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UBER is in Baku now
UBER is in Baku now

The good news for travellers is that UBER service is now presented in Baku, the taxi fares are now 10 times cheaper that used to be before and the service is getting increasingly popular among both locals and foreign tourists...

14 March 2016
Simplified procedure for FIFA U-17 15th European Championship
Simplified procedure for FIFA U-17 15th European Championship

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on simplification of visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons who arrive to Azerbaijan in relation to the final leg of European football championship among boys under 17 years old...

16 February 2016
New visa rules in Azerbaijan
New visa rules in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has announced changes to visa rules following the president decree on simplifying the visa procedures in order to facilitate developing the tourism and business ties. Starting from 1 February 2016 the simplified visa regime is introduced in all international airports of Azerbaijan for the citizens of Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore...

26 January 2016
Azerbaijan simplified visa procedures for Japanese citizens
Azerbaijan simplified visa procedures for Japanese citizens

Starting from 1 February citizens of Japan will be able to visit Azerbaijan and have the visa procedure simplified, confirms the website of the Azerbaijan embassy in Tokyo.  Japanese citizens will be able to obtain single entry 30 days tourist visas upon arrival in Baku airport...

15 January 2016
Azerbaijan tourism sector is a victim of manat devaluation
Azerbaijan tourism sector is a victim of manat devaluation

The condition that most of the travel companies in Azerbaijan are into as a result of Azeri manat devaluation can be called in one word – bankruptcy, say most of the travel agencies. Immediately after the devaluation of Azeri manat a number of customers of travel agencies sharply dropped...

13 January 2016
Manat devalution and foreign tourist's concerns
Manat devalution and foreign tourist's concerns

Foreign tourist coming to Azerbaijan should be aware of the recent devaluation of local currency (Azeri Manat) and subsequent problems it caused. Azeri manat seriously dropped in price to American dollar in December 2015 that caused panic among population that was trying to preserve their savings by converting them to foreign currency...

13 January 2016
Trekking tours to Bazarduzi and Shakhdag
Trekking tours to Bazarduzi and Shakhdag

Unfortunately, Azerbaijan24 is no longer accepting bookings for trekking and hiking tours in Bazarduzi and Shakhdag area - the highest peaks in Azerbaijan, due to highly bureaucratic procedures and outrageous paperwork introduced by authorities that makes any preparations and arrangements too time consuming and expensive...

6 March 2015
Special visa regime for visitors of European Olympic Games
Special visa regime for visitors of European Olympic Games

The president of Azerbaijan has signed a document with regards to simplifying the visa procedure for the visitors of First European Olympic Games that are due to be held in June 2015 in Baku city. According the document the Cabinet has to implement within two months period the measures to establish accreditation regime for visitors and participants of European Olympic Games...

10 August 2014
Across Azerbaijan tour: photoreport
Across Azerbaijan tour: photoreport

Below is the program itinerary for one of our most popular tour across Azerbaijan. It is a bit extended and takes around 10-12 days to complete but covers the most interesting places of Azerbaijan and gives a good outlook of the country...

1 July 2014
Private house in Galagyg village of Azerbaijan (Foto)
Private house in Galagyg village of Azerbaijan (Foto)

Accommodation in the private house in Galagyg village of Azerbaijan. Taste homemade breakfast and dinner with home-made bread, cheese, butter, meat & poultry. Good chance to see the way of life of ordinary Azeris in remote mountainous area...

31 May 2014
Azerbaijan highlights
Azerbaijan highlights

Azerbaijan is not the most frequented tourist destination, most people would find it difficult to locate on the world map. It will unlikely ever be a tourist Mecca but that brings its own advantages. Those who prefer to go unbeaten path, to explore less visited places and check national charisma will undoubtedly have an interesting experience in this small country in Southern Caucasus on the edge of Europe...

26 May 2014
«Baku City Sightseeing» bus tours launched
«Baku City Sightseeing» bus tours launched

«Baku City Sightseeing» bus tours started regular operations in Baku. Comfortable double decker bus for about half an hour drives tourists to the main city attractions. The tour includes 15 basic points...

24 May 2014
Info tour for diplomats organised in Azerbaijan
Info tour for diplomats organised in Azerbaijan

The Ministries of Culture & Tourism and Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan are conducting an informational tour for diplomats. The jointly organized tour will cover the Guba and Gusar regions. The Ministry reports that the tour for officials of diplomatic missions of 30 countries will be held on 20-21 May...

24 May 2014
The Ministry of Tourism addressed to citizens
The Ministry of Tourism addressed to citizens

The Ministries of Culture & Tourism addressed to citizens planning summer vacations in Azerbaijan and abroad. The Ministry urges citizens to use only  licensed by the Ministry of Tourism travel agencies, and demand from companies travel vouchers and conclusion of the agreement between the company and the client on the basis of paragraph 9...

24 May 2014
How did Baku look like 48 years ago? (video)
How did Baku look like 48 years ago? (video)

A short film created by “Azərbaycanfilm” studio in 1966 about Baku is spreading and getting popularity in social networks. virtualaz.org reports that the history of Baku residents and different parts of the city can be seen in this short 10 min film...

8 May 2014
Renewal operation of the Maiden tower
Renewal operation of the Maiden tower

A restoration and repair-and-renewal operation of the Maiden Tower, an iconic symbol of Baku, will be fully completed in September 2013, the director of the Administration of State historical-architectural reserve Icheri Sheher, Mikail Jabbarov, said in an interview with journalists...

15 January 2014
Tourism fair and festival in Baku
Tourism fair and festival in Baku

New travel portal has been released dedicated to travel information on Eurasia region. Comprehensive information on Caucasus and Central Asia countries would be of extreme help for all those planning to arrange their travel there...

15 January 2014
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