Tour type: General,
HistoricalPrice: $825.00Duration: 3from January to December
3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS TOUR ACROSS NAKHICHEVAN
PS: You can arrive in Nakhchivan directly from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines as well
1 Day, Baku - Nakhchivan
Departure from Baku airport to Nakhchivan at 08:20 (Registration starts at 06:20). Arrive in Nakhchivan at 09:20.
Your journey in the insulated Enclave of Azerbaijan. Nakhchivan keyed, known as the land of Noah is, between Armenia, Iran and Turkey and shares no land border with Azerbaijan. The access is only by plane. Landing in the airport of Nakhchivan and transfer to hotel. After you could rest a bit, you start with the visit of Nakhchivan: Momina Khatun Monument from the 12th Century, the Prophet Noah's grave complex, Yusif Ibn Kuseyir Tomb, a Carpet Museum, and the Khan's House - the former home of the ruler Nakhchiwans Rahim Khan. After lunch drive to the village Garabaghlar Sharur in the region where the Monument to the 12th Century. Continue to Mount Agri (The Biblical Mountain of Noah's Ark), from where you can see up to 50 kilometers. Subsequently Next trip to the Salt Mine Hospital. Dinner. Transfer to hotel.
2 Day, Nakhchivan
Breakfast at your hotel. Visiting Alinja Castle which stayed under the siege by Turku-Mongol conqueror Timur’s (Tamerlan) for around 14 years in the 14thcentury and could not be captured in the end.
Drive to Daridagh thermal spring in Julfa region. Carbonate mineral silvering water Daridagh is the spring, which one can rarely meet in the nature. In the composition of the water a good deal of amounts of boron, iodine, bromine, strontium and lithium elements are revealed. The water is good for the patients suffering from gastric-bowel diseases.
Visit to Asabu Kahf caves as stated in Holy Koran and other religious books – 7 sleepers of Ephesus.
Dinner and overnight
3 Day, Nakhchivan - Baku
Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will drive to Batabat in a unique uninhabited plateau in the Shahbuz region. A beautiful landscape with forests, mountains, lakes expect with floating islands and sources with ice cold clear water. Normally the temperatures in this region are very cold. Lunch in Batabat and drive back to Nakhchivan for shopping.
Visiting History Museum and Heydar Aliyev museum.
After dinner transfer to airport for return flight to Baku. Approx. 22:00 clock arrival in Baku.
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PRICES INCLUDE: 2 nights BB accommodation at Grand Nakhichevan hotel 3 days English speaking guide 2 airport transfers with English speaking guide 3 days comfortable transportation All entry fees to sights 3 dinners in Half Board 3 lunches and 3 dinners in Full Board Guide and driver's food expenses
PRICES EXCLUDE: Alcoholic drinks during meals Insurance One way Air ticket to Nakhchivan: $70, Round trip air ticket to Nakhchivan $130 Tips (not compulsory)
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