9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Gabala
— 2 nights
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
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Baku
— 4 nights

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Gabala

— 2 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the activities along Nohur Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gabala vacation planner.

Baku to Gabala is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gabala, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
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Gobustan

— 2 nights
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.
Gobustan is known for museums and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gobustan travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gobustan, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku

— 4 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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Baku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · 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.