8 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

8 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

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Baku
— 4 nights
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Gabala
— 3 nights
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Baku

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Baku to Gobustan to see Gobustan State Reserve about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and make a trip to Baku Boulevard.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku online journey planner.

If you are flying in from Iraq, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Gabala

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): hit the bull's-eye at Gabala Shooting Club, then ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque, and then don't miss a visit to Ivanovka Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gabala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gabala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in February, plan for little chillier nights in Gabala, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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