15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan journey planner

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Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 7 nights
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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.
Gobustan is known for museums and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, and steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gobustan itinerary planning website.

Manama, Bahrain to Gobustan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Gobustan is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manama in December, with highs in Gobustan at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 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.
On the 23rd (Thu), get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then get all the equipment you need 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 get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gabala trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Gobustan to Gabala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -2°C in Gabala. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ganja.

Things to do in Gabala

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

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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maralgol lake, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah Abbas Mosque.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ganja trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:

Baku

— 7 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.
Family-friendly places like Heydar Aliyev Center and Flame Towers will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Baku Old City, examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Baku planning tool.

You can fly from Ganja to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Baku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 3:

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.