Welcome to Azerbaijan
On arrival at Baku International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It's famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens.
The southern region of Azerbaijan is one of the brightest and most beautiful regions of the Republic. Exquisite architecture, a wonderful climate and magnificent landscapes are the hallmarks of this region. Fertile soil contributes to the prosperity of agriculture, the presence of thermal springs attracts tourists and people who want to improve their health, and a long history and an abundance of historical and cultural attractions do not leave indifferent fans of antiquities.
Immerse yourself in the fabulous world of the East, visiting the pearl of Azerbaijan, Baku city! Its colorful restaurants will surprise you and you will be pleased with the variety of delicious local food, and the warm sun and the hospitality of the local people will make your holiday unforgettable!
Overnight in Baku.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we begin our tour with a panorama of the city, viewed from a height of the Upland Park, which clearly gives an idea of the contrasts and scale of the city that covers Baku Bay as a horseshoe. The town is in the shape of an amphitheater, descending down to the Caspian Sea. The tour covers the central part of Baku showing of the most interesting historical and architectural sites, as well as visiting a favorite walking place for residents and guests - Baku Boulevard. Also we will visit the "Old Town", there are several dozen historical and architectural monuments are situated in its the territory, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, the symbol of Baku - Maiden Tower, places of rest and stay of medieval merchants - Caravansarai.
Lunch at a famous local restaurant. After lunch we continue our tour by bus to the central part of Baku in order to see the most interesting historical and architectural monuments. The tour will end with a visit to the cultural complex named after Heydar Aliyev. Many of those who first saw the design project of the Center named after Heydar Aliyev could not believe that such a project could ever come true. In fact, even in theory, the construction of a building complex with extraordinary design looks far from being realistic. The complex has several exhibitions that can be visited at the choice of the tourist (surcharge).
Overnight in Baku.
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for checkout and the driver will drop you to Lenkoran.
A trip to the South of Azerbaijan, Lankaran city is located 270 km from Baku on the shore of Caspian Sea and surrounded by mountains. On the way, we will make several stops. The first will be in the Shirvan reserve, famous for its herds of gazelles (kind of deer). Also, you may see wild boar, nutria, rabbits, turtles - the inhabitants of the steppes of Shirvan lowlands. We continue our tour and will stop in the town of Masalli. Masalli is famous for its hot springs and medicinal baths based on them. Guests will have the opportunity to visit the sprins on the territory of the sanatorium Istisu, visit the spring - Yanar Bulag (fiery power), Vilyash Lake and famous Yardimli waterfalls.
Overnight in Lankaran.
Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning we will start a city tour and visit important historical sites of these places - Kichik Gala; Khan Evi (Khan Palace); Ballabyur fortress and a monument to the twice Hero of the Soviet Union, a legendary commander of a tank division Hazi Aslanov. We continue our journey in Hirkan Reserve. On the way we will be surrounded by the relict forests of the place. Lankaran region is unique for its flora and fauna - iron tree, found only in this area, there are also cheetahs, which are listed in the Red Book of Azerbaijan. Did you know that the Lankaran, located in the subtropical climate zone, is a country of tea and citrus? Therefore, the tea ceremony with the same lemon - the most important part of our acquaintance with Lankaran.
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for check out and the driver will drop you to Baku. On the way we will have a trip to Lerik. The city is located farther from the sea, surrounded by forests and is one of the mountainous regions of Azerbaijan. Lerik is famous for its centenarians - a resident of Shirali Myuslimov hit the Guinness Book of Records because of his age- 168 years! You will have the opportunity to visit a unique museum of centenarians, which has no analogues in the world. The city is famous for its longevity, and together we will try to find out their secret!
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 3150/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights.
Destinations: Baku, Lankaran & Lerik.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Economy class airfare from Dubai / Baku / Dubai.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
All activities as per program with entrance fees.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.