Tour«Southern Charm of Azerbaijan» - 331 $

en Region: Baku - Lankaran - Lerik - Baku
Duration: 6 days, 5 nights
Tour category: Countryside tours
Price: $331
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all year round except blackout dates*

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Tour program:

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

Free time

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.
Return to the hotel
Overnight at the hotel in 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.
Departure from Lerik to Baku
Arrival in Baku, check-in at the hotel and overnight

Day 6. Check-out from the hotel, visit to the Green Bazaar and transfer to the airport
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out
On the way to the airport, we will visit the Green Bazar market.
After visiting this market once, it is impossible to forget it. Here you can enjoy Azerbaijani snacks, which are difficult to find in stores and supermarkets. People come to Green Bazar not only to buy fresh products, but also to get to know with the culture and identity of the local population. Vegetables and fruits are brought to the market from all regions of the country: tomatoes, peaches, pomegranates, different types of nuts, etc. have their own taste depending on their region of origin! We strongly recommend to buy Azerbaijani tea in the market. Transfer to the airport.


Tour Price
 
 

Number of tourists

SGL BBper person

DBLTWIN BB per person

TRIPLE BB per person      (Extra bed)

2

$915

$817

-

4

$645

$547

$528

6

$540

$442

$423

8

$505

$407

$388

10

$470

$372

$353

12

$446

$348

$329

14

$429

$331

$312

 

Price includes:
- Accommodation at 3* hotels: 3 nights in Baku and 2 nights in Lankaran
- Breakfasts at the hotels
-Transfers: Airport - Hotel - Airport
- Bottle of local souvenir wine 
- Comfortable transportation during excursions
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees to museums
- Water bottle per person / daily

  Price does not include:
- Medical insurance
- Lunches and dinners
- Alcoholic beverages
- Additional expenses of the guests
- Fees for photo and video shooting at museums
- Visa fee


Itinerary & Map

Baku - Lankaran - Lerik – Baku


Visa

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 


Hotel

Accommodation and upgrade:
The cost of the tour provides accommodation at comfortable hotels of 3* category. Accommodation in Baku at Diplomat or Azcot or Qafqaz Park hotels. The exact name of the hotel is informed on the day of booking the tour. Accommodation in the village of Lagich is provided by the villagers in the guest house. Accommodation in Sheki is provided on the basis of the Sheki Saray hotel. At additional payment on request, the category of hotel in Baku and Sheki can be upgraded.
Check-in and check-out policy:
* For the tourists’ convenience, please inform in advance about early arrivals or late departures of your guests.
* Depending on the hotel, guests may be charged for early check-in or late check-out.
Check in until 06:00 am: surcharge of 100% of the cost of one day.
Check in after 06:00 am, but before 14:00: surcharge of 50% of the cost of one day.

Children's policy:
* Children up to 6 years old are free of charge (without an extra bed with accommodation with two adults). In case of placement of one adult + 1 child under 6 years old, surcharge 40% of the cost of the tour.
* Children from 6 up to 12 years get discount in the amount of 30% of the cost of the tour.
Cancellation and penalties:
* All changes and cancellations of already confirmed applications must be made in writing form.
* Cancellation of a confirmed application more than 21 days prior to arrival is not subject to penalties.
* If you cancel a confirmed application less than 14 days or more than 10 days before the planned arrival: a penalty of 50% of the total cost of the tour will be applied.
* If you cancel a confirmed application less than 10 days or after the date of the planned arrival: a penalty of 100% of the full cost of the tour will be applied.


Practical Information

*Blackout dates:
- Holiday Novruz 03.19.2019 - 05.04.2019
- Grand Prix Formula 1 22.04.2019 - 28.04.2019
- Final of the Europe League 26.05.2019 - 01.06.2019
- Ramazan Bayram 01.06.2019 - 09.06.2019
- European Youth Summer Olympic Festival 19.07.2019 - 29.07.2019
- Kurban Bayram 10.08.2019 - 14.08.2019
- New Year 30.12.2019 - 01.03.2020
 


Сontacts: 


Rahim Gambarov

Rahim Gambarov
Incoming Department specialist

Mob/WhatsApp: (+99450) 2951157 
E-mail: incoming6@exploreazerbaijan.com 
Skype: incoming6_2  

Tags:Tours in Azerbaijan in Russian, weekend tours in Baku, excursions in Baku 

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