7 days in Baku & Qabala Itinerary

7 days in Baku & Qabala Itinerary

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7 days in Baku & Qabala Itinerary

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Qabala
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Baku
— 1 night
End: Baku

2
nights
Baku

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes ABAD as well as Workshop Ali Shamsi. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gregory the Illuminator's Church, then make a trip to Yanar Dag, and finally make a trip to Flame Towers. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Workshop Ali Shamsi, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, then shop like a local with Nizami str. /Tarqovi, and finally stop by ABAD.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In August in Baku, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Qabala.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center ©
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape ©

3
nights
Qabala

Qabala ©
Archaeological evidence unearthed in the area proves Qabala served as a major center as early as the 4th century BCE.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Folk and Applied Arts as well as Gabala City New Mosque. On the 12th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Gabala Shooting Club and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gabala City New Mosque. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex, engage your brain at Qabala Archaeological Center, then explore the activities along Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and finally find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Qabala trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baku to Qabala in 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 August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Qabala, with lows around 20°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Baku.

Things to do in Qabala

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sheki
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Sheki Khan's Palace ©
Sheki Khan's Palace
Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish
Gabaland ©
Gabaland

1
night
Baku

Baku
ABAD has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at ABAD.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku road trip app .

Getting from Qabala to Baku by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Qabala in August, Baku is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Baku

Shopping
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