8 days in Guba-Khachmaz Region Itinerary

8 days in Guba-Khachmaz Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Guba-Khachmaz Region travel planner

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Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Siyazan
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Siyazan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gusar
— 3 nights
Drive
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Khinalig
— 2 nights
Drive

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Siyazan

— 2 nights
Siyəzən is a city and municipality in, and the capital of, the Siazan Rayon of Azerbaijan. Siyazan is known for historic sites and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Chirag Gala Fortress and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beshbarmag Mountain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Siyazan trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Siyazan is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. You'll set off for Gusar on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Siyazan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Gusar

— 3 nights

The Gates with Tranquil Peaks and Thrilling Activities

Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
Explore Gusar's surroundings by going to Laza Waterfalls (in Laza) and Guba (Tengya Alty Gorge & Afurja Waterfall). There's lots more to do: stroll through Nariman Narimanov Park, take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Six-Domed Synagogue.

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You can drive from Siyazan to Gusar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Khinalig.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Khinalig

— 2 nights
This picturesque village is located at over 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above sea level and it is said to be connected with the story of Noah: according to legend, when Noah saw this high, flat terrain, he dropped anchor and told everyone to leave the Ark.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Khinalig Village.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Khinalig trip planner.

You can drive from Gusar to Khinalig in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Khinalig

Museums
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Guba-Khachmaz Region travel guide

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Waterfalls · Specialty Museums · Mountains