With this tour you will discover main national reserves in Azerbaijan for wildlife, endangered species, migratory birds and marine life. Hirkan National Park is mountainous and is covered in a wonderful deciduous forest. Gizil-Agach State reserve will give you goosebumps as you can see a huge variety of migratory birds here who fly all the way over from Siberia, south of the Urals, and north of Europe to come here for wintering.
What is included/excluded
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
Professional Personal Driver
Entry/Admission - Shirvan National Park
Lunch & Dinner
Entry/Admission - Hirkan National Park
Entry/Admission - Khanbulanchay Reservoir
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup time and location to be agreed 24 hours prior to the tour start date.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Hirkan National Park, Astara Azerbaijan
The Hirkan National Park is one of the pearls of Azerbaijani nature located in the south of the country, in the heart of the Talysh Mountains. Hirkan National Park is mountainous and is covered in a wonderful deciduous forest. The diversity of plant species here compares with the best of the international World Heritage properties with 95 species of tree and at least 110 species of shrub. There are about 1,300 species of plants altogether of which 29 are endemic to Azerbaijan and a further 29 endemic to the Caucasus.. Up in the park’s highlands, the jungles are prowled by the majestic Persian leopard, who was believed to be extinct like the Caspian Tiger, until it was spotted in 2007. Red foxes, wolves and the lynx also roam these parts of the park.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Khanbulanchay Reservoir, Lankaran Azerbaijan
It is a wooded reservoir in the lower foothills, which is wonderful for a picnic lunch and a relaxing nature hike. The name means "the spring of the khan" in Azerbaijani language. The water reservoir was built in 1976 in Lenkoran region of Azerbaijan. The lake is 4.7 km long and 2.2 km wide. It has been surrounded with forests that are part of Hirkan national park. Lake Khanbulan in Azerbaijan’s southeast city of Lankaran is an eye-catching mixture of Mother Nature's beauty, from thick green woods to crystal-clear waters and picturesque foothills. Khanbulan is perfect for hiking and picnicking, thanks to its all-green beauty, surrounded by the Talish Mountains.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Qızılağac, Azerbaijan
Qizil-Aghach State Reserve was created for the purpose of protecting, creating conditions for wintering and nesting of migrant, swamp and wild birds in 1929. The Qizil-Aghach is the first reserve in the country according to the area, and the third according to the establishment.You will also find a great variety of species such as wild boar, wolf, wild cat, badger, sable, and fox in this reserve. The water basin in this reserve also offers around 54 fish species that you would love to see.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shirvan National Park, Salyan 10110, Azerbaijan
Encompassing about 54,373.5 hectares of land area, the Shirvan National Park has established itself as one of the major natural attractions of Azerbaijan. Lush lands replete with towering trees and wild shrubberies are interspersed with sparkling reservoirs. Besides gazelles, the park is one of the best places in Azerbaijan for bird watching; 14 species living here are also listed in the Red Book.
Duration: 1 hour
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
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
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate