Explore crossroads of Europe and Asia

This tour has 578 views 87
from/per person $
  • Museum
  • 3+ Days
  • Accessibiliy
  • 394 Likes
  • Pet allowed
  • Audio guide
  • Tour guide

Описание

Explore crossroads of Europe and Asia

5 Days | Baku, Absheron Peninsula, Gobustan, Khinalug

The five-day Azerbaijan tour will introduce you to the most remarkable sights of the Land of Fire. You will explore mysterious Apsheron Peninsula and visit real temple of fire-worshipers. Ancient petroglyphs of the Gobustan National Park will be zest of your interesting journey. In addition, you will visit the mountainous village of Khinalig, which is known for unique dialect and traditions. Medieval hammam and traditional carpet workshop in Quba will inspire and open up inimitable shades of Azerbaijan.

Что включено

  • All transfers
  • Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included
  • Sightseeing tour program with local guide
  • Entrance fees to sights as per itinerary

Что не включено

  • Full board (lunch and dinner)
  • Hotel charges for additional services
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Azerbaijan tourist e-visa

Программа тура

Day 1
Arrival in Baku
 
 Arrival in Baku. You will be met by our driver and transferred to the hotel. Check-in on arrival. Free time in Baku. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Baku – city tour
 
 Start sightseeing tour in Baku. Visit Memory Alley “Shehidler Khiyabany”, from where you can have a great panoramic view of Baku city. Continue touring new Baku and exploring architecture of XIX- XX centuries: Nizami Street, Fountain Square, Nizami Ganjavi monument, Rasul-Zade Street. Pay a visit to Azerbaijan History National Museum and move to the old part of the city – Icheri Sheher. Visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and market square with numerous art studios and souvenirs stalls. An excellent round-up to the city tour will be a visit to the National Carpets Museum, the richest bank of Azeri carpets. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Baku – Absheron Peninsula – Gobustan – Baku
 
 Today you will visit the area of the Greater Baku and Absheron peninsula. Start with Gobustan National Park. Pay a visit to the Petroglyphs Museum and explore petroglyphs dating back to 10,000 BC. Continue to mud volcanoes in Gobustan Reserve. Gobustan is home to almost half of world’s mud volcanoes. Later drive to Ateshgah to discover temple of fire worshippers located in Surakhany village. Zoroastrians from India travelled thousands of kilometers to Ateshgah to worship fire coming out of the earth. Continue to Yanardag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years. 
Return to Baku. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4
Baku – Khinalig – Baku
 
 Morning departure to Guba, a region in the north of Azerbaijan. Visit Khinalig (210 km, 3-4 hours), one of most ancient settlements in the country. The road to lies through picturesque mountain pass on the altitude of 2,000 m. Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape. Return to Baku. On the way back, stop in Guba and visit Sakina Khanum Mosque, medieval bath hammam, and carpet workshop. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
Baku – departure
 
 Transfer to Baku International Airport. End of the tour.


Reviews

Leave a review
No Reviews yet, be the first one to review this tour