AZERBAIJAN – GEORGIA
1.Icheri Sheer, was the title of the Muslim rulers of Shirvan, located in modern Azerbaijan, from the mid-9th century to the early 16th century.
2.Maiden Tower and old baku - The Maiden Tower set in the south-east part of Icheri Sheher, has mystique and hoary history and legends. Is a symbol of Baku.
3.Memorial Park for the victims of 1990 - A memorial park with an excellent panoramic view stretching from the Caspian Sea across the entire city dedicated to the victims of the Soviet army crackdown on January 20, 1990 and the Armenian invasion right after independence.
4. Gobustan - Gobustan may be seen as a unique source of knowledge on the period from the 10,000 B.C. to the Middle Ages covering the fields of history, culture, art and archaeology.
5. Starting to Shamaki
6. Diri Baba tomb - Diri-Baba Tomb has a special place among notable tombs of Azerbaijan built in the middle ages. This tombeach time attracted the attention of travelers who would come here.
7. 7 Tombs in Shemaka (Yeddi Gumbaz) - medieval cemetery in Shemakha.
9. Sheki Khan’s palace Museum - Visit to the local medieval fortress , Sheki Khans palace, local museum of history, Sheki Caravanserai and craftsmen shops by the caravanserai.
10. Sheki - Georgian border
The rates include:
1.Accommodation at a good 4-5* hotel (3 nights)
3.Transfer during the tours in comfortable air conditioned mini bus
4.English speaking guide
5.Meals (4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, including a traditional music)
6.Entrance tickets to all museums and attractions
7.A bottle of water per person per day
9.Map of Azerbaijan
10.Portage at the hotels
1 Day – Sheki – Tbilisi (lunch + dinner at the restaurants)
Meet on the border and transfer to Tbilisi. Hotel accommodation. Tbilisi sightseeing tour – the Old and New parts of Town. Tbilisi offers a great variety of sights, most of them very ancient. All the places of interest in the Old Town are very close to each other, within a few minutes’ walk. We start our day in Old Tbilisi. The first destination is 13th century Metekhi Church, then walk up to the brick-domed Sulphur Baths houses (17th century). From the Baths we head up the hill to visit Narikala Fortress – one of the oldest fortifications in the city. Famous Sharden street. Bridge of Peace – modern walking bridge, Sameba Cathedral. Overnight at the hotel.
2 Day – Tbilisi – Gudauri (lunch + dinner at the restaurants)
Breakfast at the hotel. We drive to visit the ancient capital and religious centre of Georgia – Mtskheta (3000 years old) and see its historical places: Jvari church (6th century) and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (11th century), where the Robe of Christ is buried. Both Jvari and Svetitskhoveli are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Transfer to Gudauri. Overnight in Gudauri ski resort (2200 m.).
3 Day – Gudauri – Gori - Uplistsikhe – Tbilisi (lunch + dinner at the restaurants)
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the town of Gori – the heart of Kartli region. Gori is the birthplace of the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. In the center of the city there is a house where Stalin was born, his personal railway carriage and the Museum of Stalin. Visit Uplistsikhe cave town, which is one of the oldest places of settlement in the Caucasus (3 millennium). Built on a high rocky left bank of the Mtkvari River, it contains different structures and is notable for the unique combination of various styles of rock-cut cultures from Anatolia and Iran, as well as the co-existence of pagan and Christian architecture. Drive to Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi.
4 Day – Tbilisi – transfer (breakfast at the hotel)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer
The prices include
- Accommodation at the hotels (BB)
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- English speaking professional guide
- Museum entrance fees
- A bottle of water per person per day
- Dinners in the restaurants (5)
Address: Nizami 100, Baku. Azerbaijan, AZ 1010
Tel: +994 12 555 12 46,
+994 55 273 54 10
+994 55 836 13 26
+994 55 791 62 63