14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan journey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Baku Old City and Heydar Aliyev Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum and National Museum of History of Azerbaijan. Dedicate the 12th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, shop like a local with Nizami Street/Torgovaya, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Baku tour itinerary maker website.

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, expect nights in Baku to be little chillier, around 3°C, while days are colder, around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Parks
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Goygol and Maralgol lake. Get some historical perspective at Imamzadeh Mausoleum and Shah Abbas Mosque. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum and stroll through Heydar Aliyev Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ganja trip 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 little chillier nights in Ganja, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
On the 19th (Sun), engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center and then gear up at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall and then learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gabala trip itinerary planning app.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Nature
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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.
On the 21st (Tue), make a trip to Diri Baba Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gobustan online journey planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Gobustan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Gobustan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly 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.