15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route planner

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Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ganja
— 4 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 7 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gobustan trip planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Gobustan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Manama, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Gobustan, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Gabaland, then hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, then examine the collection at Gabala Archaeological Center, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gabala online road trip planner.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in June, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Gabala. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ganja.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Ganja

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ganja: Sheki (Sheki Fortress, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more). Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring at Lake Goygol. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Maralgol lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, and stroll around Khan's Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ganja day trip site.

Drive from Gabala to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ganja, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:

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.
Bring the kids along to Heydar Aliyev Center and Fountains Square. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Baku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Ganja to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 29:

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.