Azerbaijan Travel Guide
Trips to Azerbaijan can be planned for any time of the year: winter is best for ski resorts, summer is best for relaxing in the mountains or on the shores of the Caspian Sea, and spring and autumn are perfect for exploring the many sights of the Land of Fire. Make sure to check out international exhibitions and cultural and religious holidays held annually in Azerbaijan.
Citizens of Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan DO NOT NEED a visa to visit Azerbaijan. Visa upon arrival is available for citizens of some countries, mostly in Asia. E-visas are available for citizens of many countries. Learn more about visa application requirements and visa support for Azerbaijan below.
You should fill out the customs declaration form in two copies upon arrival to Azerbaijan, and note the amount of the importing currency as well as valuable things, photo- and video items. Export of antiques and carpets is possible only in the presence of the certificate from the Ministry of culture given in official stores and salons.
The easiest way to get to Azerbaijan is to fly to Baku, the capital of the country. There are daily flights from many CIS countries and Europe, making Azerbaijan easily accessible. It is also possible to arrive by train from Georgia, or via land borders from Russia, Georgia, or Iran.
There are a number of hotels in Azerbaijan, and enough different types of hotels that there is something to suit every visitor. The greatest number of hotels are in Baku, including both budget-friendly and luxury hotels. Use the links below to find the best hotel to fit your needs and make a reservation.