5 days in Guba, Khinalig & Gabala Itinerary

5 days in Guba, Khinalig & Gabala Itinerary

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Guba
— 1 day
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Khinalig
— 2 nights
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Gabala
— 2 nights
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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 12th (Tue): stroll through Nariman Narimanov Park and then admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Guba road trip planning site.

Baku to Guba is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Baku in October, Guba is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Khinalig Village.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Khinalig trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Guba to Khinalig takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride 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.
Step out of Gabala with an excursion to Ivanovka Village in Ismayilli--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get all the equipment you need at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, find something for the whole family at Gabaland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Khinalig to Gabala in 6 hours. In October in Gabala, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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