Day 1: Baku
At Baku's airport, a beautiful cultural city on the Caspian Sea, a guide will greet you. You will be able to relax for a bit after you get at the hotel. Following lunch, you'll go on a tour of Baku's ancient and modern attractions, which will include a walking tour of the city's central district, which will highlight the city's most important historical and architectural icons. Our next trip will be the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, which has become one of the world's most stunning and contemporary structures in recent years. It was designed by Zaha Hadid, a well-known architect. The inside of this structure's bold lines and outstanding light play entice visitors to view temporary, often historical displays reflecting Azerbaijani culture. Fans of modern architecture will undoubtedly remember this one-of-a-kind spot for a long time. Aliyev's center, one of Baku's few distinguishing and popular public areas, is lushly landscaped and provides a wonderful view of the cityscape. Spend the night in a hotel.
Day 2: Baku
You will be taken on a guided tour of the "Old Town" after breakfast at a hotel. In Baku's city district, Icheri Sheher is a medieval residential neighbourhood surrounded by castle walls. The Market Square, Juma Mosque, Synyk Gala Castle, Caravanserais, temples, the Maiden Tower of the XII century, residential buildings, and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs of the XV century are among the hundreds of historical sites on the old city's land. You'll also pay a visit to Ali Shamsi's workshop. These and hundreds of other ancient structures may be seen in the Old Town, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is under its protection. After lunch, you'll have some free time before going for a moonlight stroll around Baku as the sun sets. You'll walk through the city's old streets, admiring the starry sky and hundreds of lights. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
The mosque, as well as the tombs and burial of Ukeima Khanum, a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad, as well as the graves of other renowned people, will be visited first thing in the morning. We'll then proceed to the "Gobustan Rock Carving Reserve." There are over 6,000 rocks here that date back over 30,000 years. After Gobustan, we'll travel 10 kilometers off-road to the surface of Absheron's active volcanoes. After lunch, we return to Baku and visit the world-famous Carpet Museum. Pottery, metal and bronze jewelry, metal artifacts from the 14th century, carpets and rugs from the 17th to the 20th centuries, gold and silver jewelry, national costume and needlework, and modern works of applied art are among the museum's roughly 10,000 pieces. You'll be staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
A trip of the Hirkan Nature Reserve, which is on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, begins in the morning. It's a spectacular natural complex of relict subtropical woods situated in a rare transition zone between humid and dry subtropics. Here you'll find boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, huge figs, silk acacia, and a wide variety of vines. A total of 1900 plant species have been collected on the reserve's area, with 160 of them being unique to the Talysh mountains. In addition, the area is home to a diverse range of species. Among the creatures found there are the magnificent leopard, Caucasian lynx, stone marten, porcupine, Talysh spotted woodpecker, Iranian robin, Persian snake, and others. We will return to Baku for an extra charge after lunch at a magnificent restaurant with a folklore and dance troupe named Nyanyalar or Grandmothers. Night in a hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
After breakfast, we leave Baku and head to Shamakha. Our first destination in Maraza will be elegantly merged into the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's rock-cut tomb. The site's design incorporates a fascinating symbolism of geometric patterns, and the setting has evolved into a spiritual mythology. Then we'll travel to Shamakhi, a historic city that has hosted several major events during its two-thousand-year existence. We'll see the beautiful and old Juma Mosque there. Then travel to Gabala to view the Albanian church in Nij, where the Udins originated. The Udins are one of the 26 Albanian tribes that created the Albanian kingdom between the third and seventh centuries BC. They are the forebears of today's Azerbaijanis. After getting to know Udinami, we head to the Aspi Winery for a wine tasting and lunch. Arrive at Sheki and book a hotel room. During dinner, Mugam sings country music in a restaurant. Mugam is a kind of Azerbaijani folk music.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
We start our journey to Sheki early in the morning. It is one of Azerbaijan's most beautiful cities, situated 700 meters above sea level and surrounded by mountains and oak trees in the style of an old amphitheater. We'll learn how to create Sheki Halva at the Shebeke workshop. Following that, we'll go to Kish, a beautiful Caucasian hamlet with stone houses and cobblestone roads that served as the capital of the local khanate. After lunch, you'll visit the Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. The kelagai (traditional silk women's headdress) is Sheki and Azerbaijan's pride. It is listed on UNESCO's Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Make your way to Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. A hotel will be used for the night.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
The first interesting item we see on our trip is Gala's Historical and Archaeological Museum. The earliest human habitation occurred during the Bronze Age. An open-air museum has been built near a 5th century castle on the site of an archaeological site. After seeing the landmarks in the area, we'll visit an antiques museum. After that, you'll visit the well-known Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers. The cause of this never-ending fire is crude oil. You'll go on a thrilling excursion to Yanardag - Burning Mountain after lunch. The hill has been on fire for thousands of years. You will visit the local green market when you arrive in Baku. The hotel is where you will spend the night.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
Today is transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $