8 Days Azerbaijan Classical Tour Package from Global Travel Agency $400/- (Posted on Jun 7 2011)

8 Days Azerbaijan Classical Tour Package from Global Travel Agency $400/-

8 days / 7 nights

Azerbaijan is great country with great history and culture. All week in Azerbaijan give you possibility to achieve a land of hospitality and beautiful nature. We would learn more not only about history of our capital and around them and also visit beautiful regions of Azerbaijan. At first after capital overview you will visit Gobustan which is famous for its archeological monuments. There are more than 4,000 rock drawings left by artists of the Neolithic period. Travel 95 miles to the north of Baku to see Guba, a pleasant town located on the northeastern slopes of the Shahdag range, at the height of 2000 feet above sea level. Historically Guba has been known since the 18th century as the center of Khanlygh (traditional Azeri duchy) and it is famous for architectural landmarks of the 19th century, as the oldest Mosques and Bathswith their two domes. On Apsheron peninsula excursion you will be informed about the oil development in Azerbaijan and visit the oldest oil producing fields, observe the natural gas outlets (Yanar Dag “Burning Mountain”) and mud volcanes together with the current on and off shore fields. The Apsheron Peninsula, stretching out info the Caspian Sea beyond Baku, has the several 14th century fortress, built by the Shirvan shahs fearing attack from the sea.

Flame Baku

Flame Baku

Also we would visit Sheki (380 km northwest of Baku) which is one of the largest and oldest cities in Azerbaijan. This region of Azerbaijan is one of the most picturesque that strikes an interesting contrasts to the arid region surrounding Baku. In town you, you will see brick houses, shaded streets, weeping willow trees and canals carrying spring water. Sheki is long famed as a silk center and an important stop on the silk route.

Day 1: Arrive to Baku
Day 2: Old city tour
Day 3: Gobustan Tour
Day 4: Trip to Guba
Day 5: Tour to Apsheron peninsula
Day 6: Trip to Sheki
Day 7: Tour around Sheki and return to Baku
Day 8: Departure

Major Highlights:
City tour including Old City as ancient fortress of Baku, the Maiden Tower, Shirvanshah Palace, Medieval Caravansaries and Market Square and Museums visit as Carpet and History.
Visiting Absheron peninsula you will be known about 14th century fortesses as Ramana, Nardaran and Mardakan. It includes through strong fortresses, old mosques and temple of old worshippers, petroleum sources and life of native people etc.
The Guba tour includes visiting such famous historical monuments of the 19th century as the Juma Mosque (Friday Mosque), the Mosque of Sakine-Khanim, Ardabil Mosque. Sheki is famous for the 18th century Khan’s summer palace. The two-storied building is decorated with magnificent frescos (one 24 m long) and exquisite stained glass work, known as “shebeke” (northeren part of the city). Besides the palace have a look at the fortress that surrounds it. The largest is Sheki’s History Museum, with artifacts from several periods, but notorious for pieces relating to silk manufacturing and trade.

Baku Azerbaijan

Baku Azerbaijan

The price per person in DBL room: 400 USD

Price Includes:

  • accommodation in 3 star hotel with breakfast
  • transfers to and back to airport
  • tour services, guide services
  • entry fees
  • insurance

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Posted by on Jun 7 2011. Filed under Azerbaijan, Baku, Europe, Sheki.

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8 Days Azerbaijan Classical Tour Package from Global Travel Agency $400/-

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