DAY 01. Arrival + Panaromic Tour
Arrival in the airport. Your professional tour guide will meet you in the lobby at airport. Transfer to Hotel.
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-controllednational 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.
DAY 02. Baku City Tour
Old City Walking Tour. From Double Gates, starting the tour you will be able to see the Chain, 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.
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” stend.
DAY 03. Baku-Shamakhi- Gabala Tour
Your tour will start with car picking up you from your hotel. Your First stop will be ancient Diri Baba Mausoleum which had been built in year 1402. After the mausoleum you will have a stop in the Shamakhi City, at the Shamakhi 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. After Shamakhi Juma Mosque, you will visit to Yeddie Gumbaz (Seven Domes) – In fact only three of these desecrated octagonal royal tombs remain reasonably complete. They are the 18th-/early 19th-century mausolea of the khans of Shamakha. The last khan, Mustafa, had fled to his palace at Fitdag/Sulut to avoid the advancing Russians, but was finally buried here along with his ancestors. Some of the surrounding gravestones are much more ancient – as much as a millennium old. After this you will drive to Gabala– northern city of Azerbaijan. To the southwest, Chukhur Gabala village has ancient ruins, including imposing gate towers, from the city’s time as capital of Caucasian Albania. On the city’s northeastern outskirts, the Tufandag Winter–Summer Mountain Resort offers ski runs.
We will go to “Eddi Gozal Waterfall” Seven Beautiful Waterfall, locates Vandam Village of Gabala. Maybe there are not seven waterfalls but there are seven stairs to ascend to waterfall. We will visit Gabala Forest and drink traditional Azerbaijani Somovar Tea.
DAY 04. Gabala-Shaki, Shaki Tour
Arrive on 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 05. Gobustan Tour + Shopping Tour
DAY 6. Departure.
DAY 01. Arrival + Panaromic Tour Arrival in the airport. Your professional tour guide will meet you in the lobby at airport. Transfer to Hotel. Check in at the hotel. Relax – Free time. Overnight in the hotel. DAY 02. Baku […]
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