Explore Baku Old Town and downtown areas and learn about evolution of Azerbaijani food and snacks on this 4.5-hour tour. Get direct experience with our foodie tour guide to see how Azerbaijan has been influenced by Arabic, Caucasian and Mediterranean cuisines, yet retaining uniqueness and exquisite characteristics that stand out with meaty and oily dishes. Gain appreciation for local cuisine’s harmony of different types of meals, sauces and spices and treat your taste buds at 2 handpicked eateries. The tour will end at a local tea house located at the shores of Caspian Sea, where you will be served with Azerbaijani tea and 2 kinds of local jams, called “murabba”.
Tour departs from the exit of Icharishahar metro station. Your guide will have a badge with their name and Baku Tours logo on it. See the image for the exact meeting point: http://bit.ly/IchariMeet. If you’d like a hotel pickup, please choose “Hotel Pickup” option in extras and specify your accommodation address during checkout.
Head to Icarishahar metro station exit or wait at your hotel lobby (has to be selected in "Extras" during checkout) to meet your local tour guide. Our tour will take start by tasting gutab that is the sample of local cuisine, where pastry dishes are considered source of pride.
After snack we will take our way to one of the handpicked local restaurants decorated in traditional style, which will be the culmination of Cuisine Tour. During the whole tour your guide will give you detailed information about chosen meals. You can make your food choice according to our recommended offers from our menu. You can also order additional meal and alcoholic drinks for your own expense. Your tour guide will provide you with cooking tips and insights about local food traditions.
The adventure is not complete without a visit to the boulevard, drinking tea and tasting "murabba", Azerbaijani jam. You will also learn about tea drinking style of local people and its reflection on their traditions.