Lets Go Baku4 Days | Starting from AED 1599

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  • Shirvanshahs
  • Maiden Tower
  • Flame Towers
  • Carpet Museum
  • Gabala
  • Nizami Street
  • Pomegranate Salad
  • Lamb Saj
  • Dushbara
  • Tea & Novruz Pastries
  • Carpet
  • Crude Oil Painting
  • Armudu Glass
  • Backgammon

Overview

Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and the largest city of Caucasus region off the coast of Caspian Sea. Baku is divided into 3 major districts; the Inner City, part built under the Soviet Union & the latest part of the city. The city has a great fusion of modernistic and historic elements. Iconic buildings such as the Flame Towers as well as the UNESCO Heritage site of Palace of Shirvanshahs complex compliment each other. An unusual experience yet much enjoyed are the mud volcanoes. The formation of mud due to water heated deep underneath has incorporated with minerals and gases causing bubbles to form on top is an experience you’re not likely to forget


Itinerary

Day 1 UAE - Baku
Included Meals: No Meals Included

Welcome to the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku. Your exciting weekend kicks off as you arrive at the airport. Get acquainted with your fellow travelers and our representative who will escort you around the city for a few photostops before heading to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Baku.

Day 2 Baku Guided City Tour, Carpet Museum & Lunch - Optional Excursion
Included Meals: Breakfast

A hot breakfast buffet is ready for you this morning. The day is to free to explore the city on your own or join us on an expert guided tour followed by the popular carpet museum accompanied with a local lunch.

Begin at the inner city of Baku where the Palace of Shirvanshahs along with the Maiden Tower forms a complex then the residence of Shirvanshah dynasty; now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The historical monuments correctly capture Azerbaijan’s architecture. Next, get a spectacular panorama of the city and Baku Bay from Highland Park. Visit Mohammad's mosque, Market Square, Caravan Saray (Bukhara) and Giz Galasi; the oldest construction in the city of Baku. Next proceed to the Carpet Museum, a structure built in the shape of a carpet. Started off as a tribute to strore, learn and view Azerbaijan's heritage of carpet weaving. Displayed here are exquisite carpet and rug collection of Azaerbaijan demonstrating several weaving skills of the nation. Stop by the carpet company Azerkhalcha, a primary carpet producer and exporter. The company is keen on employing new technology and merging it with traditional carpet patterns. Overnight in Baku.

Day 3 Gabala Tour with Wine Experience & Lunch – Optional Excursion
Included Meals: Breakfast

Rise and shine to a beautiful morning and enjoy a hot breakfast buffet. The day is kept open to do as you please OR join us for an optional yet unique jaunt to Gabala inclusive of wine tour and a local lunch.

Depart to one of the most striking regions of Azerbaijan to the Shirvan Mountains. Cover the route Baku to Shamakhi to Muganli Pass and finally on to Gabala. Enroute a quick photo stop to capture the mountains of Niyaldag Range with Muganli Pass. Get a clear view of the Aphtoran Valley from here. Arrive at Gabala city; the ancient capital of Caucasian Albania situated at the foothills of Shahdag Mountain. Continue on to Aspi Argo LLC deemed as the reviver of the art of wine making by many Italian experts. At the foothills of the Greater Causasus, in the valley of Savalan offers a unique climatic conditions favouring the ancient art of wine making. Learn the intricate details that goes to prepare and produce wine from one the finest companies in the city. From the analysis of soil, planting the right seeds, the production of the wines guided by highly qualified Italian engineers and the wine testing done to ensure superior quality product. Enjoy a wine tasting of your own as you make your way around here. Replenish with a local lunch before you visit the restored Albanian Christian and Monophysite temple. Get to know about the fascinating history of an ancient nation in Nidj village where one of the original tribes of the Eastern CAucasus settled down. View the intense archeological excavations in the villages Chukhur-Gabala and Mirzabeyli. Lastly take a quick trip to the cascading waterfall called Seven Beauties followed by the Winter-Summer Tourist complex Tufandag and a cable car ride for an uninterrupted view of the Greater Caucasus.

In the evening, return to the hotel. Overnight in Baku.

Day 4 Baku - UAE
Included Meals: Breakfast

Wake up and start the day with a hearty breakfast buffet. Checkout from the hotel soon after. Treasure the lovely memories gathered here with your fellow travelers as you depart to the airport for your return flight.

 

 

*Please note standard check-in time is 3PM and check-out is 12PM


Departure date

Departure date
Status
Adult
13 Apr 2018
Available
AED1599
ADULTAED1599
SINGLEAED2199
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1499
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1399
INFANTAED599
04 May 2018
Available
AED1599
ADULTAED1599
SINGLEAED2199
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1499
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1399
INFANTAED599
11 May 2018
Available
AED1599
ADULTAED1599
SINGLEAED2199
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1499
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1399
INFANTAED599
08 Jun 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2599
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED599

Inclusions

Return Economy Flight on Air Arabia or Similar
Central Park Baku 4* or Similar Hotel Stay
All Taxes
 
3 Breakfasts 
Airport Transfers
Sightseeing
 

Optional Tours

Baku Tour with Carpet Museum & Local Lunch
Adult: AED299 Child(6-11yrs): AED259 Child(2-5yrs): AED259
Gabala Tour with Wine Experience
Adult: AED359 Child(6-11yrs): AED359 Child(2-5yrs): AED359


Reviews

Narendra Kumar & Friends

 Aug 31 2017

"Thank you AFC Holidays for arranging a memorable trip to Baku, Azerbaijan, especially Mr. Joffin, who suggested and recommended this trip. Me and my friends were very happy and enjoyed the trip. The accommodations are comfortable and convenient.The cities and historic locations visited were incredible. Thanks again and we will look forward to travel again through you soon."

 

 


Travel Essentials

Comfortable shoes for sightseeing
Sweater or Jacket if required depending on season
Adapter with an Extension docket
Extra Batteries and Memory Card for Camera
Power bank

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