12 days in Baku & Lankaran Itinerary

12 days in Baku & Lankaran Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan planner
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Baku
— 10 nights
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Lankaran
— 1 night

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Baku — 10 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Gobustan State Reserve and Yanardag. You'll explore and learn at Heydar Aliyev Center and Museum of Modern Art. Dedicate the 10th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, make a trip to Fountains Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Ganja Mall, and stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Baku tour itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In August in Baku, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lankaran.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
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Lankaran — 1 night

Known for its awesome nature and unmissable cuisine, Lankaran can also inspire with its varied scenes of culture and traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Khanbulanchay Reservoir, then admire the landmark architecture of Zindan Tower, then get engrossed in the history at Khan's House, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Mayak (Lighthouse). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Hirkan National Park.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Lankaran travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Lankaran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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