Fascinating tour in Azerbaijan where within 9 days you will be able to visit main sights of the country, the most beautiful cities and villages, see unsurpassed Azerbaijani carpets and of course, meet hospitable people of this Caucasian country. This tour has the best to offer and you can learn a lot only in one week.
Drive to Ateshgah – temple of fire worshippers located in Surakhany village. Zoroastrians from India travelled thousands of kilometers to Ateshgah to worship fire coming out of the earth. Continue to Yanardag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years. Return to Baku for sightseeing tour. Visit Shirvanshahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, Maiden Tower, and the main market square, which has numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue touring new Baku by exploring Nizami Street and Fountain Square.
In the evening enjoy dinner at local restaurant.
Duration of sightseeing tour: 6-7 hours
Driving distance: 80 km
Driving distance: 440 km
Driving distance: 340 km
Stop in Kish village see the first church in Caucasus (I cent.). One the way, visit Mingachevir town. Have a short drive around the city; pass by riverside, city center, and beautiful water reservoir. Continue driving to Ganja. Check-in to hotel on arrival. Overnight at the hotel.
Driving distance: 200 km
Drive out of the city to a small town of Goygol to visit village Helenendorf that was settled in the winter of 1818-1819 by 194 Swabian German families. German architecture of local buildings will surprise you.
Change the vehicle to 4WD drive and head to Goygol national park and Goygol Lake - the picturesque lake surrounded by dense forest charms its visitors with its beauty and exquisiteness. Head to Naftalan for overnight.
Driving distance: 200 km
Please note, before visiting the oil baths, guests need to undergo a full check-up, as bath may be contraindicated.
Reach Baku for overnight.
Driving distance: 350 km
- All transfers (1-2 pax by sedan, 3-4 pax by Mercedes Vito or similar, 5-10 pax by Mercedes Sprinter passenger van; 11-15 pax by 30-seater bus);
- Accommodation based on double/twin room sharing, breakfasts included;
- Sightseeing tour program with local English-speaking guide;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Welcome dinner in Baku;
- Mineral water;
- Azerbaijan tourist E-visa.
- Full board (lunches and dinners);
- Hotel charges for additional services;
- Tips are not included, but would be appreciated;
- Personal travel insurance.
|Baku - 4 nights|
|Azcot, Amber, Central Park, or similar||Holiday Inn, Intourist, Park Inn or similar|
|Sheki - 1 night|
|Ruma Qala Hotel, Issam||Sheki Saray, Sheki Palace, Marxal|
|Ganja - 1 night|
|Naftalan - 2 nights|