8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Gobustan
— 2 nights
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Baku — 5 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: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Baku online trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Baku is 1 hour. In June, Baku is a bit cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gobustan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gobustan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Gobustan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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.