11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip maker
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 1 night
Drive
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Guba
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Gusar
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 1 night
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Baku — 1 night

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.
On the 25th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Nicola Tesla Monument.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Baku road trip website.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Baku is 1 hour. When traveling from Dammam in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Baku: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for Guba.
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Guba — 2 nights

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Guba trip tool.

You can drive from Baku to Guba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Guba when traveling from Baku in June, with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Gusar.
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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.
For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gusar trip planner.

Gusar is just a short distance from Guba. In June, daytime highs in Gusar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Gabala.
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Gabala — 3 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Step out of Gabala to go to Shamakhi and see Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gabala attractions planning website.

Getting from Gusar to Gabala by car takes about 5.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for Baku.
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Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Baku — 1 night

On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taza Pir Mosque. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Nobel Brothers Museum and then stroll around Khagani Park (Molokan Garden).

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Baku trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in July since evenings lows in Baku dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
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