6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 1 day
Drive
2
Astara
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ismayilli
— 1 night
Drive
5
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
6
Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku — 1 day

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 1st (Fri), play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club and then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku route app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for much colder days in Baku, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Astara.
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Outdoors · Golf · Museums
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Astara — 1 night

Astara, also known as Azerbaijani Astara, is a city in and the capital of the Astara Rayon of Azerbaijan. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Hirkan National Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Astara online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Astara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ganja.
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Parks · Nature
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Ganja — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): walk around Heydar Aliyev Park and then explore the activities along Maralgol lake.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ganja day trip app.

Traveling by car from Astara to Ganja takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Ganja are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ismayilli.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Ismayilli — 1 night

Take a trip to Ismayilli to discover a region of rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce, and wine.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ivanovka Village and then do a tasting at Chabiant Winery.

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You can drive from Ganja to Ismayilli in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ganja in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Ismayilli, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
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Wineries
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gabala online travel planner.

You can drive from Ismayilli to Gabala in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gobustan.
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Parks · Winter Sports · Wineries · Outdoors
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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 6th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gobustan tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Gabala to Gobustan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, Gobustan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums
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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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