7 days in Gobustan, Guba & Baku Itinerary

7 days in Gobustan, Guba & Baku Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Taxi:  11 h 45 min
1
Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Guba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Baku
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Gobustan

Gobustan
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gobustan road trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Gobustan is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Gobustan. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gobustan when traveling from Mumbai in August, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Guba.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes

1
night
Guba

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, and then identify plant and animal life at Tengya Alty Gorge.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Guba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Guba takes 3 hours. Traveling from Gobustan in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Guba, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Guba

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge
Afurja Waterfall
Afurja Waterfall
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex ©
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex

4
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'll discover tucked-away gems like Heydar Mosque and City Walls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heydar Aliyev Center and Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel. There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club, examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, and contemplate the long history of Baku Old City.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guba to Baku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Guba in August, Baku is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Baku

Theme Parks Historic Sites Golf
Highlights from your plan
Dreamland Golf Club ©
Dreamland Golf Club
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books
City Walls ©
City Walls

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