AZERBAIJAN BAKU – THE LAND OF FIRE TOUR( 4 Nights/5 Days )

Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with coastline along the Caspian Sea. It's famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower. Contemporary landmarks include the Zaha Hadid–designed Heydar Aliyev Center, and the Flame Towers, 3 pointed skyscrapers covered with LED screens.

DAY 1 DELHI-BAKU- WELCOME CITY TOUR _____________________________________________________________


- Arrival in Baku

- Transfer from Airport to Restaurant.


1200 Hrs LUNCH AT INDIAN RESTAURANT


- 1400 Hrs check in at hotel 

- 1800 Hrs Assembly at hotel lobby & proceed to Panoramic City Tour: 

Visit to Highland Park-Alley of Martyrs, The National Assembly- also transliterated as MilliMajlis, Flame towers-the tallest skyscraper in Baku. 

Later you will visit Baku Crystal Hall - an indoor arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. Located on the coast of Baku near National Flag Square, construction of the arena began in August 2011 and finished in April 2012—in time for it to host its first major event, the 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest

Walking through Baku Boulevard which stretches along a south-facing bay on the Caspian Sea. It traditionally starts at Freedom Square continuing west to the Old City and beyond. Since 2012, the YeniBulvar (New Boulevard) has virtually doubled the length to 3.75 km.


- TRANSFER FOR DINNER AT INDIAN RESTAURANT AT 2000 HRS 


- Transfer to Hotel at 2200 Hrs 

- Free time – can explore night activities at you own

- Overnight in hotel


DAY 2 - BAKU CITY TOUR


- BREAKFAST 0700-1000 HRS                                                                                                                                                

- 1000 Hrs Our tour program starts with Old City or Inner City is the historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls were well protected. In 2007, the Old City had a population of about 3000 people. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

- LUNCH IN INDIAN RESTAURANT AT 1400 HRS 


- 1530 Hrs After lunch group will experience the happening street of Nizami Street known for shopping

- 1700 Hrs Tour continues with the visit to the charming example of modern architecture. The Heydar Aliyev Center a 57,500 m2 building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan designed by Iraqi-British architect ZahaHadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. The center is named after Heydar Aliyev, the first secretary of Soviet Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1982, and president of Azerbaijan Republic from October 1993 to October 2003. (Photoshoot outside).  



- 2000 Hrs GALA DINNER AT INDIAN RESTURANT WITH 2+2 VEG, NON VEG SNACKS, INDIAN BUFFET LOCAL SPIRITS (BEER, VODKA, WHISKEY & WINE) & EXCLUSIVE DANCE SHOW. (APPL?CABLE FOR M?N?MUM 15 PAX) 


- Transfer Back to Hotel at 2230 Hrs 

- Free time – can explore night activities at you own

- Overnight in hotel



DAY 3 – Fire Mountain & Fire Temple


- BREAKFAST 0700-1000 HRS

- 1000 Hrs  Assembly at hotel lobby . Trip to "Fire Mountain "-"Yanardag" -a mountain on Absheron peninsula , 25 km from north of Baku. Literally, word "Yanardag" means "Blazing mountain". Blazing bodies of flame dance on stones and floor.  Yanar dag is a natural gas fire which blazes continuously on a hillside on the Absheron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea near Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, which itself is known as the "land of fire."                                                                                                                                  - 1130 Hrs Tour continues with Ateshgah (Fire Worshippers Temple) Based on Persian and Indian inscriptions, the temple was used as a Hindu and Zoroastrian place of worship. "Atash”» is the Persian word for fire. The pentagonal complex, which has a courtyard surrounded by cells for monks and a tetra pillar-altar in the middle, was built during the 17th and 18th centuries. It was abandoned in the late 19th century, probably due to the dwindling of the Indian population in the area. The natural "eternal flame" went out in 1969, after nearly a century of exploitation of petroleum and gas in the area, but is now lit by gas piped from the nearby city  

- LUNCH IN INDIAN RESTAURANT AT 1300 HRS 


- 1430 Hrs Continue with Baku Ferris Wheel, also known as the Baku Eye - is a Ferris wheel on Baku Boulevard in the Seaside National Park of Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. The wheel is 60 metres tall and has 30 cabins, each holding eight people. It makes a complete turn in 30 to 40 minutes.

- 1530 Hrs Start Shopping tour with Local Sweet Shop, Azerbaijan Brand: Aliahmad’S

- 1600 Hrs Proceed to Local vine and alcoholic drinks shop

- 1700 Hrs Continue with “Xurcun” dry fruits and sweets shop

- Continue with Boat Tour 


- TRANSFER FOR DINNER AT INDIAN RESTAURANT AT 2000 HRS 


- Transfer to Hotel at 2200 Hrs 

- Free time – can explore night activities at you own

- Overnight in hotel 


DAY 4 - SHOPPING TOUR


- BREAKFAST 0700-1000 HRS

- 1000 Hrs Visit to Genclik Mall located in 10 minutes distance form city center with taxi. Genjlik mall is the biggest Mall in Baku and contains over 80 stores, big bowling halls,the biggest movie halls, 3D cinema, Playground for children, Bravo supermarket, VIP restaurants, food courts

1400 HRS LUNCH IN LOCAL RESTAURANT & TASTING LOCAL FOOD

15:30 Start shopping in Park Boulevard which is a multi-storey shopping mall located on Baku Boulevard, downtown Baku, Azerbaijan.The mall is located 5 minutes of walking distance from Sahil Metro station of Baku Subway and Government House of Baku. The building has all architectural attributes of the East and modern art of the West. It consists of six floors, including two underground floors.The general area of the mall is 17,000 square metres. It also has a parking lot for 550 automobiles

18:00 Back to Hotel


- TRANSFER FOR DINNER AT INDIAN RESTAURANT AT 2000 HRS 


- Transfer to Hotel at 2200 Hrs 

- Free time – can explore night activities at you own

- Overnight in hotel 



DAY 5 - GOOD BYE BAKU! 

- BREAKFAST 0700-1000 HRS

- 1200 Hrs Check out from hotel 

- Departure from Baku.


Exclusions:

- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.

- Porter service.

- Hard drinks.

- Charges in hotels for additional services & penalties.

- Any additional persons joining the group at the destination or any of the services will need to pay full package price and the payment needs to be paid in our Delhi office.


Airfare Policy:

• 100% Advance at the time of booking (For FIT bookings)

• 30% Advance at the time of booking (For GIT bookings) 

• 100% payment will be required 25 days before departure.

•Tickets are Non Refundable 25 days before departure and Non Transferable after issuance.

•Ticketing time limit would be 7 days before departures.


Visa Policy & Requirement:

Only properly scanned passport copies (front and back pages) are required for visa application.

• Visa fee (once applied) is non refundable and non transferable.

Azerbaijan Normal Visa process takes 3 working days.

• 06 months minimum validity required from date of travel in any passport.