8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Baku
— 5 nights
Fly

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Gobustan

— 2 nights
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.
Gobustan is known for museums and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum, and make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gobustan trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, with highs in Gobustan at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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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: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, stroll through Highland Park, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Baku trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Baku sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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.