Day 1: Baku
Now we are going to meet our tourists in Baku, in the airport for being taken to the capital of Azerbaijan. The capital is identified as the city being located on the Caspian Sea, with many sightseeing. For this we have a deal to show old and modern parts of the day. As the first location we have decided to choose the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. It is seen as one of the most visited locations of the city, being modern. The architect Zaha Hadid tried to express the light playing on the building. At the same time there are always historical exhibitions held. That is why it is the place depicting culture of the country. Getting here we also have a chance to have a walk along the territory famous with greenery. Night is spent in the hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
Leaving Baku invitees get to the Bibi-Heybat complex. This is a famous complex in the country, so that there are opportunities to see graves and tombs, along with the view of the famous grave of the successor of the Prophet Muhammad, Ukeima khanum. For the next entertainment, we would like to inform of the way to Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings. It is famous for excursions along the rocks of 30,000 years old and these rocks are estimated to be about 6,000 ones. Than we have the road of 10km, to active volcanoes of Absheron. Having seen all of these locations, we are going to visit Carpet Museum. It is famous for about 10,000 items. At the same time they are presented with ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century, carpets and rugs of the 17th-20th centuries, and of course famous gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. In Baku we have night in the hotel.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
Tonight guests will be surely amazed by the greatness of Azerbaijan, as the tour to the Hirkan Nature Reserve makes it clear. This is the location known to be in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Moreover, it is seen as the reserve, of subtropical forests, with the climate changing from moist to dry subtropics. Then guests will see boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia, with various plants, of the 1900 amount. And out of this about 160 ones are growing in the Talysh mountains. Later on, fauna can also be seen as rich in this area, presenting us leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. Then we get to the restaurant for dinner. By the way, if you desire there is a chance to pay additionally for a folklore and dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers). For night we get to the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Leaving for Shamakha means to make various stops at many interesting locations. And today the trip will be based at the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's carved mausoleum, famous for spirituality and geometric shapes. Then the tour is aimed at the Juma Mosque, with then continuing the trip to Gabala. This means we are going to have a view of Albanian church in Nij village. This village is identified with the Udins being citizens of it. These are the people of 26 Albanian tribes, making up Albanian state dating to III century BC - VII century AD. Later, the Aspi Winery is visited. Here guests have lunch and taste wine. For listening of national music Mugam, we can visit the local restaurant and have dinner at the same time. In Sheki hotel was prepared for night of sightseers.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
As we are in Sheki, we are going to continue the route along the most amazing and wonderful places of the country. Today the trip is made at the height of 700 m above sea level. This territory is famous for the mountains and astonishing oak forests. Then the trip is organized to the Shebeke workshop, where we can learn how to cook Sheki Halva. As we get to Caucasian village Kish, boarders are able to see this ancient area of the local khanate. Lunch is offered to guests and then they get to the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. At this location we are going to see the pride of the local people, the kelagai. This is the silky headscarf, which is the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Exploring this location, night is then taken in the hotel.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
For seeing the most amazing locations of Azerbaijan, the guests are going to visit the Historical and Archaeological Museum. It is located in Gala village, famous for dating back to the Bronze Age. Here boarders take the view of the open-air museum and then start for the investigation of the 5th century. The next destination is Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers. Here there is the flame, identified as the eternal. So we return back to Baku, visit a green bazaar, and spend night in the hotel.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel is offered. Airport transfer is organized for guests to leave for home.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $