Shamakhi is the capital of the former Shirvanshahs. Shamakhi is an ancient Azerbaijani city. Arose in the V century. BC e. In the IX — XVI centuries. - The capital of the Shirvan kingdom, the residence of the Shirvanshahs - one of the most beautiful cities in the East. From the middle of the XVIII century - the center of the Shemakhan Khanate (remember the Shemakhan Queen Tsarina Pushkin). The main attraction of the city is the Gulistan fortress (XI-XII centuries) - the last refuge of the Shirvanshahs, built to defend the borders of the city. No less interesting is the Seven-Gyumbez mausoleum (“Seven Domes”) with numerous burials of the rulers of Shemakha, the Juma Cathedral Mosque (X century, rebuilt in the XIX century), numerous ruins of buildings of the X-XVII centuries. Today, Shamakhi is also a recognized center of winemaking and carpet weaving. And also, it is a literary city, which is the birthplace of many Azerbaijani poets. By the way, not far from Shamakhi there is an amazing place Pirkuli, famous for its snows. This is probably the only place in sunny Azerbaijan where you can enjoy an active winter holiday: skiing and snowboarding.
Day 1-meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Free time. Excursion-BAKU. EVENING-ROMANTIC OF FIRES. NIGHT IN BAKU.
Day 2-Early departure-BAKU-SHAMAHA. On the way, the village of Maraza-mausoleum of Diri Baba. Sightseeing tour of Shamakha. Overnight in Shamakhi.
Day 3-Excursion to the village of Lagich and Basgal. Overnight in BAKU.
Day 4 - Departure to Baku. Excursion to the Mud volcanoes and the rock art museum-Gobustan. Sightseeing tour of the Megalopolis. Overnight in Baku.
Day 5- Excursions - Old Town (Icheri Sheher) Temple of fire worshipers - Ateshgah (house of fire). Yanar dag (hot mountain). Overnight in Baku.
DAY 6 - Departure. Visiting the East Bazaar.
The tour includes the following services:
- Comfortable bus
- Russian or English speaking guide