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: Laza Waterfalls (in Laza) and Afurja Waterfall (in Guba). The adventure continues: tour along fresh powder with Shahdag Mountain Resort, stroll around Nariman Narimanov Park, get engrossed in the history at Mountain Jews Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gusar trip builder.

If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiports are Gabala International Airport, Zaqatala International Airport and Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In August in Gusar, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride 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 27th (Sat), stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Nohur Lake.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Gusar to Gabala takes 5.5 hours. August in Gabala sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and then stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, then don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Baku road trip planning app.

Drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in August, Baku is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C.
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