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Lerik

clean mountain air, majestic mountains and the sound of waterfalls
294
km
distance from Baku
4
hrs
average time driven by car
8.9
km2
square of places to visit
Lerik ideally suits those who want to get away from the hubbub of civilization, to breathe fresh mountain air and enjoy an unparalleled view of majestic mountains, rapid rivers and noisy waterfalls. Because of this lush environment, Lerik is quite rightly known for the longevity of its residents. Popular natural recreational zones in Lerik are Byulyudyul (20 km from the centre of the district) and Zyarigala (17 km) which have springs with delicious water. The woods and along the banks of Lerik River are ideal for hunting wild boar, hares, foxes, duck and grouse. Rare leopards are known to live deep within the mountain forests.