8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to Alexandria

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Baku — 6 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Baku sightseeing planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Alexandria to Baku is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gobustan.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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 27th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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