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BAKU & GABALA


Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It's famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens

From USD 460 * | from £ 335.8*

per person sharing

Tour Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijian along the coast of the Caspian Sea. On your tour, you’ll visit Old Town Baku, the Flame Towers, Congress Hall and more. You’ll also have the chance to spend two days in Gabala at your leisure, seeing the signs and attractionst that inspire you. Your amazing Azerbaijan adventure awaits! 

DAY 01:
Baku Airport - Hotel (Baku)
Welcome to Baku. Upon arrival at the Airport you will be met by our local representative who will transfer you to the city hotel.

Half Day free time in Baku 
There is no service included, you may spend time, as per your interests

DAY 02:
Baku - Gabala
The driver will take you to Gabala (04 Hrs /250 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.

DAY 03:
Full Day free time in Gabala (No Service included) (Gabala)
Full day free at Gabala
Overnight in Gabala Qafqaz Thermal & Spa

DAY 04:
Gabala - Baku
The driver will take you to Baku (04 Hrs /250 Kms approx.). Along the way you’ll have the opportunity to take breaks for refreshments and photography.

Half Day Baku Night Tour ( Baku )
Night in Baku is like a bright, revived picture. Today's excursion starts at the Upland Park – the spectacular place where you can enjoy an unsurpassed view of the city, that has a completely new look by night, lit up with glaring lights.

Photoshooting on the background of the modern Baku symbol – truly iconic Flame Towers with interactive panels.
Descent by the cable car to the waterfront (funicular ride) and stroll along the promenade that will celebrate its 110th anniversary in 2019 – Crystal Hall (in which was hel “Eurovision” song contest), Baku Eye – Ferris Wheel, Carpet Museum in the form of folded carpet, International Mugam Center, Little Venice.
Next point of visit is Nizami street which is full of glowing windows of shops, restaurants and buildings of the 19th century. Then, Fountain square where night life begins in the bright light of lanterns.
Return to the hotel or drop in the city center

Inclusions:
English speaking Guide
Tour Pick up Time:  05 March – 30 September: 19:00
Tour Drop off Time: 30 September – 05 March: 18:00


DAY 05:
Half Day Baku and Old Town City Tour ( Baku )

10:00 , Start of excursion

Excursion covers the entire central part of the city with a display of the major historical and architectural sites.

Our first stop is Old Town that is a heart of Baku. Here, on the hill and in front of Caspian Sea, the ancient city was born. Several dozens of historically architectural monuments are located in the territory of Old Town (UNESCO’s World Heritage): Palace of Shirvanshahs, Maiden Tower, Museum of Miniature Books, caravansaries, mosques, baths, etc.
Road delivers us to the Baku Boulevard through Building of Baku City Executive Power, Governor’s Garden, Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall (designed according to the drawings of the Monte Carlo casino (Beaux-Arts, Napoleon III), Building of Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Stroll along the promenade that celebrates its 110th anniversary this year – Little Venice, International Mugam Center, Carpet Museum in the form of folded carpet, Baku Eye – Ferris Wheel, Crystal Hall (in which was held “Eurovision” song contest), Government House.
Cultural Center named after Haydar Aliyev – one more epic showplace, modern complex construction that includes an auditorium, museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. The center project and design belongs to the famous architect Zaha Hadid. The construction of the building was covered on the channels of Discovery and Science Channel, dedicated to the most courageous engineering projects of modernity and architectural masterpieces of the world. Photoshooting on the background of Cultural Center and in the field of “I love Baku” sign.
The excursion involves also the symbols of modern Baku – truly iconic Flame Towers with interactive panels, Congress Hall, Socar Tower, Azersu Building in the form of water droplet, Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Olympic Stadium.

Excursion ends at the upland park – the spectacular place where you can enjoy an unsurpassed view of the city, that has a completely new look by night, lit up with glaring lights.

16:00 ; back to the hotel or drop in the city center.

Pick up time: 1000 hrs
Drop off time: 1600 hrs

Inclusions:
English speaking guide
Entrance fee to the Palace of Shirvanshahs

DAY 06:
Hotel - Baku Airport (Baku)
Check out from hotel and get transferred to the airport for your journey to further destination.

**All services are subject to availability at the time of booking**

Includes:

  • 1 Night accommodation in Baku at the Boutique Hotel Baku
  • 2 Night's accommodation in Gabala at the Qafqaz Thermal & Spa Resort Hotel
  • 2 Night's accommodation in Baku at the Fairmont Baku Flame Towers
  • Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary are inclusive of English Speaking Guide.
  • Sightseeing tours and transfers as per the itinerary on Private basis.
  • Inclusive of all current applicable taxes. City tax is not included, It has to be paid by guest directly at the time of check In

Excludes:

  • In case of night extension in Gabala USD 60 will be charged per day as Driver Charges.
  • Peak/festival period surcharge.
  • Beverages NOT included in the quotation.
  • Visas & Airfare.
  • Entrance Fee (unless specified).
  • Driver & Guide Tipping.
  • Early Check-in.
  • Late Check-out.
  • Luggage truck & Porter.
  • 50% supplement for arrival/departure transfer between 2200 hrs - 0700 hrs.
  • If City / Resort Fees / Tourist taxes are applicable then the same will be Payable directly at hotel /Apartment.
*terms and conditions apply