Excursion tour to Azerbaijan

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Excursion tour to Azerbaijan


01 Feb - 09 Feb


8 days, 7 nights



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Excursion tour to Azerbaijan

Group Excursion Historical-Ethnographic Route in the Main Cities of Azerbaijan


Day 1

Arrival by evening flight of Azerbaijan Airlines 
Meeting with a guide at the Airport, Transfer to Baku
Short night excursion "Fires of Baku" with a tour of the main streets and avenues of the city under night illumination
Welcome dinner at the restaurant of traditional Azerbaijani cuisine with national music
Transfer to the hotel, Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight in Baku

Day 2

Breakfast in the hotel
Departure from the hotel in the direction of the Old Town
Walking tour of the old city: visiting the Maiden Tower (IX century), the Palace of the Shirvanshahs (XV century), Karavansaray Multani and Bukhara (XV century.), The place of shooting of the cult Soviet films Diamond Arm, Amphibian Man, Teheran 43, etc. .
Visit to the Shahid Alley with a panorama of the city's Panorama.
Descent by funicular to the seaside Boulevard
Walking tour of the boulevard (if desired, tourists can rent a bicycle)
Sea tour along Baku Bay (depending on weather conditions)
Next, the transition to Nizami Street (formerly Trading Street)
Free time for shopping
Dinner at the restaurant
Transfer to the hotel

Day 3

Breakfast in the hotel
Departure from the hotel
Visit to the Bibi Mosque - Heybiat, where the Sister of Imam Hussein (One of the main figures in Islam)
Inspection of the first oil fields
Visited the Gobustan National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) with an inspection of rock paintings from the Stone Age
Further departure in the direction of the western region of the country
Visiting the German colonies: "Annenfeld" (Shamkir) and Yelenodorf (Khanlar). Built by German colonists during the reign of the Russian Empress Catherine II
Return to Ganja
Lunch on the road
Visiting the former German settlements of Annenfeld (Shamkir) and Elenendorf (Khanlar), built by German colonists from Baden-Württemberg, who were resettled in these regions under the Empress Catherine II
Arrival in Ganja
Lunch along the way
Sightseeing tour in Ganja: Visit to the mausoleum of the medieval Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi, Next walking tour, visit to the Alexander Nevsky Church, Aguian Church, Shah Abbas Mosque, Ganja Khan Javad Mausoleum
Dinner at a local restaurant
Overnight in Ganja

Day 4
Breakfast in the hotel
Departure from the hotel in Sheki
Visiting the mountain village of Kish, where the ancient Albanian Church is located
Going to the fortress "Gyaryarsyan Gyoryarsyan" (You will come - You will see)
Lunch at a local restaurant with a tasting of piti (a meat dish of Sheki's cuisine)
Walking sightseeing tour of the old town of Sheki (Yuhary Bash)
Visiting the Palace of Sheki Khans (A vivid example of the construction of the palace of the late Safavid period)
Visit the Sheki Museum of Applied Arts, located in the ancient Albanian temple.
Visiting Sheki silk factory. Acquaintance with the old methods of manufacturing silk fabric.
Visiting Sheki Karavan Saray
Dinner at Caravan Saraie
Overnight in Sheki

Day 5

Breakfast in the hotel
Departure from the hotel in Gabala
Visiting on the road of the city of Oguz
Acquaintance with local synagogues in Oguz
A trip to the village of Nij, a visit to the Udi church (the Udins are the direct descendants of the ancient Albanians who have preserved their language and way of life, as well as professing Christianity)
Arrival in Gabala
Visit to the local Beltmann piano factory
Accommodation in a hotel in Gabala
Free time (at the request of tourists it is possible to travel by cable car in the ski resort of Tufandag - 1660 meters above sea level)
Dinner. Overnight in Gabala.

Day 6

Breakfast in the hotel
Departure from the hotel in Ismayilli
Visiting the village of Ivanovka (inhabitants of Ivanovka village - Molokans, Russian colonists, Old Believers, resettled by Catherine II to Azerbaijan)
Acquaintance with the life of Molokans
Lunch at Ismayilli
Moving to Baku through the Muganli pass (photo set in the most picturesque parts of the Caucasian Range)
On the way visit the mausoleum of Yeddi Gesel (Seven Beauties) in Shamakhi
Arrival in Baku
Visit to the Burning Mountain (Yanardag). The natural gas outlet in the suburbs of Baku
Dinner. Overnight.

Day 7

Breakfast in the hotel
Departure to Apsheron Peninsula
Visiting the temple of fire worshipers - Ateshgah
Departure to the village of Gala, a visit to the ethnographic museum of Gala, culinary and handicraft master classes from local residents
Lunch at a local Restaurant
Visit to the Märdakanska Tower
Transfer to Baku
Visit to local Hamam

Day 8
Breakfast in the hotel
Visit to the local market
Free time at the bazaar for independent purchases and tasting local caviar
Free time. At the request of tourists for an extra charge, a wine tour can be arranged
Airport transfer
Departure by evening flight AZAL

Included in tour price
Accommodation in hotels in double rooms
Breakfast-based meals
Guide services (English / German / French / Russian / Turkish)
Provision of a comfortable bus throughout the route
Entrance fee to museums and other excursion objects
Transportation of luggage and services of porters at the airport and hotels
Drinking water in bottles (0.3 ml.) For k

Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan
Excursion tour to Azerbaijan

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