Palace of the Shirvanshahs - The Bukhara Caravanserai - Gobustan - Lahich - Chukhur Gabala - Palace of Sheki Khans
Upon arrival, meet with our local representative in the airport. We will transfer you to your hotel for checking in and settle down and you will be given your room key. Dinner and overnight in Baku.
After your breakfast in your hotel, we shall start our city tour today. 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 viist 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.
Today Travel Shop Turkey will lead you to see the historical art in Baku, including Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape or simply Gobustan, is a hill and mountain site occupying the southeast ending of the Big Caucasian Ridge, mainly in the basin of Jeyrankechmaz River, between the rivers Pirsagat and Sumgait.
Fire worshippers Temple where is the historical roots of the monument go back to the hoary past, to the days when Azerbaijan statehood was only taking shape and establishing itself and Zoroastrianism, the central part in whose ritual is played by fire, was the dominant religion in the country. The flaming torches of gas escaping from under the ground and burning in many places all over the Apsheron Peninsula were believed to have miraculous divine power.
Tonight, Murtiâ€™s Tour have arrange your dinner in a local restaurant with national cuisine and following entertainment show. Overnight in Baku.
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and we shall depart for Ismayilli district village â€“ Lahich. Lahich 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. Lahich has an old sewage system (some experts claim that it was built 1000 â€“ 1500 years ago). Due to frequent earthquakes local people have developed sophisticated and authentic construction techniques.
Afterwards, we will continue our drive to Gabala. Upon arrival, 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 viist to rest zone â€œSeven beautiesâ€
Dinner and overnight in Karavan Hotel in Gabala.
We will depart for Sheki after your breakfast in your hotel. Upon arrival, we will have an excursion around the city. Visit to Palace of Sheki Khans (XVIII A.D.) where is the most outstanding and valuable monument of the 18th century Azerbaijan. Also we will viist the resort zone â€œMarkhalâ€ and fortress â€œGalarsan-Gorarasanâ€.
Dinner and overnight in Karvansaray Hotel in Sheki.
After breakfast, we will drive back to Baku today. Upon arrival, we will transfer to your hotel and you will be given your room key. The rest of the day is leisure. You can walk around the city and do some little shopping. Enjoy your day in Baku. Dinner and overnight in Baku
Today is the last day of our tour, itâ€™s time to say goodbye with you. Regarding your flight departure time, we will arrange your transfer to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman for your international flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
Arrival airport transfer from Baku Airport 4 nights accommodation in Baku 1 night accommodation in Karavan Hotel in Gabala 1 night accommodation in Karvansaray Hotel in Sheki Guided Baku Old City Tour Guided Baku
Historical-Art Tour Guided Ismayilli district village
Lahich Tour Guided tour in Gabala Guided tour in Sheki Professional English-Speaking guide All entrance fees for all museums mentioned in the itinerary Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking private coach Return airport transfer to Baku Airport
Tour Does Not Include
International flight ticket Entry VISA for Azerbaijan (VISA supply letter fee is 70$ Euro per pax. It
s obtained from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Azerbaijan Republic in base of tourist voucher) Travel Insurance Personal Expenses Tip
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