10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan holiday planner
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.
Change things up 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, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baku online route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in February; daily highs in Baku reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahij.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Lahij Central Street.

Find out how to plan Lahij trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Baku to Lahij in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Goygol.
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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 other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Goygol driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lahij to Goygol takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Astara.
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Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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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 26th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hirkan National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Astara trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Goygol to Astara in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sheki.
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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.
On the 27th (Sun), stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Bio Garden, get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki trip builder.

Traveling by car from Astara to Sheki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In February in Sheki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Tue).
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Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.
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