5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip maker
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Fly
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Baku
— 1 night
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
4
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Dubai

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Baku — 1 night

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.
You've now added ATAFTRAVEL to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and then make a trip to Baku Boulevard. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, then get a tailor-made plan with ATAFTRAVEL, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Baku trip planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from Dubai in June, plan for colder days in Baku, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gobustan.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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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 25th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gobustan trip maker website.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gabala.
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
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Traveling by car from Gobustan to Gabala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in June, plan for little chillier nights in Gabala, with lows around 19°C. You'll set off for Shamakhi on the 26th (Sun).
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Shamakhi — 1 night

Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): experience rural life at Alpaca Azerbaijan.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Shamakhi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car 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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