7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku

— 5 nights

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: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Yanardag, and enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baku route tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in October, things will get cooler in Baku: highs are around 21°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:

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 21st (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gobustan online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

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.