5 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

5 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

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5 days in Baku & Gabala Itinerary

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Gabala
— 1 night
plane:  3​h
End: Dubai

3
nights
Baku

Baku ©
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 added Yanar Dag, Ateshgah - Fire Temple, Port Baku Mall, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), shop like a local with Nizami str. /Tarqovi. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, wander the streets of Little Venice, then ponder the design of Philharmonic Fountain Park, then steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, and finally browse the different shops at Port Baku Mall.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baku road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In December in Baku, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toQabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Philharmonic Fountain Park ©
Philharmonic Fountain Park
Nizami Street/Torgovaya ©
Nizami Street/Torgovaya

1
night
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, look for gifts at Azerbaijan in a Box, and then look for gifts at Xurcun.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Qabala vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Baku to Qabala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Baku in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Qabala, with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Baku
Highlights from your plan
Heydar Aliyev Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Center
Xurcun ©
Xurcun

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