15 days in Baku, Gabala & Khizi Itinerary

15 days in Baku, Gabala & Khizi Itinerary

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Baku
— 7 nights
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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

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 Fountains Square will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and don't miss a visit to Flame Towers.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku tour site.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Baku hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
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Gabala — 4 nights

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 Gabala Archaeological Center will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Gabaland, admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, get to know the fascinating history of Chukhur Gabala, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gabala City Mosque.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gabala trip itinerary website.

Drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Gabala. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Khizi.
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Khizi — 3 nights

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.
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