Ancient culture, gentle sun, charm of the East, authenticity of locals, fantastic food, hospitality and complete delight! I think we ran a little forward and foretasted the reviews you will make after the tour. Don’t you believe us? Come and find out for yourself!
What is included/excluded
Accommodation as per itinerary
Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks
Food and drinks, other than the "value added offers" specified in your guidebook
DVD (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
What to Expect
Day 1. Baku Arrival to Baku
Check-in at the hotel (registration time: 14:00) Overnight in Baku
Day 2. Meeting with Baku
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel
09:30 Departure to Baku City Tour (visit Upland Park, Baku Bay, "Old Town" - Palace of the Shirvanshahs, the symbol of Baku - Maiden Tower, 13:00-14:00 Lunch 14:00-18:30 We continue our tour by bus to the central part of Baku in order to see the most interesting historical and architectural monuments. Our today's tour ends with a visit to the cultural complex named after Heydar Aliyev. In fact, even in theory, the construction of a building complex with extraordinary design looks far from being realistic.
18:30 Return to the hotel. Overnight in Baku.
Day 3. Exploring Gobustan-Ateshgah-Gala
08:30 Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out 09:30 Excursion to Gobustan Gobustan is a Historical and Architectural Reserve under the open sky with the unique cave paintings of Neolithic times, which is located in 70 kilometers from Baku. There are more than 6 thousand petroglyphs dated over 12 thousand years old. 13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00- 15:30 Excursion to the Temple of fire worshipers Ateshgah. Temple of fire worshipers is ancient religious building, built on the site of natural gas output. This temple is a part of the Zoroastrian chronicles and symbolizes the cult of the Eternal Flame.
16:00- 18:00 Excursion to the national reserve Gala. Earlier only few people knew about the village, but in recent years the popularity of this small village has become enormous. 18:30 Return to the hotel. Overnight in Baku.
Day 4. Trips to regions - Baku - Lahij - Sheki (400 km)
08:30 Breakfast in the hotel. Check out. 09:30 Drive in the North-West of Azerbaijan. The road to the city of Sheki will pass on one of the most beautiful corners of Azerbaijan at the foot of the Great Caucasus. The route passes through the village of Lahij, which is known for its handicraft workshops, it is inhabited by various craft masters that pass on their knowledge from generation to generation. 18:00 Arrival to Sheki, check-in. Rest. Overnight.
Day 5. Meeting Sheki
09:00 Breakfast 09:30 -18:00 Sheki is one of the most famous and ancient places in Azerbaijan. Situated in 700 m (2297 ft.) above sea level the city, like an amphitheater, is surrounded by the mountains and forests of oak trees, this ancient city was long famed as a silk Centre and an important stop on the Great Silk Route. (Visit Albanian churchs, Sheki Khan Palace, Kish village)
Day 6. Return to Baku
08:30 Breakfast 09:30 After breakfast we will visit Sheki Bazaar where you will be able to buy fruits and souvenirs Return to Baku. Overnight. Day 7. Departure from Baku Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Infant seats available
Infants must sit on laps
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant meals not included
Minimum age is 18 years
Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers