10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 7 nights
Fly

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Gobustan

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gobustan driving holiday website.

Paris, France to Gobustan is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paris to Gobustan. December in Gobustan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku

— 7 nights

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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and go for a walk through Baku Boulevard.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku day trip planning website.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.