9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel route planner

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Make it your trip
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gobustan trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Gobustan: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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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: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, make a trip to Fountains Square, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and go for a walk through Baku Boulevard.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Baku road trip planner.

Getting from Gobustan to Baku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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.