Nowruz Holiday In Azerbaijan

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Nowruz holiday in Azerbaijan is a feast of spring, a start of New Year. Nowruz celebrations are one of the most interesting events in this country. Traditionally, Azerbaijanis start festivities 4 Wednesdays before 21st of March, symbolizing the end of the Old year and beginning of the New year
ItineraryDay 1: Information about city BakuPass By: Baku Airport Transfer Services, Baku, Absheron RegionNowruz holiday in Azerbaijan is a feast of spring, a start of New Year. Nowruz celebrations are one of the most interesting events in this country. Traditionally, Azerbaijanis start festivities 4 Wednesdays before 21st of March, symbolizing the end of the Old year and beginning of the New year- Meeting at the airport.- Information about the city and country on the way to the hotel by the professional guide.- Check-in and accommodation in the hotel.- Free time.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 2: Baku City tourPass By: Baku Old City, Baku, Absheron Region Breakfast at the hotel.- Meeting at the lobby of the hotel.- Baku City tour - You will be met by our guide and driver at your hotel to begin city tour in Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan. Start your walk in Icheri Sheher – the old part of the city. Visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and the market square with numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue to the Memory Alley Shehidler Khiyabany that opens up a great panoramic view of Baku city. Further, you will explore 19-20th centuries architecture: Nizami Street, Fountain Square, Freedom Square.- Stop for lunch. (by extra payment)- City tour continues with a visit to the Upland Park. Upland Park is located on a hill in the western part of the city. This is the best place to see the city and the Baku Bay. The architecture of the capital is very eclectic; it is a combination of different styles and influences such as Barocco, classicism and modern architecture, both Eastern and Western.- Visiting Heydar Aliyev centre designed by Zaha Hadid.- 18:00 Stop for dinner (by extra payment)- 20:00 Transfer to the hotel.- OvernightMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 3: Drive to Surakhani villagePass By: Yanar Dag, Baku, Absheron Region- Breakfast at the hotel.- Meeting at the lobby of the hotel.- Drive to Surakhani village. The spread of Zoroastrianism in the territory of the modern Azerbaijan was due to spontaneously flammable sources of oil and gas. Therefore, in this area such a monument as the temple Ateshgah has survived.- Excursion to Ateshgah. Fire Temple Ateshgah (literally Fire House) is located in 30 kilometers from the center of Baku, in the south-eastern outskirts of the Absheron Peninsula.- Stop for lunch. (by extra payment)- Excursion to Yanardag. Next to this small village in the Absheron peninsula Mount Yanardagh is situated. The word "Yanar" in Azeri language means "burning", and "Dagh" - "mountain". And this is real a burning mountain - not metaphorically, but literally. Once in Absheron it had been a lot of places where natural gas coming out from the earth to the surface ignited spontaneously, but with the start of mass extraction of oil and gas in Absheron these places started to disappear.- Transfer to the hotel.- Free time.- Overnight.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 4: Visit the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Lanscape.Pass By: Gobustan Rock Art, Baku, Absheron Region- Breakfast at the hotel- Meeting at the lobby of the hotel.- In the morning, visit the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Lanscape. Gobustan one of the most ancient human settlements in the world. Primitive people depicted the art on stones thousands years ago. Gobustan is very rich in archaeological monuments. The reserve has more than 6,000 rock engravings dating back between 5,000 – 40,000 years. The site also features the remains of inhabited caves, settlements and burials, all reflecting an intensive human use by the inhabitants of the area during the wet period that followed the last Ice Age, from the Upper Paleolithic to the Middle Ages.- Visting Mud Volcanoes. According to the number of mud volcanoes Azerbaijan takes first place in the world. Approximately 350 of 800 existing mud volcanoes are found in Azerbaijan. Most of them are concentrated in Gobustan Region. (it depend on the weather, because in rainy weather, cars cannot go to the volcano)- Stop for lunch. (by extra payment)- Transfer to hotel.- Free time- OvernightMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 5: Gabala city tourPass By: Gabaland, Qabala, Shaki-Zaqatala Region Breakfast at the hotel- Meeting at the hotel lobby- Transfer to Gabala- Check in and accommodation in the hotel in Gabala.- Free time (for lunch) (by extra payment)- 15:00 Starting Gabala city tour, city is the former capital of Caucasian Albania, the archaeological site of which is about 20 km southwest. Gabala is considered a popular tourist destination due to the combination of a very good spring climate, woods along the mountains and excellent fauna was exploited by the construction of large numbers of hotels and apartments in city. Many sizable world hotel chains have a presence in the city.- Visiting "Gabaland" amusement park, an ice skating rink and a Greekstyle theatre, built especially for outside concerts. Gabala has several shopping malls; the most famous city center mall is Gabala Mall.- Tour to Tufandag Mountain & Ski Resort- 18:00 Stop for dinner (by extra payment)- 20:00 Transfer to the hotel.- OvernightMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 6: Tour to Nohugishlag lakePass By: Gabaland, Qabala, Shaki-Zaqatala Region- Breakfast at the hotel- Meeting at the hotel lobby- Tour to Nohugishlag lake. This lake is located from 3 km east of Gabala city and 1 km north of Nohurgishlag village.- Stop for lunch. (by extra payment)- Transfer to Baku.- Check in and accommodation in the hotel in Baku.- OvernightMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.Day 7: Back to BakuPass By: Baku Old City, Baku, Absheron Region- Meeting at the hotel lobby.- Check out from the hotel.- Transfer to the airport.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price :Single room: 360 USDDouble room: 290 USD* This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.

What’s included

  • 6x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Accommodation (4*)
  • (5 nights in Baku, 1 night in Gabala)
  • Transfer (airport-hotel-airport)
  • Transportation (during the tour)
  • Excursions (city tour, Absheron tour, Gobustan tour, Gabala Tour)
  • English speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Air tickets
  • Insurance
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Additional charge
  • Entrance fees to the museums

Itinerary

Day 1: Information about city Baku Pass By: Baku Airport Transfer Services, Baku, Absheron Region Nowruz holiday in Azerbaijan is a feast of spring, a start of New Year. Nowruz celebrations are one of the most interesting events in this country. Traditionally, Azerbaijanis start festivities 4 Wednesdays before 21st of March, symbolizing the end of the Old year and beginning of the New year - Meeting at the airport. - Information about the city and country on the way to the hotel by the professional guide. - Check-in and accommodation in the hotel. - Free time. No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 2: Baku City tour Pass By: Baku Old City, Baku, Absheron Region Breakfast at the hotel. - Meeting at the lobby of the hotel. - Baku City tour - You will be met by our guide and driver at your hotel to begin city tour in Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan. Start your walk in Icheri Sheher – the old part of the city. Visit Maiden Tower, Shirvan Shahs’ Palace, Caravanserai, and the market square with numerous art studios and souvenir stalls. Continue to the Memory Alley Shehidler Khiyabany that opens up a great panoramic view of Baku city. Further, you will explore 19-20th centuries architecture: Nizami Street, Fountain Square, Freedom Square. - Stop for lunch. (by extra payment) - City tour continues with a visit to the Upland Park. Upland Park is located on a hill in the western part of the city. This is the best place to see the city and the Baku Bay. The architecture of the capital is very eclectic; it is a combination of different styles and influences such as Barocco, classicism and modern architecture, both Eastern and Western. - Visiting Heydar Aliyev centre designed by Zaha Hadid. - 18:00 Stop for dinner (by extra payment) - 20:00 Transfer to the hotel. - Overnight Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 3: Drive to Surakhani village Pass By: Yanar Dag, Baku, Absheron Region - Breakfast at the hotel. - Meeting at the lobby of the hotel. - Drive to Surakhani village. The spread of Zoroastrianism in the territory of the modern Azerbaijan was due to spontaneously flammable sources of oil and gas. Therefore, in this area such a monument as the temple Ateshgah has survived. - Excursion to Ateshgah. Fire Temple Ateshgah (literally Fire House) is located in 30 kilometers from the center of Baku, in the south-eastern outskirts of the Absheron Peninsula. - Stop for lunch. (by extra payment) - Excursion to Yanardag. Next to this small village in the Absheron peninsula Mount Yanardagh is situated. The word "Yanar" in Azeri language means "burning", and "Dagh" - "mountain". And this is real a burning mountain - not metaphorically, but literally. Once in Absheron it had been a lot of places where natural gas coming out from the earth to the surface ignited spontaneously, but with the start of mass extraction of oil and gas in Absheron these places started to disappear. - Transfer to the hotel. - Free time. - Overnight. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 4: Visit the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Lanscape. Pass By: Gobustan Rock Art, Baku, Absheron Region - Breakfast at the hotel - Meeting at the lobby of the hotel. - In the morning, visit the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Lanscape. Gobustan one of the most ancient human settlements in the world. Primitive people depicted the art on stones thousands years ago. Gobustan is very rich in archaeological monuments. The reserve has more than 6,000 rock engravings dating back between 5,000 – 40,000 years. The site also features the remains of inhabited caves, settlements and burials, all reflecting an intensive human use by the inhabitants of the area during the wet period that followed the last Ice Age, from the Upper Paleolithic to the Middle Ages. - Visting Mud Volcanoes. According to the number of mud volcanoes Azerbaijan takes first place in the world. Approximately 350 of 800 existing mud volcanoes are found in Azerbaijan. Most of them are concentrated in Gobustan Region. (it depend on the weather, because in rainy weather, cars cannot go to the volcano) - Stop for lunch. (by extra payment) - Transfer to hotel. - Free time - Overnight Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 5: Gabala city tour Pass By: Gabaland, Qabala, Shaki-Zaqatala Region Breakfast at the hotel - Meeting at the hotel lobby - Transfer to Gabala - Check in and accommodation in the hotel in Gabala. - Free time (for lunch) (by extra payment) - 15:00 Starting Gabala city tour, city is the former capital of Caucasian Albania, the archaeological site of which is about 20 km southwest. Gabala is considered a popular tourist destination due to the combination of a very good spring climate, woods along the mountains and excellent fauna was exploited by the construction of large numbers of hotels and apartments in city. Many sizable world hotel chains have a presence in the city. - Visiting "Gabaland" amusement park, an ice skating rink and a Greekstyle theatre, built especially for outside concerts. Gabala has several shopping malls; the most famous city center mall is Gabala Mall. - Tour to Tufandag Mountain & Ski Resort - 18:00 Stop for dinner (by extra payment) - 20:00 Transfer to the hotel. - Overnight Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 6: Tour to Nohugishlag lake Pass By: Gabaland, Qabala, Shaki-Zaqatala Region - Breakfast at the hotel - Meeting at the hotel lobby - Tour to Nohugishlag lake. This lake is located from 3 km east of Gabala city and 1 km north of Nohurgishlag village. - Stop for lunch. (by extra payment) - Transfer to Baku. - Check in and accommodation in the hotel in Baku. - Overnight Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
Day 7: Back to Baku Pass By: Baku Old City, Baku, Absheron Region - Meeting at the hotel lobby. - Check out from the hotel. - Transfer to the airport. Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Admiral Hotel 4* Price : Single room: 360 USD Double room: 290 USD * This hotel can be replaced with similar ones.
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