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Tour of the Great Silk Road

440 m

Tour of the Great Silk Road

Date

17 Feb - 24 Feb

Duration

7 days, 6 nights

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Tour Overview

Tour of the Great Silk Road

Tour of the Great Silk Road

1 day
Meeting at the airport. Hotel accommodation.

2 day
Breakfast in the hotel.
Excursion to the sights of Baku. Tour of old Baku through the old residential quarter of Icheri-Shekher, surrounded by fortress wall, Shiite juma mosque, one of the palaces like caravan-saray, Sinyk Gala Castle, Shirvanshahs Palace, Maiden Tower.
A whole excursion day is devoted to an examination of the ancient city to illuminate at least a small part of historical and architectural monuments of Baku.
Excursion to the Museum of History of Azerbaijan. The building was built in 1891 and was the home of one of Azerbaijan's oil millionaires Zeynalabdin Tagiyev. After lunch, a trip along the Apsheron Peninsula. Visit to the burning mountain of Yanardag, the temple of fire worshipers "Ateshgyah".

Suharan Temple of Firemen - Ateshgyah - a cult architectural complex of ancient civilizations of Sikhs, Hindus, Zoroastrians, built on the site of inflamed exits from the earth's crust of natural gases. Today's open-air museum, Ateshgyah, originated in the 17th-18th centuries as a fire temple. More than a decade ago, he was given the status of a historical and architectural reserve.
Overnight at the hotel.

3 day
Breakfast in the hotel.
Departure from the hotel. On the way to Gabala, visit the mausoleum of Diri Baba in the village of Maraza. In Shemakha, visit the historical mosque Juma (Friday), the mausoleum of Yeddi Gumbes (Seven domes) - cemeteries where the Shirvan khans are buried. Dinner. Continuation of the way to Gabala through the Mugan pass with stops for photographing in the most beautiful mountainous areas. On the way visit the village of Baskal - one of the largest weaving centers in medieval Shirvan. Then visit the village of Vandam Gabala district, the ruins of the capital of ancient Caucasian Albania. Arrival in Gabala. Hotel accommodation.
Overnight stay.

4 day
Breakfast in the hotel. Departure from the hotel Excursion to the sights of Sheki. Visit to the local medieval fortress, caravanserai, the palace of the Sheki khans, the local historical museum, local artisan shops, a site with a panoramic view of the city, a mosque-madrasah, a local bazaar. Dinner. Visit the picturesque places of Marhal, the village of Kish and the ancient Albanian church. The fortress of Gelyarsan-Gyorarsan (VII-IX cc.).
Overnight at the hotel.

5 day
Breakfast in the hotel.
Departure to Baku.
Arrival in Baku.
Overnight stay.

6th day
Breakfast.
Excursion "Petroglyphs of the Gobustan Reserve"
Dinner.
Airport transfer.

Included in the tour price:
- Transfer airport-hotel-airport
- Domestic transport
- Accommodation in hotels

Notes
The price per person in a double room is 259 USD (for a group of 10 people)
Price per person in a double room is 510 USD (for a double accommodation)

Tour of the Great Silk Road
Tour of the Great Silk Road
Tour of the Great Silk Road
Tour of the Great Silk Road
Tour of the Great Silk Road

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