On arrival at the Azerbaijan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the tour driver and then transferred to your hotel. We will then proceed to check-in at hotel.
Azerbaijan, the nation and former Soviet republic, is bounded by the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains, which span Asia and Europe. Its capital, Baku, is famed for its medieval walled Inner City. Within the Inner City lies the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a royal retreat dating to the 15th century, and the centuries-old stone Maiden Tower, which dominates the city skyline.
Overnight stay at hotel in Baku.
After breakfast at the hotel, Your excursion begins at Highland Park, where you can enjoy panoramic views of Baku. The Flame Towers Complex, illuminated with LED displays, is an iconic modern landmark that lights up the city skyline.
Next, visit the Ferris Wheel, providing a unique perspective of the city from above. Afterward, you’ll explore the International Mugham and “Baku Venice,” where you can immerse yourself in Azerbaijani culture and take in the charm of this picturesque area.
Proceed with a visit to the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, known for its stunning collection of Azerbaijani carpets, showcasing the country’s rich artistic heritage. As you proceed, you’ll stroll along the beautiful Baku Boulevard, a scenic promenade along the Caspian Sea, offering a serene escape from the city’s hustle and bustle.
In the heart of Baku, you’ll explore the Old City, where historical gems await. Discover the iconic Maiden Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the grandeur of the Shirvanshah Palace, reflecting the rich history of the region. The Shirvanshah Palace, located in Baku, is a magnificent historical landmark that embodies the rich heritage of Azerbaijan. This architectural gem dates back to the 15th century when it served as the royal residence of the Shirvanshahs, who were the rulers of the Shirvan region.
Visit the Fountain Square, a bustling hub in the city center, known for its vibrant atmosphere, shopping, and dining options. Here, you can unwind and soak in the lively energy of Baku before returning to your hotel.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Baku.
After breakfast at hotel, visit the iconic Heydar Aliyev Center. While you won’t explore the interior on this tour, you’ll have the opportunity to marvel at the stunning and futuristic architectural design of the center, making it a must-see landmark in Baku.
Next, you’ll journey to the ancient Ateshgah, also known as the Fire Temple. This historical and spiritual site is a testament to Azerbaijan’s Zoroastrian heritage, with flame-like natural gas fires that have been burning for centuries. Your visit here will immerse you in the fascinating history and religious significance of this remarkable temple.
After Ateshgah, your adventure continues to Yanar Dagh, the Burning Mountain. Here, you’ll witness a mesmerizing natural phenomenon as the ground emits flames, creating an awe-inspiring spectacle. Yanar Dagh is a unique geological wonder and a testament to the natural beauty of the Absheron Peninsula.
Return back to hotel for overnight stay in Baku.
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a day at leisure in Shahdag. Shahdag is a breathtaking mountain resort located in Azerbaijan, nestled in the heart of the Greater Caucasus range. This picturesque destination offers a wide range of activities for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
One of the thrilling activities you can experience at Shahdag is the Shahdag Coaster. This exhilarating ride takes you on a twisting and turning journey down the mountainside, providing an adrenaline rush like no other. As you speed through the lush landscapes, you’ll be treated to stunning panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. For those seeking an even more adventurous experience, Shahdag boasts an impressive Zip Line course. This high-flying adventure allows you to soar above the treetops and take in the majestic beauty of the mountains from a unique vantage point. It’s an unforgettable way to experience the natural beauty of the region while getting your heart racing.
Overnight stay at hotel in Baku.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and spend some time exploring the city in your free time. Proceed to the Airport to board our flight back to India.
Arrive home with pleasant memories of your Baku tour organised by State Express Global Voyages, which you will treasure for a lifetime.