December 20: Flight To Baku
Depart from your country and start a nice journey to the Caucasus Region. Arrive in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel, check-in.
Baku City Tour
The tour begins with a visit to the Highland Observation Sightseeing Park, also called Viewing Park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Baku City. The naming Viewing Square is not accidental – the whole Baku, including its Maiden Tower, Flame Towers, Flag Square, etc. are seen from the Highland Park – the panorama is charming! Next stop would be the Old City or the Inner City. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls that were easily defended. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The last stop on this tour is the Baku Boulevard (also known as National Park) is a promenade established in 1909 which runs parallel to Baku's seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions along the Caspian shore and when the seafront was artificially built up inch by inch. The park is about 3 km and 750 m in size and located in the south coast of the Caspian Sea.
Overnight in Baku.
21: Ateshgah + Yanardagh+ Mud Volcano Tour
We begin our journey heading towards the Yanar Dag (Azerbaijani: Yanar Dağ, meaning "burning mountain") is a natural gas fire that blazes continuously on a hillside. Flames jet into the air 3 meters (9.8 ft) from a thin, porous sandstone layer. Next would be the stop at the Atashgah, “Fire Temple of Baku" - a castle-like religious temple in Surakhani town, a suburb in Baku, Azerbaijan. Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu, Sikh, and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash" is the Persian word for fire. The pentagonal complex, which has a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and a tetrapillar-altar in the middle, was built during the 17th and 18th centuries. Last stop on the day would be the Mud Vulcan Indicating the presence of energy resources reserves hidden deep beneath land and sea in the Caspian region, their eruption reveals the existence of large oil and gas basins. Azerbaijan or as it is called here the Land of Fire has the highest number of mud volcanoes in the world. Some 350 out of over 1,000 mud volcanoes in the world are located here. Mud volcanoes are active all year round. In addition, they were included in the list of Seven Wonders of the World. There are several interesting facts about mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan.
Overnight in Baku.