8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary maker
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Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Goygol
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gobustan
— 1 night
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Baku — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dreamland Golf Club and Wine Tours & Tastings. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, make a trip to Baku Old City, and ponder the design of Philharmonic Park.

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

Muscat, Oman to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Muscat in August: high temperatures in Baku hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Goygol.
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Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
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Goygol — 2 nights

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church and then do a tasting at Sharg Ulduzu Wines.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Goygol route planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Goygol takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, then find something for the whole family at Gabaland, and then do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gabala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Goygol to Gabala takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gobustan.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Wineries · Winter Sports
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gobustan route maker website.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Gobustan, with lows of 26°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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