Wine Tour

Day 01 Arrival in Baku (25km)

  • Arrival in Baku.
  • Meeting tourists at Baku “Heydar Aliyev” airport.
  • Transfer and accommodation at the hotel
  • 21.00 Dinner in national restaurant.

 

Day 02 Baku (45km)

  • 07:00-08.00 – Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 08:30 – Sightseeing tour «Baku – The capital of the Republic of Azerbaijan » (4 hours):  Central square “Azadlyg” main highway, squares, monumental and sculptural monuments of the city panorama of the city and Baku bay from Dagustu Park, historical-architectural monuments of the medieval part of the city “Icheri Sheher” XI-XIX c.c. (fortress walls, main fortress walls “Gosha gala gapi”, “Shirvanshah’s Palace” (XV c.), architecture of narrow streets of the medieval city, old bath houses, mosques, Caravansaray complex, craftsmen’s shops and antique shops, Zoroastrian tower temple “Giz Galasi” (Maiden Tower) /VI-XII c.c./ etc.
  • 12:30 Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 14.00 drive to Novkhany settlement and visited “Fireland” winery
  • 17.00  Visited Baku champagne factory (45km) and tasting of different types of wines.
  • Return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel

 

Day 03 Baku – Siyazen – Qabala

  • 08.00  Check out from the hotel
  • 08.30  Departure to Siyazen region and visiting “Caspian Coast” winery  (106km.)
  • 09:30  Arrival to Siyazen region, acquaintance to “Caspian Coast” wineries and tasting wines.
  • Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 14.00 Moving to western region of the republic”Azerbaijan Wineland” – route: Siyazen-Shjamakhi-Ismayilli-Gabala.  (275km.)
  • 17.00 On the way to Gabala city visit another winery “Shato Monolit”.
  • 19.30 Dinner in “Shato Monolit” winery restaurant.
  • 21.00 Transfer to Gabala city and check in the hotel. Overnight.  

 

Day 04 Qabala-Ismayilli-Ganja (160km.)

  • 09.00 Breakfast in the hotel. Meeting with guide in the lobby.
  • 10.00 Visiting “Gabala wine factory” , tasting wines.
  • Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 14.00 Departure to Ganja city.
  • 18.00 Arrival to Ganja city, accommodation at the hotel. Ganja is Azerbaijan’s second largest city (population 300,000) and the industrial centre of west Azerbaijan. It is located on the Ganja River, south of the Kur River in a rich agricultural area.
  • 19.00 Dinner in local restaurant or at the hotel. Overnight

 

Day 05 Ganja – Tovuz (80km.)

  • 09.00  Breakfast at the hotel. Check out.
  • 09.30  Visiting “Vinagro” and tasting wines. Short tour around Ganja city.
  • 12:30  Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 14.00  Departure to Tovuz city.
  • 16.00  Arrival to Tovuz city and visiting “Tovuz Baltiya LTD wine factory”
  • 20.00  Dinner in local restaurant or at the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.  Overnight  

 

 

Day 06 Tovuz-Shamkir-Qobustan-Baku (420km.)

  • 09.00 – Breakfast and Check out in the hotel
  • 09.30 – Driving to Shamkir.
  • Visiting Shamkir Vineyards And Cellars.  Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 18.00 Arrival In Baku Check In the Hotel.
  • Dinner at the national restaurant Overnight

 

Day 07 Departure Day  (25km.)

  • 08.30 – Breakfast In the hotel
  • 09.00 Gobustan Tour, 5-6 hours (65km. from Baku) Gobustan (the territory of Gobu) is famous for its archaeological monuments. Travel 30 miles southwest of Baku along the Caspian shore to the volcanic desert where rocks are covered with carvings, standing amidst the scattered stones and mountains. There are more than 6,000 rock carvings left by the artists of the Paleolithic period. They depicted customs of ancient tribes, hunting scenes and dances and their everyday life. The range of themes is wide and the vividness with which they were executed can evoke envy in modern artists. The oldest petroglyphs date to the XVIIIth century B.C.
  • Return to Baku city and on the way to Baku visit to “Bibi-Heybat” mosque (XII c.) and survey panorama offshore oil port and offshore oil platforms.
  • 12.30 Lunch at the local restaurant
  • 14:30 Visit to “Haydar Aliyev Cultural Center” The most attractive and interesting section of the Center, which is engaged in studying, promoting and protecting Heydar Aliyev’s heritage, is the Museum of Heydar Aliyev. Notable for its design and the application of cutting-edge technologies, the Museum is in harmony with the rest of the Center.The Museum describes the history of Azerbaijan and different stages of Heydar Aliyev’s life and work. The information is communicated to visitors in an interactive format. The three-floor museum displays interesting facts, photo and video material, as well as some unique exhibits relating to nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev. Transfer to the Airport   

END OF THE TOUR