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An adventurous week in Azerbaijan

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Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

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Overview

Explore the most fascinating cities of Azerbaijan in a week. Start from Baku’s famous Highland and Seaside Park along the Caspian Sea and continue with visiting the UNESCO recognized sites of Shirvanshah Palace and Gobustan National Park. During this week, you can visit the city of Khans and the splendid frescos of Sheki Khans’ Palace. Moreover, you can enjoy the breathtaking nature of Azerbaijan by visiting Nohur Lake. For more information about the attractions mentioned through this itinerary, you can check out our blogs’ posts.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tour the prehistoric UNESCO recognized Rock Art Cultural Landscape
  • Visit the fire mountain of Yanardagh and a Zoroastrian Fire Temple
  • Walk through the Local Handicraft Bazaars and a Caravanserai
  • Explore Lahic Village’s cobblestone streets and monuments while hearing about its history

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

The Tour begins when your plane lands at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku. Our representative will be there to greet you and take you to Park Inn by Radisson Baku Hotel to rest for the night. (overnight in Baku)

Day 2: Baku

We will be spending this day visiting the highlights of the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. We will start the morning by exploring Highland Park. Walking along the park, we will pass the Martyrs Lane cemetery where we can have a view of the eternal Flame Memorial Complex and the National Flag Square with the second tallest flagpole in the middle of it. We will also visit the Seaside Park (Baku Boulevard) which is located along the Caspian shore together with Mini Venice and National Carpet Museum. We will head to the nearby old town of Icheri Sheher to explore the Fountain Square, (Fevvarelar Meydani) and visit the Nizami Ganjavi Monument. While there, we will also visit the UNESCO recognized sites of Shirvanshah Palace and Meidan Tower. After visiting a Caravanserai, we will head to Azerbaijan History National Museum. We will head back to Park Inn by Radisson Baku Hotel to spend the night in Baku. (overnight in Baku)

Day 3: Baku – Gobustan - Absheron Peninsula - Baku

On the third day, we will drive to Gobustan to visit the UNESCO recognized Rock Art Cultural Landscape of the Gobustan National Park. Here, we can see the rock art images that represent the lifestyle of pre-historic times. Then, after visiting the nearby Petroglyphs Museum, we will continue our trip to see the impressive Mud Volcanoes from a close distance. Next, we will visit the historic Bibi-Heybat Mosque. On this day, we also will be visiting a fire mountain known as Yanardagh. Because of the massive gas reserves, this strange hillside is continuously burning with an eternal fire. We will visit Zoroastrian Fire Temple or Ateshgah. We will head back to Park Inn by Radisson Baku Hotel to spend the night in Baku. (overnight in Baku)

Day 4: Baku – Shamakhi – Lahic – Qabala - Sheki

On this day, we will head to Shamakhi. Before reaching Shamakhi, we will pass Marza village to visit the Diri Baba Mausoleum. According to some legends, the faithful Dari Baba passed away in the middle of his prayers and after 300 years, his body was remained imperishable. After visiting this sacred monument of Shirvan architecture, we will head to Shamakhi to visit the historic Juma Mosque. Next, we will visit Yeddi Gumbez Mausoleum (seven domes) which is a complex of seven mausoleums that are built in similar architectural design. To continue our trip, we will head to the ancient Lahic Village to explore its cobblestone streets and historic monuments while hearing about its culture and traditions. Next, we will head to Qabala to spend some time around Nohur Lake to enjoy its relaxing atmosphere in the heart of forests and mountains. We will drive to Sheki to spend the night in Sheki Saray Hotel. (overnight in Sheki)

Day 5: Sheki – Kish – Baku

On the last day of our trip, we will visit the UNESCO site of Sheki Khans’ Palace. This masterpiece of architecture is adorned with splendid frescos. The significant colored glass windows are interestingly fitted together without any glue or nail. Next, after visiting the Sheki History Museum, we will explore the Local Handicraft Bazaars and a Caravanserai. We will head to Kish Village to visit the Kish Albanian Church that is considered as a heritage of Caucasian Albania. We will head to Baku to spend our last night in Park Inn by Radisson Baku Hotel. (overnight in Baku)

Day 6: Departure

Depending on the time of your International flight whether at midnight or early in the morning, we will take you to Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku.

Included/Excluded

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in standard 3 or 4 star hotels
  • Private air conditioned vehicle for the whole trip
  • Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)
  • Expert English/Russian speaking local guide
  • All the mentioned entrance fees
  • All wine tasting as per itinerary
  • Daily refreshments
  • A booklet with information on the attractions
  • International flights
  • Visa fee
  • Tips for the Guide and the Driver
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned in the itinerary

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We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest.
Towering limestone islands topped with rainforest
We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest.
Night Boat trip to the stunning
We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest.
We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald
We’ll depart early for our amazing 3 Day / 2 Night Boat trip to the stunning natural wonder of Ha Long Bay. We’ll cruise on beautiful emerald green waters on our traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest.
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