6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route builder
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Make it your trip
Fly
1
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.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Juma Mosque. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Ali Shamsi Studio, then walk around Philharmonic Park, and then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Baku trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in May; daily highs in Baku reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Gabala.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Gabala

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Gabala online tour planner.

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 little chillier nights when traveling from Baku in May since evenings lows in Gabala dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Goygol.
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Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
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You can drive from Gabala to Goygol in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Ismayilli on the 11th (Wed).
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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.
For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ismayilli trip planner.

You can drive from Goygol to Ismayilli in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Lahij on the 11th (Wed).
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Lahij

Lahij is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lahij vacation tool.

You can drive from Ismayilli to Lahij in an hour. You'll set off for Guba on the 11th (Wed).
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Six-Domed Synagogue, and then stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

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Traveling by car from Lahij to Guba takes 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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