Arrival in the airport. Transfer to the Hotel (20-25 minute to the City Center) Check-in at the hotel and after having 20-30 minute rest at the hotel.
The first destination of the tour will be the Highland Park which is the highest spot of the Baku City during your Baku City Tour. From the park, you will see the panorama of the city which you will be able to see major buildings like, Flame Towers, Parliament Building, State TV Channel Building and Broadcast Tower, Martyrs’ Lane, Chrystal Hall, National Flag Square and many more. You will be walking through the Martyrs’ Lane to the stairs called “40 Stairs” where your driver will pick you up.
After this you will continue to the Double Gates to start Old City Walking Tour. From Double Gates, starting the tour you will be able to see the Chain, Sailor and Cat Houses, Bukhara & Multani Caravanserais, Juma Mosque, Maiden Tower. After taking pictures in front of the Maiden Tower you will proceed to Visit the Miniature Book Museum (except Monday & Thursday. Next Destination in the Old City will be the Shirvanshahs’ Palace Museum Complex. It will definitely be up to you to choose to enter to Palace or not, depending on your interest. From the Palace you will be ending up in the Double Gates again. The last destination in the Baku city tour will be the Nizami Street. You will have 20 minutes to walk to see the beauty of the most central street of the Baku with full of shops and nice restaurants. You will also be able to see the Fountain Square full of magical fountains.
Starting Tour Program at 08:00 AM. After having a nice breakfast at the Hotel, you will visit north- west regions of Azerbaijan. 20-30 minute stop on Diri Baba Mousoleum in Maraza, Gobustan at 09:30-10:00 AM Ancient Diri Baba Mausoleum which had been built in year 1402. Visiting Shamakhi Juma Mosque at 10:30- 11:00 AM. After the mausoleum you will have a stop in the Shamakhi City, Juma Mosque- a mosque that has been built in year 743 and is the one of the first mosques built in the territory of Azerbaijan. Drive to Gabala at 13:00 northern city of Azerbaijan.
Drive to the Restaurant on the way Shamakha / Gabala.
Places in Gabala:
Drive back to Baku.
After having a good breakfast at the hotel, your Guide and private car will pick up you from the hotel to visit Gobustan Rock Mountain Reserve & Museum. The Archeological monument – Gobustan is located in 56 km from the capital city, Baku. The artifacts and rock carvings were discovered in 1939 – 1940 years. As a result of the researchers, more than 3,500 human and animal paintings and various markings – petroglyphs were recorded and 20 suburban shelters have been identified in this place. Mesolithic monuments (medieval stone) are mostly exhibited in the reserve. There are many caves, springs, carved by primitive men on walls of caves, rocks, and stony lumps. First you will visit the Gobustan Museum to get the better insights to the history of the area then you will go by car to the Rock Mountain to see the real carvings.
After the Rock Mountain, you will visit the Mud Volcanoes. That is why the Transportation will be changed to the Soviet Lada Cars. Whoever wants can bring some strong plastic bags with them to collect some of the mud from there which has been said is good for the skin. Spending 10 minutes around Volcanoes you will be transferred back to your car.
On the way to the Hotel you will also visit the Bibihaybat Mosque, with magnificent green internal decorative beauty and the First Industrial Oil Well on the Earth that was opened for use in 1846.
Visiting Absheron Peninsula, on this tour you will be acquainted why Azerbaijan called as the “Land of Fire”.
Fire Temple (Ateshgah Temple) Guide will explain the mysterious history behind the Baku Boulevard and its connection to the Oil Barons alongside the Boulevard. The Fire Temple is located in the south-eastern part of the Surakhani settlement of the Absheron Peninsula, 30 km away from the city center. Ateshgah is a fire temple built in the 17th-18th centuries in the place of the eternal flames of natural gas. The earliest building of the temple belongs to the 1713 year, and the central temple was built in 1810 by merchant Kanchanagara funds. It was sanctified by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs at different times. After Fire Temple you will visit to then you will visit the Fire Mountain (Yanardagh). This natural burning flame became as a result of the emergence of natural gas at the foot of the hill. A hill that burning approximately 4 millenniums nonstop even in times of raining and snowing.
– Transfer to the hotel
– Overnight at the Hotel in Baku
– After having breakfast at the Hotel, Check-out & transfer to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport which is on the list of world’s nine “5 stars” airports in accordance with the “Skytrax”.
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Address: Baku, Azerbaijan