15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 8 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gobustan online trip maker.

Karachi, Pakistan to Gobustan is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Karachi to Gobustan is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

Gabala

— 1 night

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 (Wed), admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gabala vacation site.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gabala when traveling from Gobustan in December, with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

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.
For shopping fun, head to Ganja Mall or Javad Khan Street. Get in touch with nature at Lake Goygol and Maralgol lake. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, admire the landmark architecture of The Alexander Nevsky Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ganja trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gabala to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

Baku

— 8 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.
Escape the urban bustle at REST Travel and Dreamland Golf Club. Family-friendly places like Nizami Street/Torgovaya and Baku Old City will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, browse the different shops at Park Bulvar Baku, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

Planning Baku trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Ganja to Baku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 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.