13 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

13 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
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Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 10 nights
Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Trieste

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gobustan trip itinerary planning website.

Trieste, Italy to Gobustan is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Trieste to Gobustan, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Trieste in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gobustan: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Baku.
Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and make a trip to Baku Old City.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Baku trip builder tool.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · 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.