Day 1: Baku
Dear guests, we are happy to meet you in the airport of Baku, which is found on the Caspian Sea. It means we take the route from the airport for getting to see the capital of Azerbaijan from various sites. And of course, we have a desire to show modern city as well as the old sites. Today the trip is made to the modern part of the city, to the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center. It was created by famous architect Zaha Hadid, who tried to show the views of modern life, with lines and various playing of light. At this building, there are always historical exhibitions to be held. It is also seen to be the center, where guests can have a walk along green panorama of Baku. Night is planned in the hotel.
Day 3: Baku - Gobustan - Baku
From the trip along the capital of the country, invitees get to see the Bibi-Heybat complex, having the grave of the successor of the Prophet Muhammad, famous Ukeima khanum. This site is also known for other tombs and graves. As the tour is going on, we are going to visit the Gobustan Reserve of rock carvings exhibition. It presents us 30,000 years old rocks, in the amount of about 6,000 ones. Then and there, you drive 10km and arrive at active volcanoes of Absheron. When we return to Baku, there is the trip to the Carpet Museum is organized. In the museum there are about 10,000 items of various centuries. At the same time we can offer seeing ceramics, metal and bronze jewelry, metal items of the 14th century, carpets and rugs of the 17th-20th centuries and of course pay attention to gold and silver jewelry, national clothing and embroidery. After such an interesting day devoted to art, night is taken in the hotel.
Day 4: Baku - Lankaran (Girkansky reserve) - Baku
Today the trip is made to the location which is in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO, the famous Hirkan Nature Reserve. This is the reserve of natural meaning, presented the view of subtropical forests, changing to dry subtropics, where we can meet boxwood, ironwood, velvet maple, giant figs, silk acacia. At the same time right here guests are able to witness rich flora and fauna. The latter one shows us amazing leopard, the Caucasian lynx, the stone marten, the porcupine, the Talysh spotted woodpecker, the Iranian robin, the Persian snake, with the first constituent being presented with 1900 species of plants. And among them about 160 ones growing in the Talysh mountains. In the restaurant dinner is served, where you can pay additionally for a folklore and dance ensemble Nyanyalar (Grandmothers). In Baku night is ordered in the hotel.
Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Gabala - Sheki
For now there is a need to leave the capital of Azerbaijan and take a tour to Shamakha, with making stops at the vertical wall of Sheikh Diri Baba's mausoleum being carved, by the way. Also it presents us modern views of geometric shapes, expressing some kind of mystic. Going on, the view of Juma Mosque is seen, with then going to Gabala. From this location such a village as Nij is visited. And it means we are going to see the Albanian church, presented by 26 Albanian tribes. These tribes created the Albanian state, of III century BC - VII century AD, which now form ancient relatives of modern people of the country. Getting closer the Udins, we take the way to the Aspi Winery, have a taste of wine. Then the group arrives at the restaurant, where have dinner and listen to Mugam music. Night is prepared in the hotel of Sheki.
Day 6: Sheki - Baku
Today we are in Sheki, and it means that the following destination is going to be the height of 700 m above sea level. This is the location, where there is an abundance of oak forests and mountains surrounding the location. Then the trip is organized to Shebeke workshop, where guests are able to get in touch with the way of the Sheki Halva cooking. Having seen all of the activities here, we arrive at the Kish Caucasian village. This is the modern representation from the past times, when it used to be the local khanate. In Sheki we would like to show a famous Sheki Ipek Silk Mill. At the same time such a pride as kelagai is going to be seen. And this is the silk headscarf, being in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO. Night is taken in the hotel of the principal city.
Day 7: Baku - Absheron Peninsula - Baku
And finally you are happy to be able seeing the Historical and Archaeological Museum of Azerbaijan. It is located in Gala village settlement, being from the Bronze Age. The guests take the tour along the open-air museum and the territory of the 5th century citadel. Almost in the end of the day we arrive at Ateshgah Temple of Fire Worshipers ad enjoy the eternal flame burning. In Baku, guests take the route to the greenery bazaar and then arrive at the hotel for night.
Day 8: Baku - Airport
We are glad to offer breakfast in a hotel and airport transfer.
Price per person:
02 pax - 1 215 $
04 pax - 885 $
06 pax - 755 $
08 pax - 725 $
10 pax - 680 $
Single - 140 $