11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary maker
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Baku
— 8 nights
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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.
Gobustan is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum, and make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gobustan trip itinerary planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Gobustan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 1 hour. While traveling from Riyadh, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Gobustan, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baku.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku — 8 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: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Baku sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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.