Day 1: Baku
The guide from our company meets the guests in the Baku, in the airport of the city based at the Caspian Sea. Then all of us arrive for the hotel and after it have delicious lunch. Of course we are glad to offer the excursion along the picturesque sites of ancient and modern parts. It is peculiar for the city being divided into two epochs, but still serving the only one idea - hospitality and great views. As you are in Azerbaijan, it is required visiting the center of Baku and view the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. This center was created by the local architect Zaha Hadid. And we were trying to depict the modern ideas with the lines of the style, along with serving the idea of historical exhibitions to be held there. At the same time the surrounding of the center is better to be seen by us. It is started to be the beloved location of the locals. Night is held in the hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
This morning starts early, and we arrive for the Bibi-Heybat complex. It is the complex with the mosque and famous graves, tombs. One of the most identified tombs is of the descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, of Ukeima khanum. Invitees have a route to the "Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings". This is the reserve of the 6,000 rocks being 30,000 years old. After it the route of 10km is taken to the active volcanoes of Absheron. After such a destination the group goes to the Carpet Museum as we pass the route to Baku. This museum has about 10,000 items, with 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 offered for being taken by guests for night.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
With the departure to the Hirkan Nature Reserve, guests are the ones to feel it being the Hirkan Nature Reserve. This is known to be the complex of natural reserve, where climate changes from humid to dry subtropics. That is why we recommend seeing flora like boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia. In a whole there are about 1900 species of flora, with the 160 species being famous in the Talysh mountains. As for fauna, it can be seen as with leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake. After such a fascinating day, dinner is taken in the local restaurant, with having a chance to order the folklore and dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers), but paying additionally. Night then is taken in the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
Soon after breakfast, Baku is left and we take a route to Shamakha. But in the course of the tour along Azerbaijan, we make a stop at the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's rock-cut mausoleum, of the Maraza village. Likewise the building is known to be of the geometric shapes and spirituality serving various legends. In Shamakhi guests get to see the rich ancient ideas, great heritage of the territory. It is also known existing here for about 2000 years old. After it vacationers are going to view the Juma Mosque for later getting to the Gabala. Right here the Albanian church, based in the Nij village. Here also the Udins living there, and these are the people of the 26 Albanian tribes of the Albanian state (III century BC - VII century AD). Wine is tasted in the Aspi Winery, where lunch is offered there. Heading to Sheki, where hotel is planned to be ordered for the night. Dinner is also required at this territory. We would like to offer listen to the local music Mugam.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
As the Sheki is going to be left, and the trip to the heights of 700m is taken. By the way many of the sites of Azerbaijan are considered to be the picturesque ones. The location of our visiting is seen being the mountainous one, of the oak trees. The tour is made along the Shebeke workshop. It is required to be passed for seeing the way of cooking the Sheki Halva. Our next site for sighting is Caucasian village of Kish as it is known to be the real capital of the local khanate. Of course, lunch is taken there for getting to the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. As we are here all of us identify the local pride of the country, kelagai. It is the silky headscarf, created for women. This headscarf is included into the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. In Baku night is taken in the hotel.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
Be the one to view the greatness of the Historical and Archaeological Museum, placed in the Gala village, of the oldest destination, mainly of the Bronze Age. Dear guests, be sure to view the museum based at the open air, also seeing as the site close to the 5th century fort. Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers is grasped by sightseers, when they can view the fire always flaming. Yanardag - Burning Mountain is visited after the temple and we drive for the capital of the country, where the local bazaar of greenery is located. Hotel is taken by us this night.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Breakfast in a hotel of Baku is taken. Airport transfer.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $