16 days in Baku, Yerevan & Tbilisi Itinerary

16 days in Baku, Yerevan & Tbilisi Itinerary

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Baku, Azerbaijan
— 5 nights
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Yerevan, Armenia
— 5 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Baku, Azerbaijan

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Baku attractions planning tool.

Doha, Qatar to Baku is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Doha to Baku. Traveling from Doha in May, things will get colder in Baku: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yerevan.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Yerevan, Armenia

— 5 nights

Pink City

Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Vagharshapat (Echmiadzin Monastery, The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, &more) and Garni Temple (in Garni). The adventure continues: make a trip to Republic Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, see the interesting displays at Yerevan Brandy Factory, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Yerevan trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Yerevan takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Baku in May, Yerevan is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Tbilisi, Georgia

— 5 nights
On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tbilisi: Mtskheta (Jvari Church & Svetitskhoveli Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, step into the grandiose world of Narikala Fortress, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Tbilisi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Tbilisi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Transportation

Side Trip