11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan holiday planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Gobustan
— 1 day
Drive
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Gusar
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Baku
— 5 nights
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Gobustan — 1 day

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 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gobustan route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in March; daily highs in Gobustan reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gusar.
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Highlights from your trip

Gusar — 2 nights

Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Tengya Alty Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex and then admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gusar trip maker website.

Drive from Gobustan to Gusar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gabala.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife · 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 7th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Gusar to Gabala takes 5.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ganja.
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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Ganja — 2 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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Goygol. On your second day here, do a tasting at Sharg Ulduzu Wines.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ganja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March in Ganja, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Baku.
Nature · Wildlife · Wineries · Parks
Side Trips
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Baku — 5 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.
Visiting Dreamland Golf Club and Baku Funicular will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and National Museum of History of Azerbaijan. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, and pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Baku vacation builder app.

Getting from Ganja to Baku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Ganja in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Baku: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Museums · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors
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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.