Baku - Absheron Tour

                    Baku - Absheron Tour



        Day 1.

 Meeting tourists at the Baku Heydar Aliyev airport.

 Transfer to the hotel.


Sightseeing in an “Old City”  - medieval sight of Baku: “Shirvashakhs palace” (XV c. under UNESCO  protection), ancient quarter mosques (Mohammad’s mosque- XI c.), bath, samples of residential buildings, “Market Square” and  Caravan Saray “Bukhara” (XVI c.) and “Multani” (XIV c.), “Giz Galasi” (Maiden   Tower – Entrance) – the oldest construction of Baku (under UNESCO protection)


Sightseeing tour in Baku – walking tour and acquaintance with the history and  architecture of city ( period XIX- XX c): Nizami street /shopping/,“Fountain  Square”, Nizami Ganjavi monument, further Rasul-Zade street, leaving to Seaside Park  - Boulevard at the favorable windless  weather, for an additional  payment (2 Euro) for interested persons – 0,5 hour boat  cruise through the bay of Baku. In the conclusion of excursion moving by bus to “Mountain Park”, visiting of memorial “Alley of Martyrs” and survey of a  panorama of Baku).


Day 2.

09:00-10:00 - Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00-14:00  - Visiting of historic - art reserve Gobustan  (65 km. from Baku). Acquaintance with the archaeological exposition of the museum,  survey of  inhabitants and acquaintance with the lifestyle of the people of an epoch of the “Stone Age” (7-8 thousand years B.C). Studying of the remained petroglyphic painting.       

 Returning to Baku and lunch at the local restaurant

Sightseeing excursion of Absheron Peninsula : Ethnography museum of Qala“Ateshgah”  Fire-Worshippers’ Temple in Surakhani settlement (XVII c.) (Entrance), medieval castle in  Ramana settlement (XIV c.), survey of the oldest oil fields in Balakhani settlement  (XIX-XX c.), visiting of natural reserve  “Yanardag”  (exit of natural gas)

Dinner with local specialities(national cuisine) in a Azerbaijan tipical restaurant



 Day 3

 09:00 - Breakfast

 The hotel  transfer to Baku Heydar Aliyev airport.