8 days in Gusar, Gabala & Baku Itinerary

8 days in Gusar, Gabala & Baku Itinerary

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Gusar
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Gabala
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Baku
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Gusar — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Gusar side-trips: Afurja Waterfall (in Guba) and Laza Waterfalls (in Laza). The adventure continues: stroll through Shahdag Mountain Resort, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, and walk around Nariman Narimanov Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Gusar trip itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major aiports are Gabala International Airport, Zaqatala International Airport and Heydar Aliyev International Airport. July in Gusar sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.
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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 12th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, explore the activities along Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala online road trip planner.

You can drive from Gusar to Gabala in 5.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gabala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Baku.
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Baku — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, then make a trip to Fountains Square, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baku day trip planning tool.

Getting from Gabala to Baku by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Baku.
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