4 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

4 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku

— 2 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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Baku travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, Baku is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
On the 5th (Sun), examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gobustan itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gobustan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.