14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Baku
— 10 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 3 nights
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Baku

— 10 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: make a trip to Baku Boulevard, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Baku trip maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Baku. In October, Baku is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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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, contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Gobustan trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Gobustan are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.