Baku – The Pearl of the Caspian

Baku – The Pearl of the Caspian

You will find a fascinating journey into the romantic city located at the eastern coast of the Caspian Sea Baku - the capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan. This is one of the largest industrial, scientific and cultural centers in the Caucasus. The city's architecture is varied and combines a variety of classical and modern styles of East and West. You will find a gourmet kitchen and Caucasian hospitality of the locals.

 

Baku
Дней: 5
Ночей: 4

5 Days/4 Nights

Day 1 Baku, Arrival to Baku. Greeting with professional guide in the Airport in Baku and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in the Hotel. (D)

Day 2 Baku, Breakfast at the hotel. Introduction to Baku. The tour starts from the visit to the Highland Park with the Panoramic view of Baku city. Afterwards, visit to Icheri Sheher – the Old City or Walled City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch at the restaurant. After lunch continue tour to the Absheron Peninsula, where the guests can visit the ancient Temple of Fire Worshippers (Atashgakh), Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex Gala and Mardakan watchtowers. Visit the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, designed by the  architect Zaha Hadid. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 3 Baku – Gobustan, Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Gobustan and the Museum of petroglyphs. During the tour, the guests will be able to see the ancient caves with the unique gallery of rock paintings with scenes of hunting, animal prints, ancient rituals and other images that have been preserved to this day. The Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mud volcanoes. Reconstructed mosque of Bibi Heybat. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit to the Museum of Carpets. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 4: Baku

Breakfast at the hotel.

Thematic tour on the era and the architecture of the First Oil Boom (18-19 centuries), and a visit to the Nobel brothers’ house.

Lunch at a local restaurant.

Visit to the Eastern Bazaar (market).

Free time.

Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 5: Baku

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to the airport for the departing flight.