When you arrive in Baku Airport, you will be met with our local representative then you will be transferred to your hotel. You will check into hotel and fresh up at your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Baku.
After having your breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up from hotel for Baku Old City Tour. We will visit the old city – Icheri Sheher, as know as Inner city. It is the historical core of Baku. For a long period of time, an explicit symbol of the Old City was a mulberry tree located behind the Djuma Mosque. It was believed that the tree was several hundred years old. The tree made its way into many sayings and songs popular in the Old City, and became a local landmark. The place where that tree was located was referred to as Mulberry Tree Square. However, in 1970s the mulberry tree was cut down, because of the nearby construction works.
In the city, we will visit Palace of the Shirvanshahs which is the biggest monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of the Azerbaijan architecture. Also we will visit the Maiden Tower which is noted landmark and one of Azerbaijan''s most distinctive national emblems. In December 2000, both of them became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
At last we will see The Bukhara Caravanserai with its medieval courtyard served as a medieval inn and tavern in the 15th century while the Multani Caravanserai dates to the 14th century. Both inns were presumably built and used by merchants traveling by camel caravan from Bukhara (present-day Uzbekistan) and Multan (India). Both have since been converted into restaurants which serve traditional Azerbaijani cuisine.
At the end of the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Baku.
12 : 00 - Departure from the hotel
Excursion in Heydar Aliyev Center and the Museum of Modern Art (duration: 3 hours)
Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center, projected as a complex structure that includes the Auditorium (convention center), a museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. The project center has been designed by renowned architect ZahaHadid. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre is considered to be one of the symbols of modern Baku.
Lunch at the national restaurant
16 : 00 – 18 :00 Shopping in the Ganjlik Mall
19 : 00 Back to the hotel
We will visit Chukhur-Gabala, the city has an interesting cultural centre, with beautiful Soviet mosaics, a large war memorial, numerous ancient stone houses and the Rashidbek monument, which is shaped as a huge book. And we will visit to rest zone "Seven beauties"
It is situated 3 km in the east of the Gabala city, 1 km in the north from Nohurgishlag village, in the natural hollow between the mountains Gulluburun, Goydag and Yumuru, 700 m higher than the sea level. The surrounding of Nohur lake existing as natural lake until 1949 was covered by dense reed and water plants, and there was a lake with yellow-green colored water in the deep hollow in its center. In 1949, the soil embankment was created in the length of 850 m, in the width of 4-6 m between Gulluburunmountain and Yumru mountain in the south part of the lake and water reservoir was created. The length of the water reservoir is 1925 m and the width is 1355 m, its area is 240 hectares. Its maximum depth is 24 m, and the volume of water reaches to 16 million m3.
- Tufandag Summer - Winter Recreation Complex - Ropeways
The copmplexis situated about 4 km far from Gabala city. The ropeway and ski complex was planned to be consisting of 8 stations. The first station is situated 950 m higher than the sea level and the last station is situated 1920 m higher than the sea level. Great infrastructure was created in the complex, protection measures were taken for laying the motorway, prevention of lanslides. 4 ropeways were fully constructed within the framework of the first stage of construction of the complex, the construction works were completed in 5 of 10 ski ways. The total length of 10 landing strips the construction of which was taken into account is 18 thousand meters. The restaurants with all conditions were created for organization of recreation of tourists. In general, this great recreation space creates possibilities for tourists for rope walking in all seasons, to skiing in winter and to use skiing school, hotel and other services.
Trip to the Gabaland.
There''s so much going on, the fun never stops! Home to Azerbaijan`s most-loved amusement parks with great kids attractions, special events and much, much more, Gabaland is the perfect destination for the whole family! The theme park is open for the whole year!
Gabaland is the Azerbaijan''s number one short break destination and Gabala''s greatest escape! The Gabaland offers the leading theme park in a Caucasus region with amazing rides and endless family fun and Gabala Resort fantastical hotel. Get some unique national souvenirs made by local masters in our shop.Comfortable and wide parking area, amazing mounting view, fresh air every day, delicious foods in a café, beautiful Flower Garden – and all this in Gabaland with area of 16 hectares .
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and we shall depart for Ismayilli district village. Ismayilli 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.
Departure to Shamakhi City
Places to see in SHAMAKHI TOUR:
Maraza village - visit Sufi Dervish Mausoleum Diri Baba, located across from the old cemetery. For a long time, the local resident have kept the legend that there imperishable Saint Diri-Baba had been buried. However, many other legends and mystical details are connected with this landmark. Therefore, since the 17th century it attracts pilgrims and simply curious visitors.
ShamakhiJuma Mosque - The oldest and largest mosque in Azerbaijan, ShamakhiJuma, according to the legend was built in the 8th century when Shamakhi was chosen as residence by an Arabian caliph. The initial Arabian inscription on the portal of the mosque said that the mosque had constructed in 744 AD. Therefore, Shamakhi Juma is considered as one of the earliest mosques in the whole of Transcaucasia.
Shamakhi Lake (SakitGol)
Sis Village, Old Shirvanshah Palace Shamakhi
Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory - Visit Shamakhi town – the old capital of Shirvanshahs´ State, excursion to: moving to Pirqulu Settlement to see observatory of the great scientist N. Tusi, where you can see one of the biggest and ancient telescopes.
Overnight in the hotel
Check – out
Return to the Baku.
Departure to Airport
All transfersAccommodation*3 nights in hotel Baku*1 night in hotel Gabala*1 night in hotel ShamakhiTransportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coachServices of professional Arabian, English, Russian, Turkish, Iranian, German, French, Italian, Chinese speaking guides.
Tour Does Not Include
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Available On Dates
1 January, 2017
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