11 days/ 10 Nights
Azerbaijan – Georgia
This Caucasus culture tour is specially designed to highlight the way from Baku, Azerbaijan to Tbilisi, Georgia through the rolling hills and lush valleys, the beautiful and scenic Mountains of Caucasus, the lakes and the ancient architectural monuments and fascinating villages. A truly fascinating tour of these two Caucasus countries those are very famous for its hospitality.
Day 01: Arrival in Baku
After meeting and greeting at the airport you will be transferred to hotel and check in. A brief night tour of Baku to witness Flaming Towers of Baku (subject to arrival timing). Overnight stay at hotel in Baku.
Day 02: Baku
We’ll visit the walled city of Baku with the Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower, UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Inner City (Icheri Sheher) has preserved much of its 12th century defensive walls. The 12th century Maiden Tower (Giz Galasy – one of the pearls of Azerbaijan’s architecture), then we will visit Juma Mosque and the Carpet Museum. Afterwards, we will walk in Naberezhny Park and along Baku Boulevard and on Boulevard we will take a boat ride along Baku Bay. Overnight stay at hotel in Baku.
Day 03: Baku – Absheron Peninsula – Baku
We will leave for full day excursion to Absheron Peninsula. Over there we will visit Ateshgah, the Fire Worshippers’ Temple which is located in the village of Surakhany, built on the land where natural gas burned eternally and worshipped by Zoroastrians who used to travel from the province of Multan in India to visit this sacred place. We will also visit the ancient castles of Absheron Peninsula dated 12th-13th c.c. Overnight stay at hotel in Baku.
Day 04: Baku – Gabala
Today we will depart for Qabala (Gabala) – en route visit Jumma Mosque in Shamakhi (old and historical). Gabala is a famous summer tourist resort and also visit Lahij village that is well known place for traditional handicrafts of Azerbaijan . On arrival transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight stay at hotel in Gabala.
Day 05: Gabala
This will be full day to explore Gabala region by visiting Nohur Lake, visit of Gabaland (funland park) and then chair lift ride to view Gabala city. Overnight stay at hotel in Gabala.
Day 06: Gabala – Sheki
After breakfast we will leave for Sheki, one of the most famous and ancient places of Azerbaijan and known as silk center. In Sheki we will visit the 18th century Khan’s summer palace with magnificent frescos and exquisite stained glass work, and then also visit Sheki History museum and the Albanian church located in Kish village. Overnight stay at hotel in Sheki.
Day 07: Sheki – Telavi – Sighnaghi
Today we will leave for Telavi and Sighnaghi, the main cities of eastern province of Georgia. At Tsinandali we will visit Palace of Al. Chavchavadze, famous Georgian poet and then visit Telavi State Historical and Ethnographical Museum and Palace of the King Erekle; Shuamta monastery complexes. Afterwards we will drive to Sighnaghi, up on arrival transfer to hotel and check in. Overnight stay at hotel in Sighnaghi.
Day 08: Sighnaghi – Bodbe – David Gareji – Tbilisi
We will depart for Tbilisi, en route we will visit the Bodbe Monastery of the 9th century, then to David Gareji Monastery Complex, one of the most important landmarks of Georgia and a unique combination of the historic architecture. We will continue drive Tbilisi, on arrival transfer to hotel and check in.
Overnight at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 09: Tbilisi – Mtskheta – Tbilisi
Today we will go for full day excursion to explore Jvari monastery, is a Georgian orthodox monastery of the 6th century near Mtskheta (UNESCO Heritage site). The name is translated as the Monastery of the Cross. Jvari Monastery stands on the rocky mountaintop at the confluence of the Mtkvari and Aragvi rivers, overlooking the town of Mtskheta, which was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Iberia.
Overnight stay at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 10: Tbilisi
After breakfast we will go for city sightseeing tour of Tbilisi by visiting Trinity Cathedral (the second Millennium), Metekhi Church (XIII century), Old Tbilisi, Sulphur Baths, Narikala Fortress (V-IV centuries), Sioni (XIII c.) and Anchiskhati churches (VI century). Also walk on Shardeni and Leselidze streets and Rustaveli Avenue to touch the life spirit of Georgia. Overnight stay at hotel in Tbilisi.
Day 11: Tbilisi – Flight out
After breakfast we will depart for Tbilisi airport to catch flight back home (transfer will be fixed as per flight details). End of Azerbaijan tour and end of tours services of Tourism Incentives
Price Per Person in USD:
Services Includes in Package:
Accommodation in first class hotels
Breakfast and Dinner
English speaking tour guide
Road transport (air-conditioned, with fuel and driver wages)
All kind of taxes and entry fees to the sites