Italian holidays

From 1165 EUR

Bonjour Paris

From 818 EUR

Shopping in London

From 780 EUR

London Royal

From 1008 EUR

London - Edinburgh

From 1500 EUR

Istanbul
From 262 USD

Fast search of flights
Quick tour search
Tours
Hotels
Flights
Cars
Main   →   Tours   →   Tours in Azerbaijan   →   Excursion

Golden Ring of Azerbaijan

Price: $985

Group sightseeing tour of Historical- Ethnographic route in main cities of Azerbaijan

(Baku- Gandja- Shaki- Gabala- Ismayilly- Baku)


Day 1

  •  Arrival with evening flight of Azerbaijan Airlines
  •  Meeting with the tour guide at the airport, transfer to Baku
  •  Short night auto-excursion-“Fire of Baku” to the main streets and avenues of the city
  •  “Welcome dinner” at local restaurant with national cuisine and folklore performance
  •  Transfer to Hotel, accommodation in hotel, overnight


Day 2

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Leaving hotel for Old City (Altstadt of Baku)
  •  Walking excursion in Old city: visiting Maiden tower (IX century), Shirvanshakhs Palace (XV century), Karvansarai Multani and Bukhara (XV century), places where Soviet movie “Brilliant hand” was filmed, Amphibian Man, Tehran 43 and so on.
  •  Visiting Martyrs Avenue and watching panorama of the city
  •  Coming to Baku Boulevard by using funicular
  •  Walking excursion in Boulevard (optionally, tourists can rent a bicycle)


Day 3

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Check out, leaving the hotel
  •  Visiting Bibi-Heybat mosque where Imam Huseyn’s sister was buried (one of the main figures in Islam)
  •  Watching the first oil fields
  •  Visiting Gobustan National Park (Site is under UNESCO World Tangible Heritage List) and watching the petroglyphs dating back to Stone Age
  •  Departure towards the western region of the country
  •  Visiting the German colonies: “Annenfeld” (Shamkir) and “Yelenedorf” (Khanlar)
  •  Built by German colonists from Baden-Wuerttemberg settled in these regions during the Ekaterina II period of Russian Empire
  •  Leaving for Gandja
  •  Lunch on the way
  •  Sightseeing tour in Gandja: visiting Mausoleum of Medieval Age Azerbaijan poet Nizami Gandjavi, walking excursion to Alexander Nevsky church, Agyan church, Shakh Abbas Mosque, Mausoleum of khan of Gandja- Javad Khan
  •  Dinner at local restaurant
  •  Overnight in Gandja


Day 4

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Leaving the hotel for Shaki
  •  Visiting the mountainous village Kish where ancient Alban Churches remains
  •  Visiting “Galasan-Gorasan” fortress (the name of fortress means “ if you will come, you will see )
  •  Lunch at local restaurant and tasting the main dish of Shaki “the Piti”Walking excursion in the oldest sites of Shaki city (Yuxari Bash)
  •  Visiting the Shaki Khan’s Palace (excellent example of Palace architecting during the late Safavids’ period)
  •  Visiting Folk Art museum of Shaki located in ancient Albanian temple.
  •  Visiting the Shaki Silk factory. Learning the old methods of silk production
  •  Visiting the Shaki Karavansarai
  •  Dinner at Karavansarai
  •  Overnight in Shaki


Day 5

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Leaving the hotel for Gabala
  •  Visiting Oguz city on the way to Gabala
  •  Familiarization with the local synagogues of Oguz
  •  Visiting the ancient Nij village and Udin’s church. (Udins are the descendants of the ancient Albanians and they kept their language and religions)
  •  Lunch
  •  Arriving in Gabala
  •  Visiting local Piano factory where “Beltman” pianos are produced
  •  Accommodation at hotel in Gabala
  •  Free time (depending on the wish tourists can visit skiing resort Tufandag which is located 1660 meters above the sea level)
  •  Dinner. Overnight in Gabala


Day 6

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Leaving the hotel for Ismayilly
  •  Visiting the Ivanovka village (people of the Ivanovki are Molokans, Russian colonists who were moved here during Ekaterina II period of Russian Empire.
  •  Learning about the welfare of Molokans
  •  Lunch in Ismayilly
  •  Moving to Baku through Muganly Pereval (photo capture in the most beautiful place of Caucasian Ridges)
  •  On the way, visiting Yeddi Gozal (7 beauties) Mausoleum in Shamakha
  •  Arrival in Baku
  •  Visiting the “Burning mountains” (Yanardag) where natural gas output in suburban area of Baku
  •  Dinner. Overnight


Day 7

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Leaving for Absheron Peninsula
  •  Visiting the temple of fire worshippers- Ateshgah
  •  Visiting Gala village, visiting Gala Ethnographic Museum, culinary and handcraft master class from the local people
  •  Lunch at local restaurant
  •  Visiting the Mardakan Castle
  •  Transfer to Baku
  •  Visiting the local Hamam (Bath)
  •  Dinner


Day 8

  •  Breakfast at hotel
  •  Visiting the local market (Bazar)
  •  Free time in Bazar for shopping and tasting local caviar
  •  More free time, if requested we can organize wine tour
  •  Transfer to Airport
  •  Departure with the night flight of Azerbaijan Airlines


* Price of the tour- 985 USD per person in DBL occupancy


Included in the tour price

  • Air Ticket Tel-Aviv - Baku- Tel Aviv Including all taxes and fees
  • Accommodation in double room
  • Breakfast
  • Guide services (English, German, French, Russian, Hebrew and Turkish speaking guides)
  • Transportation in a comfortable bus
  • Entrance to museums and other excursion sites
  • Carrying the luggage, porter services at the airport and hotels
  • Drinking water in bottles (0,3 ml.) for each guest (every day) during the excursions
  • Single Occupancy Supplement- 220 USD
 
Accomodation: 

- Baku-Sapphire hotel 4*

- Ganja – Vego Hotel 4*

Sheki – Ýssam Hotel 4*

Gabala – Qafqaz Karvansaray Hotel 4*

 

To book tours and for more information, please contact:

Address:  Samad Vurgun 34, AZ1014, Baku, Azerbaijan

AFF MALL, 2nd floor

Tel: (+99412) 4374720

Fax: (+99412) 4374723

E-mail: incoming@swtravel.az

Page on Facebook 


Back to Excursion
Best Hotels
George Opera
AZN 214.66
46 Rue Notre Dame De Lorette, Paris
Mercure Cdg Airport And Conv
AZN 179.57
Pole Ouest, Roissy
Amarante Beau Manoir
AZN 514.25
6 Rue De L'arcade, Paris
Ambasciatori
AZN 139.16
Corso Del Popolo 221, Venice
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Wien
AZN 281.79
Frankenberggasse 10, Vienna
Top Messehotel Europe Stuttgart
AZN 125.15
Siemensstrasse 33, Stuttgart
Husa Paseo Del Arte
AZN 166.48
Atocha 123, Madrid
Boulevard Side Hotel
AZN 80.88
Ayaz Ismayilov Street 3, Baku
Best Western Alba
AZN 196.61
41 Avenue Jean Medecin, Nice
Golden Leaf Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe
AZN 88.13
Vor Dem Lauch 20, Stuttgart
Contact us
News
7 April
Presentation of China-EdenTravel company

On April 5, with the organizational support of the SilkWay Travel, a presentation of the travel company "China-EdenTravel" representing a wide range of tourist services on Hainan island, Noth Korea took place. 

9 March
Novruz – celebration of spring

Customs and traditions 

15 February
VAT refund on purchases within 48 hours

TaxFree4U
Use special promo code SW and get 5 € during the first refund 

All news