5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
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Fly
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Gobustan
Drive
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Gusar
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 2 nights
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Gobustan

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 10th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

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Muscat, Oman to Gobustan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Muscat in February, expect Gobustan to be cooler, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gusar.
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Gusar — 2 nights

Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
On the 11th (Fri), walk around Nariman Narimanov Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, and then get engrossed in the history at Mountain Jews Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Laza Waterfalls and then tour along fresh powder with Shahdag Mountain Resort.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gusar trip planning website.

Getting from Gobustan to Gusar by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in February, expect slightly colder with lows of -1°C in Gusar. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Baku.
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Baku — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Flame Towers, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, and then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Gusar to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Baku when traveling from Gusar in February, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.
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