8 days in Guba-Khachmaz Region Itinerary

8 days in Guba-Khachmaz Region Itinerary

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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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khinalig
— 1 night
Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Denver

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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: explore the historical opulence of Chirag Gala Fortress and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Beshbarmag Mountain.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Siyazan sightseeing site.

Denver, USA to Siyazan is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 11 hour difference. You'll set off for Gusar on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Siyazan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Gusar

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nariman Narimanov Park, then appreciate the history behind Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, then take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall, and finally admire the striking features of Six-Domed Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Laza Waterfalls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tengya Alty Gorge.

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

Traveling by car from Siyazan to Gusar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. July in Gusar sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Khinalig.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Khinalig

— 1 night
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 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Khinalig Village.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Khinalig trip planner.

Getting from Gusar to Khinalig by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) 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