10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation builder
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Lahij
— 1 night
Drive
3
Goygol
— 1 night
Drive
4
Astara
— 1 night
Drive
5
Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive to Tbilisi, Fly to Dubai

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Baku — 3 nights

A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.
Take a break from Baku with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and stroll through Philharmonic Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Baku tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In February, Baku is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahij.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trip
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Lahij — 1 night

Lahij is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. On the 1st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Lahij Central Street.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Lahij trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Lahij takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Goygol.
Historic Sites
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Goygol — 1 night

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Goygol trip maker site.

Getting from Lahij to Goygol by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Astara.
Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Astara — 1 night

Astara, also known as Azerbaijani Astara, is a city in and the capital of the Astara Rayon of Azerbaijan. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Hirkan National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Astara itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Goygol to Astara in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sheki.
Nature · Parks
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Sheki — 2 nights

Sheki is Azerbaijan’s true travel gem, a small city off the forested slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains rich in Silk Road history and renowned for its fascinating architecture, food, and friendly residents.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Bio Garden, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sheki trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Astara to Sheki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sun).
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Side Trip
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.