9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 6 nights
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
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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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Baku trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Baku is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in June: high temperatures in Baku hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Golf
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 22:

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gobustan trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

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.