5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku — 3 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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Baku road trip tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riyadh to Baku. When traveling from Riyadh in January, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Baku: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Gobustan trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Gobustan are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.