Azerbaijan is an independent state that was separated from the Soviet Republic in 1991. This country has a lot to offer to its tourism sector, thanks to its rich natural resources. One of the features the put Azerbaijan to the top list of worldwide-recognized tourist destinations is that it has more than half the total population of mud volcanoes in this world. The mud volcanoes are rare sceneries and if you want to have to see this wonder of the world then travel to Azerbaijan to witness the existence of a mud volcano.
Azerbaijan has modern, developed transport systems, hence travelling to Azerbaijan is made easier by these systems. There are four gateways into Azerbaijan. The airplane means is offered between Azerbaijan and many other countries: Russia, Uzbek, Ukraine, Australia, Dubai, Istanbul, Saint Petersburg, Paris-France, and London-U.K. The airlines offering international flights in Azerbaijan are the Azerbaijan Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways. These airlines operate in the three international airports of Azerbaijan: the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, and three others in Ganja, Lankaran, and Nakhchivan cities.
Train transport is available for visitors coming into Azerbaijan from neighboring countries. People from Iran can reach the Iranian border at a place called Astara, where they can board a train to transport them to Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku. Other countries to board trains into Azerbaijan are Moscow-Russia and Georgia. You can optionally use a private vehicle from a neighboring country to enter Azerbaijan through major road networks running between Azerbaijan and Georgia. Otherwise, you can opt for the public buses in Georgia, Iran, Russia, and Turkey to arrive at major cities of Azerbaijan.
When planning for accommodation in Azerbaijan, it is good to arrange early for the budget and beware of the number of days to stay in the country. First, browse through the accommodation site of Azerbaijan and find out about the rates of accommodation that is being offered. There are two types of accommodation: the luxurious hotel rooms and the rental apartments. Hotels seem to be more expensive than the rental apartments. To find the best choice of a many star hotel for accommodation, you can just head to the capital city of Baku. These hotels are foreign-invested, and they adopt the Western lifestyle.
If you are thinking of dining in Azerbaijan, be ready to find a completely surprising lot of designed dishes. Azerbaijan’s dishes are the excellent arrangement of the desirable diet. Azerbaijan majors in meatballs, rice, vegetables, and a variety of nice, appealing dishes. You can never miss bread in any restaurant or hotel because it is like a staple food to the locals. However, some foreign cuisines have been adopted into the Azerbaijan school of foods. These include the Italian, Asian, and Turkish diets. Fast foods are also common in the cities. A famous drink of the Azerbaijanis apart from their yoghurt-soured milk, is the ‘sherbet’, which is a drink made using the petals of the rose flower or alternatively the saffron flower.
A day or two on a tour around Azerbaijan will not hurt. In fact, it will turn out to be a week. Several attraction sites are waiting to be seen by visitors in Azerbaijan. Tourists are often comfortable moving around the sites, at least no restrictions on clothing like a few countries in this planet, so as a tourist you have the freedom to enjoy yourself. Some the best attractions to find in Azerbaijan are: the large number of mud volcanoes and the Caspian forests at the border between Iran and Azerbaijan.
I am a passionate travel blogger and my main life goal is to travel around the world. Exploring tourist destinations has always been on my mind so I chose to study this field at the UNWE university in Sofia, Bulgaria where my major was Economy of tourism.
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