5 days in Guba, Khinalig & Gabala Itinerary

5 days in Guba, Khinalig & Gabala Itinerary

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Guba
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Khinalig
— 2 nights
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Gabala
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Guba — 1 day

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 8th (Fri): walk around Nariman Narimanov Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Guba trip builder.

Baku to Guba is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Baku in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Guba, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Khinalig.
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Khinalig — 2 nights

This picturesque village is located at over 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above sea level and it is said to be connected with the story of Noah: according to legend, when Noah saw this high, flat terrain, he dropped anchor and told everyone to leave the Ark.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Khinalig Village.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Khinalig driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Guba to Khinalig in 1.5 hours. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gabala.
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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Go for a jaunt from Gabala to Ismayilli to see Ivanovka Village about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Gabaland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gabala City Mosque, contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake, and hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Khinalig to Gabala in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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