9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan route planner

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Make it your trip
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Baku
— 7 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, make a trip to Fountains Square, and explore the striking landscape at Yanardag.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Baku online tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for colder days in Baku, with highs around 36°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 25:

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 26th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gobustan sightseeing planner.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Gobustan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

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.