29 days in Baku & Nakhchivan Itinerary

29 days in Baku & Nakhchivan Itinerary

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Baku
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Baku
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Baku

— 17 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Mosque Mir Movsum Agha (in Shuvelan) and Gobustan (Mud Volcanoes, Gobustan State Reserve, &more). Dedicate the 30th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, stroll through Yanardag, and walk around Highland Park.

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Manchester, UK to Baku is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Baku, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Nakhchivan.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Nakhchivan

— 9 nights
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nakhchivan: Shahbuz National Reserve (in Shahbuz) and Juma Mosque (in Ordubad). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Momine Khatun, explore the historical opulence of Yezidabad Castle, admire the striking features of Yusif ibn Kuseyir Mausoleum, and Head underground at Ashab-i Kehf.

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Getting from Baku to Nakhchivan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Baku in January: high temperatures in Nakhchivan hover around 5°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.

Things to do in Nakhchivan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 18:

Baku

— 2 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Uzeyir Hajibeyov's House Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Taza Pir Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque and then explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

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You can fly from Nakhchivan to Baku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Nakhchivan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums

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