Day 1: Baku
Today you are going to wander about the fantastic city of Azerbaijan. This city is located on the Caspian Sea, being the principal city. At the same time we would like to note, that this tour will be based on investigation of old and modern parts of Baku. Walking along the center of the city, such a location as he Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center will be seen. It is presented as the modern building, of the architect Zaha Hadid. The building is modern, rather unusual, making it unique, at the same time representing cultural views of the country. Having the trip along the center of Aliyev, guests have a chance to view perfect panorama views. Night is taken in the hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
For the Bibi-Heybat complex, we have decided to give the morning, as this site worth visiting and seeing. It presents us the perfect idea of the mosque, with graves and tombs. Moreover, it is famous for having the grave of the famed person Ukeima khanum, considered to be the successor of the Prophet Muhammad. For more details of the city and the country to be seen, we would like to show the area of the Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings, creating the exhibition along 6,000 rocks. Most of them are 30,000 years old. Leaving the city Gobustan, guests drive 10km and get to active volcanoes of Absheron. It also means the way to Baku then. And in the capital invitees visit the Carpet Museum. This is the museum, where ancient things can be seen, like the ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century with carpets and rugs of the 17th-20th centuries. At the same time there are about 10,000 items presenting gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. Hotel is offered for night.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
Starting the day with the leave-taking, boarders visit the Hirkan Nature Reserve. This is the reserve of the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. At the same time it is the territory of subtropical forests, where climate is moist and then changes to dry subtropics. Having the trip here, we would like you to pay attention to boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia. Flora is presented with1900 species of plants with 160 species being in the Talysh mountains. Fauna shows us such amazing animals as leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. In the restaurant you can have dinner and pay for the dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers), if you desire entertainment. Night is prepared in the hotel of Baku.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Having breakfast, we arrive at Shamakha. But before the arrival to be made, we are glad to show such a location as the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's rock-cut mausoleum. It presents modern view of geometric shapes, as well as mystic views of the past times. Later on in the city where we have arrived, there is going to be seen the territory of great and rather prosperous heritage. Juma Mosque is located in the Nij village as we take a route to Gabala. This is the territory of the Albanian church, visited by the living here Udins. These are the people of the 26 Albanian tribes. In the past they created the Albanian state of III century BC - VII century AD. The Aspi Winery is visited then and we are glad to offer trying wine here. Restaurant of national style is served for dinner, and in Sheki we have night in the hotel.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
Prepare for the interesting tour along Azerbaijan, as today we get to the altitude of 700m above sea level. This is the territory of oak trees of the mountains. Later, such a place as Shebeke workshop is visited. It is known for being the chance to see the way of cooking of Sheki Halva. And of course you drive to Kish Caucasian village. It is the location, of the ancient local khanate. You have lunch and then travel to the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. And from here you can witness the pride of the whole country, the silk headscarf kelagai. This thing is in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Arriving at Baku, we have night in the hotel.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
Have the trip to the Historical and Archaeological Museum, and you get to Gala village. This is the olden village settlement, starting existence from the Bronze Age. At these places, guests get to see the ancient open-air museum, as well as see the building of the 5th century fort. This is also the village, where ancient antiques are presented in the museum. Far along, the Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers is visited. It presents us the eternal flame always burning with the help of the crude oil. For then, the Burning Mountain is visited. It is also known as Yanardag. When you get to Baku, the trip is organized to the local bazaar, with the further night in the hotel.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel is cooked and served. Airport transfer is organized as well.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $