Shahdag Ski Resort


Visit Guide to Shahdag Ski Resort

Located in the Caucasus Mountains of the Gusar region, this is Azerbaijan’s first (of three) ski resorts that opened in 2012. It offers 17 kilometres of slopes that are a mix of blue and red runs ranging in altitude from 1,435 to 2,525 metres. Accommodation options include several four- and five-star hotels offering spas and restaurants plus non-ski activities such as quad biking, horse riding and paragliding.

Getting There

Located in the Gusar region north from Baku, Shahdag ski resort is easily accessible by inter-city transportation or car. Taxis will also take you from the city of Gusar to Shahdag for a small payment.

What to Expect

For skiing enthusiasts tired of the traditional slopes, Shahdag is a spectacular change of scenery. The luxury resorts at Shahdag have world-class amenities, 14 well-prepared slopes, friendly instructors and diligent staff.

Piste quality is ensured by state-of-the-art snow guns and accessed by a brand new network of world-class cable cars and ski lifts. But even for non-skiers there’s plenty to do: besides rental and repair shops, Shahdag is well equipped with cafes, bars and restaurants; and is open in summer, allowing visitors to soak in the fabulous scenery all year round and enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and paragliding.

Do not miss the newly opened Shahdag Coaster to feel adrenaline as you slide up and down the hills!


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