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The Silk Road

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Silk Road, also called Silk Route, ancient trade route, linking China with the West, that carried goods and ideas between the two great civilizations of Rome and China. Silk went westward, and wools, gold, and silver went east.

Azerbaijan was an importand carreffour of nations where caravans from all over the world met each other regarding to continue of the route to the South or more West.

Explore the eastern part of this huge trade artery on the territory of Azerbaijan where you can find untouched remains of those prosperious times.

8 Days
15 Age
  • Adress

  • Check-in/Check-out

    09:00
  • Return Time

    18:00
  • Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable shoes
  • Price

    Baku
  • Included

    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Breakfast
    Departure Taxes
  • Not Included

    Accommodation
    Dinner
    Entrance fees
    Guide
    Lunch
    Personal Guide
    Transportation
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Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in the airport named after Heydar Aliyev. Meet with the local staff and transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Free time till the next day.
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Day 2: Baku city center

The day starts with the discover of the most anscient part of Baku, the Old City. Here you'll discover tha past of Azerbaijan and formation of the personality of the city. Walking part starts from the main gate of the Old City the Double Gate, crossing Main Square and the great Silk Road. Visit includes middle age Karavansarays, the most anscient building of the city Maiden Tower 8 century b.C, Juma mosque, Shirvanshahs' Palace the residence of local dinasty of 9-16th centuries and various souvenir shops. Tour continuous with the famous Fountain square, the living heart of the city and Nizami street, the shopping artery of Baku. After all you'll be able to admire amazing panoramic view of Baku's bay from the altitude of the Martyrs' Alley.
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Day 3: Qobustan - Carpets

Early morning we invite you to visit the most anscient settlement in surrounding of the city opened now like a historical and archeological preserve. Depart to the south of the country where in 65 km from Baku you'll discover the caotic landscape of rocks and cavesof Paleolithic age. Visit local interactive museum and original petorgliphes of prehistorical ages. After that you can continue exploring natural phenomenon of mud volcanoes here not far from the reserve. Coming back to the city center you'll study one of main reasons why merchand from all over the world visited our contry. The visit to the richest bank of Azerbaijani carpets is wating for you.
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Day 4: Absheron - Heydar Aliyev Center

Starting the day you will depart to the famous Absheron peninsula where in one of suburbs is hidden a temple of misterious fireworshippers Ateshgah. At the end you'll see a symbol of the country that gives the name to the Land of Fire an amazing natural phenomenon called Yanardagh or Burning mountain. After that we invite you to admire an architectonical miracle of Zaha Hadid, the Cultural Center named after our national lider Heydar Aliyev.
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Day 5: Baku - Shemakha - Lahidj - Sheki

Early departure to the north of the country, taking the famous Silk Road that leads up through Caucasian mountains. On the way visit historical Djuma mosue in anscient capital of Azerbaijan Shemakha city. After that continue by Mughanly pass and Girdimanchay canyon to famous artcrafting settlement Lahidj, considering to be the capital of copper elaboration. In the evening arrival to famous Silk and Sweets capital of Azerbaijan Sheki city in 305 km from Baku. Overnight in local hotel.  
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Day 6: Sheki

This day is dedicated to exploring of famous Sheki and its history. Start with the fortress of 18 century old and a masterpiece of local artist Sheki Khans' Summer Palace. After that visit handcrafting and souvenir stalls on the territory of fortress. Going down to the city center you will stop on a beautiful example of hostelry, the Karavansaray of 18 century old. Short stop in the main mosque of Sheki Djuma mosque and continue in suburbs of the city to visit the Mother of Churches, a church of Caucasian Albanian time of 1st century old. In the evening accomodation in hotel and free time.
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Day 7: Sheki - Gabala - Baku

Departure to the capital of Azerbaijan. On the way several stops on the most interesting places of our rich country. First arrival to Nidj village in Gabala region to visit a unique monophysite church of udies, one of few authentical ethnies of Azerbaijan. After that, stop in Gabala city to take the cable way to the top of Tufandagh mountain, one of the highest peaks of the Great Caucasus Raw. in the evening arrival to Baku and accommodation in hotel.  
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Day 8: Departure

Breakfast in the hotel according to departure time. Check out and departure to the airport. Good luck and sweet trip!

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