9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
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Baku
— 6 nights
Fly

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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.
On the 3rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gobustan trip planner.

Paris, France to Gobustan is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 3 hours. March in Gobustan sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to 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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Baku tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Gobustan to Baku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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.