Azerbaijan Travel Guide

Azerbaijan Travel Guide: Azerbaijan on the World Map

When to travel
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.
Visa
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.
Temperature & Precipitation
Weather in Azerbaijan
Customs regulations
Personal items, up to $10,000 in cash, 3 liters of alcohol, 600 cigarettes, and 20 grams of jewelry can be imported into Azerbaijan without a customs declaration. Cultural items (like carpets) should have a certificate from the seller confirming that they are not culturally significant. For more information about customs regulations, check the links below.
Arriving
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.
Accomodation
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.
DO's in Azerbaijan