Duration: 5 nights – 6 days
Weather: Average temperature 30+. Mostly Sunny.
Tour route: Baku – Absheron – Gobustan – Shamakhi – Ismayilli – Goychay
Highlights of the package: #cultural #natural #gastronomy #exploring #wellness #diversity #UNESCO
Discover the unique world of Caucasian hospitality with this tour to Azerbaijan. Immerse yourself in the enchanting array of colors, tastes and impressions to be found in this country. There is everything you need for an unforgettable trip to Azerbaijan: mild climate, scenic landscapes, ancient monuments, and delicious cuisine.
Price from 400 Euro
Tours include the following services:
– Accommodation at the hotels on TRP basis for selected category of hotel;
– Breakfast for all period of stay;
– Daily sighting tours according to the program;
– Round-trip airport transfers;
– Transport service for all period of stay (10.00-20.00);
– English speaking guide-driver;
– Daily bottle of water;
– Memory gift;
– Municipality taxes.
Tours doesn’t include the following services:
– All entrance fees to the museums, and attractions;
– E-visa to Azerbaijan;
– Travel insurance;
– Meals not included in the program (The special dining package is from 6 PAX).
All mentioned price calculated for one person in DBL/TWN occupancy of accommodation in USD. Reservation of the rooms at the selected hotel is a subject on availability of vacant rooms.
The starting time of excursions indicated in the program can be changed depending on the weather conditions.
Terms of payment
Payment should be made by cash. However the deposit payment by e-payment (VISA or Mastercard) will be asked depending on the overall sum.
In case of no-show or package return:
11 to 27 days before the arrival date – 25% of the total amount of the order will be withdrawn; 7-10 days before the arrival date – 50% of the total amount of the order will be withdrawn;
for 7 days or less before the arrival date – the price of the package is not refundable.
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DAY 1. Baku welcomes you
Arrival in Baku, meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
12.30 Check in at the hotel at Avenue Hotel Baku.
12.30-14.00 Lunch at the hotel (Menu is done).
18.30 – 20.30 Later walking tour through Nizami street which used to be the main commercial street of Baku and welcome dinner at Green`s Restaurant with open buffer Azerbaijan Style Dining (Print the exact location of the Restaurant).
23.30 After concert meeting at the point (should be defined) and transfer to the Hotel (Sharp).
DAY 2. Goychay – a pomegranate love
08.00 Finally, the long-awaited day came. This day will be spent on exploring a piece of the Heaven in Azerbaijan: Goychay. Before reaching Goychay, will be shortstops on the road.
09.30-10.00 First visit the second oldest Mosque in the Caucasus, Shamakhi.
10.30-11.00 Pass through Muganli mountain pass in Ismayilli, enjoying superb views of the Greater Caucasus Mountains.
12.00-12.30 On the entrance to Goychay, a shortstop in local “Basket market”, where locals sell organic fruits and vegetable, as well as homemade jams using baskets for measuring the products.
13.00-16:00 Have you ever seen a special holiday dedicated to a fruit? If not, then the third day we will start by departure to Goychay to see a special festival, which is the pomegranate. There are a lot of tasty fruits that you can find in different regions of Azerbaijan. However, pomegranate is a special one and sometimes is referred to as a symbol of the country. In addition, national music show of local celebrities, dance show of local artists, as well as other entertaining shows like jugglers’ show demonstrated in the festival, which makes it even more enjoyable.
16.30-18.00 The second part of the day will continue by exploring Minghachevir, a riverbed city with clean and beautiful nature. Riverside lunch with seafood, samovar tea on boats and catamaran that is what you will enjoy on the river Kura in this city.
Before transfer to Baku supper in Restoran
DAY 3. Baku landscapes. Gobustan – 30.04
10.00-11.00 The second day of the Baku sightseeing program will start with a visit to Zaha Hadid’s modern architecture masterpiece Haydar Aliyev Center. Here you will have a chance to shoot the best memories photos from Baku.
12.00-14.00 Before lunch drive to Gobustan, Rock-Art Open Air Museum, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the most ancient residences of human beings that should be considered as where the history begins. Besides the reserve, there is also a museum equipped with the modern technological exposition.
14.00-16.30 Later lunch in Fish restaurant on the shores of Caspian Sea.
16.30-17.00 Before backing to Baku a brief visit to the one of beautiful Mosques in Baku – The Bibi-Heybat Mosque, which includes the tomb of Ukeyma Khanum (a descendant of prophet Muhammad), and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan.
Transfer to the hotel and free time before the dinner.
DAY 4. Baku and Absheron tour – 01.05
Breakfast at the hotel.
10.00 – 14.00 In the second day the tour will continue with Baku City Center sightseeing program. Visit the Old City, World Heritage Site of UNESCO, which offers a great variety of sights, most of them very ancient. All the places of interest in the Old Town are very close to each other, within a few minutes’ walk.
Walking starts from Governor’s Garden, and then to Main Gates of the Old City, and then to the medieval tower “Giz galasi”, caravansaries: “Multani” and ”Bukhari”, ancient mosques, bathhouses, handicraft workshops and antique stores, Shirvanshah’s palace complex.
Here you will have a chance to visit all the old mosques in the old city like Muhammed, Juma and Taza Pir Mosque.
An amazing walking tour along Baku Sea Side Boulevard, a lovely park that lies on the Caspian Sea shore. Being one of the major attractions of Baku, it has dozens of different attractions a Ferris wheel and even a small “Baku Venice” that consists of artificial narrow channels with boats and gondolas.
Later in case of the availability boat trip in the Caspian Sea.
14.00-15.30 Lunch at Azerbaijan Style Restaurant.
16.00-17.00 Later visit Ateshgah, the temple of eternal fire that is an authentic site and well-known all over the world. Up to date, this place is considered the holy site for Zoroastrians – fire worshippers.
17.00-19.00 Being as a real burning hill, Yanardagh or “Burning Mountain” has been burning for as long as anyone can remember, and the fire isn’t showing signs of going out anytime soon. Situated on the Absheron Peninsula, Yanardagh is a 116-meter hill located on top of a pocket of natural gas that constantly erupts into flames.
20.00-22.00 Gala dinner at TV Towers Restaurant of Baku.
In the evening, after dinner visit to Upland Park, being the highest point of Baku, the park opens a panoramic view of the city and its bay. Overnight in Baku.
DAY 5. Islamic Heritage of Baku and Shopping Experience. – 02.05
After breakfast at the hotel departure to visiting the most beautiful mosques of Baku.
11.00-13.00 The first stop will be at Teze Pir Mosque, which headquarters of the Seyhulislam of the whole Caucasus.
The second stop will be in Heydar Mosque which is considered one of the most beautiful examples of contemporary Islamic Architecture.
14.00-15.30 Lunch at the one of Restaurant at the City Center.
Visit to the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, a sort of a fairy-tale place that promises a journey in time full of enjoyments. The first charm that grabs the attention is the shape of museum being a rolled carpet on the seaside boulevard.
18.00-17.00. Visit local Bazar where you will have a chance to feel the taste of local organic fruits, nuts, homemade pickles, and jam.
17.30-21.00 Free shopping time at Ganjlik mall.
Dinner at the food court in the area of the mall (Vouchers will be provided in advance).
Transfer to the hotel (Another transfer to the Airport).
DAY 6. Transfer to the airport
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport.
08.30 Transfer to the airport (sharp).