EXTREME TOUR IN AZERBAIJAN
Day 1 - Arrive in Baku
When you arrive in Baku Airport, you will be met with our local representative then you will be transferred to your hotel. You will check into hotel and fresh up at your hotel. Overnight in Baku.
Day 2 – Baku City Excursion
Breakfast at the Hotel
BAKU CITY EXCURSION (guide service) 10:00 – 19:00
Start sightseeing tour in Baku. Visit Memory Alley – “ShehidlerKhiyabany”, from where you can have a great panoramic view of Baku city
The historic quarter also known as “Castle” or simply “Old City” among the people is the ancient part of Baku, also historic-architectural reserve. IchariSheher being the ancient part of Baku was surrounded by well protected castle walls. Over 1300 families live in the territory of reserve having the area of 221 m². The territory of reserve was inhabited from the Bronze Age. It was identified in the result of archeological researches that the territory of IchariSheher was densly inhabited during the VIII-IX centuries, the handicraft and trade was developed here. After the Shirvanshahs had moved his residence from Shamakhi to Baku in the XV century, the period of “crystallization” was started in the life of IchariSheher. In 1748-1806, Baku and its centerIchariSheher was the capital of Baku Khanate.
- Shirvanshahs palace
Shirvanshahs Palace or the complex of Shirvanshahs Palace — the old residence of Shirvanshahs situated in Baku city (the Shirvan rulers). The complex includes, besides the palace, court-room (divankhana), Shirvanshah sepulcher, the palace mosque the (minaret) tower of which belongs to 1441, bath and the sepulcher of the scientist of palace SeyidYahyaBakuvi. The complex of palace was buiolt during the period from the the. Some buildings including the placaewere built in the beginning of the XV century during the power of ShirvanshahKhalilullah the I. When the Ottoman Empire has seized Baku, the gate was built by the palace walls covering it from the East. The construction of the palace was coordinated with relocation of the capital from Shamakhi to Baku after the Shamakhi earthquake when the ShirvanshahAkhistathe I lost his family members.
- Maiden Tower
The height of the Maiden Tower is 28 m, its diameter in the first floor is 16,5 m. The thickness of the wall in the first floor reaches to 5 meters. The internal area of the castle is divided into 8 floors. Each floor was built with hewed stones and covered with dome-shaped roof. The castle began to act as the museum since 1964, and included in the list of world heritage of the UNESCO since 2000. There are circular holes in the middle of these roofs laid from stones. The holes are in the direction of vertical line. So that, when looking through the hole in the middle of the roof of the VIII floor, it is possible to see the floor of the first floor.
19 : 00 Transfer to your Hotel
Day 3 –Sheki City
Breakfast at the Hotel
Check – out from Hotel
10:00 Baku – Sheki roadway
14:00 Arrive to Sheki
Check in at the Hotel
After Check in Sheki City Tour
- Sheki Khan Palace
The historic art works in Sheki city were included in the list of world monuments.This construction surrounded by Castle walls is two-storey and consists of six rooms, 4 corridors, two balconies with mirror. It was called Divankhana (court-room) previously. After cancellation of Sheki kanate 1819, the city court was situated here. It operates as museum at present. The head of Sheki Khan Palace was Molla Panah Vagif. There are a number of legends in respect to construction of the palace. According to the sayings, the Sheki khan decides to build the best palace for himself. After completion of construction of the palace, Khan asks the architect if he could construct the palace better than that one, the architect answers “Yes” and the Khan gets angry and kills the architect.
Day 4 : Off –Road tour to Gaynar Waterfall
Off-roading is the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain. Traveling on off-road terrains require vehicles capable of accommodating off-road driving such as All-terrain vehicle. These vehicles accommodate off road conditions with extended ground clearance, off-road tires and drive-train. Our company offer vehicles specifically meant for off-road use.
Day 5 Gabala Paragliding Tour
10:00 Check out
10: 10 – 13:10 Baku –Gabala highway
Gabala is the ancient capital of Caucasian Albania. Archeological evidence indicates that the city functioned as the capital of Caucasian Albania as early as 4th century BC.Gabala was located in the middle of the 2,500-year-oldSilk Road, and was mentioned by Pliny the Younger as "Kabalaka", Greek geographer Ptolemy as "Khabala", Arabic historian Ahmad ibn Yahya al- Baladhuri as "Khazar". In the 19th century, the Azerbaijani historian AbbasguluBakikhanov mentioned in his book GulistaniIrem that Kbala or Khabala were in fact Gabala.
visit to rest zone "Seven beauties"
It is situated 3 km in the east of the Gabala city, 1 km in the north from Nohurgishlag village, in the natural hollow between the mountains Gulluburun, Goydag and Yumuru, 700 m higher than the sea level. The surrounding of Nohur lake existing as natural lake until 1949 was covered by dense reed and water plants, and there was a lake with yellow-green colored water in the deep hollow in its center. In 1949, the soil embankment was created in the length of 850 m, in the width of 4-6 m between Gulluburunmountain and Yumru mountain in the south part of the lake and water reservoir was created. The length of the water reservoir is 1925 m and the width is 1355 m, its area is 240 hectares. Its maximum depth is 24 m, and the volume of water reaches to 16 million m3.
- Tufandag Summer - Winter Recreation Complex - Ropeways
The copmplexis situated about 4 km far from Gabala city. The ropeway and ski complex was planned to be consisting of 8 stations. The first station is situated 950 m higher than the sea level and the last station is situated 1920 m higher than the sea level. Great infrastructure was created in the complex, protection measures were taken for laying the motorway, prevention of lanslides. 4 ropeways were fully constructed within the framework of the first stage of construction of the complex, the
construction works were completed in 5 of 10 ski ways. The total length of 10 landing strips the construction of which was taken into account is 18 thousand meters. The restaurants with all conditions were created for organization of recreation of tourists. In general, this great recreation space creates possibilities for tourists for rope walking in all seasons, to skiing in winter and to use skiing school, hotel and other services.
Extra We advice : Paragliding
We will move to Gabala Shooting Club
This is one of the very little attractions you can find now days in Gabala , a lot of options for beginners and experts as well. However one more thing to consider is its relatively cheap prices compared to other shooting clubs around the world. J
19:00 Transfer to back to Baku
Check in at the hotel in Baku ciy.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Free Time
Day 7 : Check out
Breakfast at the hotel
Check out from hotel
Transfer :Hotel – Airport ( 30 minute )
Accommodation 4 nights at *
Breakfasts at the hotel
Comfortable transport during the excursions
Transfer ( Airport - Hotel - Airport )
Price does not include:
Entry fees to the museums
Lunches and dinners
Extras in the hotel and during the excursions
Hotel check-out and check-in rules
* For the convenience of the tourists it is kindly asked to inform about the early check-in or late check-out of your guests.
* Depending on the hotel guests additional price can be charged for early check-in or late check-out.
Check-in earlier than at 06:00 am: a surcharge of 100% of the daily rate.
Check-in after 06:00 am but before 14:00: a surcharge of 50% of the daily rate.
* All reservations must be made in written form, with the exact spelling of guests’ name and dates of their births.
* Payment of all confirmed orders must be made at least 10 days before the planned date of arrival of tourists to the hotel.
Cancellation and penalties:
* All modifications and cancellations of confirmed orders must be made in written form.
* Cancellation of confirmed applications later than 5 days, or after the date of the planned arrival: penalty is 100% of the full cost of
The cultural life of Baku is very diverse.
Our consultants and guides are always happy to provide a wide range of cultural programs to brighten up leisure activities.
For information about events and concerts visit the website: www.citylife.az