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Baku - Absheron Tour

4 days (Approx.)
Hotel pickup available
Offered in: English
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Overview

You will be met by your guide and driver at your hotel in Baku to begin city tour in Icheri Sheher – the old part of the Azerbaijan capital. Visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and market square with numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue to the Memory Alley Shehidler Khiyabany that opens up a great panoramic view of Baku city.

Drive out of the city to Absheron peninsula. First stop is Ateshgah – temple of fire worshippers located in Suraxani village.  Continue to Drive to the historical and artistic reserve under the open sky "Gobustan" An excellent round-up of the city tour will be a visit to Yanar Dag Mountain with natural gas burning for several thousands of years. 
Baku - Absheron Tour
Baku - Absheron Tour
Baku - Absheron Tour
Baku - Absheron Tour
  • What is included/excluded

    Transfer
    Accommodation
    3 time foods
    Guides
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Bottled water

    Excluded
    Air tickets
    Visa payment
    Equipments
  • Departure & Return

    From Hotel or Airport9:30 AM
  • What to Expect

    Day 1.
    • Arrival in Baku 
    • Check in at the hotel (from 14:00)
    • Free day
    • Overnight in the hotel

    Day 2.
    • Breakfast in the hotel
    • City tour (4 hours) in Baku with a visit and tour of the monumental, historical and architectural monuments of the city, including:
    -  Motorways and the town square; Baku attractions and Heydar Aliyev Center
    -  Panorama of the city and the Baku Bay from the Upland Park
    -  Visit the medieval part of the city "Icheri Sheher" / "Inner City": ramparts, the main gate of the city, "Gosha Gala gapi" Shirvanshahs Palace, Tower Temple "Maiden Tower", medieval baths, caravanserais, handicraft workshops, carpet and antique shops, the Museum of Azerbaijani carpet and folk-applied art.
    • Lunch
    • A walk along the Seaside Boulevard

    Boat trip on the Baku Bay

    Walking and shopping in the central part of Baku / area of “Fountainssquare”
    • Dinner
    • Free time: Night in the hotel

    Day 3
    • Breakfast in the hotel
    • Absheron Peninsula:

     Auto – excursion trip to the natural, historical and architectural moments of Absheron peninsula ( near Baku in a radius of 50 km)

    Including a visit and inspection:
    - a place of natural combustible gases entering the mountain Yanardagh in Mammadli village
    -  old oil fields in land and medieval tower temple-castle in Ramana settlement 
    - 2-minaret mosque in the village Amirjan
    - temple of fire-worshipers “Ateshgah” in Surakhan; settlement
    - tower temples in the villages of Shagan and Mardakan
    • Lunch
    • Gobustan

    Drive to the historical and artistic reserve under the open sky "Gobustan" for the purpose of inspection of rock art sites of ancient human Neolithic period, as well as the introduction of other excursion information:
    - old oil fields and the ancient temple in the area of Bibi Kheybat;
    - review of offshore oil platforms in the Caspian Sea;
    - rock paintings, inscriptions and symbols in the mountain Bekdash;
    - visiting pagan sanctuary "Pir Gara Atly" at Mount Kichik Dash;
    - visiting mud volcanism on Mount Dashgil / hill, griffin, salsas
    • Dinner
    • Free time: Night in the hotel

    Day 4
    • Breakfast in the hotel
    • Free time
    • Check-out from the hotel and Departure (12:00 leave from rooms)
  • Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Additional info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    Wheelchair accessible
    Children must be accompanied by an adult
    May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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