15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour itinerary planner
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 8 nights
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Gobustan — 1 night

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gobustan road trip tool.

Muscat, Oman to Gobustan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Muscat in July; daily highs in Gobustan reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Nohur Lake.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gabala trip builder website.

Drive from Gobustan to Gabala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Gabala. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ganja.
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Side Trip
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Ganja — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maralgol lake, don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ganja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ganja, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Side Trip
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Baku — 8 nights

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.
Attractions like Baku Old City and Fountains Square make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, and stroll around Highland Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Baku trip maker.

Fly from Ganja to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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.
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