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Day 1. Arrival in Baku, check-in at the hotel and free time
Arrival in Baku, meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel
Check-in at the hotel (from 14:00)
Overnight at the hotel in Baku
Day 2. Baku sightseeing tour, visiting the “Old City” and the Heydar Aliyev Center
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel
10:00 Departure for a Baku city tour
The tour starts with a visit to the Highland Park. Highland Park is located on a hill in the western part of the city. This is the best place to see the city and Baku bay.
Next, the guests will visit the Old City - with its fortified walls, historic buildings and narrow cobbled streets. Guests will appreciate the main attractions of the Old Town, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and the famous Maiden Tower. Just imagine that the stones under your feet keep the history of this ancient city - its honor and glory, misfortunes and sorrows.
During the walk, you will definitely feel that the air here smells like magic - the sea air, smelling of salt and oil, is mixed with the aromas of oriental spices and kebabs, flowing from numerous restaurants. Baku is like a young girl, is full of energy, beautiful, bright and full of life. It is ready to change, but, nevertheless, follows the precepts of the ancestors. Behind the walls the city life rages, and in the Old City everything is quiet and decorous, as it has been for centuries. Baku citizens do not like to live in a hurry.
Lunch (for extra charge)
Later the guests will proceed with Baku Boulevard and Baku Bay. This favorite vacation spot of Baku residents and guests of the capital which celebrated its 110th anniversary this year.
Our today's tour will end with a visit to the Heydar Aliyev Center.
The Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center, which includes an auditorium (congress center), a museum, exhibition halls and administrative offices. The project of the center was designed by the famous architect Zaha Hadid.
18:30 Return to the hotel and free time
Overnight at the hotel in Baku
Day 3. Departure to Lankaran (255 km, 3 hours’ drive from Baku). Visit to the Shirvan nature reserve, thermal springs in Masalli and the waterfall in Yardimli village.
Breakfast at the hotel
Check-out from the hotel and departure to Lankaran
A trip to Lankaran city in the south of Azerbaijan. Lankaran city is located 255 km from Baku on the shore of the Caspian Sea and is surrounded by the Talysh mountains. On the way to the city we will make several stops. The first one will be in the Shirvan nature reserve, famous for its herds of gazelles (a kind of roe deer). Shirvan national park is also famous for its wild boars, nutrias, hares, turtles and other wild animals.
We will continue our tour with a stop at Masalli city. Masalli is famous for its hot springs and therapeutic baths based on them. Guests will have the opportunity to visit the springs on the territory of the Istisu sanatorium, to visit the spring of Yanar-Bulag (fiery spring), Lake Vilash, as well as the famous Yardimli waterfalls.
Arrival in Lankaran and check-in at the hotel
Overnight in Lankaran
Day 4. Visiting the sights of Lankaran, Hirkan Nature Reserve and the tea ceremony
Breakfast at the hotel
Today’s tour starts with a visit to the historical sites of these places - Kichik Gala, Khan Evi (Palace of Khan), Balabur fortress, as well as the monument of a national hero of the Soviet Union, the legendary commander of the tank division Azi Aslanov.
Further, we will continue our trip to the Hirkan nature reserve. On the way, we will drive past the relict forests. Lankaran region has a unique flora and fauna. There is a tree called the iron tree and it only could be found in this zone. Lankaran is located in the subtropical climate zone and famous for its citruses and various sorts of tea. Therefore, the tea ceremony with lemon is the most important part of our acquaintance with Lankaran.
Day 5. Drive to the city of long-livers – Lerik and return to Baku.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.
A trip to Lerik which is located further from the sea, among the forests and is one of the highland regions of Azerbaijan. Lerik is famous for its long-livers. Our guests will have the opportunity to visit the unique museum of long-livers.
Day 6. Check-out from the hotel, visit to the Green Bazaar and transfer to the airport
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Itinerary & Map
Baku - Lankaran - Lerik – Baku
Citizens of Turkey, Israel, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Japan, South Korea, China, Malaysia and Singapore can obtain visa upon arrival to Baku International Airport. However, for more convenient passport control and to save time, citizens of above mentioned countries might obtain e-visas from our managers.
E-visa is issued within 3-5 working days. The procedure of registration takes 3-5 business days in the regular mode of $30 and $65 for 1 working day in case of urgent visa.
The procedure of registration begins after all documents are submitted and payment is confirmed.
Electronic visas will be issued only to countries listed here
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