Eid al-Adha is the best time to visit Azerbaijan and explore the beautiful mysteries and secrets of the country and its cities. It is the perfect time to strengthen family ties, to recall pleasant childhood memories with parents and grandparents, and to make new memories with young generations. Azerbaijan is known for its charming natural heritage, delicious and rich food dishes and interesting cities, providing its visitors and families with a relaxing holiday full of suspense.
Azerbaijan is located between Europe and Asia, and is two hours and fifty minutes away from you. Daily flights are available on flydubai and Azerbaijan Airlines.
You can spend 10 days in Azerbaijan exploring the ancient and modern blend, exquisite mountains and green virgin nature in the surrounding villages. The weather in Azerbaijan between June and September is sunny and bright, accompanied by a cool and refreshing breeze, and it is the perfect weather for sports and vigorous activities. Here is a list of the best fun activities you can do and the things you can see in Azerbaijan during the summer.
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- Visit primitive Gobustan rocks and mud volcanoes
- Stare at the galaxy and see the stars in the Tossi Boehm dome and get a recreational dose at Megafen
- Summer vacation is not complete without sun, sand and beach
- A magical horse riding experience in nature
- Attend an international music festival in Baku (penultimate activity, not first)
- Enjoy a period of calm and peace at the silent lake
Visit primitive Gobustan rocks and mud volcanoes
It is located in the semi-desert of Gobustan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which contains more than 6 thousand rock inscriptions dating back 40 thousand years. Tourists will be able to see the artwork of graffiti drawn by the fingertips of one of the Romen soldiers, the most distant works ever discovered in the East. The Gobustan Primitive Rocks are art records from the past because of their great importance for the study of prehistoric times and the scope and fields of primitive art. The effects of Gobustan extend over about 20,000 years, from the end of the Paleolithic period to the beginning of our time today.
It is worth noting that about 350 of 800 of the world’s best known clay volcanoes are located in the Gobustan region of Azerbaijan.
Stare at the galaxy and see the stars in the Tossi Boehm dome and get a recreational dose at Megafen
Go on an amazing journey between planets and galaxies in the “Tossi Boehm” dome, which is located in the center of Baku and is equipped with the latest technology. The dome includes a 4K projector that displays regular films, cartoons and important documentaries in addition to special offers.
Enjoy a visit to the largest indoor entertainment center in Azerbaijan featuring more than 200 games, a huge ice rink, an impressive roller coaster, a large bowling center, cinemas showing five and six dimensional films and more. The Megaven Center will delight all members of the family thanks to its variety of activities, which are suitable for children of all ages. Families will also be able to enjoy a great shopping experience because most of the children’s play areas are located inside the malls.
Location – Tossi Boehm Dome is located at 1 Nevchler Avenue, “Park Boulevard” Shopping Mall, 4th Floor, Baku. Megaven Amusement Center is 30 minutes ‘walk or 3 minutes’ drive from Tusei Boehm Dome.
Summer vacation is not complete without sun, sand and beach
Visit Amboran Beach and the Amboran Mall, a resort with swimming pools, water park, children’s playground, kids club, restaurants and beach suitable for families with children. The Amboran Shopping Center is located across the road, and the second floor contains an entertainment area for young children that includes special activities like a virtual reality room.
Other family resorts include “Sea Breeze Resort”, “Pelagah Beach Resort” and “Dalga Beach Resort”, which all include swimming pools, children’s playgrounds, restaurants and beaches, ideal for a fun beach day for families with children.
Don’t miss the first and only kitesurfing hotel in “Shuriabad” which provides a unique and exciting experience for water sports enthusiasts. The hotel offers paragliding courses for children and adults.
A magical horse riding experience in nature
Visit the Omar Horse Club in Mahdi Abad, about 50 minutes drive from Baku. There are many other family-friendly activities, there is a natural lake where you can rent a boat or two catamarans or go fishing. There is also a small zoo for young children to enjoy in addition to a children’s play park.
Attend an international music festival in Baku (penultimate activity, not first)
“Zahra” is an international music festival held in Baku annually during the summer on the Caspian Sea coast. It is the largest summer event in the Azerbaijani capital, attracting tens of thousands of fans and millions of viewers. The ‘Flower 2019’ festival will last for 4 days and will feature international famous singers.
Venue – The festival is held at the internationally known “Sea Breeze Hotel and Resort”, which is located 14 km from Heydar Aliyev International Airport in the picturesque Nardaran region next to the Caspian Sea beach.
Offer – The Fairmont Hotel in Baku offers festival specials starting from 500 Azerbaijani manat for 2 nights and 3 days per person, including: two-bed room accommodation, airport transfers and festival tickets.
Enjoy a period of calm and peace at the silent lake
Silent Lake Shamakhi is 125 km from Baku and is easily accessible. It is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, relax and spend quality time. The lake is hidden among the mountains and surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
Azerbaijan is rich in culture, attractions, delicious food and charming music. You will be able to spend the best summer vacation there and discover its most beautiful mystery by wandering around the Baku which appears as an open-air museum, or by exploring various family activities and resorts or relaxing in the silent lake area.
Eid al-Adha Package at Four Seasons Baku
The beaux-arts-inspired hotel is located along the waterfront of the heart of Baku. A few steps from the walls of the medieval Old Town, and near the modern tri-skyscrapers, designed as flames. It is a unique contrast that embodies simultaneously: the young, old and modern city, mixed with a little bit of audacity.
Enjoy a great family vacation with a free fourth night, special facilities for children, and much more. Inside and outside the hotel, you will find everything you need for a comfortable family stay, including playgrounds and children’s attractions.
The offer is valid from July to September – starting from $ 200 per night for a deluxe room overlooking the city, and $ 320 for the executive suite.