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Tour around Azerbaijan
8 days / 7 nights
Day 1 / Arrival to Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Meeting at the airport. Transfer to a hotel in Baku or close by. Check-in, overnight at the hotel
Day 2 / Sightseeing tour around Baku, Ateshgah – Yanardagh – Gala Village
Welcome to Azerbaijan – to the land of fire, the land where eastern colors combine magnificently with western progress. Azerbaijan is a country of unique nature, unmatched culture, centuries of history with its customs and traditions and fine cuisine; a place which will satisfy the expectations of the most sophisticated gastronomists, and finally, it is the country of Caucasian hospitality and friendliness. Sightseeing tour around Baku includes the visits to the following historical sites: Icheri Sherer, Virgin Tower, Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Caravanserai, Nizami Street, Fountains Square, Carpet Museum. We will start the tour with exemplified restored Iczeri Szeher - the Bakir Old Town, where we will take a close look at its symbols: the Virgin's Tower from the 12th century, the Shirvanshah Palace and the Karawanseraj. We will see from the hill the panorama of the city amphitheater located in the bay with the Prospekt Neftchiler, a promenade stretching along the coast. We will go through the dazzling street of Nizami, and enjoy the Fountain Square. After we will visit Carpet museum where you can meet old Azerbaijan ornaments on the carpets and find out how they made.
Day 3 / Qobustan jeep safari tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Gobustan – the place with prehistoric rock carvings documenting the life of the former inhabitants of this area. The reserve is about 60 km southwest of Baku and is located in a rocky area with a semi-desert climate. The reserve is known for its many petroglyphs from the Stone Age and after. Near the reserve there are a large number of volcanoes of mud, and it is estimated that out of 700 existing in the world, 300 are located in eastern Azerbaijan. These are trenches located about 10 km south of the Petroglyphs area, which emit bubbling mud and gas. In 2007 UNESCO declared an area of 5,370 dunams in the reserve as a World Heritage Site. Mud volcanoes There are 850 mud volcanoes in the world, and over 300 of them are in Azerbaijan. Thanks to its efficacy in balneal therapy, volcanic mud is used in the treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system, diseases of the skin and digestive tract, gynaecology and cosmetology. Gaval Dash – the stone, which makes a tambourine-like sound when it is hit in different points. Among the stone books there are a big flat stone formed out of 3 supports. Suffice it to touch the object with a small stone, musical sounds come from it. The Gaval Dash have been formed due the combination of unique climate, oil and gas which can be found in the region of Azerbaijan. Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight in Baku.
Day 4 / Baku-Gabala. Gabala tour
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will departure to one of the most beautiful part of Azerbaijan – Gabala. Gabala was 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-old Silk Road, and was mentioned by Pliny the Younger as "Kabalaka", Greek geographer Ptolemy as "Khabala", Arabic historian Ahmad 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. In Gabala we will visit Old Capital of Albania – Chuxur Gabala. Then we will go to Nohur Lake. The lake is surrounded by a forest, you can walk around the lake. Here you can relax, even sail boat on the lake. Tour to Tufandagh - longest teleferic of the world. Whether for skiing, or just for memorable summer views of the Alpine scenery behind Qabala, jump aboard the Tufandag network of four cable cars. Then you can enjoy Gabala entertainment center and Shooting center Transfer to Shaki. Check – in at the hotel in Shaki or nearby. Overnight in Shaki
Day 5 / Shaki tour. Departure to Azerbaijan – Georgia border Logadekhi, Tbilisi tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Shaki city sightseeing tour Historical sides of Shaki – Khan’s Palace, Carawanserai, Kish Albanian church, Silk shop, Halva shop The Palace of Shaki Khans was a summer residence for the Shaki Khans. It was built in 1797 by Muhammed Hasan Khan. Carawanserai was the main stop of silk way merchants for rest Transfer to Azerbaijan – Georgia border Logadekhi Transfer to a hotel in Tbilisi or close by. Check-in Sightseeing tour around the capital: Narikala Fortress and Metekhi church with panoramic views on Old Tbilisi, ancient churches of Anchiskhati and Sioni, Sulphur Baths district “Abanotubani”, famous Chardin street name after a French Missioner, Piece Bridge, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Freedom Square, Pantheon on Mtatsminda Mount and many others places of interest... Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 6/ Kazbegi tour
Breakfast at the Hotel Departure to Kazbegi. On the way you will have posibility to visit:Ananuri Architectural Complex and Jinvali Water Reservoir via Georgian Military Highway – only an hour non-stop drive from Tbilisi is needed to dive into harmony of this beauty. We make a stop to see Ananuri Architectural Complex - fortified ensemble, dating from the XVII century, is located on the left bank of river Aragvi, in a magnificent setting at the very shore of Jinvali Water Reservoir. This architectural complex has witnessed several serious battles throughout its history. Arrival to Kazbegi. Mount Kazbegi It is the third highest mountain in Georgia and the seventh highest peak in the Caucasus Mountains. The summit lies directly to the west of the town of Stepantsminda and is the most prominent geographic feature of the area. Mt. Kazbek is the highest peak of Eastern Georgia. Back to Tbilisi in the late evening hours. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 7 / Msketa tour , Sarajishvili wine factory
Breakfast at the hotel Start driving to Mtskheta, the ancient capital of Georgia. You’ll visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites located in this small town. First stop is Jvari Monastery dating back to 6th century AD. Standing on the top of the hill, it overlooks the town of Mtskheta and the confluence of two rivers Aragvi and Mtkvari. After visiting the monastery drive down and reach Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, which is one of the most sacred places in whole Georgia, and is said to have Christ’s robe preserved in it. Then we'll visit the brandy factory "Sarajishvili" - the first brandy factory in Caucasus, founded by an entrepreneur David Sarajishvili in 1884. We'll visit the factory and degust brandy.(Degustation – Optional ) A history of production of Georgian wine brandy has started in Sarajishvili factory, which at present functions as a historic museum as well. While strolling in old parks and ancient reserves and exploring the sweet aroma of brandy, you can completely forget the present time and dive into an atmosphere, where Georgian wine brandy production was taking its first steps. Back to Tbilisi Overnight in Tbilisi
Day 8 / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Departure to Tbilisi International Airport