8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route planner
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Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gobustan
— 1 night
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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.
Bring the kids along to Heydar Aliyev Center and Fountains Square. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, get in on the family fun at Baku Ferris Wheel, and take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Baku road trip planning tool.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for colder days in Baku, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the activities along Nohur Lake, then admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, then stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and finally find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gabala trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Baku to Gabala by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baku in August since evenings lows in Gabala dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Gobustan.
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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 2nd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Gobustan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gobustan, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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