8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour itinerary planner
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Fly
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Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Gobustan
— 1 night
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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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Baku to be little chillier, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gobustan.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

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You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Gobustan are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.
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