9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gobustan road trip tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In January, Gobustan is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Baku.
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Baku — 7 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 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Baku trip website.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Baku are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums
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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.