West Azerbaijan tour

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    • Airport transfer
    • Breakfast
    • Excursions
    • Hotel accomodation
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional Guide
    • Transport
    • Dinner
    • E-VISA
    • Flight Tickets
    • Lunch
    • Meal
    • Museum entrance tickets
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    West Azerbaijan tour

    1

    • Arrival to Baku
    • Transfer to hotel and check in
    • Baku boulevard, little Venice, Nizami srt, fountain square walking tour
    • Back to hotel and overnight

    • Baku
    2

    Duration: 10:00-18:00

    • Breakfast at hotel
    • City sightseeing tour by transport
    • Upland park with beautiful panoramic view of city and Baku bay
    • Excursion to Old City or Inner City - the historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls were well protected. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is widely accepted that the Old City with some researchers contending that construction dates as far back as the 7th century.
    • Lunch time
    • Excursion to  Zoroastrian Yanardag - The reason offered for the Yanar Dag fires is the result of hydrocarbon gases emanating from below the earth's surface. In the 13th century, when Marco Polo visited Baku, he mentioned numerous mysterious flames that could be found all over the region at various places of the Abşeron Peninsula. These fires gave Azerbaijan the moniker “Land of Fire.” Even five centuries after Marco Polo, French writer Alexandre Dumas witnessed natural flames in a mysterious fire temple. Only a handful of fire mountains exist today in the world, and most are located in Azerbaijan. Due to the large concentration of natural gas under the Absheron Peninsula, natural flames burned there throughout antiquity.
    • Excursion to “Ateshgah” Zoroastrian fire worships temple - The Baku Ateshgah, often called the "Fire Temple of Baku" is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani, a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. It was a pilgrimage and philosophical centre of Zoroastrians from Northwestern Indian Subcontinent, who were involved in trade with the Caspian area via the famous "Grand Trunk Road". The Temple of Fire "Ateshgah" was nominated for List of World Heritage Sites, UNESCO in 1998.
    • Visiting Haydar Aliev center - one of the most beautiful building in the world- designed by English Iragi architect Zaha Hadid.
    • Back to hotel or other appointed place. Free time
    • Overnight at hotel

    • Baku and Absheron Peninsula
    3

    Duration: 10:00-15:00

    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Excursion to Gobustan Museum and National Park - officially Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, is a hill and mountain site occupying the southeast end of the Greater Caucasus mountain ridge in Azerbaijan. It is located west of the settlement of Gobustan, about 40 miles (64 km) southwest of the centre of Baku on the west bank of the Caspian Sea. Gobustan is very rich in archaeological monuments. The reserve has more than 6,000 rock engravings dating back between 5,000–40,000 years. In 2007 Gobustan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Visiting Mud volcanoes - Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 of those are in the coastal area of Azerbaijan. Geologists of NASA studying Mars planet, concluded that mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan are similar to uplands of the planet for their structure. The eruptions o volcanoes are used as raw material in the chemical and construction industries as well as in pharmacology. Volcanic clay and mud are used in the treatment of diseases related nervous system, skin and rheumatism.
    • Back to hotel or other appointed place. Free time

    • Baku and Absheron Peninsula
    4

    Departure: 08:00

    • Breakfast at hotel and check-out
    • Departure to Gabala region - The historic city of Qabala surrounded by the spectacular Caucasus mountains, is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Azerbaijan. Enjoy the nature and fresh air of Caucasus.
    • Stop at the beautiful Nohur Lake
    • Arriving to hotel in Gabala city and check-in
    • Lunch time
    • Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex - Riding up to the Tufandag mountain by cable car. There is the picturesque scenery of the Caucasus mountains and fresh mountain air.
    • Rest and fun in Gabaland - Gabaland is the Azerbaijan's number one short break destination and Gabala's greatest escape! The Gabaland offers the leading theme park in a Caucasus region with amazing rides and endless family.
    • Overnight at hotel

    • Baku - Gabala
    5

    Duration: 09:00-18:00

    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Departure to Sheki region - Sheki, a small city off on the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, a historical region in northern Azerbaijan and Caucasus Albania.With a rich in Islamic architecture, Silk Road history, good food, and friendly people, Sheki is Azerbaijan's true travel gem
    • Visiting beautiful Khal-Khal waterfall
    • Old city walking tour - with fan, beautiful and old styles of architecture.
    • Palace of Seheki Khans - The 18 th century Winter palace built by Khan (king) of Sheki.
    • Visiting “Yukhary” and “Ashaghy” (“Upper” and “Lower”) caravanserai - dated back to the 18th-19th centuries AD
    • Free time and shopping
    • Back to Gabala and overnight at hotel

    • Gabala - Sheki - Gabala
    6

    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Check-out from hotel and transfer to Baku
    • Visiting Lahij village - Lahij is a 183 km away from Baku village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus. Lahij is a notable place in Azerbaijan, with its authentic handicrafts traditions, particularly related to copper. The village's carpet and rug crafts are also well known in Azerbaijan and the South Caucasus. Lahij has an old sewage system (some experts claim that it was built 1000 – 1500 years ago). Due to frequent earthquakes local people have developed sophisticated and authentic construction techniques. During the Medieval Period, Lahij became an important centre of craftsmen in Azerbaijan. Lahij master craftsmen could create forty types of items related to Folk Art. These skilled craftsmen included jewelers, blacksmiths, carpenters, carpet makers, engravers, painters, tanners, shoemakers and bast shoe makers, sock weavers and others. Many valuable examples of the products of these skills are exhibited in famous museums and collections.
    • Departure to Baku
    • Check-in to hotel and overnight

    • Gabala - Lahij - Baku
    7

    • Breakfast at hotel
    • Check-out from hotel and transfer to airport

    • Baku

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