6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Baku Old City and Baku Boulevard. Museum-lovers will get to explore Heydar Aliyev Center and Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Baku online vacation planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in June, you will find days in Baku are much colder (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Ganja.
Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors
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Ganja — 2 nights

Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah Abbas Mosque and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Goygol and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maralgol lake.

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Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Ganja are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Gobustan.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Gobustan — 1 night

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gobustan trip builder site.

Getting from Ganja to Gobustan by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. June in Gobustan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight 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.