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
— 6 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to Brussels

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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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Baku Old City, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brussels to Baku, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Baku at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gobustan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling 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.