8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Fly

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Baku

— 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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku journey app.

Lahore, Pakistan to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lahore to Baku due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lahore in September, with highs in Baku at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Gobustan

— 2 nights
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 17th (Fri): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gobustan online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums

Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.