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Full-Day City Tour of Baku with Azerbaijani Lunch

1. Full-Day City Tour of Baku with Azerbaijani Lunch

Get ready for an exciting full day Baku city tour with lunch at a great restaurant. You will be picked up by your guide and driver from your hotel and drive to Ateshgah Temple of fire worshippers. The complex is located at the Absheron peninsula on the outskirts of Surakhani village 18 miles (30 km) from the center of Baku and was revered in different times by Zoroastrians, Hindus, and Sikhs. This territory is known for such unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets (underground gas coming onto surface contacts oxygen and lights up), where you will go right after the tour is over at Ateshgah. You will visit worldwide famous Yanardag meaning “burning mountain” which is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula. Only a handful of fire mountains exist today in the world, and most are located in Azerbaijan. Next, it is time for lunch and you will drive to an authentic Azerbaijani kebab house, where you will enjoy famous Azeri Kebabs with salads and soft drinks. Right after lunch, you will walk along Yashil Bazar (Green Market). This is the traditional bazaar full of fresh vegetables, fruits and the green just from the regions. The prices for all of these are quite affordable. That's why locals also prefer to do shopping in this bazaar. Lastly, you will continue your tour exploring the Old City. During this medieval period of Baku monuments such as the Synyg Gala Minaret, the fortress walls, the Maiden Tower, the Multani Caravanserai and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs were built. These historic monuments were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List of Historical Monuments as cultural property in 2001. You will take a short tour along Baku Boulevard and move to Fountain Square. The name of Fountain Square derives from the presence of dozens of fountains throughout the square first constructed during the Soviet rule of Azerbaijan and is a public gathering place, especially after business hours and during the weekend and an attractive tourist destination with many boutiques, restaurants, shops, and hotels.

From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature and Food Tour

2. From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature and Food Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Baku, head off into the Azerbaijani mountains for a full-day adventure. You’ll start in the Shamakhi region, visiting the the Juma mosque, dating back to the 12th century. Driving through the picturesque north-eastern caucasian mountains, you’ll arrive in Gabala. After sitting down for a lunch of traditional Azerbaijani delicacies, you’ll head off into the verdant mountains that Gabala is renowned for. At the foot of Mount Tufandagh, you’ll board a cable card to head up to the top of the mountain to gaze upon the lush valleys beneath you.  Afterwards, head off to Nohur Lake, known for its emerald-green waters surrounded by stately mountains. Hopping in to a Soviet-era Lada car, you’ll mount the hill up to the 7 Beauties Waterfall, named for the 7 stages of the falls. After taking in innumerable natural beauty, you’ll head back to your accommodation in Baku.

Baku Wine Tour

3. Baku Wine Tour

This tour is ideal for lovers of traditional culinary art, connoisseurs of wine and cuisine, and anyone who wants to try something new. Your day will begin with pick up from your accommodation in Baku. Travel to a winery in the village of Novkhani, which is the first winery that started arranging wine tastings in Azerbaijan for tourists. On the journey, learn about winemaking in Azerbaijan. Once you arrive, the winery employee will meet you and take you through the process of winemaking. You will see the process and have the chance to taste wines with delicious snacks. You can buy wine from the winery if you wish.

Baku: Organic Winery Tour in Shamakhi with Local Lunch

4. Baku: Organic Winery Tour in Shamakhi with Local Lunch

The trip starts with pickup from your accommodation in Baku and heads towards the Shamakhi region. Admire the stunning scenic views of the countryside along the drive and immerse yourself in the natural landscapes as you travel to one of Azerbijan’s newest wineries. Wine growing in the Shamakhi region has been undergoing a new era of development in recent years and the particular winery on this tour was set up to produce organic wines. A wine factory with a vast area covering of 4398 square meters was built on the vineyard within the wine complex and was put into operation in 2018. The winery aims to produce 1.4 million liters of wine per year and harvests an array of native and foreign grape varieties, all chemical free. Enjoy a guided tour of the vineyard and learn about the grapes that are grown here to produce the wines. Then wander around the winery and watch the process of wine production as well as storage in the cellar. Finally, enjoy a tasting session of Shirvan wines and learn about to distinguish the flavors between grapes. After your finish the visit to the winery, you’ll next go to Madrasa village, birthplace of the Madrasa grape, to have lunch with a local family and taste their homemade wine.

Baku: Qabala Winery Tour with Local Lunch

5. Baku: Qabala Winery Tour with Local Lunch

Your day will start with pick-up from your hotel in Baku, at which stage you will receive an explanation of what you will see on the tour with the aid of a map. You will then depart from Baku, before passing through the Shamakhi and Ismayilli regions whilst being briefed on information regarding these places. You will stop on the way to see colorful foods, and will also be given complimentary snacks on the way. As well as wine, stop to enjoy some Samovar tea with local baklava. Afterwards, finish up with lunch with a local family. Once you reach the winery, you will be met by a winery employee and guided through the facility where you will see the vineyards, the first wine museum and the process of wine making. Afterwards, you will have the chance to taste delicious Savalan wines accompanied with snacks, and can even buy the wines as well. You will then depart the winery to have a delicious local lunch at Qabala, and after finishing your lunch, you will depart back to Baku where you will be dropped off back to your hotel.

Baku: 2-Day Tour of 3 Wineries with Guesthouse Stay & Meals

6. Baku: 2-Day Tour of 3 Wineries with Guesthouse Stay & Meals

Your winery tour begins when you are picked from at your hotel in Baku. You will then travel to the Azgranata wine plant. This winery is the first in Azerbaijin to produce pomegranate wine. Sip wine and enjoy the views at this winery’s scenic open-air tasting hall. After the tasting, check in to the Shato Monolit Guesthouse.  After a good night’s sleep and breakfast at the guesthouse, you will make your way to the Savalan winery. This winery, tucked away in the foothills of the Greater Caucasus, uses Italian winemaking techniques in order to craft a plethora of exquisite wines. Take a tour of the vineyard and wine cellar, and then finish off your tour with wine a tasting with snacks. Afterward, your driver will escort you back to Baku.

Baku: Overnight Organic Wine and Stargazing Tour with Dinner

7. Baku: Overnight Organic Wine and Stargazing Tour with Dinner

Start with pickup from Baku at 3:00 PM and begin your journey to the winery in the Shamakhi region, located west of the capital. Arrive at the winery at approximately 5:00 PM and take a tour of the facilities. Explore the vineyards where a variety of native and foreign grapes are grown. Taste some of the organic wines produced on-site, accompanied by local cheeses. Then, enjoy a delicious traditional dinner. After dinner, travel to the Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory, located in the north-eastern region of the Great Caucasus Mountains. Located on the eastern slope of Pirqulu, the observatory is situated at a height of 1,500 meters above sea level. Take a tour of the observatory, followed by 2 hours of stargazing with a telescope. Enjoy the clear night sky, ideal for spotting the constellations. After your stargazing experience, be taken to a 5-star hotel in Shamakhi, where you will enjoy a relaxing overnight stay. Enjoy breakfast the following morning, and check-out at 10:00 AM for your return journey to Baku, where you will arrive at midday.

Baku: Chabiant Winery Tour to Ismayilli with Local Lunch

8. Baku: Chabiant Winery Tour to Ismayilli with Local Lunch

Your tour will begin as you are picked up from any address within Baku, before being transferred to Ismayilli. On the way, you will enjoy the scenery while your guide talks about wine-making both in general and pertaining to Azerbaijan. You will also receive information about places you pass along the way. You will then proceed to see the wine-making process, before tasting Chabiant wines accompanied by snacks. The Chabiant Winery is located at the scenery of Ismailli Region, right at the Southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus at an altitude of 750 meters. The vineyards here are ideally set for natural rain, with the hills at the perfect temperature, alternating between sunny days and chilly nights. The melted snow from the magnificent Niyaldag Mountains (2,063 meters) is the only source of water, and it nourishes the fertile soil all year round.  The local wine-making history dates back more than 5,000 years, making this place very attractive for tourists. With 250 hectares of vineyards overlooking Greater Caucasus, you will take a tour throughout the winery and visit the wine cellar, famous as the largest within the ex-Soviet Union.

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It was a fantastic private tour finally & well guided. Gabala & cable car both were fabulous. I enjoyed the magnificent snow fall over the mountain top at Tufandag which will be memorable. After Gabala, Lake Nohur was also really beautiful to visit. Guide was so good.

The tour guide is a historian. He gave us a lot of Information about Baku and history of Azerbaijan. Also the Driver was very friendly. Both made this trip unforgetable for us. The car was comfortable and was equipped with WIFI.

It was a great tour by the guide Maha, Our guide was very good and professional, i really enjoyed the tour to gabala ,it was a full day tour, the van was very comfortable, i would love to join this tour again , thanks maha

A day filled with Sunshine, Prayer, Beautiful landscapes, Ride & Swing on the top, Pristine waterfall, Delicious food and interesting conversation with our guide Mr. Taleh. Thank you for the wonderful memories.

If you want to feel Ajerbaijan's taste, You need this tour