8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Guba
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku

— 3 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: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, make a trip to Flame Towers, stroll through Philharmonic Park, and see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku trip itinerary maker.

Muscat, Oman to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in February; daily highs in Baku reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Guba.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:

Guba

— 1 night

An Unspoiled Nature Region with Preserved Traditions

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
On the 14th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Mountain Jews Museum, then stroll through Nariman Narimanov Park, and then browse the exhibits of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Guba online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Baku to Guba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Baku in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Guba, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Guba

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:

Gabala

— 2 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then explore the activities along Nohur Lake. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery and then get engrossed in the history at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gabala trip builder site.

You can drive from Guba to Gabala in 5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

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 17th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gobustan sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in February since evenings lows in Gobustan dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Highlights from your trip

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.

Shaki-Zagatala Region travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Churches · Cross-country Ski Areas