15 days in Baku, Gabala & Khizi Itinerary

15 days in Baku, Gabala & Khizi Itinerary

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Baku
— 7 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 4 nights
Drive
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Khizi
— 3 nights
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to London

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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 Baku Boulevard will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and make a trip to Fountains Square.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Baku online vacation planner.

London, UK to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 4 hours. In June, Baku is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Gabala

— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and Gabaland will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake, get to know the fascinating history of Chukhur Gabala, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Beauties Waterfall, and get engrossed in the history at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gabala travel route planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gabala, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Khizi.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 26:

Khizi

— 3 nights

The City of Calm Seas and Multi-Colored Mountains

Khizi's swirling pink mountains are quite simply an extraordinary sight to behold.
On the 27th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beshbarmag Mountain and then take in the awesome beauty at Candy Cane Mountains. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Chirag Gala Fortress.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Khizi trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Khizi takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Khizi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29: