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, your private car and guide will pick you up from your hotel for starting Baku City Tour – 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.
Boat Tour on the Caspian Sea. While tasting ice cream on the VIP part of the Boat soul your taste and enjoy night view of Baku Bay. And visiting to Ferry Wheel and then transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel in Baku.
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:
Overnight at the Hotel in Gabala.
Starting Sheki Tour at 10:00 AM. 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. Visiting Sheki Khan Palace at 10:15- 11:15 AM. 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. Visiting Caravanserais at 11:20 – 12:00 AM. Caravanserais (ancient hotels) – Sheki has 2 caravanserais that are called Upper & Lower Caravanserais both dating back to 18th centuries. Due to city’s location on the main trade road from the East to the West, Caravanserais were main resting and trading places of merchants who are passing from the city. Visiting Albanian Church – Kish at 12:30 – 13:30. Drive to Kish Village. In the Kish Village of Sheki, you will visit an Albanian church that dates back to the 1st century AD.
Drive to the Restaurant for having Lunch. Tasting Piti-Traditional Sheki Cuisine 13:30 -15:00.
Overnight at the Hotel in Sheki.
Breakfast in the hotel, Check –out from the hotel. Visiting Local Bazaar in Sheki. Drive to Kish Village. In the Kish Village of Sheki, you will visit an Albanian church that dates back to the 1st century AD. Drive to Balakan, Lagodekhi Georgian Border
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Address: Baku, Azerbaijan