Azerbaijan, a country of 10 million, known mostly for its exports of oil, is rarely on any traveler's radar, but this so-called "Land of Fire" has a ton of surprises for those who dare to step out of their comfort zones and visit Azerbaijan.

With its significant location, connecting Europe and Asia as part of the ancient historical Silk Road, with the north straddling the lush green landscape of the Caucasus Mountains, and a hyper-modern metropolitan that is Baku, the capital city, we are going to explore everything Azerbaijan has to offer with our comprehensive 2-weeks backpacking itinerary.

Without further ado, let's begin our journey with a look at the overview map of where we will be visiting in Azerbaijan:

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