6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Gabala International Airport, Drive to Guba
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Guba — 1 night

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.
On the 18th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Mountain Jews Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Tengya Alty Gorge, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Guba road trip website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Guba is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Guba: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shamakhi.
Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then delve into the distant past at Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Shamakhi vacation planner.

Drive from Guba to Shamakhi in 4 hours. In July in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gabala.
Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gabala itinerary planner.

Drive from Shamakhi to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baku.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Baku — 2 nights

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.
On the 21st (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, admire the local landmark of Philharmonic Park, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, then look for gifts at Gurmania, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Heydar Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Ali Shamsi Studio, then examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Baku road trip planning site.

Getting from Gabala to Baku by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.