9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
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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.
Family-friendly places like Heydar Mosque and Museum of Miniature Books will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dreamland Golf Club and Vahid Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Mardakan (Mardakan Arboretum & Dalga Beach Aquapark Resort). There's much more to do: stroll through Philharmonic Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Girl on Bench, and don't miss a visit to Monument to Richard Sorge.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Baku road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, Baku is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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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 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Gobustan online travel route planner.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Gobustan, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.