5 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

5 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel planner

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Baku
— 3 nights
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Gabala
— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yanardag, Ateshgah Fire Temple, Port Baku Mall, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Nizami Street/Torgovaya. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, visit Little Venice, ponder the design of Philharmonic Park, then contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and finally browse the different shops at Port Baku Mall.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Baku are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

Gabala

— 1 night

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center and then stop by Xurcun.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gabala holiday website.

Drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Gabala, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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