3 days in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Itinerary
— 2 nights
Sun, Aug 14 - Tue, Aug 16
Nakhchivan — 2 nights
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Open Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Momine Khatun, and then admire the striking features of Nakhchivan Khans' Palace.
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Minsk, Belarus to Nakhchivan is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Minsk in August, with highs in Nakhchivan at 41°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic travel guide
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country. It's also scattered with historical monuments and a growing list of intriguing attractions. Take a trip to Nakhchivan to discover sites such as the 12th-century Mausoleum of Momine Khatun and Khans' Palace. While driving the scenic route to Ordubad you'll see the iconic cleft peak of Mount Ilandag, said to have been carved out by Noah's Ark. Not surprisingly, this is becoming a truly unmissable destination to visit, where local people embrace visitors with amazing warmth and hospitality.