Azerbaijan: a fiery lullaby

    Journey into the fire: a tale of Azerbaijan

    • Duration

      6 Days

    • Total Destinations

      1

    • Attractions

      6

    • Pkg Id

      000991

    Discover the contrasting hues of Azerbaijan. Track prehistoric petro glyphs dating back to the Mesolithic age and get inspired by the ancient architecture of the Shirvanshah rulers. Experience the land of fire in all its glory, trek mud volcanoes and explore the modern metropolis Baku. Azerbaijan awaits.

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    DAY 1
    Baku welcome city Tour

    • Arrival at airport, Our escort will host you from outside airport.
    • Transfers to Hotel.
    • Check in at Hotel.
    • Transfers to panoramic city view tour : Visit highland park-alley of martyrs, the national assembly- also transliterated as millimajlis, flame towers-the tallest skyscraper in Baku,Continue with national flag square is a large city square in Baku, Azerbaijan.
    • The flagpole was confirmed as the worlds tallest by the Guinness book of records, but was soon overtaken by the 165 m Dushanbe flagpole in Tajikistan both flagpoles were built by the same American affiliated company, trident support,Continue with Baku Ferris Wheel, also known as the Baku eye is a Ferris wheel on Baku Boulevard in the seaside National Park of Baku, Capital of Azerbaijan. The wheel is 60 metres tall and has 30 cabins, each holding eight people. It makes a complete turn in 30 to 40 minutes. 
    • Walking through Baku Boulevard which stretches along a south-facing bay on the Caspian Sea. It traditionally starts at freedom square continuing west to the old city and beyond. Since 2012, the Yeni Bulvar has virtually doubled the length to 3.75 km.
    • Transfers to Hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.
    • Overnight at Hotel.

    DAY 2
    Old Baku City

    • Overnight at Hotel    
    • Breakfast in Hotel. 
    • Transfers to city tour Old city you will firstly visit the “Icherisheher” old town: Shemakha Gate, maiden tower (12th c), Shirvanshah's palace (15th c).
    • The walled city of Baku with these architectural monuments is included in the world's cultural heritage of UNESCO.
    • Baku- Capital city is situated in the South-Western part of the Absheron Peninsula. Entrance fees for main museums of old city will be paid by Online Travel Azerbaijan.
    • Scientists date the first settlements back to the 2nd millennium B.C. first mentioning about Baku as a city was found in Arab manuscripts of the 8th Century A.C.
    • Transfers to Nizami Street known for shopping.
    • Proceed to boat tour to observe the charming view of “City of Wind” from Caspian sea
    • Transfers back to Hotel.
    • Free time to explore the city on your own.

    DAY 3
    Fire Mountain & Fire Temple

      • Breakfast in Hotel. 
      • Transfers to “Yanardag”–   burning mountain a natural eternal flame, burning since ancient times on the hillside in Azerbaijan.
      • Transfers to “Ateshgah” - fire worshippers’ temple-20 km. far from Baku .The most famous Fire temple is the well-preserved temple Ateshgah ("the fire place") in Surakhany, the temple was built over a pocket of natural gas that fuelled a vent providing an 'eternal' fire. This kind of use of fire in Zoroastrian temples led to the followers of Zoroaster.
      • Transfers back to Hotel.
      •  Free time to explore the city on your own.
      • Overnight at Hotel   

      DAY 4
      Gobustan

      • Breakfast in Hotel.
      • Have an excursion to Absheron peninsula: Historical art reserve “Gobustan”. Its located 65 km. away from Baku Gobustan state reserve is very rich in archeological monuments; the reserve has more than 600,000 rock paintings on the average dating back to 5,000-20,000 years.
      • Visit to the Bibi-Heybat mosque historical mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. The existing structure, built in the 1990s, is a recreation of the mosque with the same name built in the 13th century by Shirvanshah Farrukhzad .
      • Visit to Azerbaijan carpet museum which displays Azerbaijani carpets and rug items of various weaving techniques and materials from various periods. At the time of establishing, it was the only museum that was dedicated to the art of carpet weaving.
      • Transfers back to Hotel. 
      • Free time to explore the city on your own.
      • Overnight at Hotel.

      DAY 5
      Gobustan

      • Breakfast at Hotel. 
      • Transfers for shopping tour with Park Bulvar which is a multi-storey shopping mall located on Baku Boulevard, downtown Baku, Azerbaijan. The mall is located 5 minutes of walking distance from Sahil metro station of Baku subway and government house of Baku.
      • Transfers to 28 mall- which is a multi-storey shopping mall located on Baku,Azerbaijan. The mall is located in the city center. The mall contains over 50 stores , one large  Bazarstore supermarket, Big hall movie Theatres , 3d Cinema.
      • Visit to Genclik Mall located in 10 minutes distance form city center with taxi. Genjlik Mall is the biggest mall in Baku and contains over 80 stores, big bowling halls, the biggest movie halls, 3d cinema, and playground for children, bravo supermarket, VIP restaurants, Food courts.
      • Transfers back to Hotel.
      • Free time to explore the city on your own

      DAY 6
      Good Bye Baku

        • Breakfast at Hotel.
        • Check out from Hotel.
        • Departure from Baku for your onward Journey.    

      Top Attractions of Azerbaijan: a fiery lullaby Tour

      Journey into the fire: a tale of Azerbaijan

      Ateshgah of Baku

      The Baku Ateshgah often called the Fire Temple of Baku is a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town a suburb in Baku Azerbaijan.

      Baku Ferris Wheel

      Baku Ferris Wheel also known as the Baku Eye and Devils Wheel is a ferris wheel on Baku Boulevard in the Seaside National Park of Baku capital of Azerbaijan.The wheel was built by the Dutch company Dutch Wheels. It was opened 10 March 2014 by Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev and opened to the public two days later.

      Palace of the Shirvanshahs

      The Palace of the Shirvanshahs is a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as one of the pearls of Azerbaijans architecture. It is located in the Inner City of Baku Azerbaijan and together with the Maiden Tower forms an ensemble of historic monuments inscribed under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments. The complex co

      Baku Boulevard

      Baku Boulevard is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku’s seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years. The park stretches along a south facing bay on the Caspian sea. It traditionally starts at Freedom square continuing west to the old city and beyond. Today this boulevard or National Park is known as real gem of Baku city. Over a period of time Boulevard has been focus area of the government. Some key developments in last decade alone prove this fact. Earlier until 2009 there were 28 entertainment attractions here but they all got replaced by new carousels and rides. Well, Baku Boulevard offers the city’s best view of expansive and magical Caspian Sea. You can have a great leisurely seaside amble in the city of Baku at the Boulevard which is over hundred years old and you can see grand mansions of the yesteryear here

      Nizami Street

      It is a large pedestrian and shopping street in downtown Baku, Azerbaijan, named after classical poet Nizami Ganjavi. The street runs through the city's downtown from west to east. It begins from Abdulla Shaig Street, in mountainous part of the city and ends at railroad bed on Sabit Orujov Street, near a monument to Shah Ismail Khatai in “Black City”. Total length of the street is 3,538 m

      Maiden Tower

      The Maiden Tower also known locally as Giz Galasi, located in the Old City, Baku, was built in the 12th century as part of the walled city. Together with the Shirvanshahs' Palace, dated to the 15th century, it forms an ensemble of historic monuments inscribed in 2001 under the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property, Category III. It is one of Azerbaijan's most distinctive national emblems, and is thus featured on Azeri currency notes and official letterheads

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