10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner
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Make it your trip
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Baku
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly

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Baku — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Baku holiday website.

If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In February in Baku, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Gobustan — 1 night

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 18th (Fri): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gabala.
Museums
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 19th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Gabaland, then ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gabala online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Gabala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gabala, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Ganja.
Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
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Ganja — 3 nights

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.
Ganja is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ganja State Puppet Theatre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ganja online holiday planner.

Getting from Gabala to Ganja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.

Ganja-Gazakh Region travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks