The tour begins with visiting of a survey platform of the city, situated on the upland park, where opens the magnificent kind of all city. Further follows a descent with amusing funicular in coastal park visiting of the Old City - Icheri Sheher”. “Icheri Sheher” means an internal city. It began to be called internal after oil boom of the middle of X1Xth century, when the city had stopped hold in fortifications and left for its limits. On territory of “Icheri Sheher , the area which makes 22 hectares, concentrated some tens of historical – architectural monuments including “The Shirvanshah Palace” , the symbol of Baku city - The “Maiden Tower” and vacation spot of “Caravanserai”-merchants. ” Icheri Sheher” is the live organism having the infrastructure and inhabited files where 1300 families live. It is an ancient city in a modern city.
Leaving for a tour in Absheron Peninsula. Ateshgah, the Fire Worshippers' Temple is located in the village of Surakhany. It was built on the land where natural gas burned eternally and worshipped by Zoroastrian believers who travelled from the province of Multan in India to visit this sacred place. These ancient fires are believed to have given Azerbaijan its name, which is thought by some researchers to mean the “Land of Fires”. Excursion to “Yanar Dag”.Here it is possible to see burning natural gas that has entitled reserve “Yanar Dag” - Burning Mountain
Transfer to Hotel, free time and rest.
Transfer to Airport.
Travel to Azerbaijan’s isolated enclave Nakhchivan known as the “Land of Noah”. It shares no land border with Azerbaijan and the only access is by airplane. Nakhchivan, the land of the ancient Azerbaijan, is one of the places of civilization in the world. The people of Azerbaijan created an old and rich culture in this land. The richest historical, scientific and cultural heritages of the Azerbaijan people were formed in this land.
Accommodation in Hotel
Sightseeing in Nakhchivan city with visiting of Prophet Noah’s Tomb, XII century Momina Khatun Monument, Yusif Ibn Kuseyir Tomb, Carpet Museum – formerly Khan’s House, and etc.
Travel to Garabaghlar village of Sharur region to see XII century monument.
Visit Salt Mine Hospital “Duz Dag”.
Transfer to Hotel, free time, rest.
Drive to Daridagh thermal spring in Julfa region. Carbonate mineral silvering water Daridagh is the spring, which rarely met in the nature. In the composition of the water a good deal of amounts of boron, iodine, bromine, strontium and lithium elements are revealed. The water is preferable to use for the patients suffering gastric-bowel diseases
Visit to Asabu Kahf cave – 12 km from Nakhchivan city.
Travel back to Nakhchivan city.
Transfer to Airport to fly back to Baku.
Transfer to Hotel, free time and rest
Depart for the Caucasus Mountains in the northwest of Azerbaijan. The dry landscape around Baku gives way to a densely forested mountain area.
Visit the town of Shamakhy with biggest mosque of Caucasus – “Juma Mosque” and Shirvanshah Tombs – “Yeddi Gumbez”.
Drive and arrive in Sheki. Accommodation in Hotel
Drive into the countryside to the village of Kish with the oldest Albanian church in the Caucasus dating from the first century and enjoy walks in the surrounding Caucasus foothills.
Transfe to Hotel, free time, rest
Visit the Royal Summer Palace of the Sheki Khans with its magnificent frescoes and stained glass as well as Sheki Museum and Fortress.
Drive to Baku. End of the Tour