Your Private Car & Guide will pick you from Hotel for starting Baku City Tour. Firstly will start with Panoramic City Tour– you will discover Panoramic View of Baku from the Highland Park which is the highest spot of Baku. From this Highest Point of the city, you will see the panorama of City of Lights, Baku which you will be able to see major buildings like, Flame Towers, TV Tower, Parliament Building, Building of AzTV Channel – (AzTV is a state-controlled national television channel in Azerbaijan. It is the oldest television channel in the country, having first broadcast from Baku on 14 February 1956 in what was then the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic)Martyrs’ Lane, Chrystal Hall, National Flag Square and many more. You will walking through the Martyrs’ Lane to the stairs called “40 Stairs” where your driver will pick you up.
Old City Walking Tour. From Double Gates, starting the tour you will be able to see theChain, Sailor and Cat Houses, Bukhara & Multani Caravansarais,Juma Mosque, Maiden Tower. Guide will explain to you the history of the Old City, and its buildings mentioned above. After taking pictures in front of the Maiden Tower you will proceed to Visit the Miniature Book Museum (if it is open), the biggest miniature book collection on earth that has a book which thickness of 0.75mm and consist of 22 Pages. Next Destination in the Old City will be the Shirvanshahs’ Palace. 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. Car again will pick you up from the Double gates to the Baku Boulevard.
You will visit Heydar Aliyev Center, building designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadidi in 2012. An internationally recognized architectural work, the building of the Heydar Aliyev Center has become a signature landmark of modern Baku due to its innovative and cutting-edge design. Extending on eight floor levels, the center accommodates a 1000-seat auditorium, temporary exhibition spaces, a conference center, workshops, and a museum. Will take many photos with “I LOVE BAKU” stentJ
Transfer to the Hotel
Overnight in Baku.
Day 3. Sheki Tour
Sheki Tour .Sheki is one of the most ancient cities that habituated by people more than 2700 years in the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasian Mountains. Majority of architectural buildings that built between 16th -19th centuries were well preserved. For centuries Sheki was the center of silkworm breeding and silk production center and located on the silk road. Sheki city is also very famous for its very rich cuisine and sweets not only among the locals but tourists also. You can try a special Soup called “Piti” that cooked 8-9 hours, from night till morning with the significantly small amount of fire. You definitely should try Sheki sweets also like Sheki Baklava, Tel Halva, Bamiyehs and many more. Sheki Khans Palace – The Palace itself built in 1762 as a summer residence for the Khan(King) of Sheki. During the construction of the building, no single nails and glues were used. From inside, all the walls of the Palace are full of paintings which each painting has its own philosophical meaning. In the garden outside of the palace, you will discover 2 plane trees that both are 500 years old. Caravansarais(ancient hotels) – Sheki has 2 caravansarais that are called Upper & Lower Caravansarais both dating back to 18th centuries. Due to city’s location on the main trade road from the East to the West, Caravansarais were main resting and trading places of merchants who are passing from the city. Sheki KishAlbanian Church. In the Kish Village of Sheki, you will visit an Albanian church that dates back to the 1st century AD. People of the North part of Azerbaijan were mainly Christians before Islam.
Day 4. Absheron Tour
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.
Day 5. Shopping Tour
Just a day before your departure you will enjoy doing a shopping in modern Baku. Your Guide will assist you in case of any questions.
Day 6. Departure
After having breakfast at the Hotel,
Check-out from the hotel
Transfer to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport which is on the list of world’s nine “5 stars” airports in accordance with “Skytrax
Международный Аэропорт Гейдар Алиев / Любой отель в городе Баку
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