Day 1: Baku
We are glad to inform of the opportunity to get to know Azerbaijan closer that is why guests are met in the airport of Baku and then taken to the center of the city. It means there will be investigation of the city based on the Caspian Sea. It is presented as a beloved city of the locals of the country. One of the most amazing sites required for visiting is the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. It was created by the architect Zaha Hadid, in the view of the exquisite lines of the building with fascinating landscapes of the panorama, presented with the greenery. At the same time architecture here is one of the most outstanding one for seeing it. Night is spent in the hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
The sight of today is made to the Bibi-Heybat complex, as it is famous for the mosque, graves and tombs. At the same time the grave of Ukeima khanum is one of the most visited and significant here, as he is a famous successor of the Prophet Muhammad. The next destination is the "Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings", and the excursion along the 6,000 rocks of 30,000 years old. Please pay attention to the active volcanoes of Absheron, just covering 10km from Gobustan. Before starting the tour back to Baku, we have lunch. And then in the capital, the Carpet Museum is visited. It is famous for 10,000 items, like ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century, carpets and rugs of the 17th-20th centuries, gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. Hotel is taken then for the night.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
We start the day rather early and the excursion to the Hirkan Nature Reserve is organized. It is known to be the site of the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. It is the complex of natural meaning, being the location where climate changes to the subtropics. Concerning fantastic lives of fauna and flora, we are going to view about 1900 species of plants, when about 160 ones growing in the Talysh mountains. And these are boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia. Going on, we have the view of the fauna life. It is known to be famous for leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. When we have lunch, it is going to be the opportunity to order dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers), but for additional payment. As we get to the capital, night is ordered in the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Heading to Shamakha, the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's rock-cut mausoleum is going to be seen by us. It is presented with the views of the Maraza village, where all of architecture is made exquisitely in various geometric shapes. Going inside the nature of the place, it presents us Juma Mosque and the road to Gabala then. Here there is the Albanian church, being found in the Nij village. At the same time the region is known for the Udins living there. These are the people from the 26 Albanian tribes making the Albanian state (III century BC - VII century AD). After it, the Aspi Winery is visited. It is peculiar for the opportunity of trying wine there. As we get to Sheki, night is offered in the hotel of it. At the same time for dinner the local restaurant was chosen and it is mostly famous for the national Mugam music playing.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
Let the day start with Sheki. This is going to be the tour from this location to the height of 700m. This time we travel along the territory of the mountains being covered with the oak trees. Then as the trip is made, we get to see the way of the creation of Sheki Halva, being the guest of the Shebeke workshop. As then the way is made to the Caucasian village of Kish. The location is known to be the capital of the local khanate of the past times. Having lunch in the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill, invitees get to see the pride of the whole country Azerbaijan. This is the kelagai, or the silky headscarf, being the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. In the hotel than night is organized. We are in Baku now.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
The Historical and Archaeological Museum is known to be the museum under the open air, being found in Gala village. This is the village, being found as the settlement of the Bronze Age. It is seen to be created in the times of the emergence of the fort, in the 5th century. Then the view of the Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers is taken and we get to see the eternal flame always burning here. As getting to Baku, we arrive for the local bazaar for the tour there, with then spent in the hotel.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel. Airport transfer is planned from Azerbaijan.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $