8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route planner

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

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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 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Gobustan trip site.

Athens, Greece to Gobustan is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Gobustan is 2 hours. In June in Gobustan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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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: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Baku road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Baku are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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.