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Southern Сharm Of Azerbaijan Tour

Country: Azerbaijan
City: Lenkaran
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Classic Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

The southern region of Azerbaijan is one of the brightest and most beautiful regions of the Republic. Exquisite architecture, a wonderful climate, and magnificent landscapes are the hallmarks of this region. Fertile soil contributes to the prosperity of agriculture, the presence of thermal springs attracts tourists and people who want to improve their health, and a long history and an abundance of historical and cultural attractions do not leave indifferent fans of antiquities.

Immerse yourself in the fabulous world of the East, visiting the pearl of Azerbaijan, Baku city! Its colorful restaurants will surprise you and you will be pleased with the variety of delicious local food, and the warm sun and the hospitality of the local people will make your holiday unforgettable!

Excursion to the Old City tour begins with a visit to the Upland Park.

The tour proceeds with the visit to the Old City - with its fortress walls, historical buildings, and narrow paved streets. The tourists will see and appreciate the main attractions of the Old City, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and the famous Maiden Tower.

Just imagine that the bricks under your shoes for centuries keep the memory of the city’s history, its fame, and glory, its grieves, and sufferings. During the walk you will definitely feel that the air smells like magic – the salty and oily odor of the Caspian Sea mixes up with the flavors of Oriental spices and kabab from the numerous restaurants. Baku is a young girl – it is full of energy, beautiful, bright, and vivid. It is ready to change but nevertheless follows the traditions of ancestors. Behind the walls, the city life sparkles like a melting pot, while in the Old City everything is calm and dutiful as it was for centuries. Baku people do not like to live in hurry.

We continue with the Cultural Centre named after Heydar Aliyev. Heydar Aliyev Center is a cultural center, projected as a complex structure that includes the Auditorium (convention center), a museum, exhibition halls, administrative offices. The project center has been designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre is considered to be one of the symbols of modern Baku.

The exhibition presents traditional clothes and old coins. The attention of visitors attracted to the holy books of different religions, representatives of which live in Azerbaijan, the exhibit is known as the space tolerance. (you can visit any of these exhibitions for additional payment).

A trip to the South of Azerbaijan, Lankaran city. Lankaran city is located 270 km from Baku on the shore of the Caspian Sea and surrounded by mountains. On the way, we will make several stops. The first will be in the Shirvan reserve, famous for its herds of gazelles (kind of deer). Also, you may see wild boar, nutria, rabbits, turtles - the inhabitants of the steppes of Shirvan lowlands. Arrival in Lankaran. Hotel accommodation

Overnight in Lankaran.

Day 3 Lankaran Hirkan Reserve

Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion. Next, we will continue our journey in Hirkan Reserve. On the way, we will be surrounded by the relict forests of the place. Lankaran region is unique for its flora and fauna - iron tree, found only in this area, there are also cheetahs, which are listed in the Red Book of Azerbaijan. Did you know that the Lankaran, located in the subtropical climate zone, is a country of tea and citrus? Therefore, the tea ceremony with the same lemon - the most important part of our acquaintance with Lenkoran.

Today we will have a trip to Lerik. The city is located farther from the sea, surrounded by forests, and is one of the mountainous regions of Azerbaijan. Lerik is famous for its centenarians - a resident of Shirali Myuslimov hit the Guinness Book of Records because of his age- 168 years! You will have the opportunity to visit a unique museum of centenarians, which has no analogs in the world. The city is famous for its longevity, and together we will try to find out their secret!

Check-in hotel

End of tour.

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