7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation builder
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Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to Bucharest

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Baku — 5 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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

Before you visit Baku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bucharest, Romania to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bucharest to Baku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in August, Baku is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gobustan.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Gobustan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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