Azerbaijan is known as the Land of Fire and tourists who have recently discovered this beautiful country in Eastern Europe can’t stop gushing about how beautiful it is. Not only that, the locals are friendly and helpful, and the exotic element just makes it even more wonderful for a vacation. With so many exciting things to do in Azerbaijan, it helps that the country is an affordable destination.
Azerbaijan is an interesting mix of old and new. While Baku, the capital city itself offers much of Azerbaijan sightseeing, it’s in the rustic elements like the mountain villages or the intriguing mud volcanoes that one is drawn to, inevitably. Adventurous souls will also love the hiking opportunities in the Caucasus mountains, walking through ravines and deep plains and enjoying Azerbaijan’s amazing natural beauty. One of the top things to do in Azerbaijan is to visit the Caspian Sea, which is actually the largest lake in the world. There are numerous other things to do in Azerbaijan and here are some of them listed briefly.
Azerbaijan is a wonderful holiday destination and you will not regret visiting here. But for the perfect holiday, do remember to check the SOTC website for offers and deals on Azerbaijan tour packages and other Europe tour packages.
Many count a visit to Lake Goygol, or Blue Lake, among the best things to do in Azerbaijan. The surrounding mountain landscapes are gorgeous but so is this amazing blue lake near the city of Ganja.
For unspoiled landscapes, rustic mountain villages, and fresh air, a visit to Quba is a must. This culturally rich city on the slopes of Shahdag Mountain brings natural beauty in the form of waterfalls and the Tenghi Canyon.
To the south of Baku is this national park which has a semi-desert landscape. Nature lovers will appreciate the sights of various forms of wildlife here.