14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

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

— 6 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, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, stroll through Highland Park, and make a trip to Fountains Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Baku online trip itinerary maker.

Doha, Qatar to Baku is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Baku. Traveling from Doha in December, you will find days in Baku are colder (10°C), and nights are slightly colder (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 19:

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 striking landscape of Lake Goygol, explore the activities along Maralgol lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ganja online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Baku in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ganja, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Nohur Lake and then engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gabala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ganja to Gabala takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ganja in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gabala, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Gobustan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gobustan when traveling from Gabala in December, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 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.