9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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.
Dedicate the 3rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: make a trip to Flame Towers, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with Nizami Street/Torgovaya.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Baku online trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Cairo in February, plan for colder days in Baku, with highs around 9°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Guba.
Tours · Wineries · Shopping · Museums
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Guba — 3 nights

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Get out of town with these interesting Guba side-trips: Nariman Narimanov Park (in Gusar) and Khinalig Village (in Khinalig). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall, tee off at The National Azerbaijan Golf Club, take in the spiritual surroundings of Six-Domed Synagogue, and stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Guba driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Baku to Guba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baku in February, expect little chillier with lows of -1°C in Guba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall. On your second day here, examine the collection at Gabala Archaeological Center and then learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gabala travel planning tool.

Getting from Guba to Gabala by car takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.
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Baku — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Baku Old City.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku trip planning tool.

Drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.