DAY 01. Arrival + Panaromic Tour
Arrival in the airport. Your professional tour guide will meet you in the lobby at airport. Transfer to Hotel.
DAY 02. 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 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. 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” stent
Boat Tour on the Caspian Sea
DAY 03 : Guba- Tour.
At 10:00 a.m. being ready to start today`s adventure, On the 3rd day, We will make our way north first along the Caspian Sea and then near the high Caucasus Mountains. We will stop for a look at the sacred site “Beshbarmaq”.In Guba, we visit the Red Village “(Qırmızı Qəsaəbə), Across the Kudyal River from Quba is Red Town, the largest Mountain Jewish settlement in the former Soviet Union. Red Town is the only entirely Jewish settlement outside of Israel and the United States, and is the last surviving settlement. Mountain Jews have been settled in the Caucasus for thousands of years, though there are many different communities and resettlements. Mountain Jews have their own version of Judaism that combines the Old Testament with other traditional practices, as well as a bit of mysticism. They also speak their own language: Judeo-Tat or Juhuri, part of the Persian family.
The ancient art of carpet weaving is still prevalent in this northeastern corner of the Caucasus region. We will continue our discovering with a carpet weaving factory, the World of Carpets Association. In this factory you will find the Master Weavers sitting in front of looms, hand crafting beautiful, pieces of art from naturally died wool and silks. The craft is still being done here, the same as it was hundreds of years ago. In the center of Guba, if we are lucky we can see the urban bazaar. You will rest your souls in amazing Gachrash Forest, Gachrash Village is 12 km far from the Guba City, The area of this village is covered with forest on all sides. Qechresh is famous for its natural springs and plants.The wild walnuts, hazelnuts, cranberry, hawthorn, hips, apples, pears and pine trees grown there. As for the animal world, the village is a home for gazelles, wolves, bears, foxes and other animals. It is also possible to catch fish in Gudjalchay, which gives a special beauty to the village.
DAY 04: Baku-Shamakhi- Gabala Tour
After your check-out from hotel , 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 visit fascinating Nohur Lake locates near the village of Nohurqishlag. The quiet atmosphere and bird sounds will create an ideal relaxation environment.We will drive to Tufandag Mountain Resort locates 4 km far from Gabala City. Extrime lovers will have a chance for being amazed with the Cable Car in the Resort.We will Visit Gabaland Entertainment Center for havin great times .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 05. Gabala- Baku
DAY 06. Gobustan Tour + Shopping 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.
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 Sadarak Local Shopping Center,
Ganjlik Mall in the city, biggest mall.
DAY 07. Departure.
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