Rally route tour program

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Price: $399

This tour program was founded in 2013 year to providing for one of extreme speed clubs of Russia. It was provided from 10 to 17 of September in 2013. Also want o inform that Azerbaijan Adventures Team was official travel partners of FIA GT series and Baku World Challange cup. The FIA GT Series will climax with a race on the streets of the Azerbaijan capital Baku in October. The fixture, scheduled for October 19-20, takes the final slot on the six-event calendar, which had originally been earmarked for the Middle East in November. Invitations for the Baku World Challenge will be limited to 30 cars. All cars taking part in the BLANCPAIN SPRINT SERIES rounds at Zandvoort, Slovakia Ring and Navarra will be invited to take part and two guest cars that are to be invited by the event promoter will join them. In order to guarantee a 30-car grid there will also be invitations for (in priority of order) the winning team from the Gentlemen Trophy in the Blancpain Endurance Series, the winning team from the Avon Tyres British GT Championship, the winning team from the Pro-Am class in the Blancpain Endurance Series and the winning team from the Pro class in the Blancpain Endurance Series.

Day 1
Meeting at the airport of Baku

Upon arrival to International airport of Baku the tourist will be meted by representative of  www.azerbaijanadventures.com after meeting we will take road to the hotel. Upon arrival to the hotel we will have check in to the hotel and have a free time. 

Day 2
Baku City Tour

Breakfast in the hotel. Sightseeing tour of Baku with a visit and tour of the monumental, historical and architectural monuments of the city: you will see a panorama of the city of Baku Bay and the Upland Park.
Then follows the visiting of the old city *Icheri sheher-the inner city*. Icheri sheher means the inner city. It was called the inner after the oil boom of the middle of the XIX century when the city stopped to hold in defense walls and left its limit. Several tens of the historical- architectural monuments at the same time the Shirvanshakhs Palace, the symbol of Baku city The Maiden Tower, the place of merchants rest Karavansaray are concentrated in the Icheri sheher, with the square of 22 hectares. Icheri sheher is the live organism which has its own infrastructure and inhabited files. The place where 1300 families are living. In a word it is an ancient city in the modern city. Visit Carpet MuseumBoat trip on Caspian Sea (duration 30 min) Visit Heydar 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.

 

Day 3
Baku — Smemakha ( 124 km )

Azerbaijan has many secrets that are able to express the ancient beauty. Shamakhi is an especial city among the others. Long ago it was a capital of well-known Shirvan Empire. Here representatives of Shirvan Dynasty lived. Nowadays Shamakhi is thought to be a place with very developed winemaking. Visiting this city you have an opportunity to observe an outstanding mausoleum called Yeddi Gumbez. Its magnificent domes rise above the silent and lonesome landscapes and create mysterious atmosphere. Then in Shamakhi you can find an interesting architecture Diri Baba. This is a famous tomb place. Its architectural complex bears a clear evidence of the middle ages. Diri Baba was built on the rock and look like a big eagle nest. To investigate it you must be strong as you should climb a straight wall. But after you do it, you’ll see a sacred place from inside. Before we come up closer to it we see only one facade but the other sides are hidden in cliffs. The monument has two stores. Scientists say that the first one could be used by servants. The salon is in the second floor. You could get there using stairs. The tourists have different opinions about this monument. One thinks it to be a real sacred place while another see it as a simple burial place. Visiting Juma Mosque in Shemakha. Juma Mosque it is the second biggest mosque in all Caucasus whitch was founded in 11 century. Come to hotel and free time.

Day 4
 Shemakha — Gabala ( 92 km )

Breakfast in the hotel. Take road to Gabala. Arrival in Gabala and hotel accommodation. Lunch at a national restaurant, located across from the building of the Congress in Gabala. Tour of the city of Gabala. Visiting the waterfall «The Seven Beauties», Lake Nohur, Albanian church in Nij village and the ethnographic museum Chukhurkabala. Further acquaintance and entertainment center Gabala Land.

Day 5
Gabala — Sheki ( 82 km )

An excursion to Sheki will bring you a good portion of joy. This is the oldest city in Azerbaijan. In ancient times people sold silk here. It was famous among merchants from the Great Silk Road. Sheki has a big History museum where tourist could investigate artifacts from different periods. Another interesting place is Khan’s summer Palace. It has wonderful facades decorated with floral motives. Interior design of it impresses even more. Here you can see different frescoes painted by the best craftsman. Some of them feature flowers, while another give us a picture of ancient hunting or scenes of battles. To build a palace masters used bricks, river stones and oak. It has 6 rooms. You can also see two beautiful mirrored balconies here. In other decoration rare colored Venetian glass is used. All rooms in this palace have especial decorations. We can find here refined miniatures featuring birds, animals, paradise scenes. All these paintings were made with bright colors. This building shows us that even in 17th century wall-painting was rather developed. The first floor of this palace shows the richness and powerful reign of khans. A great number of animals and hunting motives on the walls are thought to be symbols of nobility. In ancient times the palace was surrounded by beautiful garden. Nowadays we see only two big trees here.

Day 6
Sheki — Baku 

An excursion to Sheki will bring you a good portion of joy. This is the oldest city in Azerbaijan. In ancient times people sold silk here. It was famous among merchants from the Great Silk Road. Sheki has a big History museum where tourist could investigate artifacts from different periods. Visiting ancient Sheki Caravanserai. Another interesting place is Khan’s summer Palace. It has wonderful facades decorated with floral motives. Interior design of it impresses even more. Here you can see different frescoes painted by the best craftsman. Some of them feature flowers, while another give us a picture of ancient hunting or scenes of battles. To build a palace masters used bricks, river stones and oak. It has 6 rooms. You can also see two beautiful mirrored balconies here. In other decoration rare colored Venetian glass is used. All rooms in this palace have especial decorations. We can find here refined miniatures featuring birds, animals, paradise scenes. All these paintings were made with bright colors. This building shows us that even in 17th century wall-painting was rather developed. The first floor of this palace shows the richness and powerful reign of khans. A great number of animals and hunting motives on the walls are thought to be symbols of nobility. In ancient times the palace was surrounded by beautiful garden. Nowadays we see only two big trees here.
Excursion to the village Kish. Village Kish famous for its huge Christian architectural monument. This is Albanian church which history goes back to 6th-7th centuries. An ancient cemetery is located near the temple. All burial places are under the glass cupola. Looking through it you can see remains of ancient humans. They impress with their height. Sometimes they appear to be 2,5 meter or higher. ncient Albanian people were giants with white skin. Their hair was golden. They looked unlike modern Caucasian nations.
Then drive to Baku. Arrival to Baku and overnight

Day 7
Departure

Breakfast at the hote. Free time. Depend on departure time transfer to the airport.

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