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    • MESDL21's Profile Photo

      Shopping- Baku-Carpets

      Baku Jan 1, 2017 at 11:08 AM

      Happy 2017!!!
      Any reccomendation of stores or places toy buy carpets (good quality/Price) and souvernirs in Bakú?


      1 Answer Jan 2, 2017 at 4:55 AM
    • Getting from Gabala to Lahij and to Baku

      Ismayilli Rayonu Sep 8, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      we will be visiting Gabala and wanted to take a trip to Lahij and return to Şamaxı to later continue to Baku.
      I would like to know what is the best way to achieve that. Should we first take a marshrutka to İsmayıllı and from there take a taxi to Lahij? And from Lahij on would it be a taxi again?
      We are OK with using marshrutkas but we are vary of the timing as I cannot find the rough departure times for them (as in 6AM, 2PM, 6PM so that we know how many of them go).
      We are a group of 4 people. It woudl be nice to spend a few hours in Gabala and a few hours in Lahij. We might consider a sleepover in Şamaxı if there is anything decent available.

      Thanks for any input

    • Baku-Qobustan-Mud Volcano-Astegah Temple-Yanardagh

      Azerbaijan Jul 21, 2016 at 8:15 PM


      Can someone tell me if visiting Qobustan-Mud Volcano-Astegah-Yanardag is good for 1 day?
      Can we do it with taxi? And how much that will cost?

      3 Answers Jul 21, 2016 at 10:20 PM
    • Baku - Shamakhi - Sheki

      Azerbaijan Jun 4, 2016 at 6:24 AM

      I would like to travel from Baku to Sheki via Shamakhi, probably just for a day trip at Shamakhi. But, I am going to solely rely on public transport like marshrutka. So, in my case would this route work? Thanks!

      1 Answer Jun 5, 2016 at 9:31 PM
    • Arriving to Baku for first time

      Baku Mar 13, 2016 at 8:55 PM

      Arriving to Baku Wednesday 06/01/2016 and my final destination is Tabriz in Iran, how long to stay in Baku where to go and what to do in Baku? where to stay for less? Is it worth to travel to other cities? How to go to Tabriz Iran?

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2016 at 12:28 AM
    • Azerbaijan London visa

      Azerbaijan Nov 1, 2015 at 5:06 AM


      I am planning to travel to Azerbaijan later in November, and submitted an application for a Visa last week at the dedicated centre in London. Sadly delays in the postal service have meant the application will not arrive until Monday or Tuesday next week.

      The Azerbaijan Visa Centre takes 12 working days to process a Visa application. Due to this, I am not confident that I will get the Visa back in time for the day I start my travel. Therefore, I have asked the Visa centre to allow me to pick up the Visa, even though I submitted it by post.

      I did not hear from them yet, perhaps because I sent my email mid-afternoon on Friday. Does anyone know if the Visa centre will allow a submission by post, and a collection in person?

      Also, the Visa centre's number seems to be hard to find. Does anyone know what it is? Finally, if there are further delays, does anyone know another way of getting a Visa for Azerbaijan? I am planning to travel to Baku overland from Tbilisi, and I seem to remember reading somewhere it is possible to get a same-day Visa there.

      All answers welcomed!!


      1 Answer Dec 29, 2015 at 12:09 AM
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      Overland in Azerbaijan

      Azerbaijan Oct 21, 2015 at 7:48 PM

      Hi Has anyone travelled overland in their own vehicle recently crossing a Land border.

      1 Answer Oct 21, 2015 at 9:31 PM
    • CBT Azerbaijan still running?

      Azerbaijan Sep 21, 2015 at 2:50 AM

      Does anybody know if CBT Azerbaijan is still operating? CBT stands for community based tourism and organized home stays all over Azerbaijan and was recommended by many people. I had contact with regarding a home stay in Khinaliq. However, now their website dissappeared and the email-address doesn't esxist anymore. They still seem to be on facebook, but didn't answer to my message.

      4 Answers Sep 1, 2016 at 10:57 AM
    • From baku to gabala

      Baku Aug 20, 2015 at 1:03 PM

      What is best transport to go from baku to samaxi ,,,,, then from samaxi to gabala..... After that back direct from gabala to baku !!!!

      And how much maybe it cost for each trip

    • Baku eating out

      Baku Aug 20, 2015 at 12:14 AM

      Travelling to Baku next week, looking for suggestions for eating out in the evening. Staying at the Park Inn, so local to there would be best.


      1 Answer Aug 20, 2015 at 4:03 AM
    • azer visa in georgia

      Azerbaijan Jun 20, 2015 at 7:19 PM

      Has any of you got a visa for Azer in Georgia (in Batumi or Tbilisi) recently?

      Well, how good are one's chances of getting an Azerbaijan visa in Georgia? And how long will it usually take?


      1 Answer Dec 29, 2015 at 12:13 AM
    • Visa Armenia-Azerbaijan

      Azerbaijan Jun 15, 2015 at 10:23 AM

      Hi, I'm going to Azerbaijan and then i'm going to Armenia.
      Anibody knows if i'll have problems with visa to entry in Armenia?


      2 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 1:55 PM
    • Join Xinaliq-Laza hike, Nakhchivan day trips?

      Azerbaijan Jun 11, 2015 at 1:21 AM


      I will be in Azerbaijan from Oct 3-10 (arriving to Baku early on Oct 3 and flying out from Nakhchivan on Oct 10).
      Is anybody interested in joining the hike from Xinaliq to Laza (on foot or on horse). As the area is restricted it is necessary to arrange permits at least one month in advance and to take a guide (not cheap, but probably worthwhile).

      If you are interested in joining in on day trips in Nakhchivan (Ordubad and/or Batabat) or Baku (Qobustan/Absheron) please also let me know.


      3 Answers Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 AM
    • tranportation

      Baku Jun 6, 2015 at 9:04 AM

      to get to the hotel from the air port?

      3 Answers Jun 6, 2015 at 11:36 AM
    • Directions for Baku

      Baku Jun 3, 2015 at 2:53 AM

      Good evening to everyone. I am in Baku at tha moment and I will stay here for about 20 days as I am working for the 1st European Games. I would like some directions not only for the attractions that I can visit here, but also for the staff that I could do in my leisure time. Please include info for the best way for my shopping as well. Thank you all very much in advance!

      2 Answers Jun 3, 2015 at 3:37 AM
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      Gobustan Mud Volcanoes

      Baku May 7, 2015 at 8:10 AM

      Hi, what is the best way to get to Gobustan Mud Volcanoes and is there anywhere else worth visiting in the same day?


      2 Answers May 7, 2015 at 11:09 AM
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      question Baku Heydar Airport to downtown area?

      Azerbaijan Apr 4, 2015 at 7:14 AM


      I'd like to know the cheapest and best way (by bus, metro etc.) to get from HEYDAR ALIEV AIRPORT downtown to Baku, Guesthouse Inn ?

      Thank you for information.


      8 Answers Apr 7, 2015 at 3:02 PM
    • book bus ticket

      Azerbaijan Mar 29, 2015 at 5:07 AM

      Please how and where can I book bus ticket Baku to Lenkaran . Often buses are prebooked by locals so cannot get on. Can we pay by foreign bankcard or how?

      3 Answers Mar 29, 2015 at 8:27 AM
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      question Sheki (Shaki) accommodation??

      Azerbaijan Feb 2, 2015 at 1:07 PM

      A friend and I are going to Sheki from Apr 28 - May 01 and looking for a reasonable priced place to stay.

      We searched through the accommodation here but only found fairly expensive hotels (starting from 60 Euros / person). I heard that the Caravansaray is not that recommendable.

      We found "Ilgar's Hostel" on, but strangely this place has not been rated yet and we don't know if we should take the risk.

      Thank you for your tips and responses!!

      Kind regards,

      3 Answers Feb 2, 2015 at 4:24 PM
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      question best connection Baku-Sheki (Shaki)

      Azerbaijan Jan 16, 2015 at 2:26 PM


      I would like to know what is the best and maybe fastest way to travel between Baku and Sheki by public transport? And is Sheki worth visiting? I heard it´s the second most interesting place in Azerbaijan. Thank you for your tips and responses!

      3 Answers Jan 17, 2015 at 1:39 AM
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      green fields of azerbaijan

      Azerbaijan Jan 14, 2015 at 8:45 AM

      which area of azerbaijan is agriculturel,

      4 Answers Jan 14, 2015 at 8:27 PM
    • Trip To Quba

      Quba Nov 2, 2014 at 9:18 AM

      is there any possible if I want go to Quba by bus ? Right now am in Baku.
      Could u mind please tell me details if u have any trip for this week go to Quba or Shahdag.

      3 Answers Nov 2, 2014 at 12:27 PM
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      Car rental

      Baku Sep 10, 2014 at 12:22 PM

      Hi, I am browsing web pages looking for Lada Niva or similar rental cars, but no luck :/ Everything is >2008 with loads of Plastic.
      Does anyone know if there is someone to have it for rent? I`ve mailed many car rentals but only a few answered suggesting pajero / prado cars.


      2 Answers Sep 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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      Places "not to go to" / local culture

      Azerbaijan Sep 1, 2014 at 10:55 PM

      It seems our travel (as long as we get visas ;) ) will take place. We are browsing internet looking for travel experiences, tips etc. But sometimes one can find informations such as "its better not to go there". And I am not thinking of NG Karabagh.
      Are there regions / cities / places where tourist shouldn`t go? We will be travelling in "group" of two.

      And the second question - I`d like to ask how should we behave talking to "locals" or staying at their homes in terms of sex (my wife). Can she take a part in discussions etc or will it be rather bad idea unless she will be asked? I definitively don`t want to offend anybody but would like to know the people better as that is one of the reasons why are we travelling.

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2014 at 6:27 AM
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      Azerbaijan e-Visa - Registration necessary?

      Azerbaijan Sep 1, 2014 at 3:06 PM

      Hello all,

      In preparation of my trip to Azerbaijan I have read on the internet that I might have to register after 3 working days in the country. I already have my e-Visa and will probably stay 4-5 days in Baku.

      Is this registration definitely necessary? Where and how can I do this?

      Any recent experiences with this?

      Thanks for your help.

      7 Answers Apr 19, 2015 at 4:20 PM
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      Round trip - best way to do it

      Azerbaijan Aug 28, 2014 at 11:14 PM

      me and my wife are thinking of an trip to Azerbaijan by the end of September. As we like to see as much as possible, we would like to do a kind of a round trip. I am wondering what would be the better way - rental car or combination of hired car + driver with public transportation. I am not thinking only on costs, but also on potential "risk" that we will stuck somewhere because we`d liked the place, stayed overnight and with no chance to leave ;) And the second question - are the drivers willingly to just do the one way trip or it doesn`t matter because the price will be the same?

      We don`t prefer crowded tourist places - we would like to feel the "real" country with it`s forgotten places etc.

      If rental car is the way to do - will small car survive it, or we should look for some 4wd (assuming there are places off the beaten path worth to see).


      1 Answer Aug 29, 2014 at 5:07 AM
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      looking for advice

      Azerbaijan Jun 26, 2014 at 1:57 PM

      I would like to visit Azerbaijan in October. I need some advice. In your opinion, which are the most beautiful landscape in Azerbaijan? I mean, that kind of landscape or view that you would look at it for hours.

      Thanks. This will help to plan my holidays

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2014 at 4:40 AM
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      VISA: Entry to Azerbaijan with an Armenian stamp in the passport

      Azerbaijan Jun 19, 2014 at 3:32 AM


      Does anyone of you has any experiences with visa regulations of Azerbaijan and entry to the country with Armenian stamps in the passport?

      I am a German passport holder and have just recently been to Armenia. Since about 1,5 years Germans don't need a Visa for Armenia anymore, but of course I got a couple of Armenian stamps in my passport. No, I haven't visited Nagorno Karabagh.

      I have checked the info on the webpage of the "German Department of Foreign Affairs", where it roughly says something like this:

      "Travellers with an Armenian visa must be prepared for longer waiting times and questioning at the border."

      As said I don't have an Armenian visa in my passport, but Armenian stamps, which probably doesn't make much difference.

      Any help is much appreciated.


      3 Answers Jun 19, 2014 at 7:51 AM
    • living in Baku

      Baku Jun 3, 2014 at 4:09 AM

      Advice on Baku for young British couple looking to live and work there ?

      3 Answers Jun 17, 2014 at 5:20 PM
    • Baku - Xinaliq - Baku in one day!

      Azerbaijan Apr 10, 2014 at 12:57 PM

      like in title, is it possible? get up early and reached Xinaliq take a 1-2 h walk and than back to baku ?

      2 Answers Apr 11, 2014 at 2:24 AM