8 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

8 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner

Make it your trip
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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. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and explore the striking landscape at Yanardag.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Baku vacation builder tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dammam to Baku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dammam in March; daily highs in Baku reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Gabala Shooting Club, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and then ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
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