8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation maker

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

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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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, stroll through Highland Park, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and explore the striking landscape at Yanardag.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Baku attractions planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, Baku is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 20:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan trip website.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gobustan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

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.