From serene coastal areas to picturesque mountains, Azerbaijan captivates every traveler who sets foot on the land, we’ve selected the top spots and unmissable sights.
Situated spectacularly along the coast, Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan. From the old walled city to towering skyscrapers, the city offers a perfect blend of old and new.
Absheron National Park
Not far from the capital, Absheron National Park is the perfect place to come to witness the stunning flora and fauna of Azerbaijan. It is home to whole host of local wildlife such as gazelles, birds, jackals, badgers and seals. The National Park is also famous for its romantic rolling sand dunes and crystal-clear waters vibrant with wildlife.
Azerbaijan has the highest number of mud volcanoes in the world, at nearly 350. The most famous among them is the Garasu Volcano, that has been known to erupt over 1,000 meters into the air. The constant volcanic activities have rendered the landscape to be reminiscent of the surface of the moon.
Naftalan Oil Resort
The region is famous for the Naftalan crude oil found that is said to have healing properties, attracting thousands of tourists every year. Visitors come here to bathe in the oil or to undergo a range of oil based treatments that are said to help with pain relief and anti-inflammatory healing. Enjoy bathing in the oil and experience a range of relaxing or stimulating oil treatments at the onsite spa.
The Caspian Sea
The Caspian Sea is actually a lake, in fact, the largest lake in the world. The lake sits on what looks like an ocean bed and apart from the cool delightful breeze and warm waters, the Caspian Sea offers a plethora of activities like boat cruises, diving opportunities, and fishing.
Azerbaijan is not a famous or overly popular location among globetrotters. This creates the most undiscovered and un-spoilt land. Make sure that you have a travel insurance cover as it can safeguard you against any misfortunes that may occur in your trip.