Altiagadzh National Park is located in two districts: Khizyn and Siyazan, this is in the north-east of the country. The name of the park comes from the word "agadzh" - a measure of distance, was approximately 7 kilometers, and "alti" in the local dialect means six. It was created on August 31, 2004 and covers an impressive area of 11,035 hectares. This national park was created with the aim of developing ecotourism, protecting natural complexes, preserving and restoring the flora and fauna of the area, and preserving the natural landscape of the southeastern ridge of the Greater Caucasus. The Atachay River and several of its tributaries flow through the territory of the Altaiagadzh National Park. Part of the park is covered with deciduous forests, the main types of trees here are Caucasian oak, Caucasian hornbeam, oriental beech, ash and birch. Of the shrubs, prickly hawthorn, wild rose and blackberry are most often found. Of the animals in the park: roe deer, bears, wild boars, lynxes, foxes, hares, wolves, small rodents and other mammals. At Altyagadzh National Park, there is a Wildlife Restoration Center and an Animal Rehabilitation Clinic.
Nice park looks like deep jungle
We visited resort area which is really nice. One can spend all day there or stay overnight in several private rooms. There is a chicken playground, petite zoo, etc. Food is excellent. We liked mangal salad, Lula kabob, etc. Number one item is sheikh's pilaf ( takes over 2 hrs to be prepared)
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