9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner

Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 6 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gobustan online tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Gobustan is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Gobustan. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Gobustan hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku

— 6 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: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, and examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baku online trip planner.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Baku are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.