8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 6 nights
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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.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gobustan trip builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In December, Gobustan is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku

— 6 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: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, make a trip to Fountains Square, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Baku trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · 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.