Cultural and congitive tours
10 (10 days, 9 nights)
If desired, this tour can be extended.
Qafqaz Riverside Hotel;
Qafqaz Resort Hotel;
Qafqaz Thermal & SPA Hotel
Sights of Gabala (Diri Baba, Nij village, Nokhurgel lake, Seven beauty waterfall, Gabaland theme park, Tufandag mountain resort)
The cryptic Qabala
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.The cost of the tour does not include: entrance tickets to institutions.
Two hours after placement in the hotel we will start with you a sightseeing tour of the sights of Baku. 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. Tours of the pearl of Azerbaijan-Icheri Sheher, he’s “Old Town” will be especially exciting. You will have the opportunity to review anancient town, the main symbol of which is the fortress of the Maiden Tower, an architectural monument of the 12th century. Here is the Palace shirvanshahs. This is a mandatory point for visiting the guests of the city.
The Shirvanshahs’ Palace is the palace of the rulers of Shirvan, built in Baku in the 15th century under Shirvanshah Halilullah. The construction of the palace was connected with the transfer of the capital of the Shirvanshah state from Shamakhi to Baku. The palace forms a complex, which also includes a sofa, a burial vault shirvanshahs, a palace mosque of 1441 with a minaret, a bath and a mausoleum of the court scholar Seyid Yahya Bakuvi. Of course, one should not forget about the “Juma Mosque”, an ancient religious monument. And it is necessary to go to the famous Azerbaijani artist Ali Shamsi, his workshop is in the Old City. The pictures he painted will surely amaze you, where the master embodies the national coloring of art.
Tour to the Gabala. After breakfast, we will start an exciting a trip to one of the most picturesque corners of Azerbaijan – the city Gabala.Tours to Gabala from Baku include a sightseeing tour of the city of Gabala, also on the way to Gabala you will have a short stop near the mausoleum of Diri Baba. Two-story mausoleum-mosque Diri Baba (1402) is a unique architectural monument of the 15th century. Mausoleum striking with its strict architecture, carved from the surrounding rocks. After dinner you will reach Gabala, where begins car-walking tour of the city. During your excursion you will see the famous monuments of the city. You can enjoy a panoramic view of Gabala. Take a walk around the city, make an ascent to summer and winter tourist complex Tufandag by cable car, breathe in fresh air of the Greater Caucasian mountains and admire the incredible views of the nature. By studying Gabala and enjoying her unique nature, you can continue your tour to the village of Nij. Nij is the house of a special ethnic group among the Azerbaijani nationalities-Udins, who are considered to be the descendants of the Caucasian Albanians. At present, their population is no more than 10 000 people, but they managed to preserve their traditions, language and spiritual culture. The Albanian temple in the village of Nij open to parishioners and tourists. This is one of the most ancient monuments Christianity in Azerbaijan. The temple was rebuilt in the XVII-XVIII centuries on The place of the ancient Albanian church of the IV century, founded by St.. Elisha (Christian apostle in Caucasian Albania).
A tour of the fairytale places of Gabala.First we will tour to Lake Nokhurgel-is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Azerbaijan.The lake is unusual, beautiful, surrounded by mountains and thicketsreed, and resembles a mirror, which looks like wooded slopes. The peculiarity of this reservoir is that although it is located high in the mountains, but easily accessible, you can get there by car and even stay in a local recreation area. Dinner time. Exquisite and delicious Azerbaijani cuisine will surely be to your liking. Here in one of the local restaurants you can try a variety of dishes of very rich national cuisine.
Then tourists are given a free day.
One of the most popular scenic spots of Gabala is the waterfall “Seven Beauties” Of course, we will organize for you excursion to this amazingly beautiful place. The waterfall is 3 km away from the village Vandam in the mountains among a thick chestnut forest. Waterfallconsists of seven cascades, to which can climb on a long narrow brick stairs. In late autumn, in winter and early spring, the territorynear the waterfall is covered with ice. On the way up there is a small restaurant where you can relax, listening to the noise of running water from the mountain, have a cup of tea or have lunch. Dinner time. After lunch, walk along the unforgettable beauty of the mountain nature.
Tourists are given a free day.
Tour to “Gabaland.” Immerse yourself in the fairy-tale world of Gabaland. There is as much entertainment as your soul desires, and feelings of joy are not will leave you for a moment.”Gabaland” is the most famous amusement park of Azerbaijan, full of various interesting events and brilliant attractions, built for children and adults. “Gabaland” – excellent place for family rest. Stunning mountain panorama, fresh air,fragrance of green nature and the abundance of restaurants attached a special atmosphere for “Gabaland”
Then tourists are given a free day;
Tour to Tufandag – mountain charm of Gabala. After a delicious breakfast, accompanied by an experienced guide we well go on a long journey towards the majestic Tufandag mountain, where one of the two ski complexes of Azerbaijan is located. Tufandag – a resort, built at an altitude of 965-1920 meters above the level seas. Located Tufandag from Gabala only 4 km.Hoist rope of Tufandag originates from the Qafqaz Riverside Resort Hotel,which in 5 minutes away from the city center. The roads in the resorts of Azerbaijan meet the security standards. Gabala is one of the main resort cities of Azerbaijan. It is located 215 kilometers from the capital of the state next to the mountain ranges of the Greater Caucasus.
Azerbaijan is a state, the greater part of which is occupied by mountains. Temperate-subtropical climate, mountainous terrain and national hospitality are the most important factors contributing to the development of tourism in country.
Having visited the ski resorts of the country, vacationers get positive emotions not only from skiing, but also from visiting historical places and from from delicious national cuisine, and of course from hospitality at the ski resorts of Azerbaijan.On territory numerous restaurants, cafes and bars.In Azerbaijan at the ski resorts tourists are resting round year. In the summer, you can enjoy walking and cycling, walks in the mountains, karting, playing paintball. You will surely get great pleasure not only from rest in Tufandag, but also from the indescribable beauty of the local nature.
Tourists at their own discretion can choose the route of the tour. On this day, the guide services are not provided. Transfer services are provided.
Upon arrival in Baku, we will provide you with several hours for a good rest after a long journey. In the evening, you will be met by a fascinating tour through the night panorama of Baku.
AT THE EVENING.Tours in the night panorama of Baku. After a long journey tourists will need a couple of hours to rest and get ready for next tour. This will be an incredibly mesmerizing trek through the night beauty of Baku. One of the breathtaking beauties of the capital of Azerbaijan is a night panorama of Baku. A walk through the night Baku will deliver a lot of positive emotions, make you enjoy the enchanting illuminations. In the sea of lighting, special attention is drawn to animations flame on three giant Flame Towers. 10 thousand LED high power lamps create an exciting spectacle. Difficult imagine Baku without the Fiery towers. It is his a tourist attraction, just like the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Night Baku is an eastern fairy tale written by the Creator and man, walking along the streets try to remember each corner clearly, each the building of this beautiful country. Warm Baku nights seem to have been specially created for walks.Night streets, parks and boulevardsare so beautiful and relaxed, as far as it is possible for the capital city. Fantastic view opens from Primorsky Boulevard: all three famous Baku skyscraper in the form of oil torches, which at night painted with a fiery red light. With the onset of darkness of Baku becomes brighter and brighter. At midnight on the Caspian embankment hundreds of citizens and tourists are walking along the boulevard. Tourists can take a stroll inplaces of interest in Baku, such as Torgovaya street, Primorsky Park, Philharmonic Park, and also take the funicular to Nagorny Park, from where an incredibly beautiful panorama of the Baku city. Each building in the center sparkles in its unique light. The lamps shimmers in different colors, creating a unique night image of the capital of Azerbaijan.We invite everyone to visit the Azerbaijani capital, where you will have an amazing opportunity to get acquainted with a city of romance, breathe the evening breeze and make a sea of photos on background blazing with millions of lights of the city.
Tours to the Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev.In the accompaniment of our guide you will begin an excursion to the Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev.The building of the Cultural Center was designed in 2007 by the studio Zaha Hadid Architects, created by Zaha Hadid, the only woman awarded the highest award in the field of architecture – Pritzker Prize. The building was created in a characteristic Zaha Hadid style, in which straight lines are used. The building of Heydar Aliyev Center according to the architect’s concept is the embodiment of the development of modern Azerbaijan and its connection with the past and the future. The center is divided into three parts. So, one part is occupied by the Heydar Aliyev Museum, on three floors of which there is a collection of exhibits telling about the life and activities of the leader of Azerbaijan. Another part of the center is an exhibition area with galleries in which exhibits on archeology,history,national creativity of Azerbaijan are presented.There are also several rooms with the works of contemporary artists and photographers, both from Azerbaijan and other countries of the world. The third part of the center is occupied by a 4-level concert hall, called the Auditorium, with conference facilities and a mediacenter.
Tour of the “Carpet Museum.” Upon arrival in Baku, we will continue our excursion to the “Carpet Museum.” The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was founded in 1967, becoming the world’s first specialized collection museum, preservation and study of carpet. The museum is a treasury of theAzerbaijani national culture, showing the carpet in close relationship with other kinds of traditional art of Azerbaijan. His collection contains about 14 000 carpets, embroideries, clothes, copper-wrought articles, items of jewelry, modern works of glass and wood. Shopping Tour in Baku. Visit the street “Trading”, Trade center “Park Boulevard.”