9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

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: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Baku online road trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Baku is 1 hour. While traveling from Riyadh, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Baku, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gobustan online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:

Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.