8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gobustan
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku

— 5 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Baku Old City and Baku Boulevard. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, and stroll through Highland Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Baku: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Gabala

— 1 night

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 28th (Wed), get all the equipment you need at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gabala, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

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 29th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gobustan day trip planning site.

Getting from Gabala to Gobustan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gobustan, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

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.