5 days in Baku & Guba Itinerary

5 days in Baku & Guba Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Guba
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, make a trip to Fountains Square, and then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Baku Old City, don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: highs in Baku hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Guba on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Guba

— 1 night

An Unspoiled Nature Region with Preserved Traditions

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex and then take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Guba travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Baku to Guba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Baku in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Guba, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Guba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Baku

— 1 night

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Baku day trip planning site.

Getting from Guba to Baku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Guba in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5: