Azerbaijan - Travel Guide
Where is Azerbaijan located?
Welcome to Azerbaijan! To the country of lights and the pearl of the Caucasus, to the regions where the eastern flavour makes up an amazing symbiosis with the western progress. Azerbaijan is a unique nature, unique culture, a centuries-old history with its own customs and traditions, exquisite cuisine that will satisfy the expectations of the most demanding gourmet, and, finally, this Caucasian friendliness and hospitality… More
The history of the statehood of Azerbaijan has about 5 thousand years. The first state formations arose in these lands at the end of the 4th – beginning of the 3rd millennium BC.
The favourable geographical position, favourable climatic conditions of Azerbaijan from ancient times aroused the great interest of various empires and states. In the period from III to VII century AD… More
When to come?
You can plan a trip to Azerbaijan at any time of the year – you only have to consider that in winter it is worth going here for the ski resorts, in the summer to relax in the mountains and on the shores of the Caspian Sea, and in the spring and autumn it is nice to see the sights of the Fiery Country. In addition, in Azerbaijan every year there are many international exhibitions, and not less interesting cultural and religious holidays, which you can learn about by studying our guidebook on Azerbaijan.
Visa to Azerbaijan
For the citizens of Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan, there is a no-entry regime in Azerbaijan. Visa on arrival can get citizens of several Asian countries.
Also, citizens of many countries of the world can quite easily issue an electronic visa. Learn more about visa support and requirements for filling out a visa application form for Azerbaijan.
Funds can be imported and exported in unlimited quantities, but the currency must be declared if the amount exceeds $ 1,000. Please note that only the amount that was stated in the declaration at the entrance to the country can be removed from the territory of Azerbaijan. Do not impose a duty to import 1 kg of tobacco (about 1000 cigarettes). You can easily smuggle 1.5 litres of spirits or 2 litres of wine drinks, perfume and other goods across the border. But the total value of imported and exported products should not exceed 10,000 US dollars.
How to get there?
The most convenient way to travel to Azerbaijan is to fly by plane to Baku, the capital of the country. Daily flights are made here from many countries of the CIS and Europe. Also, you can come to Azerbaijan by train from neighboring Georgia. In addition, you can come to Azerbaijan across the land borders with Russia, Georgia and Iran. Our guide to Azerbaijan will tell you more about this.