6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
Drive
3
Goygol
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ismayilli
Drive
5
Lahij
Drive
6
Guba
— 2 nights
Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Dubai

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Juma Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Ali Shamsi Studio, then walk around Philharmonic Park, and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in May: high temperatures in Baku hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Gabala.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip
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Gabala

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Gabala online day trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Baku in May since evenings lows in Gabala dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Goygol.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Goygol — 1 night

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Goygol online trip maker.

You can drive from Gabala to Goygol in 2.5 hours. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Ismayilli.
Historic Sites
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Ismayilli

Take a trip to Ismayilli to discover a region of rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce, and wine.
To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ismayilli sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Goygol to Ismayilli takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ismayilli can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will leave for Lahij on the 28th (Sat).
Wineries
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Lahij

Lahij is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lahij trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ismayilli to Lahij takes an hour. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Guba.
Historic Sites
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Guba — 2 nights

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 29th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Mountain Jews Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Six-Domed Synagogue, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Guba trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Lahij to Guba in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.