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  • From Baku: Gabala and Shamakhi Nature and Food Tour

    1. 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 Ba...

    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

  • From Baku: Gobustan Day Tour

    2. From Baku: Gobustan Day Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel in Baku and head out for a day of exploration at Gobustan, an open-air museum featuring more than 6,000 rock paintings and petroglyphs. Visit an archaeological site first discovered in the 1930s that is still being excavated today.  When you arrive at Gobustan National Park you will understand why the place is named for the Azerbaijani word for narrows and ravines. Admire the craggy rock faces that recede into dramatic fissures. Learn how a prehistoric civilization thrived here, producing the thousands of rock paintings the area is known for as well as a number of ancient dwellings and more than 100,000 artifacts. See the difference between the oldest drawings dating back 20,000 years and the newest ones from the first century AD. Earlier imagines depict the hunt for mountain goats and ritual dancing with spears while images from the later period show battl...

    Excellent guide - Habil. Comfortable and clean car. Wonderful knowledge of history and culture. Generous host. Sufficient time was given in all the places to spend time.

  • Baku: Burning Mountain & Zorastrian Temple Private Tour

    3. Baku: Burning Mountain & Zorastrian Temple Private Tour

    You will picked up and then head towards the Ateshgah Temple of fire worshippers. The complex is located in the Apsheron Peninsula at the outskirts of Surakhani village 30 kilometers 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 the surface and lighting up in contact with oxygen). The temple in its present state was constructed in the 17th to 18th centuries. It was built by the Baku-based Hindu community related to Sikhs. Your second stop will be Yanardag (burning mountain). It is one of the most famous and popular tourist locations of the 'eternal flame' in Azerbaijan, the mountain of Yanar Dag. Actually, it is rather more a hill than a mountain with natural gas burning on its slope from ancient times. Meter long tongues ...

    This tour was simply perfect: not just because we've seen such adorable sites around Baku like the firing mountain and the sacred place of the zoroastrians, but in addition to many interesting information about the above mentioned famous locations, we learnt from our guide, Ramin a lot of things about the country, their residents and the family life in Azerbaijan. He was really kind and helpful. This tour is a perfect choice to come to know the history of this beautiful country.

  • Full-Day City Tour of Baku with Azerbaijani Lunch

    4. 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...

  • Baku: Daily Shopping Tour

    5. Baku: Daily Shopping Tour

    Get picked up by your driver for a day of shopping and indulgence at some of Baku's modern malls. Find your favorite brands and perhaps discover some new ones. Make good use of your time, knocking out shopping, cinema, eating, and entertainment in one stop. Take advantage of private transport between all stops you make and choose your itinerary based on the input of your knowledgeable driver and your own preferences. You might opt to visit Park Bulvar, a deluxe complex featuring a range of retail stores, a six-hall movie theater, large supermarket, planetarium and 3D cinema, children’s playground, photo studio, luxury restaurants overlooking Baku Bay and the Caspian Sea, bowling halls, and food courts offering Turkish, Russian, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, and Azerbaijani cuisine. Go here for the complete luxury mall experience that has something for everyone. Visit 28 Mall, named after ...

  • Caucasus Wine Trip from Azerbaijan to Georgia

    6. Caucasus Wine Trip from Azerbaijan to Georgia

    Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Baku You will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel. This is a free day. Day 2: Baku - Aghsu - Ismayilli Your journey will start with Azgranata where you will have exciting pomegranate wine. The Az-Granata winery was built with the establishment of one of the largest fruit juice producers in the South Caucasus region of Az-Granata LLC, established in 2011. The plant located in Aghsu was built on a plot of 5.5 hectares. The area of the main covered part of the plant is 20,500 m2. The plant operates shops for the reception and primary processing of fruit, the production of alcohol, the production and bottling of wine and other spirits. The plant is equipped with equipment from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Bulgaria and France. Az-Granata has grape and pomegranate gardens of 450 and 400 hectares, respectively. Pomegranate gardens are org...

  • Baku: Magical Christmas Tour

    7. Baku: Magical Christmas Tour

    Explore Baku at the most festive time of the year on a guided walking tour. Discover a wide variety of traditions and customs when it’s filled with colors and traditional Christmas offerings. With your local expert guide, visit the most beautifully decorated places in Baku. See some of the city's most important sights and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere in the streets during this special time of year. Hear interesting the stories of the Christmas tree, Christmas spells, and the Christmas legends of Baku. See the exquisitely decorated Christmas tree and know about the fascinating facts of it. At the authentic Christmas markets, savor some of the most renowned local products of the city. Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Baku. the city. Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Baku.

  • Baku Panoramic Night Tour

    8. Baku Panoramic Night Tour

    Enjoy a night tour of Baku with a private driver. Your personal guide will help you design the perfect itinerary of Baku's attractions and offer you insider tips on where to go and what to see in the capital. Visit the main attractions, and request stops to snap photos, grab a souvenir, or take a stroll around your favorite spots. You can go to Highland Park for panoramic views of Baku Bay from the highest point of the city. Drive to Flame Towers, a trio of skyscrapers - the Towers represent flames and construction of this impressive building complex was completed in 2012. During your night tour of Baki, you can also choose to visit Government House, the State Philharmonic Hall, the Mugam Center, or the Carpet Museum. You can admire the Heydar Aliyev Center, designed by architect Zaha Hadid. Take a night stroll along Baku Boulevard, which runs parallel to Baku’s seafront, before you re...

    We saw beautiful places with impressive illumination and enjoyed the view on the city by night. Don’t forget your camera at home.

  • Baku: Memorable Old City Walking Tour

    9. Baku: Memorable Old City Walking Tour

    Discover the charms of Baku, Azerbaijan, as you walk among its most important historical landmarks. Wend your way through the lively streets and be impressed by the shops, monuments, restaurants, and boutiques of the capital city.

    Your walking tour will begin near Fountain Square, or Torgovaya Street, where the locals gather. Indulge your lust for people-watching as you observe locals strolling about. Many festivals and celebrations are held here.

    See the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a 15th-century gem described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture", along with Maiden Tower. Admire locally produced carpets, handicrafts, and antiques. Advance towards Iceri Seher, the Old City, and historical core of Baku. Bask in the atmosphere of this most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls and well-protected, before concluding your tour.

  • Baku: Old City Walking Tour

    10. Baku: Old City Walking Tour

    Your walking tour will begin around Fountain Square, which is a public gathering place, especially after business hours and during the weekend. It is an attractive tourist destination with many boutiques, restaurants, shops, hotels, and passages. This is one of the most crowded and lively places in the city, and is great for people watching. In the evening you will find many locals strolling about. The square is also referred to in popular culture as Torgovaya Street, running parallel to Baku Boulevard. This square is also the location where the city authorities hold many public festivals, shows, and celebrations. From here you will move on to explore the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a 15th-century palace built by the Shirvanshahs and described by UNESCO as "one of the pearls of Azerbaijan's architecture". It is located in the inner city of Baku, and together with the Maiden Tower, forms...

    Wonderful experience. Fascinating history and this particular guide (Habel) was one of the best ever. He is a walking encyclopedia but in an engaging and interesting way. We loved the tour.

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What people are saying about Baku

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 16 reviews

We had a very pleasant tour with our guide Sarxan! He showed us the wonderful old town of Baku and gave us lots of information about the past of this city and its region. During our walking tour we saw as well today’s modern sights of Baku and got some insights in its traditions! Thank you for the lovely day! We truly enjoyed it!

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

Wonderful experience. Fascinating history and this particular guide (Habel) was one of the best ever. He is a walking encyclopedia but in an engaging and interesting way. We loved the tour.

We saw beautiful places with impressive illumination and enjoyed the view on the city by night. Don’t forget your camera at home.