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4-Day Azerbaijan: Introductory tour

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Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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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.

Highlights

  • Baku
  • Ateshgah
  • Yanardag
  • Diri Baba Mausoleum
  • Shamakhi Juma Mosque
  • Yeddi Gumbaz mausoleum
  • Lahich (Lahij)

DAY 1: BAKU ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR
DAY 1: BAKU ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR

Arrival in Baku. Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel. After some rest, begin your Baku city tour at Martyrs' LaneThe 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.

DAY 2: BAKU – ABSHERON PENINSULA – GOBUSTAN – BAKU
DAY 2: BAKU – ABSHERON PENINSULA – GOBUSTAN – BAKU

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:

  • Ateshgah Temple – which translates as "the place of fire" in Azerbaijani. The temple of fire-worshippers was built in the 17th-18th centuries at Surakhani village. 
  • Yanardag – also known as "the burning mountain" because natural gas has been burning on its slope since ancient times.
Proceed to the Gobustan National Reserve. Visit the outdoor Petroglyph Museum and explore the cave drawings – petroglyphs from the Stone Age on a rocky massif. Visit a plateau full of mud volcanoes of Gobustan. Azerbaijan is home to more than half of the world's mud volcanoes (around 300). Return to Baku and drop off at your hotel.

DAY 3: BAKU – SHAMAKHI – LAHICH – BAKU
DAY 3: BAKU – SHAMAKHI – LAHICH – BAKU

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

DAY 4: BAKU – DEPARTURE
DAY 4: BAKU – DEPARTURE

Transfer to the Baku international airport. Departure.

  • Transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • Accommodation in double/twin rooms with breakfast
  • English (Russian) speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 0.5 ml water per person
  • Pick up and drop off from/at the hotel
  • Lunch; Dinner
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

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Website

caucasustrip.com

Phone

+995 579 909 109

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