14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Baku
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 3 nights
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Baku

— 5 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, walk around Highland Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, and don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Baku road trip planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Baku is 1 hour. While traveling from Riyadh, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Baku, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:

Ganja

— 3 nights

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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.
Ganja is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Goygol, browse the different shops at Ganja Mall, don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, and stroll through Maralgol lake.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ganja trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Baku to Ganja by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Baku in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ganja, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Gabala

— 2 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery and then engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center.

Make your Gabala itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Ganja to Gabala in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ganja in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gabala, with lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wineries
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

Gobustan

— 3 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 and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and make a trip to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in December, Gobustan is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

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.