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Weekend in Baku

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Weekend in Baku

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Day 1

  • Arrival at Haydar Aliyev International Airport
  • Welcoming by our company representative
  • Transfer and check-in at hotel
  • Free time
  • “Flames of Baku” evening excursion

- Excursion starts from the Upland Park that overlooks a spectacular view of nightlife city sparkling with bright lights. Upland Park is located on a high hill in the western part of the city. It is the best spot to observe the city itself and the Baku Bay. The Flame Towers, trio of skyscrapers located at the Upland Park impress the guests with their fascinating modernity and elegance

- Night promenade on Baku Boulevard starting from Flag Square and passing by Baku Ferris Wheel. Seaside Boulevard is one of the main attractions of the capital.  This over-100-year-old sightseeing is a favorite leisure area of residents and guests of Baku

- Excursion ends with walking tour on Torgovy street and Fountains Square. In the middle of XIX century the street gained the name of Torgovy (trade) due to its favorable location and abundance of trade shops there. However, officially it is named after prominent Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi

  • Free time for dinner
  • Transfer to hotel
  • Night at hotel

Day 2

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Baku city tour

Excursion starts in the old part of the city, at the entrance to the Twin Castle Gates (Gosha Gala) and continues through narrow streets. Old City encircles a number of historic-architectural monuments including the followings:

  • Caravanserais and mosques
  • Maiden Tower – ancient symbol of the city (V-VII centuries)
  • Museum of Miniature Books – included into Guinness World Records in 2015
  • Shirvanshah’s Palace (XII-XV centuries) with over thousand years old history
  • Free time for lunch at a traditional restaurant in Old City

Excursion continues with the trip to modern Baku. The tour covers the central part of the city accenting mainly on historical and architectural sites of interest:

  • Modern and old buildings at Seafront Boulevard (Carpet Museum, International Mugham Center, Minor Venice, Old Parachute Tower)
  • Architectural buildings located at the Caspian coast

Excursion ends with a visit to Haydar Aliyev Centre (An internationally recognized architectural work, the building of the Center has become a signature landmark of modern Baku due to its innovative and cutting-edge design).

  • Free time for dinner
  • Transfer to hotel
  • Night at hotel

Day 3

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Gobustan tour
  • Transfer to Gobustan
  • Before the start of Gobustan excursion, guests visit same-name interactive museum where they gain information about animal and vegetal life of Gobustan with the help of special multimedia programs and touch displays
  • Petroglyphs, inscriptions and pictograms at the Boyukdash Mount
  • Trip to Mud Volcanoes, one of the many wonders of mother nature
  • Free time for lunch at a fish restaurant at the sea coast
  • Trip to old oil fields and mosque in the outskirts of Bibiheybet on the way back to Baku
  • Overlook of off-shore oil platforms on the Caspian Sea
  • Absheron tour
  •  Trip to Ateshgah, fire worshipper’s temple located in Surakhany settlement. The temple is one of the many indicators about existence of Zoroastrianism in ancient Azerbaijan
  • Trip to Yanardagh burning mount near the Digah settlement. From 5th century on Yanardagh had been referred in ancient historic books. 
  • Excursion to Gala archeological-ethnographic museum complex. The museum preserves artifacts dating from III millennia b.c. to XX century a.d
  • Free time for dinner
  • Transfer to hotel
  • Night at hotel

Day 4

  • Breakfast and check-out from hotel
  • Transfer to airport
  • Departure

Price: 155$ PP

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