Route & dates
Baku— 4 nights
Gabala— 4 nights
Sat, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 21
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.You've now added Mud Volcanoes to your itinerary. Baku Old City and Palace of the Shirvanshahs will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Gobustan State Reserve and Yanardag will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah - Fire Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Juma Mosque, and enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Baku online itinerary planner.
Belgrade, Serbia to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Belgrade to Baku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belgrade in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Baku. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
Things to do in Baku
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Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.Popular historic sites such as Sheki Khans' Palace and Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and Yeddi Gozel Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Gabala: Juma Mosque (in Shamakhi) and Sheki (Sheki Fortress & Church of Kish). There's more to do: engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center and find something for the whole family at Gabaland.
To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gabala online driving holiday planner.
Traveling by car from Baku to Gabala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baku in June since evenings lows in Gabala dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Gabala
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