Relive Ancient History in Azerbaijan

Arrival at Baku International Airport. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. A free day. Staying at a hotel, in Baku.

Classic Azerbaijan Tour Packages

4 nights and 5 days

Day 1. Arrival at Yerevan International Airport. Free Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Stay at a  3 or 4 star hotel in Azerbaijan

Day 2. Breakfast at the hotel. Baku City Tour. We will start our City Tour of the multi-century capital of Azerbaijan - Baku with the oldest part of the city - Icheri Sheher. Icheri Sheher is a cultural heritage site of the Azerbaijani people. The oldest part of Baku is often also called the inner city, the heart of Baku, the open-air museum and the main point of the city. This is where the multi- century history of Baku, its traditions and ethnic characteristics begin.

The history of the establishment of Icheri Sheher dates back to the Bronze Age. The evidences  are represented by numerous artefacts that have been discovered as a result of numerous archeological excavations. The origins of the city on the territory of ancient Baku date back to the 15th century and are related to the Shirvanshahs dynasty, who moved their ancestral residence to Icheri Sheher. The old town is surrounded by the walls of a fortress, that used to maintain  strategic importance during centuries.

Maiden's Tower, the Shirvanshahs Palace and Residence, numerous baths and mosques, several caravanserais and a museum are located on the territory of the Old Town .

Maiden's Tower - is considered to be the most magnificent and mysterious building in the heart of Azerbaijan. It is located on the territory of the old town and is one of the main symbols of Baku.

Shirvanshahs Palace is a pearl of Azerbaijani architecture. It is the former residence of the rulers of Shirvan and is located in the heart of Baku. The royal complex was being built for over several centuries and new and distinctive buildings and courtyards were added, though, despite its large size, it still maintains its unified composition. The Shirvanshah Palace is one of the clearest examples of Azerbaijani culture.

After getting known with the ancient part of Baku, we will travel to the present and as a part of the City Tour we will also see the modern and futuristic part of the capital of Azerbaijan.

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After the City Tour is finished, transfer to hotel, stay overnight in Baku.

Day 3. Breakfast at the hotel. Tour of Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple - Yanar Dag. Today we have a unique day, because today we will learn the main reason why it is called Azerbaijan - fiery, the country of fire, etc.

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The Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple will be the first place we will visit, the oldest temple of fire worship, located on the territory of Azerbaijan and dating back through many centuries. This ancient temple is known all over the world and represents one of the main exotics of Azerbaijan. This place is also known for its unique phenomenon, namely, at the Atashgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple, natural gas is released from the ground, which ignites when it combines with oxygen, and as a result we get a constant fire. It was this fire, as a celestial power, worshiped by the inhabitants of ancient Azerbaijan.

In order to develop the theme of constant fire, we will visit another sightseeing - Yanar Dag. Mount Yanar Dag is located near Baku and its name is associated with the expression - fiery Azerbaijan. The word Yanar Dag - in Azerbaijani means a mountain of fire.

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After the Tour is finished, transfer to hotel, stay overnight in Baku.

Day 4. Breakfast at the hotel. A free day in the capital of Azerbaijan. Today you have the opportunity to independently explore the capital or its surroundings, buy ethnic souvenirs and taste local cuisine. When traveling to Azerbaijan, you are advised to pay attention to the main ethnic souvenirs of the country, such as:

Handmade carpet of Azerbaijan is one of the visiting cards of the country. A carpet has a special place in oriental culture and there is even Azerbaijan Carpet Museum in Baku.

Azerbaijani velvet is another symbol of the country. Velvet has an honorable place in the culture and traditions of the country.

Royal sweets - local Pakhlava, Sheker - Bura, the famous Shekinur Khalva, and of course, Nuga with a variety of ingredients.

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Staying at a hotel in Baku.

Day 5. Breakfast at the hotel. Transportation to Baku International Airport, completion of services on the territory of Azerbaijan. Departure with the appropriate flight.

Tour Package  Inclusion:

  • Full transport service in accordance with the tour program
  • Accommodation in a hotel of the selected category with breakfast
  • All excursions listed in the tour program
  • Entrance tickets
  • Services of a certified guide and a driver


Tour Package Exclusion:

  • Air tickets
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra food
  • Additional excursions


*The company reserves the right to make changes to the tour program and reschedule the date of the specific tour but undertakes the responsibility to fully comply with its obligations

 

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