5 Nights / 6 Days
Day 01 : Baku
Welcome to Azerbaijan!
Our representative will meet you at the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Spend the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 : Baku City TourAfter breakfast at the hotel, be ready in the hotel lobby by 09:30am and proceed for a city tour of Baku. The first destination will be the Highland Park that offers a 360˚ panoramic view of the Baku city, which resembles a massive amphitheater that gently slopes down to the adjoining Caspian Sea!
Depart for Baku Old City Tour. The tour begins with a visit to the Old Town – ‘Icheri Sheher’. The old city is the heart of Baku. Visit several historical monument located in the territory of Old Town, including Palace of Shirvanshahs, the Maiden Tower, several caravan-palaces, mosques, baths, etc. Visit the Maiden Tower – ‘Baku’s symbol’. Known locally as Giz Galasi, it was built in the 12th century as part of the walled city. We also visit Shirvanshahs` Palace, the biggest monument of the Shirvan- Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture.
Spend a pleasant time in the restaurants and taste dishes from national Azerbaijan cuisine. After lunch pass by Baku Boulevard, one of the favorite retreat centers for tourists and inhabitants. By bus you will see the Flag Square – Baku city’s splendid architectural landmark. From there, we proceed to tour historical milestones namely: Baku Promenade, National Carpets Museum – whose very building resembles a folded carpet, House of the Government, Governor’s Garden, Magomayev Philharmonic Theatre, etc. Later visit the Cultural Center Complex – Heydar Aliyev Center that is comprised of an exhibition halls, museum and auditorium. Its architecture is remarkable as no angles can be seen in its interior as well as exterior. After dinner transfer to the hotel.
Day 03 : Baku – Gabala
After breakfast, check out and set off for Gabala. This is a city with ancient history and modern view. Check into the hotel and time at leisure.
After lunch, depart for Tufandag Skiing tour. Tufandag is one of the most popular Mountain & Ski Resorts not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the Caucasian region. Using cable ways, go up to a height of 2836 m above sea level and spend a pleasant time in the cafes and restaurants and enjoy the spectacular views of Tufandag from the top of the mountain. At the end of the tour, transfer back to the hotel.
Overnight in Gabala.
Day 04 : Gabala – Baku
After breakfast, spend half a day at leisure. The guide will organize excursions to Nohurgol, Gabaland Entertainment Center and Gabala Shooting Club. At the end of excursions, come back to Baku city.
Overnight in Baku.
Day 05 : Absheron Peninsula and Shopping Tour
At 09:00 am, refresh yourselves with breakfast and be ready.
Today’s tour will be to Ateshgah for a visit to a Temple. This temple – well known for fire worshipers and fire adoration – is located in the Surakhany village and is called, the ‘Temple of eternal fire’. This shrine holds the remnants of Zoroastrianism and Hinduism.
It is said that the fire holes of this temple form natural burning fire that light natural gases. The guest room cells of the chapel are now reconstructed as a Museum for the tourists. After the temple visit, by around 11:00 am, you will start off to visit Mehemmedli. From the village you will proceed to Yanardag Fire Mountain which lies next to the village. Glowing continuously for several thousand years by means of natural gas, this mountain is one of its kind and a true nature’s wonder.
After lunch, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Feel the hustle and bustle of the city by walking the streets and interacting with the locals.
In the evening enjoy a cruise along the Boulevard. Overnight in Baku.
Day 06 : Baku Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel.
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