Azerbaijan, in the Caucuses region, is a country that straddles both Eastern Europe and Western Asia, so expect a clash of east meets west and you will find a lot to enjoy here. Azerbaijan has much to offer visitors at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.
Nakhchivan is an autonomous republic of Azerbaijan forms the part within Republic of Azerbaijan on the borders of Turkey. It is slightly larger than Austria in terms of area and slightly smaller than US state of Maine. The area has a population of more than 85,000 km². The population is more than 9.5 million and the main religion is Islam. Azerbaijan has a majority of the Shiite population. The largest city and capital city is Baku and Azeri and Russian are spoken in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan is located in southwestern Asia with Great Caucasus Mountains to the north of this place. This is formed as the Soviet republic which is an independent state after the collapse of Soviet Union in the year 1991. Azerbaijan is considered as a larger region and as a part of Persia in Iran. Azerbaijan has the sea cost of Caspian Sea in its east with Russia and Armenia towards the west with Iran in the south.
1st day/ Arrive Baku - Leisure at hotel Arrival International Airport - Haydar Aliyev. Meet & Greet. En-route Lunch.
Transfer to hotel & check in, freshen up for a while.
Departure to night city sighing with visiting upland park from where opens a panoramic view for Baku bay.
Dinner in Indian restaurant. Back to hotel, overnight at hotel. Overnight: Baku Meals: [L-D]
2nd day/ Old part of Baku city Breakfast at hotel
Departure the Old city (free pass to old city) excursion which includes the monuments such as Maiden Tower XII (entrance fee not included), Shirvanshah Palace XVI (entrance fee not included), Karvansarays XVII The “Baku Acropolis”, “Old Town”, “Inner Town” – these are the names for this unique historical ensemble located right in the center of Baku. Lunch in Indian restautant.
The excursions will proceed with visiting Nizamistreet, Boulevard Side – the national seaside park accompanied with entertainment activities and unique carpet museums (entrance fee is not included) and Little Venice including
narrow water tracks with condoles (ride is not included), visit boat cruise tour (is included).
Dinner in Indian restaurant. Back to Hotel, overnight at hotel. Overnight: Baku
3rd day/ Gabala Day trip 08:00 Breakfast at hotel
09:00 Departure to Gabala En-route visit in Nohurlake Lunch at Indian Restaurant.
Arrival in Gabala, visit Tufan Mountain
Back to Baku
Dinner at Indian Restaurant Back hotel free time. Overnight at Baku Hotel. Overnight: Baku
4th day/ Ancient and Modern roots Breakfast at hotel
Departure to Fire Temple in Absheron The temple of fire worshippers Ateshgah (XVII century). (Entrance fee is included) Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu, Sikh, and Zoroastrian place of worship.
Proceed with photo shooting in front of Heydar Aliyev Center. The Center bearing the name of Heydar Aliyev has become a symbol of modern Azerbaijan and modern Baku.
Lunch in Indian restaurant. Shopping in mall Ganjlik, 28 mall
Gala Dinner with belly dance and cocktail (restaurant hall will be common)
Back to hotel in Baku, free time Overnight at hotel.
5th day/ Return to Homeland Breakfast at hotel Transfer to airport.