Azerbaijan Tour and Holiday Packages

Find  the perfect affordable Azerbaijan holiday packages from various travel agents. We have curated Azerbaijan packages into different subheadings: Azerbaijan Holiday Package for College students, Azerbaijan Honeymoon Package for couples, Azerbaijan Group Tour, Azerbaijan travel package for family, etc. Azerbaijan tour is incomplete without visiting Yanar Dag. Browse our below travel packages and book the one with itineraries matching your traveling preferences. Go through the FAQs, travel articles and travel videos to learn more about Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire.

When you combine semi-arid desert with mountains, you are talking about Azerbaijan. It is locally called as the ‘Land of Fire’ as this stunning place is home to mud volcanoes, Caspian Sea and lots of flaming mountains. You can either relax on the seaside or enjoy the magnificent and ancient mosques and architecture. The land of fire also has a wide variety of wildlife and miles and miles of sea. While you are in the initial planning stage and looking for Azerbaijan tour packages, make sure you include these four places to visit in Azerbaijan.

 

  1. Baku

A mixture of ancient old walled town to a city of modern skyscrapers, Baku is the perfect place for your next holiday. The capital city has an Islamic architecture as well as lavish European structures in the old city. If you have time to visit four places in Azerbaijan, make sure Baku tops the list. It has a long promenade along the Caspian Sea that looks like a picture straight out of a postcard.

 

  1. Astara

This is one of the most naturally picturesque places in Azerbaijan. Sharing its borders with Iran, Astara has an abundance of lavish green forests and huge mountains. It has quintessential cafes and lovely restaurants which offers you a taste of their local cuisine. You can visit other beautiful structures like mosques, mausoleums, bathhouses and see coins and structures dated back to 2,000 years.

 

  1. Sheki

This humble town is as old as 60,000 years and is on the foothills of Southern Greater Caucasus Mountains. This place is famous for its silk, embroidery and textiles. It has a lot of palaces and museums built by Sheki Khan in the 18th century, which doubles the beauty of this place.

 

  1. Mud Volcano

The mud volcanoes are a natural and bizarre sight in Azerbaijan. It is located in the Baku desert along the coast of the Caspian Sea. Its healing properties are quite famous and attract thousands of visitors every year. 

 

Ideal Itinerary of 7 day visit of Azaebaijan

If can enjouy Azerbaijan fully if you have a weeks time. We have tried to create an idel itinerary for you.


Day One: Arrive in Baku & sightseeing

You can go for sightseeing, head to Icheri Sheher, the 15th-century old town and visit Maiden Tower, the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and walk around the fortress walls. There are several traditional restaurants in the old town area and international ones on Fountain Square.

Other Attractions in Baku include strolling along the promenade (Baku Boulevard), riding the funicular to Martyrs Alley and Eternal Flame for views of the city, and taking a Caspian Sea Cruise. Walk along Nizami Street for shopping and to see late 19th century architecture, photograph the Flame Towers & marvel at the futurist Heydar Aliyev Centre.

Day Two: Fire Temple and Burning Mountain
Azer translates to ‘fire’. Azerbaijan has strong cultural links to fire from the early Zoroastrians to the burning mountain at Yanar Dag and modern Flame Towers. Get up early and visit Ateshgah Fire Temple and Yanar Dag, the burning mountain. The Fire Temple dates back thousands of years. The current temple was built 500 years ago. Take bus 184 from Koroglu Metro Station. After the temple, return to this station and take bus 217 to Yanar Dag.

Yanar Dag in a rural Baku suburb. A 10 metre-horizontal strip (33 feet) across the scorched mountain continuously burns regardless of the sub-zero winter temperatures or occasional torrential downpour. Ignited natural gas leaks from underground reserves and burns.


Day Three: Visit Gobustan’s Petroglyphs and Mud Volcanoes
Visit Gobustan (Qobustan) National Park and the mud volcanoes. UNESCO Gobustan, 60 kilometres (37.3 miles) southwest of Baku, has more than 6000 rock carvings including some estimated to be 40,000 years old. Inside you’ll see Gaval Dash, a large rock that makes a similar sound to a tambourine when struck. The weird mud volcanoes spewing freezing mud from subterranean gas reserves are are nearby, too.

Tours start at $70 per person with an English-speaking guide and last six hours. If you use the bus, first get to Field of 20 (20-Ci Saha) bus stop in Baku and take 195 heading to Alat. Get off in Gobustan. Write the name in Azeri along with a request to stop here on a piece of paper and show the driver. They probably won’t speak English. From the bus stop, either take a taxi or walk the 3 kilometres (1.9 miles) to the National Park. You’ll need to get a taxi to visit the mud volcanoes.


Day Four: Head to Ganja
Visitors who travel to Azerbaijan often visit the historical second city, Ganja. Dating back to the 6th century and the birthplace of famous 12th-century poet, Nizami Ganjavi, Ganja offers a glimpse into traditional Azerbaijan before the the wealth from black gold.

It’s a long journey from Baku to Ganja, taking up to four-and-a-half hours on the 370-kilometre trip (230 miles). Tickets cost AZN10 ($5.90) departing from Baku International Bus Terminal on the outskirts of the city. Take the green line to Memar Ajami and the purple to Avtovaghzal.

When you arrive in Ganja, do go to central square near Ataturk Avenue 

Day Five: Sightseeing in Ganja
The main attraction of Ganja’s include the Bottle House, giant Tomb of Nizami, and 15th-century Shah Abbas Mosque. The History and Ethnography Museum along Ataturk Avenue makes for an exciting stop for an hour, and the ruins of Shah Abbas caravanserai are on the square opposite. Walk along the pedestrian street, snap a few photographs and head to the historical Khan Baghi Park.

Lake Goygol, is a mountainous lake surrounded by lush forest, is 45 kilometres (30 miles) and accessible on a half-day trip. In the evening, take a taxi to the large Heydar Aliyev Park on the outskirts of Ganja.


Day Six: Travel to Sheki
Sheki, the historical mountain town near the Georgian border, is the final stop. Regular buses leave from Ganja, and depending on the weather, should take up to three hours.

Most of the people who travel to Azerbaijan skip Sheki, but they miss out on the historical and natural wonders. The main attractions include the 18th-century Sheki Khan’s Palace (Khansarai), the caravanserai that once housed Silk Road traders and a set of medieval baths.

Day Seven: Final Day 
explore the streets in Sheki and soak up the history one last time. People who travel to Azerbaijan often visit neighbouring Georgia from Sheki. If this is your route, take the bus from Sheki to Azerbaijan’s border town at Balakan. Get a taxi to the border, cross into Georgia and then catch another marshrutka or minibus from nearby Lagodekhi to Sighnaghi. Or, take the six-hour bus from Sheki back to Baku.

Azerbaijan Travel Packages

Azerbaijan Attractions

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

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In 1967, the Azerbaijan State Museum was established as a specialized museum to promote Carpet and A...
Palace of the Shirvanshahs

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The palace of the Shirvanshahs is the most significant monument of the Shirvan-Absheron branch of th...
Dənizkənarı Milli Park (Seaside National Park)

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Baku Boulevard (Dənizkənarı Milli Park, National Park) is a promenade that runs parallel to Baku&rsq...
Icheri Sheher

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Icheri Sheher is a historical monument of architecture and the main attraction of Baku at Azerbaijan...
Maiden Tower

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The Maiden Tower is a 12th-century structure and a symbol of Baku’s old walled city. In Azerba...
Flame Towers (Alov Qülleleri)

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A trio of skyscrapers in a triangular shape at Baku in Azerbaijan is known as Flame Tower. The talle...
Heydar Aliyev Centre

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The Heydar Aliyev Center is one of the most imposing buildings in Baku. It is the largest...
Ateshgah Zoroastrian Fire Temple

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The Baku Ateshgah (Fire Temple of Baku) is a religious temple at Surakhani town in Baku, Azerbaijan....
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FAQs

Yanar Dağ, Maiden Tower, Old City, Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Gobustan National Park, Heydar Aliyev Centre, Ateshgah of Baku, Flame Towers & Azerbaijan Carpet Museum are the top tourist attractions in Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan is safe for tourists barring some petty and violent crimes. In Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, violent crimes are gaining ground. You have to be extra cautious in Azerbaijan. Solo woman travelers should not go out alone after 9 pm.
Some shady spots like New Yasamal and the 20 January metro station are terrifying at night in Baku. Some basement bars on Azadliq Avenue have earned a lousy reputation where you need to be extra cautious in Azerbaijan.
Indians can get an eVisa within six hours for single-entry of up to 30 days. This eVisa is electronically linked to your passport. Register with the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan when you want to extend your stay longer than ten days. Your hotel can apply on your behalf. The important documents you will need for applying Azerbaijan eVisa are passport with a minimum validity of three months after the expiration of the visa, a passport scan – the information page of your passport. and a working email id and means of payment.
The Spring season in Azerbaijan starts from March and lasts till the end of May. The best time to visit Azerbaijan is during the spring season as you will find the climate very pleasing and suitable to visit the best destinations, shop at local store and outdoor activities. March's average maximum and minimum temperatures are 10°C and 4°C respectively. April's average maximum and minimum temperatures are 17°C and 9°C respectively. March's average maximum and minimum temperatures are 22°C and 14°C respectively.
June, July & August are the months of the year in which the summer season is in Azerbaijan. Summers are hot and dry in Azerbaijan. The average minimum and maximum temperature during the summer season in Azerbaijan are 21.1°C & 29°C respectively.
Lightweight clothes and rainwear are advised for summer. Brace yourself for very low temperatures and hazardous conditions in mountainous areas in the winter. Women can carry Tank top, tee-shirt, shirts, leggings, jeans, skirt, etc. as an ideal outfit for summers whereas Men can take shirts, collared shirt, and undershirts, shorts, jeans, and pants, light jacket as their perfect summer outfit.
The airport is 30 kilometers away from the city center. It may take around 25 minutes, depending on traffic congestion. Several options are available for transfer from Baku Airport to the city center namely Taxi, car rental, bus etc.
Yes, Uber Cabs are available in Azerbaijan. Uber provides a reliable service with a flat rate. It is cheaper than other taxi options, but you need data roaming and wi-fi to avail of this option.
Yes, there is an airport express bus carrying passengers directly from the Baku airport to 28 May Metro Station. The bus stops at Koroglu metro before reaching 28 May metro station. You can board these buses from the terminal opposite the official airport taxi rank. To buy a ticket, go to BakuCard Kiosk, select a card and add some credit to it. You cannot buy tickets on the bus. You require some Manats (Azeri currency) because the machine does not accept card payments. These buses are equipped with wifi, air conditioning, and toilets.