Medical tours are an excellent option for those who want to relax at the same time improve their health or simply get rid of the fatigue that has accumulated at work. This kind of travel today is developed practically at all resorts in the world: as we have at home. Azerbaijan has long been famous for its unique resorts and the richest medical resources. Every year two million people come to the resorts of Azerbaijan to rest and at the same time to improve their health. Seawater, sun baths, mountain climate and many other natural factors of Azerbaijan are effective in the treatment and prevention of many diseases. In Azerbaijan, there are more than 200 groups of mineral springs, which in quality and composition are in no way inferior to the world famous waters of international resorts. Experience the feelings of the charming culture from Nakhchivan. Enjoy this fascinating land which has been an inspiration to famous people of arts for many centuries. Duzdag Hotel 5* is located half-hour drive away from Nakhchivan Airport. Duzdag Hotel has a physiotherapy center (salt mines) for salt therapy. Salt therapy is an effective method of non-specific treatment of bronchopulmonary apparatus. However, salt treatment may be indicated in some cases and contra-indicated in others.
Lankaran is a subtropical paradise and resort. It is located in the southeast of Azerbaijan practically on the border with Iran. In the east, the city is washed by the waters of the Caspian Sea. The nature of Lankaran harmoniously combines high mountain tops, fertile lowlands, and pebbly sea coasts. The city was built on a swamp along the northern bank of the river bearing the city's name. There are remains of human settlements in the area dating back to the Neolithic period as well as ruins of fortified villages from the Bronze and Iron Ages. The region has a vast area of national parks, where a variety of fauna and flora are preserved. Gizil-Agach State Reserve hosts over 250 kinds of plants, 30 species of fish and more than 220 kinds of birds. Lankaran is also known for Parrotia persica or ironwood. It is naturally grown in the region and could be seen in Hirkan National Park. Local myth has it that it is the only wood that sinks in water, hence the name (ironwood). Historically it has been used for heating since it burns for a long time and is not easily extinguished.
A fascinating tour to this little known territory of Azerbaijan, the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. You will visit historical/cultural monuments in Nakhchivan city, 5th-7th-century tombs, Prophet Noah’s grave complex, Asabu Kahf caves as stated in Holy Koran, the 12th-century monument “Garabaghlar” in Sharur region, observe “Mount Aghri” where Noah’s Ark is believed to be and much more. The geographical position, unique climate, fauna and flora, and the ancient cultural monuments of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic lead the auspicious development of tourism. The natural and historical monuments of the memory of centuries - Momina Khatun, Garabaghlar, Yusif ibn Kuseyir, Gulustan tombs, the 800-year Eastern plane tree preserved for centuries, farrier and mulberry trees, and the first historic settlement of the ancient people - Gamigaya, Kilit cave, the Alinja castle as a symbol of grandeur and invincibility of these territories, the grandiose Ilandagh, Batabat lake, Babek castle with unexampled natural monuments, Goy-Gol, Ashabi-Kahf and other hundreds of works of arts make the unique tourism potential for Nakhchivan. In recent years, many have done to improve infrastructure facilities. To this end, resort parks laid out with national and modern architectural methods and spring-monument complexes were opened for public, the modern hotels were constructed, new monuments were erected and ancient architectural monuments were restored.
The location of Sheki city as below: the northwest of Baku close to the border of Georgia Republic. Sheki is among mountain areas which rich in narrow gorges and green valleys. This region differs for springs, purest rivers, waterfalls and mineral water springs. Sheki is a main center of crafts in Azerbaijan. You can buy jewels & engravings by local craftsmen in Sheki. Sheki has its own theatre & a historical museum and there are historical and cultural sightseeing places.
The exploitation of Naftalan oil started 2 centuries ago. In the middle of the 20thcentury, Naftalan became a well-known resort within the Soviet Union. Due to development in the field of oil chemistry, the Naftalan oil treatment grew bigger. At the end of the 1990-s Naftalan gained more popularity amongst tourists. Naftalan oil has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, vasodilator, and anti-allergic effect, activates intense metabolic processes in the treatment of male and female diseases. Considering all this Naftalan oil is used in healing 70 types of different diseases. Naftalan oil is an unsurpassed unique factor in the medical world. Naftalan is a thick liquid consistency of black-and-brown color with a distinctive smell. the main means of influencing Naftalan naphthenic oils are hydrocarbons that have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, vasodilator, anti-allergic properties, and property activating the intensity of trophic functions and metabolic processes, stimulates the process of spermatogenesis, accelerating the processes of ovulation and oogenesis. All these features in many branches of medicine Naftalan considered an indispensable method of treatment. Naftalan joint disease is a method of pathogenesis treatment. To enhance the effect of this treatment, along with Naftalan oil comprehensive physical and drug treatment. Naftalan helps eliminate inflammation, reduce pain, improve circulation, exerting effects on the reticuloendothelial system, which play a significant role in protecting the body. Naphthalene stabilizes the synthesis of chondroitin sulfate, stimulates the growth of new cartilage cells, thereby recovering the articular cartilage. As a result, a comprehensive spa treatment, including such components as Naftalan, massage, physical therapy, exercise therapy can achieve better treatment. In carrying out targeted treatment reduced or disappear pathological effects: decreased muscle spasms, pain on palpation, functional disorders of the joints, resulting in increased mobility and reduced pain. The method of complex conservative treatment of sclerosis, conducted in parallel using balneotherapy, hydrotherapy, manual therapy, post-isometric relaxation of the muscles, classic massage and physical therapy gives better results. In Naftalan spas are all necessary conditions for the application of the method.
Azerbaijan’s top provincial holiday center, Gabala is a string of flashy new hotels and a burgeoning ski resort spread up into the foothills of some glorious forested mountains. Gabala or Gabala is the most ancient city of Azerbaijan. Before 1991 the city was known as Kutkashen, but after Azerbaijan's independence, the town was renamed in honor of the much older city of Gabala. You will visit Nohurgol Lake, Tufandagh, Gabala Shooting Club
The location of this region (Azerbaijani: “İsmayıllı Rayonu”) at the foot of the southern slope of the Greater Caucasus. It is the administrative center and city of Ismayilli region of Azerbaijan. The territory in the north of the country is from IV century BC. Up to was the part of Caucasian Albania. The remains of the medieval castle related to the name of Javanshir (VII century) ruler of Caucasian Albania. Currently, this site is in Talystan village of Ismayilli. Ismayilli region is rich in folk traditions. Lahij is a mountain village known in the 7th century. This is famous for its weapon and dishes made of copper. Here you can find different souvenir shops, art galleries, and cafes. Visitors can take a walk in the old village and shop for some souvenirs and after drive back to your place of stay in Ismayilli.
Rising in timeless stone layers against steep sheep-mown hillsides, mysterious Khinalig (2350m) is, by some definitions, Europe's highest village. Swirling cloudscapes and matchless views add to an atmospheric sense of discovery in a settlement that has somehow maintained its own distinct language and centuries of tradition. Within the village, little is set up for tourists but we'll show you around the rocky alleys that pass for streets, helping you to distinguish the mosque and museum from the other sturdy stone buildings that climb almost geologically up to the village apex with its unforgettable sweeping views.
The Shahdag mountain resort near Gusar was the first winter sports resort in Azerbaijan. The Shahdag Mountain Resort Complex was open to the public in 2012. It is located in Azerbaijan's Greater Caucasus range, the site is located near Shahdag National Park, which is known for having an intact ecological system and untouched flora and fauna.
On this fascinating eight-day tour, explore the delights of Azerbaijan, a beautiful country on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Your journey takes you from the cosmopolitan and ancient capital of Baku to the charming medieval town of Sheki in the Caucasus Mountains, via fire temples, fortresses, and historic trading towns. You will also be able to spend a day visiting the Mud Volcanos near Gobustan State Reserve where has more than 600,000 rock paintings, which depict primitive men, animals, battle-pieces, ritual dances, bullfights, boats with armed oarsmen, warriors with lances in their hands, camel caravans, pictures of sun and stars, on the average dating back to 5,000-20,000 years. A night will then be spent in the capital city, then travel through ancient Absheron visiting the beautiful monument of Absheron peninsula. Next day, visit the previous capital of Azerbaijan, the city of Shamakhi, then continue your journey with visits to the mountain village of Lahij. This place is famous for its coppersmiths and its cobbled streets. Stay the night in Gabala where is one of the most ancient cities in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is rich in culture, rich in activities and most definitely rich insights. Next day, explore Gabala, home to interesting ruins from its time as the former capital of Caucasian Albania. Visit Sheki city, a true gem of Azerbaijan tourism. Sheki is a small city that has a whole lot to offer by way of historic attractions; in particular, the Palace of Sheki Khans which is a magnificent work of Islamic architecture. At the end of the tour will be transfer to Baku International Airport and check-in for your onward flight.
If you have already enjoyed the urban atmosphere of Baku and you have more days to see what Azerbaijan can offer, Sheki is the right choice. Colored windows, red bricks of old houses and the smell of the city that you won’t feel anywhere else will make your experience in Azerbaijan complete and mesmerizing. Enjoy the 2 days guided tour with us at Sheki and Gabala, with a stay at handpicked local accommodations.
Enjoy the bright lights of Baku and around before heading off to the most remote village in Azerbaijan - Khinalug. Starting in Baku, you will explore the awe-inspiring architectural and cultural legacy of this capital. Next, visit the North, Guba where is known for its apples and carpets, and for the fact that it has the highest population of Jews in Azerbaijan; Go to Khinalug noted for its extraordinary landscape, Europe’s highest villages. After one night Quba, Return the south to the Caspian shore and visit the Mud Volcanos near Gobustan State Reserve where has more than 600,000 rock paintings, which depict primitive men, animals, battle-pieces, ritual dances, bullfights, boats with armed oarsmen, warriors with lances in their hands, camel caravans, pictures of sun and stars, on the average dating back to 5,000-20,000 years. A night will then be spent in the capital city, then travel through ancient Absheron visiting the beautiful monuments of Absheron peninsula. Witness the Burning Mountain and spectacular Zoroastrian Fire Temple.