5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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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: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, make a trip to Yanardag, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Baku trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Baku: highs are around 21°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Gobustan.
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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 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gobustan online attractions planner.

Drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Gobustan sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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