City Trips and Tours
Arrival at airport and transfer for lunch in Indian restaurant. Check in to in hotel. Free time Assembly at hotel lobby. Proceed to panoramic city view. Visit to highland park-alley of martyrs, the national assembly- also transliterated as millimajlis, flame towers- the tallest skyscraper in Baku. Continue with national flag square is a large city square in Baku, Azerbaijan. A flag measuring 70 by 35 meters flies on a pole 162 m high. The flagpole was confirmed as the world's tallest by the Guinness book of records, but was soon overtaken by the 165 m Dushanbe flagpole in Tajikistan both flagpoles were built by the same American affiliated company, trident support. National flag square covers 60 hectares overall. Walking through Baku boulevard which stretches along a south-facing bay on the Caspian sea. It traditionally starts at freedom square continuing west to the old city and beyond. Since 2012, the yenibulvar (new boulevard) has virtually doubled the length to 3.75 km. Dinner in Indian restaurant Back to hotel. Overnight
Breakfast in Hotel Our tour program starts with Old City or Inner City is the historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls were well protected. In 2007, the Old City had a population of about 3000 people. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Lunch in Indian restaurant After lunch proceed to the happening street of Nizami Street known for shopping ? Continue with Baku Ferris Wheel, (depends on weather conditions) also known as the Baku Eye - is a Ferris wheel on Baku Boulevard in the Seaside National Park of Baku, capital of Azerbaijan.The wheel is 60 metres tall and has 30 cabins, each holding eight people. It makes a complete turn in 30 to 40 minutes. Dinner at Indian Restaurant Back to hotel. Overnight
Breakfast in Hotel Proceed to Ateshgah (Fire Worshippers Temple) Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash” is the Persian word for fire. The pentagonal complex, which has a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and a tetra pillar-altar in the middle, was built during the 17th and 18th centuries. It was abandoned in the late 19th century, probably due to the dwindling of the Indian population in the area. The natural "eternal flame" went out in 1969, after nearly a century of exploitation of petroleum and gas in the area, but is now lit by gas piped from the nearby city Trip to "Fire Mountain "-"Yanardag" -a mountain on Abs heron peninsula , 25 km from north of Baku. Literally, word "Yanardag" means "Blazing mountain". Blazing bodies of flame dance on stones and floor. Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, which itself is known as the "land of fire." Lunch in Indian restaurant Tour continues with the visit to the charming example of modern architecture - The Heydar Aliyev Center - a 57,500 m2 building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. The center is named after Heydar Aliyev, the first secretary of Soviet Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1982, and president of Azerbaijan Republic from October 1993 to October 2003. (Photo shoot outside) Proceed to Boat Tour in to observe the amazing view of “City Of Wind” from Caspian Sea Dinner in Indian Restaurant Back to Hotel. Free time
After breakfast, tour starts with Gobustan which is best known for being the home to the famous rock petroglyphs .the area has been settled since the 8th millennium bc. It is known for hosting thousands of rock engravings spread over 100 square km depicting hunting scenes, people, ships, constellations and animals. Its oldest petroglyphs date from the 12th century bc. In 2007, unesco included the gobustan rock art cultural landscape' in the world heritage list. Visit to the bibi- heybat mosque - historical mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. The existing structure, built in the 1990s, is a recreation of the mosque with the same name built in the 13th century by shirvanshahfarrukhzad ii ibnahsitan ii Lunch in Indian restaurant Start shopping in park boulevard which is a multi-storey shopping mall located on Baku boulevard, downtown Baku, Azerbaijan. the mall is located 5 minutes of walking distance from Sahil metro station of Baku subway and government house of Baku. The building has all architectural attributes of the east and modern art of the west. It consists of six floors, including two underground floors. the general area of the mall is 17,000 square meters. It also has a parking lot for 550 automobiles Return to hotel Dinner at Indian restaurant Overnight
Breakfast in Hotel Tour starts with Qobustan which is best known for being the home to the famous rock petro glyphs and mud volcanoes. The area has been settled since the 8th millennium BC. It is known for hosting thousands of rock engravings spread over 100 square km depicting hunting scenes, people, ships, constellations and animals. Its oldest petro glyphs date from the 12th century BC. In 2007, UNESCO included the 'Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape' in the World Heritage list. Visit to the Bibi-Hey bat Mosque - historical mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan. The existing structure, built in the 1990s, is a recreation of the mosque with the same name built in the 13th century by Shirvanshah Farrukhzad II IbnA hsitan II Lunch in Indian restaurant Start Shopping tour with Local Sweet Shop, Azerbaijan Brand: Aliahmad’s Proceed to Local vine and alcoholic drinks shop Proceed to Baku Mall for Shopping (Cheaper option) Continue with “Xurcun” dry fruits and sweets shop After Baku mall drop off in Gen clik Mall :- located in 10 minutes distance form city center with taxi. Genclik mall is the biggest Mall in Baku and contains over 80 stores, big bowling halls, the biggest movie halls, 3D cinema, Playground for children, Bravo supermarket, VIP restaurants, food courts Back to hotel Dinner at Indian Restaurant Overnight
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to airport.