7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

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Doha, Qatar to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Doha in December, plan for colder days in Gobustan, with highs around 10°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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 historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

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Getting from Gobustan to Baku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December in Baku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.