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Azerbaijan
From $970


Duration – 11 days/10 nights

Destination – Baku-Gabala-Sheki-Quba


    • Arrival to Baku
    • Meeting at the international airport and escort local guide to the hotel, including co-sightseeing tour of the city. Guided Tour will be along the central streets, green parks and the main attractions of the city
    • Hotel accommodation
    • Leisure
    • Dinner at the traditional restaurant with national music.
    • Return to the hotel

    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • We leave for a tour of the Absheron peninsula. This day tour is presented on the Absheron Peninsula, as well as the Temple of Fire Worshippers (Ateshgyah), oil wells, castle in Ramana, Mountain with an eternal flame.
    • Excursion to the ancient sites and castles of Apsheron Peninsula dated XII-XIII centuries. There are several medieval castles, one of which is located in the village of Nardaran and Əmircan and two of them in Merdekyanah who beat built around the 14th century.
    • Lunch ( in traditional restaurant ).
    • Excursion to Gala village. Forty kilometers from Baku there is Gala, the well-known open-air historical and ethnographic museum. The museum, founded in 2008 at an archaeological site located in the same-name village, is dedicated to the history of the Absheron Peninsula. There, you can see how the Azerbaijani lived, what they ate and drank and how they managed a household over the period from the XVI to XIX centuries. The territory of 1.2 ha hosts old-time houses. People can see, touch, and take picture of all of them. You can even try to bake bread in a common oven, weave a carpet, muddy in pottery or feed camels, horses and donkeys, peacefully resting in their stalls. Many monuments and exhibits were brought to the Gala Museum from different corners of the Absheron Peninsula; they were renovated or fully reconstructed
    • Dinner at the traditional restaurant with national music.
    • Return to the hotel
    • Overnight at Hotel

    • Breakfast in the hotel
    • Tour to the Old City of Baku (Icheri Sheher), the largest capital in the Transcaucasian region. Sightseeing tour of the town includes Shamakhy Gates, caravanserai, Maiden's Tower, Palace of the Shirvan Shahs, Mosques, Carpet store. We suggest you to walk along the boulevard. Baku Boulevard - one of the sights of Baku, a favorite vacation spot of Baku and guests. In 2009 it celebrated its 100 anniversary. The length of the park, amounting at the moment 16 kilometers, after general reconstruction will be 25 km. Walk to Venice.
    • Lunch ( in traditional restaurant ).
    • Photostop to the museum of modern Azerbaijan. The museum was built on the initiative of the First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva and opened March 20, 2009 he was funded by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, where first lady is the head. The Foundation has also established projects with the Louvre and Versailles. The museum designed as a focus for the "eco-cultural area" conceived by Thomas Krens, former director of the Guggenheim Foundation, which will also include a white sand beach and a skyscraper by Frank Gehry. The museum in a modern style.
    • Dinner at the traditional restaurant with national music.
    • Return to the hotel
    • Overnight at Hotel

    • Breakfast in the hotel and starting the trip.
    • Leaving Baku and go to Ismailli district.
    • Visit Shamakhi on the route. Excursion to Seven Combs – the first residence of Shirvanshahs State and Maraza Diri Baba (living grandfather) Mausoleum, in Shamakhi Grand Mosque, Mud Volcanoes.
    • Lunch on the way.
    • Going to Ismayilli. Excursion to Lagic village, which is a very picturesque region full of best views of nature and also the major street of which hosts a lot of shops and workshops. 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.
    • Dinner
    • Coming to Gabala.
    • Check inn at Gabala Hotel
    • Overnight In Gabala

    • Breakfast in the Hotel .Gabala is the ancient capital of Caucasian Albania. Archeological evidence indicates that the city functioned as the capital of Caucasian Albania as early as 4th century BC. The Ruins of the ancient town are situated 15 km from the regional center, allocated on the territory between Garachay and Jourluchay rivers. Gabala was located in the middle of the 2,500-year-oldSilk Road, and was mentioned by Pliny the Younger as "Kabalaka", Greek geographer Ptolemy as "Khabala", Arabic historianAhmad ibn Yahya al-Baladhuri as "Khazar". In the 19th century, the Azerbaijani historian Abbasgulu Bakikhanov mentioned in his book Gulistani Irem that Kbala or Khabala were in fact Gabala. 200 km from Baku
    • Lunch
    • This day is devoted to excursion in Gabala district. Many monuments of history and culture have remained on the territory of the district. Visiting the capital of the ancient Albania. (ruins of the ancient city walls and palace Excursion in Nij village).
    • Visiting to waterfall “Yeddi Gozel” (Seven Beauties).
    • Dinner
    • Back to Hotel.
    • Overnight Gabala

    • Breakfast in the Gabala Hotel.
    • After breakfast, leave Gabala and go to Sheki. Sheki was one of the biggest cities of the Albanian states in the 1st century. The main temple of the ancient Albanians was located there. The kingdom of Shaki was divided into 11 administrative provinces. Shaki was one of the important political and economic cities before the Arab invasion. But as a result of the invasion, Shaki was annexed to the third emirate. An independent Georgia principality, Hereti, was established in times when the Arab caliphate was weak. Shaki has one of the greatest densities of cultural resources and monuments that include 2700 years of Azerbaijani history. The city boasts a lot of houses with red roofs. In pop culture, probably the most famous feature of Shakinians are their nice sense of humour and comic tales.
    • Lunch on the way.
    • Visit Palace of Sheki Khans (XVIII A.D.) where is the most outstanding and valuable monument of the 18th century Azerbaijan church in the village Kish ( I c.).Excursion to Kish village
    • Dinner
    • Back to Hotel and overnight in Gabala.

    • Breakfast in the Hotel.
    • Trip to Quba. Quba: One of the most beautiful cities in the country, Quba is especially pretty in the spring, when its many gardens and parks bloom. Quba is famous for its apples which have long become its symbol. Xinaliq, a small mountain village, one of the oldest in the world. Its age is more than 5,000 years. This is the highest and most isolated settlement in the Greater Caucasus mountain range, located on the border with Dagestan, 63 km from Quba. Its residents numbering about 2,000 still retain unique cultural traditions, speak their own language and wear their own traditional clothes.
    • Lunch In traditional restaurant
    • This day is devoted to excursion in Quba district. Many monuments of history and culture have remained on the territory of the district. Visiting the capital of the ancient Albania. (Ruins of the ancient city walls).
    • Dinner
    • Back to Hotel.
    • Overnight in Quba

    • Breakfast in the Hotel.
    • Leisure time.
    • Lunch in traditional restaurant.
    • Free Time in City.
    • Dinner
    • Back to Hotel
    • Overnight in Quba Hotel.

    • Breakfast in the Hotel.
    • Leaving Quba and go to Baku.
    • Lunch on the road.
    • Coming to Hotel.
    • Free Time.
    • Dinner and overnight in Baku

    • Breakfast in the Hotel.
    • Going to the beach
    • Lunch (in traditional restaurant).
    • Return to the hotel. We offer shine shopping and visit the most fashionable shopping centers in Baku. Park Boulevard shopping center is located 5 minutes walk from the metro station Sahil Baku metro. The building has all the architectural attributes of the East and the modern art of the West. It consists of six floors, including two underground floors. The total area of the shopping center is 17,000 square meters. It also has parking for 550 cars. The center contains about 99 stores, ranging from 50 square meters to 370 meters in size, a large 1207 square meter supermarket, a cinema hall 6, a planetarium and a 3D cinema, "Happy Land" playground, photo studio , VIP dining overlooking the bay of the Caspian Sea Baku, bowling halls, etc. The first and second floors feature luxury shops and cafes. Also in the shopping center there are restaurants offering different types of cuisine in the style of the local and European cuisine.
    • Dinner at the traditional restaurant with national music.
    • Overnight at Hotel

    • Breakfast
    • Transfer to Airport