Why Visit Azerbaijan this summer?
Azerbaijan, located in the Caucasus region, is a country with a rich cultural heritage, stunning natural beauty, and a rapidly developing economy. As a traveler from Dubai, you might be wondering why you should consider visiting this country.
Let’s see some of the reasons why you should book the Azerbaijan holiday packages from Dubai right now.
Azerbaijan - A country of contrasts
Firstly, Azerbaijan is a country of contrasts. On the one hand, it has modern cities like Baku, with its skyscrapers and high-end shopping malls, while on the other hand, it has preserved its traditional way of life in the countryside. If you're interested in exploring a blend of modernity and history, let us book you the best Azerbaijan holiday packages from Dubai for you.
Melting pot of cultures
One of the main reasons to visit Azerbaijan is to experience its vibrant culture. The country has a rich history dating back thousands of years and has been influenced by various civilizations such as the Persians, the Ottomans, and the Russians. As a result, Azerbaijan has a unique cultural identity that is reflected in its cuisine, music, dance, and art.
Azerbaijani cuisine is a must-try, with its signature dishes like plov (a rice dish), dolma (stuffed vegetables), and kebab. If you're a fan of music, you'll love Azerbaijan's traditional music, which has been recognized as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage.
And if you're a lover of art, be sure to visit the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, which houses some of the country's most impressive contemporary art collections.
Meet nature at its best
Another reason to visit Azerbaijan is its stunning natural beauty. The country is blessed with a diverse landscape that includes the Caucasus Mountains, the Caspian Sea, and the Gobustan National Park, where you can see ancient petroglyphs.
If you're an adventure enthusiast, Azerbaijan offers many opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, and water sports. Additionally, the country's hot springs and mud volcanoes provide a unique experience that you won't find anywhere else.
Explore the history
If you're a history buff, Azerbaijan has a lot to offer. The country has a rich history that dates back to ancient times, and many historical sites have been preserved to this day. The Old City of Baku is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to many historical monuments like the Maiden Tower, the Palace of Shirvanshahs, and the Juma Mosque.
The city of Ganja, located in western Azerbaijan, has a rich history as the center of the ancient Ganja state and is home to many historical landmarks like the Imamzadeh Mausoleum and the Ganja Gate and can be the highlight of your trip through our Azerbaijan holiday packages from Dubai.
A shopping haven
Finally, Azerbaijan is a great destination for shopping enthusiasts. The country has a thriving retail industry, with many shopping malls and markets selling everything from traditional handicrafts to high-end luxury brands.
The Park Bulvar Mall in Baku is one of the largest shopping malls in the country and has a wide range of international brands. For a more traditional shopping experience, visit the Taza Bazaar in Baku, where you can find authentic Azerbaijani handicrafts like carpets, ceramics, and jewelry.
What are you waiting for?
In conclusion, Azerbaijan is a great destination for Dubai residents who want to experience a unique blend of history, culture, natural beauty, and modernity.
Whether you're interested in exploring the country's vibrant culture, experiencing its stunning natural landscapes, or learning about its rich history, Azerbaijan has something for everyone. So, pack your bags and book the Azerbaijan holiday packages from Dubai for an unforgettable adventure in this beautiful country!
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Arrive Baku - Heydar Aliyev International Airport – meet with your welcoming guide at airport after he / she lead you till your transfer vehicle meet with your driver and private transfer to your hotel
1300 HRS check in to hotel – rest of day is yours
Overnight at hotel in Baku.
Have a breakfast at hotel approx 08:00 am pick up time (we will give you certain timing 1 day before the tour) meet with your guide at hotel lobby pick up from hotel – proceed for Baku City tour with main highlights
10:00 – time will be advised by the guide
Visit to Highland Park-Alley of Martyrs, The National Assembly- also transliterated as Milli Majlis, Flame Towers-the tallest skyscraper in Baku.
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 Yeni Bulvar (New Boulevard) has virtually doubled the length to 3.75 km.
*Tour program will continue 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
Tour going 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 Zaha Hadid 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.
Once the program is finished, the guide will leave you in the city or drop back to the hotel
Overnight at hotel in Baku.
Early breakfast at hotel, approx 08:00 am pick up time (we will give you certain timing 1 day before the tour) meet with your guide at hotel lobby after pick up from hotel, transfer to Gabala.
Excursion in: Tufandaq”Winter-Summer Tourism complex offers cable car rides (additional price) at any time of the year, skiing on the ski tracks of different difficulty level, ski training and ski school, catering service (cafe and restaurants), entertainment centres for kids, hotel and other services.
Gabala Amusement Park
Visit to Gabaland - it is located in one of the most picturesque regions of Azerbaijan, this centre attracts summer tourists from Russia, Iran and Turkey .The main attractions are drop tower, twister, swinger, mini coaster, techno pop, butterfly, bumper cars, crazy clown, pedal boats, Italian kiddie rides, mini jet, battery moto, play ground, trampoline, lasermaxx, xd theatre, ice ring dome, horse & pony riding, race mania, nautic jet, climbing wall, bungee trampoline, sky diver.
Nohur Lake -it is located in Qabala, another region of Azerbaijan that one passes when travelling to Sheki. Lake is not on the way but if you go a bit deeper towards the mountains this beautiful view opens up in front of you.
Overnight at hotel in Baku.
Have a breakfast at hotel approx 08:00 am pick up time (we will give you certain timing 1 day before the tour) meet with your guide at hotel lobby pick up from hotel – proceed
Absheron tour will start 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
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."
Overnight at hotel in Baku.
Breakfast at hotel (depends on your flight timing) Check out from hotel (international check out time is 12:00 o’clock) we will give you certain pick up timing 1 day before the transfer (generally 4 HRS before your flight timing) meet with your transferman / driver at the hotel lobby private transfer to Baku Airport