Special Interest Tours

"Azerbaijan Unveiled: Tailored Special Interest Tours for Your Passionate Exploration"

Explore Azerbaijan in a way that resonates with your passion! Join our Special Interest Tours tailored just for you. Uncover the hidden treasures of Azerbaijan's birdwatching havens, nurture your green thumb on eco-friendly botanical tours, renew your faith on soul-enriching religious journeys, savor the uniqueness of one-off festivals, and indulge your palate on exquisite food and wine expeditions. Our carefully crafted itineraries are designed to match your interests, ensuring an experience that you'll truly love. Join like-minded enthusiasts and let your curiosity guide you through the extraordinary landscapes and cultural wonders of Azerbaijan. Whether you're an avid birder, a nature lover, a festival enthusiast, or a gastronomic adventurer, there's a special tour waiting for you!

BIRDWATCHING TOURS

"BIRDWATCHER'S PARADISE: AZERBAIJAN AVIAN EXPEDITION - 10 DAYS"

"BIRDWATCHER'S DELIGHT: AZERBAIJAN AVIAN EXPEDITION - 11 DAYS"

9 nights | 10 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in Baku, transfer to the city, and check in after 14:00. Free time and overnight at Central Park or Azcot or a similar hotel. (No meals)

Day 2: Shirvan National Park Exploration (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Visit Shirvan National Park, home to iconic goitered gazelles and a paradise for birdwatchers with over 270 species. Target species include Little Bustard, Imperial Eagle, Greater Flamingo, and more. Overnight at Kur Hotel in Salyan or a similar accommodation.

Day 3: GizilAgaj Adventure (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore GizilAgaj, a 100,000-hectare protected area by the Caspian Sea, rich in wetlands and a haven for seabirds and wintering birds. Target species include Citrine Wagtail, Glossy Ibis, Pallid Harrier, and more. Overnight in Lenkaran at Khan Lenkoran hotel or a similar hotel.

Day 4: Talish Mountains | Hirkan Exploration (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore birdwatching sites in the Talish Mountains, home to exclusive bird species, including the elusive Caspian Tit. Target species include Black-throated Thrush, Shikra, White-throated Robin, and more. Overnight in Lerik at Tebessum hotel or a similar hotel.

Day 5: Gobustan | Mud Volcanoes | Baku | Nakhchivan (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Visit Gobustan, known for petroglyphs and unique bird species like Rock Nuthatch and Red-billed Chough. Depart to Nakhchivan in the evening.

Day 6: Nakhchivan | Nehram Exploration (B|L|D)

Breakfast. Explore Nakhchivan's unique avifauna, distinct from mainland Azerbaijan. Target species include Mongolian Finch, Caspian Snowcock, Lanner Falcon, and more. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 7: Nakhchivan – Batabat | Baku (B|L|D)

Breakfast. Full day birdwatching in NAR with distinct targets. Evening transfer to Baku. 

Day 8: Khizi | Beshbarmag | Khinalig (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Explore the Besh Barmag bottleneck, a natural corridor for bird migration. Target species include Black-winged Pratincole, Steppe Eagle, Pallid Harrier, and more. Dinner and overnight stay in Khinaliq.

Day 9: Khinalig | Baku (B|L|D)

Breakfast at your hotel. Visit high-mountain villages Khinalig and Laza for unique bird species. Target species include Caucasian Grouse, Lammergeier, Alpine Accentor, and more. Arrive in Baku, dinner, and transfer to Central Park or Azcot or a similar hotel.

Day 10: Baku | Departure 

Transfer to Baku Airport and flight to your home country. Check out by 12:00.

10 nights | 11 days Azerbaijan

Day 1 - Arrival in Baku:

Fly to Baku from your home city. Transfer to the city center for an overnight stay. Check-in after 14:00, no meals today.

Day 2: Shirvan National Park Exploration (B|L|D)

Explore Shirvan National Park, south of Baku, home to the endangered Goitered Gazelle. Encounter a variety of species, including Pygmy Cormorant, Steppe Buzzard, Eastern Imperial Eagle, and more. Transfer to Salyan for an overnight stop.

Day 3: Gizil Agaj Birding (B|L|D)

Explore Gizil Agaj, a protected area by the Caspian Sea with diverse habitats. Seek species such as Eurasian Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Black Francolin, and Terek Sandpiper. Transfer to Lenkaran for the night.

Day 4: Talish Mountains Adventure (B|L|D)

Explore the Talish Mountains, covering the southeastern area of Azerbaijan. Discover unique species like the poelzami subspecies of Great Spotted Woodpecker, Shikra, and Caspian Tit. Overnight stay in Lerik.

Day 5: Gobustan Exploration | Flight to Nakhchivan (B|L|D)

Visit Gobustan, known for rock art and unique bird species. Scan for Rock Nuthatch, Red-billed Chough, Finch’s Wheatear, and more. Depart to Baku Airport for a flight to Nakhchivan for a two-night stay.

Days 6-7: Nakhchivan Birdwatching (B|L|D)

Explore Nakhchivan's distinctive avifauna, with species like Caspian Snowcock, Lanner Falcon, and Black-winged Kite. Visit Batabat for more mountain birds. Flight back to Baku for an overnight stay.

Day 8: Beshbarmag "Bottleneck" Birding (B|L|D) Explore the Beshbarmag "bottleneck," a vital corridor for bird migration. Observe diverse bird species, including Egyptian Vulture, Pallid Harrier, Little Bustard, and more. Depart to Khinalig for a homestay.

Days 9-10: Khinalig & Laza Birding (B|L|D) 

Explore high-mountain villages Khinalig and Laza for unique bird species. Spot Caucasian Snowcock, Güldenstädt's Redstart, Alpine Accentor, and more. Travel back to Baku for an overnight stay.

Day 11: Departure (B)

Morning transfer to Baku Airport and flight to your home country. Check out by 12:00. Tour concludes.

"AZERBAIJAN BIRDWATCHING EXPEDITION: 12 DAYS"

"AZERBAIJAN BIRDWATCHING EXTRAVAGANZA: 15-DAY AVIAN ODYSSEY"

11 nights | 12 days Azerbaijan

Day 1 - Arrival in Baku: 

Arrive in Baku. Transfer to the city, check-in after 14:00. Free time and overnight at Central Park or Azcot or similar hotel. No meals today.

Day 2: Shirvan National Park Exploration (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Shirvan National Park, home of the iconic Goitered Gazelle. Birdwatching opportunities with over 270 species recorded. Target species include Little Bustard, Imperial Eagle, Greater Flamingo, and more. Overnight at Kur Hotel in Salyan or similar. 

Day 3: GizilAgaj Birding (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore GizilAgaj, a protected area by the Caspian Sea, known for diverse habitats. Key species: Citrine Wagtail, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Eurasian Spoonbill, and more. Overnight in Lenkaran at Khan Lenkoran hotel or similar.

Day 4: Talish Mountains | Hirkan Forest (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Talish Mountains, home to exclusive bird species like Caspian Tit. Birdwatching in Hirkan Forest with a chance to spot Black-throated Thrush. Overnight in Lerik at Tebessum hotel or similar.

Day 5: Gobustan | Mud Volcanoes | Nakhchivan (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Gobustan for rock art and unique bird species. Explore semi-desert habitat for birdwatching. Flight to Nakhchivan for a two-night stay. Dinner at Grand Naxcivan Hotel or Nakhchivan Palace Hotel or similar.

Days 6-7: Nakhchivan Birdwatching (B|L|D) 

Explore Nakhchivan's avifauna with species like Caspian Snowcock, Lanner Falcon. Visit Batabat for more mountain birds. Flight back to Baku for an overnight stay.

Day 8: Ilandagh Mountain Birding (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Ilandagh Mountain, known for vultures, Steppe Eagle, and Honey Buzzard. Birdwatching for Short-toed Lark, Crested Larks, and more. Final dinner at the restaurant. Transfer to Airport and flight to Baku. Overnight in Baku.

Day 9: Beshbarmag "Bottleneck" | Khinalig (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Beshbarmag "bottleneck" for bird migration. Observe diverse bird species including Black-winged Pratincole, Pallid Harrier, and more. Depart to Khinalig for a homestay. 

Day 10: Khinalig | Laza (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the homestay. Birdwatching in high-mountain villages Khinalig and Laza. Spot Caucasian Snowcock, Güldenstädt’s Redstart, and other alpine species. Overnight in Laza. 

Day 11: Laza Birding | Baku (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day birding in Laza. Depart to Baku. Dinner and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Baku.

Day 12: Departure (B) 

Transfer to Airport and flight to the home country. Check out by 12:00. 

14 nights | 15 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in Baku and transfer to the city. Check-in after 14:00. Free time and overnight at Central Park, Azcot, or similar hotel. No meals included.

Day 2: Absheron National Park (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Absheron National Park, known for its coastal wetlands and semi-desert landscape. Target species: Horned Grebe, Short-eared Owl, Great Cormorant, Great Egret, Grey Heron, and more. Overnight in Baku.

Day 3: Shirvan National Park (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Travel 90km south to Shirvan National Park. Rich birdwatching opportunities with over 270 species recorded. Target species: Little Bustard, Imperial Eagle, Hen Harrier, Greater Flamingo, and more. Overnight at Kur Hotel in Salyan or similar.

Day 4: Gizil Aghaj (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Gizil Aghaj, a vast protected area by the Caspian Sea with diverse bird species. Target species: Citrine Wagtail, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Steppe Eagle, Glossy Ibis, and more. Overnight in Lenkaran at Khan Lenkoran hotel or similar.

Day 5: Talish Mountains | Hirkan (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Birdwatching in Talish Mountains, home to exclusive bird species. Target species: Caspian Tit, Shikra, Black-throated Thrush, Golden Eagle, and more. Overnight in Lerik at Tebessum hotel or similar.

Day 6: Gobustan | Mud Volcanoes | Baku (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape and nearby mud volcanoes. Birdwatching opportunities for Rock Nuthatch, Red-billed Chough, Finch's Wheatear, and more. Overnight in Baku.

Day 7: Khizi | Besh Barmag (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Khizi and Besh Barmag, known for bird migration. Target species: Black-winged Pratincole, Imperial Eagle, Pallas's Gull, Buff-bellied Pipit, and more. Overnight in Shabran.

Day 8: Khizi | Besh Barmag | Khinalig (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Half-day birding in Altiagaj National Park. Target species: Egyptian Vulture, Golden Eagle, Short-toed Eagle, Hawfinch, and more. Depart to Khinalig and enjoy a homestay.

Day 9: Khinalig - Qecresh (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the homestay. Birdwatching in high-mountain villages Khinalig and Qecresh. Target species: Caucasian Grouse, Caucasian Snowcock, Great Rosefinch, Lammergeier, and more. Overnight in NazliBulag, Qechresh.

Day 10: Laza (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day birding in Laza. Homestay in Laza.

Day 11: Laza | Baku | Nakhchivan (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Birdwatching in Laza for Wallcreeper and Lammergeiers. Transfer to Baku and catch a flight to Nakhchivan. Dinner and overnight at Grand Naxcivan Hotel or similar. 

Day 12: Nakhchivan | Nehram (B|L|D) 

Breakfast at the hotel. Birdwatching in Nakhchivan, known for its distinct avifauna. Target species: Mongolian Finch, Grey-necked Bunting, Red-tailed Wheatear, and more. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 13: Nakhchivan Batabat (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day birding in Batabat. Overnight at Grand Naxcivan Hotel. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 14: Nakhchivan, Ilandagh (B|L|D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Birdwatching around the mythical mountain of Ilandagh. Final dinner at a restaurant. Overnight at Grand Naxcivan Hotel. Lunch and dinner included.

Day 15: Nakhchivan | Istanbul or Baku | Home Country

Early morning transfer to Nakhchivan International Airport. Flight to Istanbul or transfer to Baku for onward international flights.

HIKING TOURS

"ADVENTURE UNLEASHED" - 7 NIGHTS, 8 DAYS HIKING TOUR"

""TREKKING TALE: AZERBAIJAN'S MAJESTIC TRAILS" - 9 NIGHTS, 10 DAYS - Mainland Azerbaijan & Nakhchivan"

7 nights | 8 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in the vibrant city of Baku and settle into your accommodation. Welcome briefing and group orientation.

Day 2: Depart to Khinalig, Hiking

Journey to the ancient village of Khinalig, perched in the Caucasus Mountains. Embark on a thrilling day of hiking, soaking in breathtaking mountain vistas.

Day 3: Griz Village Hiking

Explore the scenic trails around Griz village, immersing yourself in nature. Connect with the local culture and enjoy an authentic mountain experience.

Day 4: Grizdahna Hiking & Depart to Baku

Conquer the trails of Grizdahna, taking in panoramic views. Depart for Baku in the evening, reflecting on the day's adventures.

Day 5: Baku, Gobustan, and Mud Volcanoes

Discover the modern and historic charms of Baku. Explore the ancient rock art of Gobustan and witness the unique Mud Volcanoes. 

Day 6: Depart to Lahij and Hiking

Travel to the historic town of Lahij, known for its cobbled streets and copper craftsmanship. Embark on a scenic hiking adventure around Lahij, uncovering hidden gems.

Day 7: Lahij, Burov Hiking & Depart to Baku

Explore Lahij's cultural treasures before heading to Burov for more hiking. Depart for Baku in the evening, celebrating the accomplishments of the journey.

Day 8: Baku and Home Country

Enjoy your final day in Baku, perhaps indulging in some leisurely exploration or souvenir shopping. Depart for your home country, carrying memories of an unforgettable hiking expedition.

Note: Adventure awaits at every turn. Embrace the challenge, conquer the peaks, and leave with a heart full of stories.

9 nights | 10 days Azerbaijan

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN BAKU

Touch down in the vibrant capital of Baku and kick off your adventure. Welcome dinner and orientation to set the tone for the epic journey.

DAY 2: DEPART TO KHINALIG, HIKING

Venture into the heart of the Caucasus Mountains, starting with the ancient village of Khinalig. Immerse yourself in the thrill of the first day's hike, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

DAY 3: GRIZ VILLAGE HIKING

Traverse the trails around Griz village, uncovering the secrets of this picturesque location. Connect with the local culture and enjoy the serenity of the mountains.

DAY 4: GRIZDAHNA HIKING & DEPART TO BAKU

Conquer the heights of Grizdahna, taking in panoramic views. Return to Baku, reflecting on the mountain conquests of the day.

DAY 5: BAKU, GOBUSTAN, AND MUD VOLCANOES

Discover the juxtaposition of modernity and history in Baku. Explore the ancient rock art of Gobustan and witness the surreal beauty of the Mud Volcanoes.

DAY 6: DEPART TO NAKHCHIVAN

Head to the unique enclave of Nakhchivan, ready for the next chapter of your expedition.

DAY 7: NAKHCHIVAN - HACHA DAGH, HIKING

Challenge yourself with a day of hiking amidst the stunning landscapes of Hacha Dagh.

DAY 8: BATABAT & AGBULAG, HIKING

Explore the trails of Batabat and Agbulag, discovering the hidden gems of Nakhchivan.

DAY 9: NAKHCHIVAN CITY, DUZDAGH, ASABU KAHF MOUNTAIN & DEPART TO BAKU

Delve into the history and beauty of Nakhchivan city, Duzdagh, and Asabu Kahf mountain. Bid farewell to Nakhchivan and return to Baku, concluding your mountainous odyssey.

DAY 10: BAKU AND HOME COUNTRY

Wrap up your journey with a final day in Baku, perhaps with some relaxed exploration or last-minute souvenirs. Depart for your home country, carrying memories of a trekking expedition through Azerbaijan's diverse landscapes.

Note: Embark on a trailblazing adventure, where each step tells a story of nature's grandeur and cultural richness.

WINE | GOURMET & CUISINE TOURS

"VINEYARD VOYAGE: AZERBAIJAN'S WINE ODYSSEY" - 6 NIGHTS, 7 DAYS"

""GOURMET CUISINE TOUR" - 7 NIGHTS, 8 DAYS: INDULGE IN CULINARY DELIGHTS ACROSS AZERBAIJAN"

6 nights | 7 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Begin your wine-tasting escapade with a warm welcome in Baku. Check-in to your accommodation and indulge in a relaxed evening to prepare for the wine-filled days ahead.

Day 2: Baku-Absharon

Explore the wineries of Absharon, tasting local varieties. Unwind in Baku, the modern hub with a historic twist. 

Day 3: Shemakhi, Agsu, Ismayilli

Venture into the heart of Azerbaijani winemaking, discovering Shemakhi, Agsu, and Ismayilli. Immerse yourself in tastings amidst picturesque vineyards.

Day 4: Ismayilli, Gabala, Ganja

Journey through Ismayilli to the wine-rich regions of Gabala and Ganja. Savor the flavors of diverse wines, each with a unique character.

Day 5: Ganja, Shamkir, Goygol

Explore the wineries of Ganja, Shamkir, and the stunning landscapes around Goygol. Enjoy a day filled with wine appreciation and scenic beauty.

Day 6: Ganja, Gobustan, Mud Volcanoes, Baku

Head back to Baku via Ganja, stopping to explore the ancient rock art of Gobustan and the surreal Mud Volcanoes. Celebrate your wine odyssey in Baku, reflecting on the variety and richness of Azerbaijani wines.

Day 7: Baku and Home Country

Conclude your wine-tasting tour with a leisurely day in Baku. Depart for your home country, carrying the memories of delightful wines and the cultural tapestry of Azerbaijan.


Note: Sip, savor, and discover the unique terroir of Azerbaijani wines as you traverse the country's diverse regions.

7 nights | 8 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Touch down in the vibrant city of Baku and check into your accommodation. Evening welcome dinner featuring classic Azerbaijani dishes like Plov, Dolma.

Optional: Participate in a cuisine masterclass focusing on the art of making Plov, Azerbaijan's iconic rice dish.

Day 2: Baku-Absheron

Explore the culinary treasures of Absheron with a focus on local fish delicacies like Baku-style fish and seafood. Immerse yourself in the diverse gastronomy of Baku, sampling national favorites such as Dushbara and Qutab.

Optional: Cuisine masterclass in Baku showcasing the preparation of Qutab.

Day 3: Shemakhi, Lahij, Gabala

Journey through Shemakhi, Lahij, and Gabala, savoring Lahij copper-pot dishes and Gabala's mountain cuisine. Indulge in Sheki Bakhlava, a sweet pastry, a local specialty of Sheki, and enjoy the unique flavors of Gabala's cuisine.

Optional: Cuisine masterclass in Sheki, focusing on Sheki Piti.

Day 4: Sheki, Ganja

Delight your taste buds with the distinct cuisine of Sheki, including Piti and Halva. Continue your gourmet journey in Ganja, sampling local dishes like Ganja Dovga and regional specialties.

Day 5: Ganja, Gobustan, Baku

Enjoy the culinary offerings of Ganja, featuring mouthwatering kebabs and regional dishes. Explore the ancient rock art of Gobustan and its unique surroundings before a dinner showcasing local favorites.

Optional: Cuisine masterclass in Baku focusing on Azerbaijani kebab variations.

Day 6: Baku, Nakhchivan

Embark on a culinary exploration in Baku, indulging in the city's diverse food scene. Upon arriving in Nakhchivan, savor local dishes such as Nakhchivan-style Pilaf and Kete.

Optional: Cuisine masterclass in Nakhchivan introducing the art of preparing Kete.

Day 7: Nakhchivan, Baku

Explore Nakhchivan's culinary delights, including Nakhchivan-style Pilaf and regional specialties. Return to Baku for a farewell dinner, celebrating the diversity of Azerbaijani cuisine with a grand feast.

Day 8: Baku and Home Country

Conclude your gourmet tour with a leisurely day in Baku, perhaps enjoying one last taste of Azerbaijani tea and baklava. Depart for your home country, carrying the unforgettable tastes and memories of Azerbaijan's culinary wonders.


Note: Immerse yourself in the delectable world of Azerbaijani cuisine, where each day unfolds a new chapter of flavor and tradition. Optional cuisine masterclasses provide an interactive and educational culinary experience.

ARCHITECTURAL TOURS

"DISCOVERING THE ARCHITECTURAL MARVELS OF AZERBAIJAN'S CAPITAL" - 4 NIGHTS, 5 DAYS

"BAKU & NAKHCHIVAN ARCHITECTURAL TOUR" - 7 NIGHTS, 8 DAYS: DISCOVERING HIDDEN GERMS"

4 nights | 5 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in the dynamic city of Baku and check into your accommodation. Evening orientation and welcome dinner, setting the tone for the architectural exploration.

Day 2: Medieval Baku

Explore the historic Old City (Icherisheher), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit landmarks such as the Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, showcasing Azerbaijan's medieval architectural brilliance.

Special Feature: Meet with local architects for an insightful discussion on preserving and blending historical architecture with modern urban planning.

Day 3: Modern Baku

Immerse yourself in the contemporary architectural wonders of Baku. Visit iconic structures like the Flame Towers, Heydar Aliyev Center, and Baku Crystal Hall, showcasing avant-garde design and innovation.

Special Feature: Engage in a meeting with a leading architectural firm to gain insights into the design philosophy behind Baku's modern landmarks.

Day 4: Oil Boom Baku

Trace the architectural legacy of the city's oil boom era. Explore the Baku Boulevard, witness the elegance of the Nizami Street architecture reflecting the grandeur of the past. Conclude your architectural tour by visiting the futuristic Baku White City project.

Special Feature: Connect with a local architectural company specializing in heritage preservation and learn about their efforts in restoring and maintaining historic buildings.

Day 5: Baku and Home Country

Depart for your home country, carrying the architectural marvels and historical legacy of Baku.


Note: Dive into the diverse architectural landscape of Baku, where ancient history seamlessly blends with modern innovation. Interactions with local architects add a unique dimension to your exploration.

7 nights | 8 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in the dynamic city of Baku and check into your accommodation. Evening orientation and welcome dinner, setting the tone for the architectural exploration.

Day 2: Medieval Baku

Explore the historic Old City (Icherisheher), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit landmarks such as the Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, showcasing Azerbaijan's medieval architectural brilliance.

Special Feature: Meet with local architects for an insightful discussion on preserving and blending historical architecture with modern urban planning.

Day 3: Modern Baku

Immerse yourself in the contemporary architectural wonders of Baku. Visit iconic structures like the Flame Towers, Heydar Aliyev Center, and Baku Crystal Hall, showcasing avant-garde design and innovation.

Special Feature: Engage in a meeting with a leading architectural firm to gain insights into the design philosophy behind Baku's modern landmarks.

Day 4: Oil Boom Baku and Baku White City

Trace the architectural legacy of the city's oil boom era. Explore the Baku Boulevard and visit the Baku White City project, a modern urban development project.

Special Feature: Connect with a local architectural company specializing in urban development and contemporary architecture.

Day 5: Flight to Nakhchivan

Morning flight to Nakhchivan. Visit architectural gems including Momina Khatun, Yusif Ibn Kuseyir, Khan's House, and Duzdagh.

Day 6: Alinjagala and Garabaghlar Mausoleum

Explore the historic Alinjagala fortress. Visit the Garabaghlar Mausoleum, an architectural masterpiece.

Day 7: Ordubad City and Gulustan Mausoleum

Discover the architectural treasures of Ordubad City. Visit the Gulustan Mausoleum. Evening flight back to Baku.

Day 8: Departure

Morning departure to your home country, carrying the architectural marvels and historical legacy of Baku and Nakhchivan.


Note: Immerse yourself in the architectural landscapes of Baku and Nakhchivan, exploring the seamless blend of history and innovation. Interactions with local architects add a unique dimension to your exploration.

OPERA TOURS

"OPERA & BALLET TOUR" - 4 NIGHTS, 5 DAYS: A CULTURAL SOIREE IN AZERBAIJAN'S CAPITAL"

"CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA: OPERA, BALLET & MARIONETTE THEATRE TOUR" - 6 NIGHTS, 7 DAYS"

4 nights | 5 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in the dynamic city of Baku and check into your accommodation. Evening welcome and introduction to the upcoming cultural experiences.

Day 2: Baku & Opera Night

Morning exploration of Baku's cultural landmarks. Evening: Attend a spectacular opera or ballet performance at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, featuring renowned works such as "Leyli and Majnun" - a famous Azerbaijani opera that tells the tragic love story immortalized by the legendary poet Nizami Ganjavi.

Special Feature: Enjoy a post-show meeting with performers, discussing the nuances of Azerbaijani opera and ballet traditions.

Day 3: Baku, Absheron

Explore cultural and historical sites in Baku during the day. Evening at leisure to discover local cuisine and prepare for another night of cultural immersion.

Day 4: Baku, Gobustan

Daytime visit to the Gobustan National Park, known for its ancient rock engravings. Evening: Attend a captivating opera or ballet performance, perhaps featuring excerpts from "Koroglu," a famous Azerbaijani ballet that celebrates the spirit of national heroism and folklore.

Special Feature: Engage in a discussion with the performers after the show, providing a unique chance to delve deeper into the artistic aspects of Azerbaijani opera and ballet.

Day 5: Baku and Home Country

Morning at leisure for final explorations or relaxation. Departure to your home country, carrying memories of enchanting cultural performances and insightful discussions in Baku.


Note: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural scene of Baku, featuring iconic Azerbaijani opera and ballet productions that showcase the country's artistic heritage. Experience the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity in Azerbaijan's capital, enhanced by meaningful interactions with the talented performers.

6 nights | 7 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku

Arrive in the dynamic city of Baku and check into your accommodation. Evening welcome and introduction to the upcoming cultural experiences.

Day 2: Baku & Opera Night

Morning exploration of Baku's cultural landmarks. Evening: Attend a spectacular opera performance at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, featuring renowned works such as "Leyli and Majnun."

Special Feature: Enjoy a post-show meeting with performers, discussing the nuances of Azerbaijani opera traditions.

Day 3: Baku, Absheron

Explore cultural and historical sites in Baku during the day. Evening: Attend a mesmerizing ballet performance at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, showcasing classics like "Swan Lake" or "Don Quixote."

Day 4: Baku, Gobustan

Daytime visit to the Gobustan National Park, known for its ancient rock engravings. Evening: Attend a marionette theatre show at the Baku Marionette Theatre, experiencing a unique blend of puppetry and storytelling.

Day 5: Baku, Nizami Street

Explore the vibrant Nizami Street and indulge in shopping and local cuisine. Evening: Attend another captivating opera performance at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, featuring iconic pieces like "Shah Ismayil."

Day 6: Baku - Leisure Day with Gobustan

Day at leisure to explore Baku at your own pace or relax. Optional afternoon visit to Gobustan National Park for those who wish to further explore the ancient rock engravings.

Day 7: Baku and Home Country 

Morning at leisure for final explorations or relaxation. Departure to your home country, carrying memories of enchanting cultural performances and insightful discussions in Baku.


Note: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural scene of Baku, featuring iconic Azerbaijani opera, ballet, and marionette theatre productions that showcase the country's artistic heritage. Experience the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity in Azerbaijan's capital, enhanced by meaningful interactions with the talented performers.

GOLF & SKIING TOURS

"AZERBAIJANI ELEGANCE: 5-DAY GOLF RETREAT AT DREAMLAND GOLF CLUB AND BAKU'S SPLENDORS"

"AZERBAIJANI SNOW SYMPHONY: A UNIQUE WINTER WONDERLAND ADVENTURE - 7 DAYS"

4 nights | 5 days Azerbaijan

Dreamland Golf Club:

Dreamland Golf Club is Baku’s first and only golf course designed by the renowned American architect Cynthia Dye, from the leading architect firm Dye Designs. This 18-hole masterpiece provides a premium tournament golf experience with a refreshing Mediterranean feel in the Caucasus, catering to golfers of all levels. Cynthia Dye's design philosophy, honed through her work on numerous world-renowned courses in Europe and Asia, is evident in Dreamland. The course incorporates the intricacies of the game and the demand for playability, aiming to develop golf as a nationally-recognized sport in Azerbaijan. Tapered fairways and well-bunkered greens present challenges for experienced golfers, while the level landscaping offers beginners long-range views to assist in directing their play. Located close to the Caspian Sea, prevailing winds provide unique and varied conditions, challenging golfers each time they step on the course. The clubhouse, with its restaurant overlooking the course, offers a perfect setting to relax and relish the golfing experience. Always confirm details and availability in advance to make the most of your golfing and cultural experience in Baku.


Day 1: Arrival and Hotel Transfer

Arrive in Baku and transfer to your hotel. Check-in and rest after your journey. Depending on your arrival time, you may choose to explore the immediate surroundings of your hotel or rest to prepare for the following days.

Day 2: Golf at Baku Dreamland Golf Club

Enjoy a full day of golf at Baku Dreamland Golf Club. Explore the state-of-the-art facilities of the golf club, including the clubhouse, practice areas, and any additional amenities. Have lunch at the clubhouse restaurant, enjoying a meal with a view of the beautiful surroundings. Continue your golfing experience, taking advantage of any lessons or clinics offered by the club. Consider trying out the club's dining options for a relaxing evening after your round.

Day 3: Golf at Baku Dreamland Golf Club

Another day of golf at Baku Dreamland Golf Club, giving you ample time to explore the course and refine your game. Take advantage of any golf lessons or clinics offered by the club if you're looking to enhance your skills. Enjoy lunch at the clubhouse restaurant, savoring the culinary delights offered.

Day 4: Baku City Tour

Explore Baku's cultural and historical sites. Some suggested places include: Flame Towers, Old City (Icherisheher), Maiden Tower, Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku Boulevard, Gobustan National Park (if time allows). Return to Baku Dreamland Golf Club for a relaxing evening at the clubhouse, where you can reflect on your city tour over dinner.

Day 5: Departure

Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your departure. Depart for your home country.

6 nights | 7 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku - Unveiling the Mystique

Arrive in Baku and feel the pulse of Azerbaijan's vibrant capital. Check into your hotel, a gateway to the enchanting wonders awaiting you. As the sun sets, explore the immediate surroundings, discovering the secrets of Baku's old and new charm.

Day 2: Alpine Ballet in Gabala - Dance with the Snowflakes

Bid farewell to Baku and set forth to Gabala, a snow-kissed paradise. Check into a cozy retreat, your haven amidst the snow-capped mountains. Embark on a poetic journey of skiing at Tufandag Resort, gliding through slopes as if performing in nature's grand ballet. Let the mountains be your audience, and the snowflakes your partners. The evening unfolds in the warmth of Gabala's local cuisine, a symphony of flavors.

Day 3: Snowbrush Strokes in Gabala - Masterpieces on the Slopes

Immerse yourself in another day of skiing at Tufandag, where the slopes are your canvas. Paint masterpieces with your skis, embracing the challenge and beauty of winter artistry. Capture the ethereal landscape, transforming moments into timeless memories. As the day concludes, consider a delightful dinner at a local restaurant, sharing tales of your snowy escapades.

Day 4: Gabala's Winter Tapestry - A Journey Beyond Skiing

Expand your adventure beyond skiing with a day of thrilling winter activities. Snowmobiling, tubing, or perhaps horseback riding in the snow - creating vibrant threads in Gabala's winter tapestry. Visit Gabala Shooting Club or the tranquil Nohur Lake, where winter's touch adds a magical allure. The evening beckons relaxation at a local gem, reflecting on the day's bold exploits.

Day 5: Journey to Shahdagh - Ascending to Winter's Crown

Bid adieu to Gabala, embarking on a scenic journey to Shahdagh. Check into your mountain retreat, taking a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air. Acclimate to Shahdagh's majestic surroundings, where each snow-capped peak whispers tales of winter's reign.

Day 6: Shahdagh's Alpine Elegance - A Ballet of Heights

Glide through Shahdagh's slopes, experiencing an alpine ballet at its finest. Ski down the majestic peaks, mastering the art of winter elegance. Ski lessons and clinics add a touch of refinement to your snowy performance. As the sun sets behind the mountains, reflect on your skiing adventures with a heart full of gratitude.

Day 7: Farewell Shahdagh - Echoes of Winter's Melody

Check out of your mountain haven, carrying with you the echoes of winter's melody. Transfer to the airport, bidding farewell to Azerbaijan's snow-kissed wonders. Depart for your home country with cherished memories of a unique winter adventure in the heart of the Caucasus.

RELIGOUS TOURS

"SACRED JOURNEY: MUSLIM RELIGIOUS TOUR THROUGH AZERBAIJAN - 8 DAYS"

"A 5 NIGHTS | 6 DAYS JOURNEY OF JEWISH HERITAGE, HISTORY, AND CULTURE"

7 nights | 8 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: Arrival in Baku - Gateway to Spiritual Exploration

Arrive in Baku and transfer to your hotel. Optional visit to the Bibi-Heybat Mosque, an ancient Islamic site with connections to Prophet Muhammad's family. Explore the historic Old City (Icherisheher), including the Shirvanshah's Palace and Mainden Tower.

Day 2: Baku-Absheron - Tracing Islamic Heritage

Morning visit to Taza Pir Mosque, a modern architectural gem. Explore the Martyrs' Lane for its spiritual significance. Afternoon visit to the Gobustan National Park to see ancient rock engravings. Sunset visit to the Heydar Mosque with its stunning architecture. 

History Insight: Azerbaijan embraced Islam during the Arab conquests in the 7th century. The region became a center for Islamic scholarship and culture during subsequent caliphates.

Day 3: Shemakhi, Sheki - Along the Silk Road

Journey to Shemakhi and visit the Juma Mosque, an ancient Islamic site. Continue to Sheki and explore Sheki Khan's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Sheki Mosque and the Sheki History Museum to learn about the city's Islamic heritage.

History Insight: Shemakhi, a former capital of the Shirvanshah state, played a crucial role in the spread and preservation of Islam in the region.

Day 4: Ganja, Gobustan, Baku - Cradle of Faith

Explore the Nizami Mausoleum in Ganja, dedicated to the poet Nizami Ganjavi. Visit the Imamzadeh Mausoleum. Return to Baku to explore the Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

History Insight: Ganja has a long history of Islamic influence, and Nizami Ganjavi's works often reflect Islamic themes.

Day 5: Baku to Nakhchivan & Tour - Pilgrimage to Nakhchivan

Embark on a journey to Nakhchivan, a region echoing with the footsteps of prophets. Visit Asabu Kahf, the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, associated with the Holy Quran. Explore other sacred sites and mosques that hold profound religious significance. Allow the spiritual ambiance to envelop you as you delve into the holy narrative.

History Insight: Nakhchivan, with its ancient mosques and spiritual sites, has been a center for Islamic learning and pilgrimage.

Day 6: Nakhchivan - Spiritual Retreat

Engage in spiritual reflection and prayer in the tranquil ambiance of Nakhchivan. Visit revered sites, where the spirit of Islam is palpable. Absorb the profound teachings and stories that echo through the ancient walls.

History Insight: Nakhchivan is believed to be the birthplace of Prophet Noah, and its history is deeply intertwined with Islamic traditions.

Day 7: Ordubad, Nakhchivan, Baku - Reverence in Remoteness

Venture to Ordubad and visit the Imamzadeh Mosque. Return to Nakhchivan and visit the Prophet Noah's Mausoleum.  Conclude the day by returning to Baku, with optional visits to the Bibi-Heybat Mosque and the Taza Pir Mosque for spiritual reflection.

History Insight: Ordubad, like many regions in Azerbaijan, has historical mosques that reflect the enduring influence of Islam.

Day 8: Baku and Home Country - Departure with Spiritual Memories

Spend the final moments in Baku for reflection and prayer. Transfer to the airport for your departure, carrying the spiritual memories of Azerbaijan's rich Islamic history back to your home country.

5 nights | 6 days Azerbaijan

Day 1: ARRIVE IN BAKU - A DAZZLING WELCOME

Welcome to the heart of Azerbaijan, where the modern metropolis of Baku harmoniously coexists with its ancient roots. The cityscape is a mesmerizing blend of the contemporary Flame Towers and the UNESCO-listed Old City, a testament to the rich history and progressive spirit. Arrive just before lunch, a perfect introduction to the delectable Azerbaijani cuisine at a local restaurant, offering flavors that reflect the diversity of the region. Transfer to your hotel, a haven that encapsulates the city's dynamic character, providing a seamless blend of comfort and luxury.

Day 2: BAKU OLD CITY - A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY Embark on a journey through time with a visit to the Hillside Park's observation platform, providing a panoramic view of Baku. Discover the poignant Martyrs Alley, where the grave of National Hero Albert Agarunov, a Jewish soldier, adds a personal touch to the city's history. Immerse yourself in the Old City's narrow alleys, discovering the Maiden Tower, Multani Caravanserai, Haji Banu Hamam, Juma Mosque, and the opulent Shirvanshahs’ Palace. Each step echoes tales from a bygone era, revealing the city's evolution. Explore the Museum of Miniature Books, a hidden gem displaying literary treasures from a 17th-century Koran to Soviet masterpieces. Witness the art of storytelling through miniature volumes. Savor Azerbaijani culinary wonders with lunch at a local restaurant, offering a diverse palette of flavors. Return to your hotel for a refreshing break before engaging with the local Jewish community. Visit synagogues, unraveling the threads of Azerbaijan's rich Jewish heritage.

Jewish Heritage Activity: Synagogue Visit: Dive into the Jewish heritage of Baku with a visit to one of the city's synagogues. Connect with the local Jewish community, exploring the vibrant traditions and history of Azerbaijan's Jewish residents.

Day 3: ARCHITECTURAL BAKU - GOBUSTAN & MUD VOLCANOES

Immerse yourself in Baku's architectural wonders, from the opulent Philharmonic Hall to pastel-colored mansions. Unravel the layers of history shaped during the city's oil boom, epitomized by the "Paris of the Caucasus." Delight in a culinary journey with lunch at a local restaurant, savoring flavors that mirror the city's cultural tapestry. Venture to the Gobustan Reserve, home to mud volcanoes and ancient rock paintings, showcasing a deep connection between humanity and the region. Explore the Gobustan Museum, a window into the Mesolithic Period. Return to Baku, optionally dine out, and unwind for the night, reflecting on the day's exploration.

Jewish Heritage Activity: Explore specific sites related to the historical presence and contributions of Jewish communities during Baku's architectural evolution. Uncover stories of Jewish influence in the city's development.

Day 4: BAKU - GUBA - EMBRACING MOUNTAIN JEWISH HERITAGE

Depart for Guba, immersing yourself in the world's largest Jewish town outside of Israel – the Red Settlement. Explore the first museum of Mountain Jews, gaining insight into their vibrant heritage. Lunch in Krasnaya Slobada offers a taste of local delights amid red-tiled roofs. Return to Baku, where a culinary masterclass awaits, allowing you to delve into the art of Azerbaijani cuisine. Savor the sweetness of Guba's renowned bukma and pakhlava. 

Mountain Jewish Museum Experience: Immerse yourself in the unique heritage of Mountain Jews with a visit to the Mountain Jewish Museum in Guba. Explore artifacts, stories, and traditions that showcase the distinct cultural identity of this community.

Day 5: MYSTIC ABSHERON - THE BIRTHPLACE OF OIL

Explore the mystical Absheron Peninsula, beginning with the fiery spectacle of Yanardagh (Burning Mountain). Marvel at the perpetual flames dancing from the earth, a natural wonder with historical significance. Visit the Baku Fire Temple (Atashgah) and the Surakhany Ship Museum, delving into the maritime history that shaped Azerbaijan. Absorb the bustling atmosphere of Yashil Bazaar, where a myriad of flavors and aromas beckons. Explore the futuristic Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, an architectural masterpiece, and visit the House Museum of Nobel Brothers, preserving the legacy of Azerbaijan's oil industry pioneers.

Atashgah - Jewish Connections: Uncover the historical connections between the Atashgah (Fire Temple) and the Jewish community, exploring shared narratives and cultural interweavings.

Day 6: BAKU - HOME COUNTRY - FAREWELL

Check out by 12:00, bidding adieu to the captivating city of Baku with a heart full of cherished memories. Transfer to the airport, reflecting on the immersive journey through Azerbaijan's Jewish heritage, history, and culture. Fly back to your home country, carrying the spirit of Azerbaijani hospitality and the allure of a unique exploration.

"Embark on a Multifaceted Exploration: Discover Azerbaijan's rich heritage through birdwatching, hiking, opera, religious tours, golfing, skiing, architecture, and culinary delights."