9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner
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Gobustan
— 1 night
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gobustan trip planner.

Baku to Gobustan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In May, daytime highs in Gobustan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Baku.
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Baku — 7 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Baku Old City and Baku Boulevard. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Baku sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.
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