8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku day trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get cooler in Baku: highs are around 21°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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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 15th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Gobustan online trip maker.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Gobustan sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

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.