5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner

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

— 3 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, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, and go for a walk through Baku Boulevard.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku online holiday builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In August, Baku is little chillier than Dubai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gobustan day trip website.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Gobustan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

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.