MOUNTAIN SKI TOUR BAKU GABALA (TUFANDAG)
7 days | 6 nights
Welcome to Azerbaijan! Meet our representative at the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Leisure time after transferring and settling into the hotel. You will participate in the panoramic tour of Baku city to explore Baku which will be held in the evening and visit luxurious shopping centers.
After breakfast at the hotel, be ready in the hotel lobby by 09:30 am from where your guide will take you on a city tour of Baku. Your first destination will be the Highland Park that offers a 360˚ panoramic view of the Baku city, which resembles a massive amphitheater that gently slopes down to the adjoining Caspian Sea! After, we depart for the Baku Old City Tour. The excursion tour begins with a visit to the Old Town – ‘Icheri Sheher’, which is the heart of Baku. We will be visiting several dozens of historically architectural monuments located in the territory of Old Town, including Palace of Shirvanshahs, the Maiden Tower, several caravan-palaces, mosques, baths, etc. This is followed by a visit to the Maiden Tower – ‘Baku’s landmark, known locally as Giz Galasi, which was built in the 12th century as part of the walled city. We will also tour Baku’s medieval cultural spots, such as; Caravanserai and Shirvanshahs` Palace, the biggest monument of the Shirvan- Absheron, branch of the Azerbaijan architecture. You can spend a pleasant time in the restaurants where you can taste dishes from national Azerbaijan cuisine. After lunch we will be passing by Baku Boulevard, one of the favorite retreat centers for tourists and inhabitants. By bus or car, you will see the Flag Square – Baku city’s splendid architectural landmark. From there, historical milestones will be seen such as; Baku Promenade, National Carpets Museum – whose very building resembles a folded carpet, House of the Government, Governor’s Garden, Magomayev Philharmonic Theatre, etc. afterwards you will proceed to the Cultural Center Complex – Heydar Aliyev Center that is comprised of exhibition halls, museums and an auditorium. Its architecture is remarkable as no angles can be seen in its interior as well as exterior. After dinner transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel rooms and leave for the historical Sheki City. In a magnificent restaurant, we taste various kinds of the national dishes inherent to Sheki. After lunch, we visit Sheki Khan’s Palace, Karvansaray, Albanian Church and other considerable places of Sheki. In the evening, we travel to the historical and modern city of Gabala. Then, transfer to our hotel, followed by free time.
Day 4 and 5
After breakfast, we depart for the Tufandag Skiing tour. Tufandag is one of the most popular Mountain & Ski Resorts not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the Caucasian region. Using cableways, you can go up to a height of 2836 m above sea level and here you can spend a pleasant time in cafes and restaurants with spectacular views. Please note that even if the ski period begins, if there is not enough snow for skiing, you will still be able to see the amazing view of Tufandag from the top of the mountain. At the end of the tour you are transferred and settled into the hotel and will have free time. You stay overnight at the hotel.
At 09:00 am refresh yourselves with breakfast and be ready for our professional guide to pick you up from your place of stay for your next destination. By 09:30 am, your Baku holidays begin where you will start your journey to Ateshgah for the Temple visit. This temple – well known for fire worshippers and fire adorations – is located in the Surakhany village and is known as the ‘Temple of Eternal Fire’. Comprised of Alter and guest cell room, this shrine holds the remnants of Zoroastrianism and Hinduism. It is said that the fire holes of this temple forms natural burning fire that lit up natural gas. The guest room cells of the chapel are now reconstructed as a Museum for the tourists. After the temple visit, by around 11:00 am, you will start off for the Mehemmedli village visit. From the village you will proceed to Yanardag Fire Mountain which lies next to the village. Glowing continuously for several thousand years by means of natural gas, this mountain is one of its kind and a true nature’s wonder. After lunch, half day is yours. Make the day memorable by exploring the streets in Baku where you can make local purchases and have the opportunity to get a feel of the city and its locals. Make the day happy… In the evening hours our guide will organize the Baku Boulevard with Cruise Tour (depending on weather) and the Ferris Wheel Ride (depending on weather). Overnight in Baku.
After breakfast check out from the hotel where you will be transferred to the airport. We see our guests off at the airport and the end of the Tour! We hope you have a memorable time in Azerbaijan / Baku and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Have a safe trip back home and thank you for choosing Fayyaz Travels.
|Type of tour package||Price|
|Economy Package||SGD 935|
|Deluxe Package||SGD 1050|
|Lux Package||SGD 1325|
*All prices as per double sharing basis per person
*These prices are valid till 31st March 2019 only.
- Airport-hotel-airport” transfers by Deluxe A/C coach.
- 6 nights of total stay, including 4 nights in Baku and 2 nights in Shahdag, Bed and breakfast included.
- Accommodation Single / Double / Triple room with Breakfast.
- All day Transfer with comfortable transport in an A/C coach (7 days)
- Entrance fee for Maiden Tower, Shirvanshahs’ Palace, Heydar Aliyev Center, Carpet Museum, Shahdag Chair Lift, “Ateshgah” Fire Temple, “Yanardag” Fire Mountain, Cruise and the Ferris Wheel Ride.
- 01 Drinking Bottle of water per person per day.
- All tours and transfers which are mentioned in the program.
- Local SIM Cards with an internet package of 4GB.
- Travel insurance for 7 days.
- Guide service in English excursions throughout the tour.
- Air Fare.
- Lunch and dinner.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned at the included section.
- Ski equipment and using cableways.
- Tourist visa to Azerbaijan.
|Type of tour package:||Hotels:|
|Economy package||Royal Garden Baku Hotel 4*;
Qafqaz Karvansaray Gabala Hotel 4*
|Deluxe package||Qafqaz Baku City Hotel 4*;
Qafqaz Sport Gabala Hotel 5*
|Lux package||Intourist Baku Hotel 5*;
Qafqaz River Side Gabala Hotel 5* https://qafqazhotels.com/en//hotels/qafqaz-riverside-resort-hotel