Azerbaijan is a unique place full of harmony and myriads of different travel experiences. The availability of 8 out of 11 climate zones in the country makes it a perfect destination during any season. Whether you are here on a family or business trip, want to have an amazing time in the cosmopolitan Baku, celebrate your wedding or run away to wild nature…
All the opportunities are available in Azerbaijan. With multiple direct flights and a convenient process to obtain a visa, Azerbaijan is easily accessible for the GCC travellers. And it is quite possible that after you read this article, you will be on your way booking the trip to Azerbaijan. Your first stop should be the capital city – Baku, which is an incredible and unique place full of cultural and historical heritage, as well as emerging modern experiences. In Baku, one can’t go without visiting UNESCO world heritage sites of Icheri Sheher together with the Maiden Tower and Shirvanshahs’ Palace Complex.
The exquisite landscape of Baku is decorated with landmarks built in architectural styles such as baroque, rococo, neoclassical and contemporary. The combination of the diverse architecture, view to the Caspian Sea and number of parks make it hard to take your eyes away from this majestic scenery. This view can be perfectly watched from the ride on Baku Eye or top of Highland Park. While the first one is located on Seaside Boulevard, it takes just a 20-minute walk from the latter one to get to the noted seaside park. Baku Boulevard in particular, has a very special place in the hearts of locals as it combines a variety of activities for people of all ages. Here you can go for a walk, rent a bike or electric scooter. Adults and children can enjoy an active day at the amusement park followed by a relaxing boat ride across canals of Little Venice. The biggest mall in the region – Deniz Mall – is located here and attracts with its exceptional design. This venue that combines entertainment, leisure and dining all at once, has a flame shaped tower in the centre of the eight-shaped wings. What appears to be an astonishing building with a unique exterior also has surprises within it. While parents can enjoy shopping or sports activities at SkyPark, children will have some quality time at the Kinderland entertainment and educational centre.
Your children will be fascinated with the opportunity to get acquainted with animals from all across the world at Baku Zoo located right in the centre of the city. If you would like to have even more authentic wildlife experience, then we suggest you travel to Shamakhi to visit a vast Safari Park. It is surrounded with dramatic nature that merges you into a whole new world. Shamakhi surprises with another unique experience at Alpaca Farm. Every farm visitor leaves it with the widest smile on their face and feeling content as these kind animals facilitate the creation of a positive and bright atmosphere filled with love and joy.
With the approach of winter, Shahdag and Tufandag Winter Resorts are welcoming everyone to their venues and fascinating view to the mountains. Both resorts offer high-class hotels, spas, restaurants, as well as different thrilling sports and leisure activities. Here everyone from the beginner to professional skier can relish greatly groomed slopes, while non-skiers can also have fun choosing among a number of activities such as off-road tours, paragliding, cycling and cable car rides overlooking the majestic mountains.
On the other hand, Azerbaijan is a great place for the organisation of the big events. Whether you plan a wedding of your dreams or want to hold a business conference, it is all possible with equipped venues and specialists in the event planning. Number of luxury hotels are ready to decorate and add all your needs to the planning of the event, customising it based on your desires.