Cultural and congitive tours,Gastronomic tours
7 (7 days, 6 nights)
If desired, this tour can be extended.
Sheki Palace Hotel;
Qafqaz Karvansaray Hotel;
Sights and restaurants of Baku, Shemakha, Gabala and Sheki
Gastronomic tours to the Azerbaijan
The price is for one person, with accommodation in a double room
Integrated – according to the package.
All transfers, excursions, guide with knowledge of foreign language, accommodation in the hotel, all breakfasts.
Tours to the famous corners of Baku-an unusually pleasant walk along the Naberezhny Park will make you breathe a light breeze of the Caspian Sea.You will get acquainted with the favorite place of the Baku people, the Fountain squares and the National Flag, with the accompaniment of our guide you will rise to Baku cable car to Nagorny Park, where a beautiful panorama of Baku opens. There you can walkalong the Alley of Martyrs-until now considered the pride of the Azerbaijani people and will be at the foot of the Flaming Towers, three skyscrapers-the modern symbol of Baku. Welcome dinner at the restaurant of traditional Azeri cuisine with national music (on request).
Departure from the hotel in the direction of the “Old Town”. Walking tour of «To the old city». Visit to the Maiden Tower (XII century), the Juma Mosque (XII century), Karavan-saraev (XIV-XV century). Excursion to the “Palace” Shirvanshahov “(XV century). Departure to the village of Novkhany through the island of Masazir. On the way you can see salty (pink) Lake Masazir. By properties it is equated to the Dead Sea. Dinner at the restaurant in Novkhany (in the village of Jorat),where the main hot snacks are considered joratish kutab.Feature of this dish is camel meat,also they are cooked with greens and with mutton meat. Meat kutab very often add pomegranate or barberry. He gives the dish a slight sourish zest. Admitted to kutab to serve sauce qatiq (fermented milk product, something similar to our yogurt). The second a dish that you can try is the kebab. There are a few species of kebab, one of the most common species is considered to be lyulya-kebab. But the main a dish in Jorat is still considered bozbash.It is still being prepared with ancient recipe.This is a soup made from mutton meat.In the dish isaddeds large meatballs and necessarily peas with potatoes. After dinner, tea is traditionally served from a samovar.
Tour to the Shemakha. Dinner at the local restaurant, where you will try the traditional Shamakhi dish “kyufta-bozbash” with minced meatballs with boiled rice, in the middle of which lay 1-2 alycha, with boiled chestnuts, peas, potatoes and finely chopped onions. After the soups, the second course is served. This kebab (shish kebab from tender meat of lamb, which should be no more than five months, – this dish is fried on a brazier, not salting or flavoring with spices, and served with garlic and fresh herbs – tarragon, basil, green onions, mint and a chair) ; gal (veal with lentils, nuts, cornel and chestnuts, which are tainted in clay pots); mountain-musabe (lamb, fried in fattened fat, and then stewed with onion and unripe grapes); lyulya-kebab (strung on skewers and fried on the grill sausages from minced meat with fattened fat, onions, basil and black pepper).
Departure from the hotel in the direction of Sheki. Visit the mountain village of Kish, where the ancient Albanian church is located. Visit to the fortress “Gyalyarsyan-Goryarsyan”, which
means “Come-You Will See”. Walking sightseeing tour of the old town of Sheki (Yukhary Bash). Visiting the palace of Sheki khans (a striking example of palace architecture late Safavid period). Visit to the Museum of Applied Arts in Sheki, located in ancient Albanian church. Visiting the Sheki Silk Plant. Acquaintance with the ancient methods of making silk fabrics.
Visiting Sheki Karavan-saray.
Dinner in the Karavan-saray.
Sheki is rightly famous for its sweets,such as: Sheki baklava, okra, halva.But no guest will leave if he does not try sheki dolma, made from grape leaves and mutton forcemeat. In addition to dolma, in Sheki there is another traditional dish – piti. This dish is prepared in individual clay pots.
Tours in Baku cuisine. Traditional dish of Baku – Baku pilaf with chestnuts and meat. It is prepared according to a special recipe in a special cast-iron cauldron. Meat is fried in a separate frying pan with onions, and then added cherry plum with chestnuts and kishmish. Sajh is a special round iron frying pan that keeps on a tripod. In sajh you can cook: meat, vegetables, potatoes. And on the reverse the side of the sajh is baked lavash,kutab. Dinner traditionally ends with tea from samovar with national sweets.