10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 4 nights
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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Ganja
— 4 nights

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Baku

Baku ©

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heydar Mosque.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary maker site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Baku due to the time zone difference. In December, Baku is colder than Jeddah - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City

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Gobustan

Gobustan ©
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gobustan day trip website.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Ganja.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes

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Ganja

Ganja ©

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
Get out of town with these interesting Ganja side-trips: Sheki (Sheki Fortress, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring at Lake Goygol. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Maralgol lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, and stroll around Khan's Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ganja journey maker.

Traveling by train from Gobustan to Ganja takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ganja when traveling from Gobustan in December, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Maralgol lake
Maralgol lake

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