10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner
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Fly
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Baku
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku — 7 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.
Attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and Baku Boulevard make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Baku online trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Baku at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gabala.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gabala day trip tool.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gabala, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gobustan.
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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.
On the 13th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in August since evenings lows in Gobustan dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.
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