Visit the country that has taken a big leap into the 21st century, where historical old towns and monasteries sit comfortably alongside towering skyscrapers. Visit one of Europe's largest open-air rock museums, and so much more. Visit Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan in a 8 day tour and explore and enjoy everything that this amazing City offers. A great way to visit amazing places and learn about this wonderful city.
Day 1 : Arrival In Baku
Welcome to Azerbaijan. You will be transferred from Baku international airport to your hotel. Nothing is planned for today. You are free to enjoy a walk on the streets of Baku.
Day 2 : Baku City Tour
After breakfast we start sightseeing including enjoying a Panoramic view Baku city and Baku Bay from Highland Park - Martyrs Alley, marvelous view of Flame towers tour at Old City. Excursion Maiden Tower (XII century) (under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property, Category III), Juma Mosque (XII century), Caravanserais (XIV-XV centuries). Excursion to the museum complex "Shirvanshahs Palace” (XV century) (UNESCO heritage site)Then you will have free time for lunch. After lunch we will start excursion from the Highland Park.Excursion: The Flag Square, Baku Boulevard, The Carpet Museum, The Government House, the building of the first casino in the Caucasus, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Old City Hall, visit the "Governor's garden."You will be Welcome have Dinner at Traditional Restaurant "Shirvanshah" (on request for extra 35$ p.p.)
Day 3: Baku - Gabala
Today after breakfast on the way visit to Diri We visit Baba Mausoleum in Maraza.Then continue to Juma Mosque, Mausoleum of Yeddi-Gyumbez in Shamakhi city. We drive through Girdimanchay River's canyon to visit ancient Lahij village. and we visit workshops of blacksmith, potteries, carpet weaving shop, cobbled stone streets. Lahij was one of the main points on Great Silk Road. Also we visit Nohur Mountain Lake in Nohurgishlag village in GabalaAfter arrival to Gabala and Check-in at hotel. we enjoy visiting of Tufandag Mountain with mountain cable car.
Day 4 : Gabala - Sheki
After Check-out from the hotel in the morning On the way to Sheki we visit Chotari Albanian Church and Udi house in Nij village. After arrival to Sheki and Check-in at hotel. we'll visit Kish village: the first church of Caucasus Visiting of Old Sheki: medieval fortress, The Palace of Shaki Khans – a summer residence of Shaki Khans, Historical Museum Round temple (outside) handicrafts workshop of Shebaka, national musical instruments‟, takalduz And then continue with Sheki Caravanserai - a historical monument in Sheki.
Day 5 : Sheki - Baku
we start with Visiting local Eastern Bazaar of Sheki and then Continue our trip back to Baku. On the way we will visit Mud Volcanos and Also Gobustan National Park (under UNESCO protection): primary people carved their daily life styles on rocks. There more than 6000 carvings on the rocks the Caspian Sea Side. then we Continue Visiting the Bibiheibat Mosque - which a historical mosque in Baku.
Day 6 : Absheron Peninsula Tour
After breakfast at the hotel we start Sightseeing tour to Absheron Peninsula: “Yanardag” – “Fire Mountain”: is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula near Baku, which itself is known as the “land of fire”. Flames jet into the air 3 meters (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer Fire Worshippers’ Temple - Ateshgah: The temple was built over a pocket of natural gas that fuelled a vent providing an "Eternal" fire.
Day 7 : Baku Free Day
Today you are free to explore and enjoy the amazing city of Baku on your own.
Day 8 : Transfer To The Airport
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport.
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Accommodation : Accommodation at hotel (4 nights in Baku, 3 nights in Gabala) in Baku and regions (8 days/ 7 nights).
Guide : English speaking tour guide.
Meals : All mentioned breakfasts.
Transport : Transfer (Airport - Hotel - Airport), Transportation during the excursions.
Additional Services : All excursions mentioned in the program.
Followings are not included in tour:
Additional Services : International flights, Lunch and dinner, Entrance fee to quoted museums, Personal expenses.