9 days in Nakhchivan & Guba Itinerary

9 days in Nakhchivan & Guba Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
Fly:  9 h 45 min
— 3 nights
Drive + Train + Taxi + Fly + Bus + Subway + Foot + Bus:  13 h 45 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Baku


Nakhchivan ©
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.
Get out of town with these interesting Nakhchivan side-trips: Shahbuz National Reserve (in Shahbuz) and Juma Mosque (in Ordubad). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of The Khan's Palace, steep yourself in history at Alinja Castle, and don't miss a visit to Momine Khatun Mausoleum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nakhchivan trip itinerary maker site.

Baku to Nakhchivan is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Baku in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -4°C in Nakhchivan. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Guba.

Things to do in Nakhchivan

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Shahbuz National Reserve, Juma Mosque
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The Khan's Palace ©
The Khan's Palace
Momine Khatun Mausoleum ©
Momine Khatun Mausoleum
Alinja Castle
Alinja Castle


Guba ©
A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Get out of town with these interesting Guba side-trips: Shahdag Mountain Resort (in Gusar), Khinalig Village (in Khinalig) and Laza Waterfalls (in Laza). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Candy Cane Mountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Tengya Alty Gorge, and pause for some photo ops at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Guba trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of car, train, flight, and bus from Nakhchivan to Guba in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus, car, train, and flight. February in Guba sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Guba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Gusar, Khinalig Village, Laza Waterfalls, Candy Cane Mountains
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Shahdag Mountain Resort ©
Shahdag Mountain Resort
Afurja Waterfall
Afurja Waterfall
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex ©
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex