Allure of Azerbaijan Tour Description
Allure of Azerbaijan 2020: a fascinating one-week tour to this little-known country on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Azerbaijan was once a major stop on the Great Silk Route. You will visit the cosmopolitan booming capital, Baku, then travel up into the southern slopes of the Caucasus Mountains to the charming medieval town of Sheki and the amazing enclave Nakhchivan.
In Baku you will visit “Icheri Sheher” with its narrow alleyways, mosque and Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Maiden’s Tower, the Carpet Museum and Martyr’s Alley with its superb views over the Bay of Baku.
The tour also includes the towns of: Gobustan, Shamakha, and Kish.
Having the possibility to add some days to your vacation we suggest you also our tour Combined Tour of Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia 2020.
2021 pricing, please contact us for an estimate anytime
2020 Land Cost Per Person (double occupancy)
Available Anytime – $1919
Single Supplement: $291
This tour operates with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 10 travelers. Other group rates available on request. Please contact us for a current price estimate.
- 5 nights at Central Park 4* hotel in Baku (or similar)
- 1 night at ShekiSaray 4* hotel in Sheki (or similar)
- 1 night at Tabriz 5* hotel in Nakhchivan (or similar)
- Meals as per the program
- All local transportation by air conditioned vehicle
- Round trip air ticket to Nakhchivan
- Experienced English speaking guide services
- All entrance fees
- Transfers from/to Baku airport
- 1 bottle of water (1L) per person per day
Price Does Not Include:
- Airfare (unless otherwise arranged)
- Departure and custom fees
- Gratuities and individual daily expenses
- Additional beverages
- Travel insurance
- Trip cancellation
- Medical and luggage insurance are recommended for coverage against all unforeseen circumstances
- E-visa to Azerbaijan
- Dinners and lunches on Arrival and departure days
Hotels are not guaranteed, depends on the availability at the time of your reservation
Day 1: Baku
Arrival in Baku and transfer to 4* hotel. Free time. Overnight in Baku.
Day 2: Baku
Your walking tour of Baku includes the medieval walled city “Icheri Sheher” with its narrow alleyways, mosque and Palace of the Shirvanshahs. Continue to visit the 12th century Maiden’s Tower, the imposing mansions of the oil barons, built in the oil boom of 1870-1914 and Martyr’s Alley with its superb views over the Bay of Baku. Next take a trip to Absheron Peninsula visiting the Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Yanardagh (Burning Mountain). Dinner. Transfer to hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Baku – Nakhchivan
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Azerbaijan’s isolated Azeri enclave Nakhchivan, wedged between Armenia and Iran. Known as the land of Noah, it shares no land border with Azerbaijan. Transfer to hotel. Visit the 12th century Momina Khatun Monument, Yusif Ibn Kuseyir Tomb, and the Carpet Museum, formerly Khan’s House. Next continue to Garabaghlar village in the Sharur region to see the 12th century monument and Solt Mine Hospital. Dinner. Transfer to hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Nakhchivan – Baku
After breakfast drive to Daridagh Thermal Spring in the Julfa region. Next visit Asabu Kahf Cave located 12 km from Nakhchivan City. Travel back to Nakhchivan. Dinner and transfer to airport for your flight back to Baku. Transfer to hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Baku – Gobustan – Baku
Breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to Gobustan to see ancient petroglyphs. Return to Baku to visit the carpet museum. Take an hour boat trip at Caspian. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel. (B, L, D)
Day 6: Baku – Shamakha – Sheki
After breakfast departure to Caucasus Mountains in Northwestern Azerbaijan. Dry landscape around Baku gives way to a densely forested mountain area. Visit the town of Shamakha, Juma Mosque, and Yeddi Gumbez. Next drive to Sheki. Visit the village of Kish with the oldest church in the Caucasus dating from the first century. Dinner and overnight in Sheki. (B, L, D)
Day 7: Sheki – Kish – Baku
Breakfast followed by a visit to the Royal Summer Palace of the Sheki Khans with its magnificent frescoes and stained glass. Visit the Sheki market. Drive to Baku for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Departure
Transfer to airport for your flight back home.
If you have any questions or you’d like to book this trip, please contact us.
Custom itineraries available to this or any of the destinations we travel to.
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Kutrubes Travel also offers a variety of other tours throughout this region. Contact us for detailed itineraries and descriptions.