Along the route of the Silk Road

Along the route of the Silk Road

Baku, Shamakhi, Ismailly, Gabala and Sheki


The Great Silk Road was a caravan route from China to the Middle and Asian countries in ancient and medieval times. Historical trade routes from China, India, Iran, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and other countries.

The modern Silk Road tour covers the cities of Azerbaijan as a center of trade and culture. The tour includes Baku, Shamakhi, Ismailly, Gabala and Sheki.

You will have an opportunity to taste dishes, as well as get acquainted with the historical architecture of cities traveling within the 6-day tour.

Included in the tour price

- Transfer
- Hotel Accommodation
- Breakfasts at the hotel
- Inland transportation
- Tour Guide
- All excursions

 Not included in the tour price 

- Air ticket
- Visa
- Insurance
- Museum tickets and guide at the museums

6 day 5 night

Price

Tour

Along the route of the Silk Road

Nights

5

Days

6

Booking time: 08 - 20 hrs

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Itinerary

1-st day

Meeting at the airport.
Check-in at the hotel.
Overnight.

2-nd day

Breakfast at the hotel.
Baku sightseeing tour.
The tour covers the central part of the city showing the most interesting historical and architectural sites.
Lunch at a local restaurant
A trip to the Absheron peninsula.
Visit to the flaming mountain - "Yanardag", Temple of Fire Worshippers' - "Ateshgah". Overnight at the hotel.

3-rd day

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check-out.
On the way to Gabala visit to Diri Baba mausoleum in Maraza village.
In Shamakha visit to historical mosque Juma (Friday), the mausoleum of Yeddi Gumbez - (Seven Domes) - the graveyard of Shirvan Shahs'.
Lunch.
Continue trip to Gabala via Muganly passing.
Photo stops on the most beautiful places in the mountains.
On the way visit to Basqal village.
Basqal was one of great weaving center of Shirvan in middle centuries.
Then to visit "Vandam" village in Gabala province, ruins of the capital of ancient Caucasian Albania.
Arrival in Gabala.
Accommodation at Hotel.

4th day

Breakfast at the hotel.
Sheki sightseeing tour.
Visit to the local medieval fortress, Caravansaray, Sheki Khans' palace, local museum of history, local handicrafts workshop, panoramic view of the town, mosque-madrassah, local bazaar.
Lunch.
Visit to the picturesque places Marhal,
The village of Kish - the ancient Albanian church.
Fortress Geles-Geresen (VII-IX c.).
Overnight in hotel.

5-th day

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure to Baku.
Arrival in Baku.
Overnight.

6-th day

Breakfast.
Tour "Gobustan Reserve petroglyphs"
Lunch.
Transfer to the Airport.

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