Baku: Often called as the Land of fire

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Discover the vibrant city of Baku with Backpackclan on an 4-night, 5-day adventure. Experience the perfect blend of ancient history and modern marvels. Wander through the UNESCO-listed Old City, marvel at the iconic Flame Towers, and stroll along the scenic Baku Boulevard. Explore the fascinating Gobustan National Park and the stunning Heydar Aliyev Center. Savor delicious Azerbaijani cuisine and immerse yourself in the rich culture of this captivating capital. Book your unforgettable Baku trip with Backpackclan today!

Trip Details

Depature Dates

July 16, 2024July 21, 2024July 30, 2024August 4, 2024


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Package Details

(including flights, minimum 6 pax)

(excluding flights)


Trip Schedule


Day 1


· Arrival in Baku airport

· Meet with local guide and transfer to hotel

· Arrival, check in hotel


Overnight in Baku
Day 2 Full day Baku city tour

· Breakfast at hotel

· Start Baku city tour

· Visit to Nizami street, Fountain Square -central street of Baku which is full of shops, restaurants

· Visit to Old city of Baku and having a trip around the city walls, discover rare monuments which list to UNESCO World Heritage List-Maiden tower, Karavansarays.  The historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The Old City is the most ancient part of Baku, which is surrounded by walls which were easily defended. In 2007, the Old City had a population of about 3000 people. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

· Miniature book museum

· Juma mosque

· Baku Boulevard- established in 1909 runs parallel to Baku’s seafront. Its history goes back more than 100 years, to a time when Baku oil barons built their mansions along the Caspian shore and when the seafront was artificially built up inch by inch.

· Little Venice- The Little Venice in Baku is the great & clean refreshing park to walk and relax with kids or the family. Very beautiful & astonishing surroundings. Feels like you are away from city yet in the city. Unique & lovely relaxing atmosphere. You can take a ride in gandolas (venetian boats), take the pictures, and just enjoy the trip.

· Visit to Upland Park for panoramic view to the city-The highland park Baku is the highest point of the capital of Azerbaijan, from where a beautiful panorama of the city and the bay opens. People from Baku and tourists often come here to see Baku from a bird’s eye view, as well as just take a walk.

· Finish the trip and back to hotel


Overnight in Baku


Day 3

FULL day GABALA trip

· Breakfast

· Transfer to Gabala city

· Start Gabala tour.

· Cable car– take you to the top of mountains.

· Nohurlake trip -one of the eye-catching lake in region

· Visit to 7 beauty waterfall- The “Seven Beauties” waterfalls are located in Vendam settlement of Gabala city. This waterfall is near the village of Ruskan. The waterfalls flow from the highest peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. Among the most famous tourist attractions , The “Seven Beauties” waterfalls are 6 km from the village of Vendam and 3 km from the main road over Puskan.

· Finish trip and transfer to Baku

· Transfer to hotel


Overnight in Baku



Day 4 Absheron tour

· Breakfast at hotel

· Start Absheron tour

· Ateshgah temple– is an authentic Azerbaijani exotic. It is well-known practically all over the world. It is located 30 km from the center of Baku in the suburb of Surakhany. This territory is known for such unique natural phenomenon as burning natural gas outlets (underground gas coming onto surface contacts oxygen and lights up). The temple in its present state was constructed in the 17th-18th centuries and built by the Baku-based Hindu community related to Sikhs.

However, the history of the Temple is even longer. From immemorial times this was the holy place of Zoroastrians- fire worshippers (approximately beginning of our era). They attributed mystical significance to the inextinguishable fire and came there to worship the relic.

· Burning mountain– Yanar Dag or the Fire Mountain is one of the magically attractive sites, which surprises and enchants visitors. It seems like a brilliant sparkling on the mountain surface. People have always regarded the magnificent view of Yanar Dag as something “sacred”.

· Heydar Aliyev center- outside photoshooting- Construction of the Center’s facility was launched in 2007 and completed on May 10, 2012, to celebrate the National Leader’s 89th anniversary. Recognized as one of the world’s masterpieces in architecture, the Heydar Aliyev Center has immediately grown into a signature architectural landmark of modern Baku. Zaha Hadid, the author of the building’s design, is a worldwide recognized architect and the winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize.

· Finish the trip and back to hotel


Overnight in Baku
Day 5 · Breakfast

· Check out hotel

· Transfer to airport


  • 4 nights’ accommodation with BB
  • Airport round transfer
  • All mentioned tours and transfers on SIC basis
  • English speaking guide-driver
  • Flights if mentioned(EX-DELHI)
  • E-visa (30 USD)
  • Meal (lunch, dinner)
  • Personal expenses
  • TCS
  • Entrance fees

Must have Documents for Azerbaijan Visa:

– Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
– 2 Scanned recent colour photograph. ( Photo Specification);
– Visa Application forms: completed and signed
– Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
– Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 3 months with bank seal
– Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
– Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay

Terms & Conditions
Advance Payment :
In order to process the booking, we would need 25% of the total amount which you can pay through our Payment Gateway. For Flight booking we need full payment of flights.
Booking Confirmation Amount :
After getting the availability from the hotel / Transport etc you will be informed via email / Phone, and then you need to make the 25% of remaining payments which can be made within 1-2 days through Net banking, Bank Transfers or Cheque in our Bank.
If due to non-availability of hotel we can offer other similar hotel category option or we will give full refund to customer with the applicable interest of bank.
Full Balance Payment :
Remaining amount needs to be furnished 30 days before the travel. In case of urgent bookings, it depends on the nature of bookings. Once the payments are received, you shall be acknowledged immediately via an e-mail / Phone call.
Invoice and Vouchers :
Delivery of your total Bill Receipt and Vouchers shall be delivered to you electronically via E- mail. Vouchers are normally provided 3-10 days before the actual Travel.
Cancellation/Refund Policy :

Cancellations received less than 45 days prior to departure will be subject to the following forfeit:
No exception to this policy can be made for any reason
Before 45 days: 25% of tour cost
45 – 30 days: 50 % of tour cost
30 – 20 days: 75% of tour cost
Within 20 days: 100% of tour cost.

1. What is the best time to visit Baku?
Answer: The best time to visit Baku is during the spring and autumn months, from April to June and September to November, when the weather is mild and pleasant. Summer can be quite hot, while winter can be cold and rainy, so plan your trip accordingly.

2. Do I need a visa to visit Baku?
Answer: Yes, most visitors to Baku require a visa to enter Azerbaijan. However, citizens of certain countries may be eligible for visa-free travel or electronic visas. It’s advisable to check the visa requirements well in advance of your trip and obtain the necessary documentation.

3. What are some must-visit attractions in Baku?
Answer: Some must-visit attractions in Baku include the Old City (Icherisheher), the Flame Towers, Baku Boulevard, the Heydar Aliyev Center, and Gobustan National Park. These landmarks offer a mix of historical, cultural, and modern experiences that showcase the diversity of Baku.

4. What is Azerbaijani cuisine like, and where can I try it in Baku?
*Answer:* Azerbaijani cuisine is known for its rich flavors and use of fresh ingredients such as meats, vegetables, and herbs. Traditional dishes include plov (pilaf), kebabs, dolma, and baklava. You can try Azerbaijani cuisine at local restaurants, cafes, and street food stalls throughout Baku, with options ranging from casual eateries to upscale dining establishments.

5. Is Baku a safe destination for tourists?
Answer: Yes, Baku is generally considered a safe destination for tourists. The city has a low crime rate, and visitors can explore its streets and attractions with confidence. As with any travel destination, it’s advisable to exercise basic precautions such as safeguarding your belongings and being aware of your surroundings, especially in crowded areas.


Baku: The “Land of Fire” with a Rich History and Modern Marvels Baku is often referred to as the “Land of Fire” due to its historical association with natural gas reserves and the phenomenon of natural gas vents and flames in the region. The name “Baku” itself is thought to derive from the Persian word “bad kube,” meaning “city of winds” or “city of gods,” which could also be linked to the fiery characteristics observed in the area.

Trip Highlights 

  • Old City (Icherisheher)-Wander through the UNESCO World Heritage site with its maze of narrow alleyways, historic mosques, caravanserais, and the iconic Maiden Tower. This walled city is a glimpse into Baku’s rich history and a testament to its strategic importance through the ages.
  •  Flame Towers-Marvel at Baku’s modern architectural wonder, a trio of skyscrapers that light up the city skyline with stunning LED displays. These towers are a symbol of Baku’s rapid modernization and growth. #### Baku Boulevard Stroll along the scenic promenade, enjoy the sea breeze, and visit attractions like the Carpet Museum, with its vast collection of Azerbaijani carpets, and the Ferris wheel offering panoramic views of the city.
  • Gobustan National Park- Explore ancient rock carvings and mud volcanoes in this unique archaeological reserve. The petroglyphs date back to 40,000 years and provide a fascinating insight into prehistoric life.
  • Heydar Aliyev Center-Admire the architectural masterpiece designed by Zaha Hadid, housing exhibitions, cultural events, and a museum dedicated to the late president Heydar Aliyev. Its flowing, curved design is a striking contrast to the city’s more traditional architecture.
  • Local Cuisine-Savor delicious Azerbaijani dishes, from fragrant pilaf and hearty stews to mouthwatering kebabs and sweet pastries. Experience traditional tea culture, a significant aspect of Azerbaijani hospitality.Baku offers a unique travel experience with its blend of old-world charm and contemporary elegance. Visitors can explore historic sites, enjoy modern amenities, and indulge in exquisite local cuisine. The city’s welcoming atmosphere and strategic location make it a perfect destination for travelers seeking both adventure and relaxation.


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