Day 1: Baku
Today there is going to be the tour in Azerbaijan, in the city on the Caspian Sea. This is a famous city Baku, the capital of the country. The day starts with the trip from the airport, to the view of the city itself. There is going to be the investigational trip along old and modern parts of the city. For now the modern city includes the center, with various peculiar sites. That is why guests take an excursion of the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center by architect Zaha Hadid. This is the site where invitees can view of historical demonstrations as well as connected with the modern view. At the Aliyev center, we can also admire the green locations around it. Night is planned in the hotel, after seeing the most fabulous sites of Baku.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
Have the view of such a popular location as the Bibi-Heybat complex. It is the complex with the mosque, tomb and graves at the territory. It is also shows us the view of the famous grave Ukeima khanum. This is the person, known to be the successor of the Prophet Muhammad. Then the trip is organized to Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings expedition. It is the perfect opportunity to see the rocks of the ancient times, presenting us 6,000 rocks of 30,000 years old. After the excursion, the tour is made to active volcanoes of Absheron, passing 10km. Then invitees travel to the Carpet Museum. It is the famous museum of items of various centuries. For example from the 14th century we can witness ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items, from the 17th-20th century, there are representatives as carpets and rugs. And of course basically there are 10,000 items, including gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. Later in the hotel night is spent.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
Taking the route to the Hirkan Nature Reserve, you will find out of it to be in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, showing the natural reserve meaning. It means that there can be subtropical forests, with the atmosphere changing from moist to dry subtropics. Later on here guests are able to see boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia, with about 1900 species of plants, 160 ones of which are found growing in the Talysh mountains. At the same time we are ready to show rich fauna life, like leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. In the local restaurant, in the process of dinner, the folklore and dance ensemble Nyanyalar can be viewed, but for additional paying. We return to Baku, where night is planned in the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Here comes the day of driving to Shamakha. Along the way in Azerbaijan to this location, we can see the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's carved mausoleum. The road today is made to Juma Mosque and then to Nij village. The latter one is visited in the course of the route to Gabala. At the same time it is famous for the Albanian church. And here the Udins can be noticed. These are the people of 26 Albanian tribes, creating the Albanian state. This state was famous in III century BC - VII century AD. As the day coming to an end, we have a view of the Aspi Winery, we taste wine. In a restaurant national music Mugam is playing, with dinner served there. Night is planned in the hotel in Sheki.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
Today the tour is made to the height of 700 m above sea level, going from Sheki. This is the location presenting us the perfect views of majestic mountains and extremely clean oak trees. Then the Shebeke workshop is visited. It is the opportunity to visit the place where the Sheki Halva is cooked. Later on, the trip is organized to Caucasian village Kish. In the ancient times it used to be the principal city of the local khanate. In Sheki guests find out of the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. Along with it we are going to witness the pride of Azerbaijan, kelagai. Kelagai is the silk headscarf for women. It is also in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. We are going to drive to Baku, as night is prepared in the hotel.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
Take a stroll along the territory of the Historical and Archaeological Museum. It can be reached in the way to Gala village. At the same time it is considered to be the location of the village type of the Bronze Age. Then the fabulous open-air museum is witnessed, as well as the 5th century fort can be seen as well. Little after, the trip is organized to the Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers. It presents us the flame, which is eternal and is always burning. Then we take a drive to Yanardag, also known as Burning Mountain. In Baku night is taken in the hotel, but first attention is paid to the green bazaar of the city.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Morning breakfast in a hotel. Transfer to the airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $