8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobustan trip maker website.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Gobustan is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in January; daily highs in Gobustan reach 8°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, stroll through Highland Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Baku trip maker app.

Getting from Gobustan to Baku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.