Azerbaijan tours

Azerbaijan tours. 

Day 1: Baku
Great emotions will be taken from the tour in Azerbaijan. Today guests will arrive at the airport of Baku. This is the city known to be the principal city of the country, being close to the Caspian Sea. And this day we are going to have the city trip, with visiting of the most interesting locations from the point of view of history and beauty. That is why for the first time guests are going to visit the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. It is famous for the modern view of the structures, depicting culture of the country. It was created by architect Zaha Hadid. There are many exhibitions held here. From here the trip is made to the center of Aliyev, being one of the most visited sites by guests of the country. Night is offered in the hotel. 

Day 2: Baku
As we have viewed the modern part of the capital of Azerbaijan, today the route is made to the old town. It means we are going to see the area Icheri Sheher, being in the heart of the fort. At the same time such locations as the Market Square, Juma Mosque, Synyk Gala Castle, Caravanserais, baths, Maiden Tower of the XII century, residential buildings and the Palace of Shirvan Shakhov of the XV century will be seen by all of you. For getting more details of the town, you will be the guest of the Workshop Ali Shamsi. As this area, there are many other places of the old town worth seeing. Many of the sites get to the UNESCO historical heritage list. Having lunch than guests take the way to the streets of Baku, for seeing the beauty of night town. Night is offered in the hotel.

Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
Starting our morning with the driving to Bibi-Heybat complex means the opportunity to get in touch with religion and history. Today the trip is made to the graves and tomb of the famous successor of the Prophet Muhammad, Ukeima khanum. For the next destination invitees are going to get to Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings where many excursions are usually held. For example the famous exhibits chosen by guests are 6,000 rocks of 30,000 years old. Then the trip of 10km from Gobustan is covered in order to get to active volcanoes of Absheron.  Finding yourself in Baku, guests are visited to see the Carpet Museum. Right here there are various presentations, of such items as ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century and 17th-20th centuries carpets and rugs and of course famous exhibits gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. In a whole about 10,000 items are usually shown here. Night is held in the hotel. 

Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
Have a tour to the Hirkan Nature Reserve, where the excursion is held in the famous Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. It is presented as the natural area with such a climate, where the changing zone can be noticed. Right here guests can pay attention to boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia, about 1900 species of plants with 160 ones of them being famous in the Talysh mountains. Then during the trip here you are able to get to know of rich fauna life as well. So that there are such animals as leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. Arriving to Baku, the capital of the country, dinner is served in the restaurant. Our guests are also offered to enjoy the dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers), but for paying additionally. Night is going to be offered in the hotel.

Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Having the trip to Shamakha guests have a chance to make the stop at the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's carved mausoleum, presented by amazing geometric shapes, and wholly having legends concerning spiritual life. Then the trip is made to Juma Mosque, as we arrive to Gabala. This location is famous for the Albanian church. Basically this church is located in the Nij village, where live the Udins. They present us the whole of the 26 Albanian tribes of the the Albanian state, of III century BC - VII century AD. At the same time here guests are going to witness  the opportunity of lunch in the Aspi Winery, for trying wine. Then the group takes the way to Sheki, with dinner served in the restaurant where national music Mugam can be on. Night is offered in the hotel.

Day 6: Sheki - Baku
Getting to the way from Sheki guests are going to witness the beauty of 700 m above sea level, the territory amazing with mountains and oak forests. At the same time along the tour the Shebeke workshop will be visited. And here invitees will see the way of Sheki Halva creation. The next target is Caucasian village Kish, the local khanate of the past times. All together our mission is to inform that the people of Azerbaijan find pride in the unique silk women's headscarf kelagai, contained within in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Hotel in Baku is prepared for night.

Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
Having seen almost all of the locations of the country, we would like to show the Historical and Archaeological Museum, found in Gala village. This village is seen as one of the ancient ones, literally having roots in the Bronze Age. At the same territory the views of the museum under open air can be viewed, finding the following location, the 5th century fort. Then the Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers is going to be seen. It is famed with the eternal flame always burning. Today visitants have a witness of Yanardag, the famous Burning Mountain as well. Being already in Baku, the trip is organized to the local green bazaar with then night spent in the hotel.

Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel is offered for guests. Airport transfer is organized today.

Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $  

Included:
- Guide
- Transport
- Full board
- Accommodation:
            Baku - "Atropat"/ "Modern Hotel"/ "Parkway Inn" Hotel 4*
            Sheki - "Issam Hotel & Spa" Hotel 4*
- Entrance fees to museums
- Drinking water (0.5 liters) per day per person
 
Not included:
- Visa
- Flights
- Single room
- Medical insurance
- Photo and video charges in museums and monuments