8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip maker

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Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku
— 6 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gobustan vacation planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Gobustan is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Riyadh in March, expect Gobustan to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · 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: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

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Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.