Visit Guide to Laza Village

Located in the Greater Caucasus Mountains of Azerbaijan’s north-eastern Gusar region, this is a picturesque and historic village which is well-known for its beautiful nature and local culture pertaining to the ethnic minority Lezgi people. The village’s Twin Waterfalls attract nature lovers, while there are great possibilities here for hiking, mountaineering and birdwatching.

Main image: Adam Jones from Kelowna, BC, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons (cropped image)

Getting There

If you travel from Baku to Gusar region on an inter-city bus, you will find many taxis that can take you further to Laza. Alternatively, you can drive there by car or take one of many hiking routes from neighboring villages.

What to Expect

Laza is a touristy village with long-established guest houses and hostels, as well as cafes and restaurants. The inhabitants of the village of Laza are Lezgis, and you can get acquainted with their culture, heritage and unique cuisine. The village is famous for its 300-year-old mosque, twin waterfalls and amazing natural landscapes.


  • Public toilets
  • Accommodation
  • Taxis