8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

Make it your trip
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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: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baku trip planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Baku due to the time zone difference. In January, Baku is colder than Jeddah - with highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 13:

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.
On the 14th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For photos and tourist information, use the Gobustan driving holiday planner.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · 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.