Arrival - Baku
Visit of the capital
Cult of Fire
Gobustan - volcanic zone
Ancestors of Noah
Hirkan National Park
Gabala - capital of Albania
Sheki with the palace of Khans
Baku - departure
Arrival in Baku. Transfer to the hotel.
In the morning visit to the Azerbaijani capital, visit the cemetery of Martyrs, located on the heights, with a beautiful panorama of the Baku Bay: the palace of the Shahs of Shirvan (15th century), the old town, the tower of the virgin (XII), the caravanserai of Bukhara (XIV), mosques, the important point of passage of traders etc ...
Discovery of the Temple of Fire Adorers on the peninsula of Abshéron. Visit of the peninsula of the Abshéron which extends in the Caspian Sea the chain of the Caucasus. It is a land filled with naphtha, whose innumerable wills have given rise to the Cult of Fire. Visit a strange monument surrounded by an aura of mystery: the Temple of the Fire Adorers. Fortified since Roman times, the peninsula has preserved several medieval fortresses such as Mardakyan. Visit Ethnographic Reserve GALA.
Departure for Gobustan, volcanic zone and archaeological site, 70 km from Baku. Between the Pirsagat and Goslu rivers, more than 6,000 petroglyphs and other prehistoric objects have been found in caves or on rocks. The oldest date of the Stone Age. Free lunch. Continue to Mamedly to contemplate the "Yanardag" (burning mountain) that burns with eternal fire, fueled by the natural gas of the basement. Back to Baku.
We will take the road to Besh Barmag mountain where we will stop at the village of Davachi, former camel market.
Surrounded by forests, the ancient village of Quba served, in the eighteenth century, a refuge for the khans of Xudat. Excursion: Jews of the mountains "Krasnoya Sloboda" offers beautiful houses of the eighteenth century.
Visit the village Khinalig. Lost in the mountains, it is a village that retains its identity, its legends, its history that goes back more than 5000 years. The inhabitants of the village of Khinalig villages consider themselves Noah's ancestors. Tea in a local family.
Departure from Baku to Lankaran. Visit of Neftchala: fish farm. Excursion to a hot water station Massali.
Excursion to Hirkan National Park. The national park is located on the shores of the Caspian Sea in southeastern Azerbaijan. The park encompasses a pristine part of the Talish Mountains that stands out for its unique natural components. The mission of the national park is to ensure the conservation of the endemic species of relics and plants of the tertiary era, the protection of the typical flora and fauna representatives of this region included in the Red Book of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the implementation of environmental monitoring, public environmental education and the creation of conditions for research, tourism and recreation. The region is also known for its tea plantations and citrus fruits.
Departure for the Lerik region. Arrival in Lerik and visit of the museum of the history of Lerik and the Tower of the Virgin in the mountains of Lerik. Arrival in Baku.
Departure to Chamakha. Visit the mausoleums of Sufi masters Diri Baba and Pirsaat Pir, the mausoleums Yeddi Gumbaz, the mosques of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. We will reach Lahij, a medieval village founded by the Sassanid king Kaikhosro. Tthere are beautiful houses of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries overhanging a canyon, an interesting mosque, a hammam and many workshops of craftsmen who work copper.
In the morning visit the city of Gabala, founded 1800 years ago, which was capital of the Caucasian Albania. Departure for Kish, small hilltop village which houses the ruins of a very old Albanian church dating from the seventh century.
Visit Ganja: Shah Abbas Mosque, Caravanserai, Miniature Museum, Nizami I Gyanjavi Mausoleum.
Departure for Sheki. Visit of the Upper Town, classified area which houses, in its fortress of the eighteenth century, the magnificent Palace of the Khans of Sheki. Back to Baku.
Transfer to the airport, departure.
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