4 Days 3 Nights
Description: With our four-day sightseeing tour, you’ll be able to drive around the Land of Fire and see the unique sights of Azerbaijan. In this short time, you will be able to see almost all of the must-see attractions, including burning mountains, eternal fire temples, mud volcanoes, ancient settlements and architecture, and many others.
Arrival in Baku. Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel. After some rest, begin your Baku city tour at Martyrs' Lane – The Eternal Flame Memorial, which leads to a panoramic viewpoint overlooking the entire city. Continue to the old part of town and see the main sights of Baku that are on the UNESCO World Heritage list: Shirvanshahs Palace, one of Azerbaijan's most important architectural monuments, and Maiden Tower, also known as Giz Galasi, which dates back to the 12th century. Explore the rest of the old city, including the Juma Mosque, the Double Gates, Bazar Square, and the Caravan Saray. Visit Nizami Street, Fountain Square, the Nizami Ganjavi monument, and one of Baku's most iconic landmarks, the Heydar Aliyev Center. Finally, make your way to Baku Boulevard to see the National Azeri Carpets Museum. Drop-off at your hotel.
Pick up from the hotel. Today we'll discover why Azerbaijan is known as "The Land of Fire." The tour begins on the Absheron peninsula with visits to two of Azerbaijan's most vivid examples of eternal fires:
In the morning, depart to Shamakhi. On the way, stop at Diri Baba Mausoleum in the Maraza settlement. The mausoleum carved into a rock was constructed in 1402. It is an impressive example of Shirvan architecture. Then, pay a visit to Shamakhi Juma Mosque, one of the most ancient mosques in Azerbaijan, built in the VIII century. Continue to the Yeddi Gumbaz mausoleum (Seven Domes) – a tomb of Shamakhi Khanate royal family members built in the 17-18th centuries. Drive to Lahich (Lahij), an ancient village founded in the third and fourth centuries B.C. that is located 1375 meters above sea level. Primarily known for its craftsmanship. Throughout the walking tour, you will come across many workshops where you can purchase handmade souvenirs, carpets, and other local products. Return to Baku and drop off at your hotel
Transfer to the Baku international airport. Departure.