8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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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: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Baku online trip maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, Baku is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:

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 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gobustan driving holiday planner.

Drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Gobustan sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.