Multi-day Azerbaijan Sightseeing Tour

Multi-day Azerbaijan Sightseeing Tour

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in the Airport

Pass By: Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Bakı şəhərindən 20 km, Şimal, Azerbaijan
Arrival in the airport.
From Airport to City Center 20-25 minute.The representative of our company will receive guests in Baku International Airport named after Heydar Aliyev.
– Relax time



No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* Hotel

Day 2: Gobustan Petroglyphs & Mud Volcanoes tour

Stop At: Gobustan Rock Art, Gobustan Settlement - Garadagh District 60 km South of Baku, Qobustan 1080 Azerbaijan
On the way to Gobustan, you will see whole jungle of oil rigs, which provided the USSR with black gold for more than 70 years. First you will visit the Gobustan Museum to get the better insights to the history of the area.The Archeological monument is located in 56 km from the capital city, Baku. The artifacts and rock carvings were discovered in 1939 – 1940 years. As a result of the researchers, more than 3,500 human and animal paintings and various markings – petroglyphs were recorded and 20 suburban shelters have been identified in this place. Mesolithic monuments (medieval stone) are mostly exhibited in the reserve. There are many caves, springs, carved by primitive men on walls of caves, rocks, and stony lumps.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mud Volcanoes, Dasgil Hill, Qobustan 3700 Azerbaijan
Later on the tour will continue to the Mud Volcanoes which is not far from Gobustan National Museum.That is why the Transportation will be changed to the Soviet Lada Cars. Whoever wants can bring some strong plastic bags with them to collect some of the mud from there which has been said is good for the skin. Azerbaijan keeps the first place in the world for the number of mud volcanoes. About 300 mud volcanoes are to be found in Azerbaijan – at the shore, in the sea and on islands. During this trip you will get a great chance to see these amazing active volcanoes from very close distance.Spending 15 minutes around Volcanoes you will be transferred back to your car.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bibi-Heybat Mosque, Baku Azerbaijan
The Bibi-Heybat Mosque includes the tomb of Ukeyma Khanum (a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad), and today is the spiritual center for the Muslims of the region and one of the major monuments of Islamic architecture in Azerbaijan. It's locally known as "the mosque of Fatima" which Alexandre Dumas using the same name, described the mosque during his visit in the 1840s. The old mosque was located in the southern part of the tomb, while there was a 20 meter high minaret in the west part of the mosque. Later a crypt and two niches were added to the mosque to the south of the minaret. On the niches there were inscriptions containing the name Fatali Khan, whose tombstone marble slab is now in the State Museum of History.

Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel

Day 3: Old City Walking Tour

Stop At: Gosha Gala Tower, Baku Azerbaijan
Our (Inner) Old city tour will start from the main entrance of the Old City called Double Gates (Gosha Gala). During the tour you will be able to see the Chain, Sailor and Cat Houses, Bukhara and Multani Caravanserais, Juma Mosque, Maiden Tower. Our Guide will explain to you the history of the Old City, Maiden Tower and ancient buildings.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Zamkovskaya Side-street, 76 Icherisheher, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
Our next station will be Shirvanshahs Palace – the pearl of the architectural heritage of Azerbaijan, the former residence of the rulers of Shirvan, located in the heart of Baku. In addition to the palace, the amazingly beautiful complex includes the Divan-Khan courtyard, tomb, mosque in 1441, as well as the bathhouse and mausoleum of court scholar Seyid Yahya Bakuvi.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bukhara Caravanserai, Qalla Street Old City, Baku Azerbaijan
Bukhara caravanserai constructed in late 15th century over the trade highway of Icherisheher in Baku. The caravanserai has a quadratic shape and salient portal and, its yard is octagonal. Caravanserai surrounded by balconies and personal premises – chapels along the perimeter. The octagonal comfortable yard was a special hall under open sky. There travellers and merchants were gathering after daily commercial operations. The crossing arch connected in general style along the full perimeter of the internal space of the yard within direct frame aggregates the main part of the architectural composition. The restoration works implemented in 1964 completely discharged the caravansaray building from the constructions and layers added later and it promoted to discover its large-scale structure on the background of the surrounding buildings.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Maiden Tower, Downtown Baku Old City, Baku 1000 Azerbaijan
Maiden Tower is an Eiffel Tower of Baku.In 12th century it was used as a fortress of Shirvanshahs for defensive causes.Maiden Tower's architectural plan, seemingly so simple, consists of walls which at the base are extraordinarily thick, beginning at five meters in depth and gradually narrowing to four meters at the top.
Today, the interior contains an interesting display of old photographs and a souvenir shop, but the highlight is the superb rooftop viewpoint surveying Baku Bay and the Old City. The views from the top are worth the climb, with a sweeping panorama of the Old City, the new skys crappers on the hills and the Caspian Sea.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Miniature Books, Gala lane, 1, Baku Azerbaijan
In the Old city we will also visit The Museum of Miniature Books ( if it open), located within the old city - Icheri Sheher, is included in the Guinness Book of Records as the museum with the largest number of miniature books. The creator of the museum, Zarifa Salahova has amassed this unique collection over the past 30 years. The only museum of miniature books in the world opened its doors on April 2, 2002. Today, the museum holds a unique collection of over 5,600 books published in 66 countries around the world.


Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel

Day 4: Baku - Shahdag Tour

Stop At: Qechresh, Azerbaijan
On the way to Guba, you will be able to stop for the pictures inside of the Qecresh forest. In the forest you will see the local people, they will offer to ride the horse. You will rest your souls in amazing Gachrash Forest.The area of this village is covered with forest on all sides. Qechresh is famous for its natural springs and plants.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Shahdag Mountain Resort, Gusar-Laza Road KM 29, Qusar Azerbaijan
The Shahdag Mountain tourism complex, the first ski resort in Azerbaijan, is located in the northeast in Shahdag National Park, named after the iconic Mount Shahdag in the Gusar region of Azerbaijan. Shahdag has pistes both for beginners and real professionals – 14 ski slopes of varying levels of complexity stretch 17 kilometres. Today, the complex includes four high-class hotels built in line with European standards and people continue to come even in summer when activities such as horse riding, quad biking, cable car riding and paintballing are available, or you may simply wish to escape the city's hustle and bustle and enjoy the beautiful countryside.If you want to enjoy in mountain height and nature, this site suits you.


Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel.

Day 5: Shamakhi - Lahij - Gabala

Stop At: Juma Mosque, Nariman Narimanov St., Shamakhi Azerbaijan
On the way from Baku to Gabala, we visit Juma Mosque in Shamakhi (or Friday Mosque), one of the tourist attractions often visited by travellers. Unlike many mosques, entrance to Juma Mosque of Shamakhi is permitted even to non-Muslims. To enter, you need to remove your shoes, but walking barefoot is not a problem, because the floor is covered with thick carpets. In addition, women must cover their heads in order to enter the mosque, so they provide free head cover at the entrance, which is required to be returned at the exit.
15 minutes, Admission is free
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Diri Baba Mausoleum, Qobustan Azerbaijan
Diri Baba mausoleum stands in a square located on a cliff. The building is two-storeyed. The first storey has a hall, which has a passageway to an octahedral cupola from a small vestibule. Stairs leading to the hall of the second store have been carved on the cliff. A spherical cupola with a pointed top has squinches decorated with plant ornaments.Architecture of Diri Baba mausoleum harmonically fits into picturesque surroundings of the building – view against the background of rocks and greenery of trees. The building of the mausoleum is a masterpiece of the architectural school of Shirvan and a beautiful creation of arts of ancient masters. The monument is protected by the government.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, DNdN Qorqud St., Shamakhi 5600 Azerbaijan
At the foot of Gulistan Fortress is located Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum or “Seven Domes”. This is how people named Shamakhi tomb of Shirvan Dynasty rulers. There the notorious representatives of Shirvan Dynasty were buried. The monument's name is defined be the number of gravestones in the crypt. Today the gravestones look like half-destroyed stone domes as if grown directly from under the ground in the middle of deserted graveyard. Therefore the atmosphere of this district seems a little mysterious.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lahich, Lahich, Daghlig Shirvan Region
The next stop will be the village of Lahij, the way to which lies through the forests and serpentine roads of the Caucasus Mountains. You will have the opportunity to see the breathtaking natural canyon, and you will also stop at the Zernava suspension bridge.
The particular architectural style of Lahij will undoubtedly stun you with its two-storey houses and cobbled streets stretching along the banks of the Girdiman River. Lahij is a real village of craftsmen and artisans who have preserved their traditions and technologies of working on non-ferrous metals (copper, bronze). The magnificent works of Lahij masters on copper dishes were exhibited at the World Exhibition in Vienna in 1873 (Weltausstellung 1873). In Lahij, each quarter has its own unique mosque, which reinforces the impression of guests from the village.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nohur Lake, Azerbaijan
Nohur Lake within the populated area near Gabala-Ismayilli-Baku motorway is one of the natural attractions in Azerbaijan visited by international and local tourists. It is located in 5 km East of Gabala city, about 200 km away from Baku. The lake is surrounded by the mountains called Yumuru, Goydag, and Gulluburun. The length of Nohur lake at present time is 1925 m, width is 1355 m and its total area is 240 ha. Maximum depth reaches 24 m and volume of the water is about 16 million m3. It is situated in 700 meters above sea level.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gabaland, Kh. Gasymov St. 1, Qabala 3600 Azerbaijan
If you want we can also visit Gabaland Entertainment center. Enter the marvelous world of Gabala. This center is full of entertainment and feelings of joy. Come and see the most famous entertainment park in Azerbaijan, full of magnificent amusement rides for children and adults as well as different and interesting events. Gabaland – is the perfect place for family recreation. We run continuously throughout year.Gabaland – is the number one amusement park of Azerbaijan and the most entertaining and exciting place of recreation.

Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Gabala

Day 6: Gabala - Sheki Tour

Stop At: Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex, 4 km from Qabala City, Qabala Azerbaijan
Tufandag Winter-Summer Tourist Complex is located 4 kilometers far from Gabala city. The resort allows visitors to enjoy different extreme sports and tourism activities in the harmony with nature. Tufandag complex provides skiing in winter, going up to the mountains by cable cars in summer, mountain climbing by ATV quad bikes and other types of entertainment. The ski slopes of the Tufandag complex provide visitors with unforgettable moments with its a 1000-meter vertical downhill, 15-kilometer ski slopes and 4 rope lines. Here are green and blue ski slopes for beginners and moderate skiers, and red and black ski slopes for professional skiers. Along with the natural snow, there are snowmobiles that provide unforgettable skiing experience in snow-covered slopes throughout the season. It is possible to rent the skiing equipment of the skiing center inside the resort. It is also possible to take ski lessons from professional instructors

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Seven Beauties Waterfall, Vandam Azerbaijan
This mountainous waterfall flowing from the highest peaks of the Caucasus Mountains and locates in Vandam village of Gabala. The name of the Seven Beauties (Yeddi Gozal) Waterfall originates from the name of the 7 mountain roads that should pass to reach the waterfall. As the waterfall is completely frozen in the winter, it gets harder to get here. But in spring and summer, tea houses are available on every mountain road, where the guests are offered a tea set with traditional types of Gabala jam. At the highest point of the waterfall there is a tea house with a special wooden mattress where you can drink tea with the pleasant sound and scenery of the waterfall in the background. The water of the tea is taken from the waterfall and gives a unique taste to it.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Church of Kish, Sheki Azerbaijan
On the way to Sheki, visit the first Albanian church in Caucasus, dating back to the 1st century AD. Kish Albanian Church - The brilliantly renovated round-towered Albanian church in pretty Kish village has been lovingly converted into a very well-presented trilingual museum. It’s the best place anywhere to learn about mysterious Caucasian Albania, the Christian nation that once covered most of northern Azerbaijan.

Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Sheki

Day 7: Sheki City Tour

Stop At: Sheki Khan's Palace, Sheki 0055 Azerbaijan
After your breakfast tour will start with car picking up you from your hotel and we begin to our Sheki city tour. The first destination in Sheki will be Sheki Khans Palace – The Palace itself built in 1762 as a summer residence for the Khan of Sheki. During the construction of the building, no single nails and glues were used. From inside, all the walls of the Palace are full of paintings which each painting has its own philosophical meaning.
1 hour , Admission not included

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Karvansaray, 185 Mirzə Fətəli Axundzadə, Şəki 5500, Azerbaijan
“Caravanserai” historical complex in Sheki is two magnificent caravanserai which reached present days and traditionally named “Yukhari” and “Ashaghi” caravanserai, which means “Upper” and “Lower” Caravanserai in translation from Azerbaijani into English. Construction of these caravanserai is dated back to the 18th-19th centuries AD. “Lower” caravanserai has a rectangular shape with a large inner yard in the centre of which is located a pool. Total area of the caravanserai is 8000 m2 and dimensions are 55x85 meters. Four entries led to the yard from all four corners of the buildings. There are 242 rooms in the lower caravanserai. Earlier there were merchant stores and storage rooms in the coaching inn, but the first floor was intended for guests whom the rooms were leased. Each room had a manhole which was connected to the ground floor with a stepladder and it was very comfortable for merchants who wanted control the safety of their products at any time. Since 1988, the lower caravanserai is used as a hotel complex for tourists, guests of the city and local residents. There is a restaurant of national cuisine with 100 places functioning in the territory of the complex. There are luxury suits in compliance with international standards in the hotel.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Sheki, Sheki, Shaki-Zaqatala Region
For centuries Sheki was the center of silkworm breeding and silk production center and located on the silk road. Sheki city is also very famous for its very rich cuisine and sweets not only among the locals but tourists also. You can try a special Soup called “Piti” that cooked 8-9 hours, from night till morning with the significantly small amount of fire. Finally, you will drive back to Baku.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel.

Day 8: Free Day in Baku

Pass By: Baku, Baku, Absheron Region
Breakfast at the hotel
No transportation Service & No Guide
During your free day you can discover deeply the shopping malls, restaurants and famous streets of Baku city or spending time how you want.



Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Baku.

Day 9: Absheron Peninsula tour

Stop At: Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Сураханский район, Baku Azerbaijan
With Fire Temple, you will find out why actually Azerbaijan is called land of fire with visiting 17th century fire temple and hill that literally burning 4 millenniums. Driver and Guide will pick you up from the hotel in specified time and directly drive to the Fire Temple. The temple is located in the south-eastern part of the Surakhani settlement of the Absheron peninsula, 30 km away from Baku. Ateshgah is a fire temple built in the 17th-18th centuries in the place of the eternal flames of natural gas. The earliest building of the temple belongs to the 1713 year, and the central temple was built in 1810 by merchant Kanchanagara funds.It was sanctified by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs at different times.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Yanar Dag, Binagadi-Balakhany Highway Absheron Peninsula - Village of Mammadli, Baku 0125 Azerbaijan
After The Fire temple, your last destination will be the Fire Mountain. This natural burning flame became as a result of the emergence of natural gas at the foot of the hill. A hill that burning approximately 4 millenniums nonstop even in times of raining and snowing roots of the gas going as far as to Caspian Sea. Yanardag Mountain is also known as Burning Hill, where natural gas has been ablaze for hundreds of years. You will enjoy the view of Yanardag – the infamous burning mountain. In ancient times natural eternal flames were burning in many places of Absheron. Yanardag was declared State Historical-Cultural and Natural Reserve in order to protect natural monument.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel

Day 10: Shopping Tour

Stop At: Park Bulvar Baku, Prospekt Neftyanikov, Primorsky Bulvar, Baku Azerbaijan
After having a good breakfast in the hotel, your private car and guide will pick you up from your hotel and we begin our shopping tour. Park Bulvar is favorably located in the city centre – on the Boulevard, a national park that holds special place in the hearts of Bakuvians. Park Bulvar will offer more than just shopping experience. It will be a place of leisure, where food, drinks, music and movies are as big as fashion.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ganjlik Mall, Fatali Khan Khoyski 14, Baku 1072 Azerbaijan
Ganjlik Mall with its grand central atrium and equally impressive external facades, Azerbaijan’s largest shopping mall seamlessly blends form with function to deliver a premier shopping experience in a building that can be described as nothing less than a trophy property. There are a lot of brand magazines & boutiques in the center.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: YasIl Bazar Green Market, Khatai ave, Baku Azerbaijan
Yasil Bazar, or ‘Green Market’, offers an authentic local experience when you travel to Baku. Get away from the city’s core, and stroll to the train station to find the local’s favourite market in Baku. People from around Azerbaijan sell organic vegetables and fruit including grapes and pomegranates at Yasil Bazaar.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Taza Bazar, 73, Samed Vurgun Street, Nasimi District, Baku Azerbaijan
We can also take a trip to Taza Bazaar. If you want to experience the local Azerbaijan culture without travelling too far from the centre, head to Taza Bazaar. The largest market in Baku sits halfway between Nizami and 28 May Metro Station. Today, people buy fresh produce, nuts, herbs and a variety of oriental spices.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel

Day 11: Departure day

Pass By: Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Bakı şəhərindən 20 km, Şimal, Azerbaijan
Today your tour adventures come to an end!
Breakfast at the hotel After breakfast at the hotel in Baku, check-out from the hotel & you will be transferred to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.