9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 7 nights
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Gobustan

— 1 night
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gobustan travel itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Gobustan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 1 hour. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Gobustan, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku

— 7 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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, and don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Baku trip builder app.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Azerbaijan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.