POST CONFERENCE TOURS

Tour 01:
21 – 24 July 2018 // 4 Days // 3 Nights Tour
“Quotas are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.”

Tour Departs from Baku: 21 July 2018 10:00
Tour Returns to Baku: 24 July 2018 16:30 

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Itinerary: Baku-Shamakhy-Lahij-Sheki -Baku

Day 1. Baku - Shamakhy
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. 
- Visiting of Azerbaijan State Carpet and Applied Arts museum named after Latif Kerimov (entrance). Lunch in local restaurant.Sightseeing tour “Land of fires”: “Ateshgah” Fire- Worshippers' Temple in Surakhany settlement (XVII c.) entrance), medieval castle in Ramana settlement (XIV c.), survey of the oldest oil fields in Balakhani settlement (XIX- XX c.), visiting “Yanardag”natural reserve (natural gas exit), acquaintance with dietary salt extraction on “Masazir”lake. Departure from Masazir settlement to Shamakhy (110 km). On the way visiting  “Diri Baba” mausoleum in Maraza village. Arriving in Shamakhy.

Short survey of historical monuments:
-“Juma mosque” X-XX c. (entrance) and   ”Yeddi Gumbez” (Seven Domes) mausoleum complex (XVIII- XIX c.) near Shamakhy city. Accommodation at the hotel and, dinner in hotel restaurant. Overnight at the hotel

Day 2. Shamakhy-Lahij-Gabala
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Continuation of the trip to Lahij  (70 km) via Muganly pass. Photo stops on in the most picturesque places in the mountains. Arrival at Lahij mountain settlement of national handicraft. Panoramic tour to “Lahij ” Historical-Ethnographic reserve /IV-XIX c./: architectural monuments, handicrafts and manufacture of carpets, workshops and benches of handicraftsmen: braziers, smiths, chasers, metal engravers, ancient mosques, baths, and also original architecture of streets and apartment houses of the ancient mountain settlement.Lunch in the local restaurant. Continuation of the trip from Lahij  to Gabala Continuation of the trip from Lahij  to Gabala via Ismailli- Vendam  (Complex  of  tent  mausoleums,  XV-XVI  c.c.  in Hezre settlement, small step falls 7 Gozel (“7 beauties”) in Ruskyan settlement . Arrival in Gabala . Accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Dinner in the local restaurant with Azerbaijan traditional cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Gabala-Sheki
Breakfast at the hotel and check out
Continuation of the trip to Sheki (140 km) via Gabala Nij settlement (Medieval Christian temple of Caucausian Albania-Chotari church after reconstruction VII-XIV c.c.) - Oguz - Sheki (about 170 km.)
Arrival in Sheki. Accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Lunch in national restaurant.

 

Sightseeing program in Sheki
(excursion and museums):

- Visiting Sheki “East Market”
- Panoramic view of Sheki city from the mountain
- Survey of fortifications and caravanserais in the Old city (XVII-XIX c.c.)
- Visiting History Museum (entrance)
- Visiting “Sheki Khan's palace”-XVIII c. under UNESCO protection (entrance)
- Survey of the exposition of the National Applied Arts museum in the old round Christian temple (IX-XVI c.c.) and acquaintance with works of handicraftsmen on manufacture of stained- glass windows -“shebaka” (network) in their workshops

Dinner in the local restaurant with Azerbaijan traditional cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4. Sheki-Baku
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel. Moving from Sheki to Baku .
Arrival to Baku. Free time. Farewell dinner in the restaurant with Azerbaijan traditional cuisine and show program. 
  • As conference scheduling cannot be altered please check your conference programme before registering to tours.
  • Attendees will be back in the hotels 2 hrs before opening and closing ceremony on that days tours.
Prices :
Adult 580 USD Book Now
Single Supplement  90 USD Book Now

Services Included:

  • Transportation
  • Guide services
  • 3 Bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • Lunches, Dinners
  • All excursions, Entrance fees & local guides as per program

Accommodation in:

  • 1 x overnight at 4* Hotel in Shamakhy
  • 1 x overnight at 4* Hotel in Gabala
  • 1 x overnight at 4* Hotel in Sheki

 

Tour 02 :

22 – 24 July 2018 // 3 Days // 2 Nights Tour
“Quotas are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.”

Tour Departs from Baku: 22 July 2018 08:00
Tour Returns to Baku: 24 July 2018 16:30 

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Itinerary: Baku-Shamakhy-Lahij-Sheki -Baku

Day 1. Baku-Lahij-Gabala
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Departure from Baku to Gabala via Shamakhy and Lahij (200 km). On the way visiting ”Yeddi Gumbez” (Seven Domes) mausoleum complex (XVIII- XIX c.) near Shamakhy city. Photo stops on in the most picturesque places in the mountains. Arrival at Lahij mountain settlement of national handicraft. Lunch in local restaurant. Panoramic tour to “Lahij ” Historical-Ethnographic reserve /IV-XIX c./: architectural monuments, handicrafts and manufacture of carpets, workshops and benches of handicraftsmen: braziers, smiths, chasers,  metal engravers, ancient mosques, baths, and also original architecture of streets and apartment houses of  the ancient mountain settlement. Continuation of the trip from Lahij  to Gabala.
Arrival to Gabala city and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2. Gabala-Sheki
Breakfast at the hotel and check out
Continuation of the trip to Sheki (140 km) via Gabala Nij settlement (Medieval Christian temple of Caucausian Albania-Chotari church after reconstruction VII-XIV c.c.) - Oguz - Sheki (about 170 km.)
Arrival in Sheki. Accommodation at the hotel. Free time. Lunch in national restaurant.

 

Sightseeing program in Sheki (excursion and museums):
- Visiting Sheki “East Market”
- Panoramic view of Sheki city from the mountain
- Survey of fortifications and caravanserais in the Old city (XVII-XIX c.c.)
- Visiting History Museum (entrance)
- Visiting “Sheki Khan's palace”-XVIII c. under UNESCO protection (entrance)
- Survey of the exposition of the National Applied Arts museum in the old round Christian temple (IX-XVI c.c.) and acquaintance with works of handicraftsmen on manufacture of stained- glass windows -“shebaka” (network) in their workshops
Dinner in the local restaurant with Azerbaijan traditional cuisine. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Sheki-Baku
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel. Moving from Sheki to Baku .
Arrival to Baku. Free time. Farewell dinner in the restaurant with Azerbaijan traditional cuisine and show program. 

  • As conference scheduling cannot be altered please check your conference programme before registering to tours.
  • Attendees will be back in the hotels 2 hrs before opening and closing ceremony on that days tours.
Prices :
Adult 440 USD Book Now
Single Supplement  70 USD Book Now

Services Included:

  • Transportation
  • Guide services
  • 3 Bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • Lunches, Dinners
  • All excursions, Entrance fees & local guides as per program

Accommodation in:

  • 1 x overnight at 4* Hotel in Gabala
  • 1 x overnight at 4* Hotel in Sheki

 

 
 
 
ISME 2018 - 33rd World Conference of International Society for Music Education / 15-20 July 2018 / Baku / Azerbaijan