Day 1: Baku
Today starts literally the best tour in your life as we are going to travel along Azerbaijan. First our people meet you in the airport of Baku. Baku is the capital of the country, located on the Caspian Sea. The goes to be lunch with the further sightseeing trip along the principal city. At the same time we would like to note, that this city is famous for uniting olden and modern buildings and areas. It means we are going to view all of them. For the first location from the modern times, the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center is visited. This is the building forming the unique lines and light of façade. At the same time we would like to tell that it was created by the architect Zaha Hadid. It is also seen to be the perfect location for all the travelers, as here there are many exhibitions, held rather often. That is why this site, being created in our time, but possessing also the features of the past times. The territory also has wonderful green panoramas. Night is prepared in the hotel, in Baku.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
Taking the trip along the country, there will be the view of the Bibi-Heybat complex. It is the complex, presenting us the mosque, tomb and graves. It is widely known for the grave of the famous successor of the Prophet Muhammad. This is the grave of Ukeima khanum. In a while, the group goes to see the Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings. It is the place where about 6,000 rocks of 30,000 years old. Than from Gobustan, we take 10km way to active volcanoes of Absheron. And as we get to Baku, the Carpet Museum is visited. We always offer getting here, as there are exhibitions of about 10,000 items. These items are presented with ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century, carpets and rugs of the 17th-20th centuries, not forgetting about gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. Night is going to be offered in the hotel.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
For best emotions, the group takes the tour to the Hirkan Nature Reserve. It is the place of the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, showing us pristine landscapes with various animals living there. At the same time we are happy to show the opportunity to view boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia. Plants are presented with 1900 species, when about 160ones being popular in the Talysh mountains. Going further, such animals as leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake are said to be unique, and living at this area. When we get to the restaurant for lunch, today there is an opportunity to pay extra money and get a folklore and dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers). Night is planned in the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
For now invitees leave the capital of the country for the opportunity to see Shamakha. Along the way it is possible to witness the village Maraza, and it's popular site the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's carved mausoleum. This location is connected with the mystic of the creation, as well as unique geometric shapes. Then as the group arrives at Shamakhi, and manages to identify of the location being rather ancient and rich heritage. So then such a site as Juma Mosque is viewed with then getting to the Gabala, from where such a location as the Albanian church can be seen. This is the place, famous for the Udins, living in the same Nij village. These are the local people, creating the 26 Albanian tribes and these tribes form the Albanian state of III century BC - VII century AD. After that, the Aspi Winery is visited, and here we taste wine and lunch. In the evening, Sheki is arrived. Here dinner is planned in the restaurant with national music Mugam playing. Hotel is offered for the night.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
As we have seen historical locations of Sheki, the tour along Azerbaijan today is made to the height of 700 m above sea level. This territory is identified to be surrounded by the mountains, where amazing oak forests grow. Then such a place as the Shebeke workshop is visited. And here we all are able to see the way of Sheki Halva cooking. Going on, the Kish Caucasian village is visited. It is seen to be the principal city of the local khanate in ancient times. Then lunch is organized and after it the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill is visited. This is the location where we are able to witness the main pride of the country, as kelagai (silky headscarf). This cloth is identified to be on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. In Baku you have night in the hotel.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
Along the last day of the tour in Azerbaijan, guests are going to have a view of the Historical and Archaeological Museum. The museum is found in Gala village. This village is also known to date from the times of the Bronze Age. This is also going to be the trip to the open-air museum and unique 5th century fort. Along the village guests are able to witness the museum of antiques. Later on, such a destination as Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers is visited by us. It is the famous site with eternal flame. Return than to Baku, visit the green bazaar and have night in the hotel today.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel. Airport transfer.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $