10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Lerik
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Guba
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
End: Baku

5
nights
Baku

Baku
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.
Visit Heydar Mosque and Oil Boom Architecture in Downtown Baku for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Philharmonic Park and Monument to Richard Sorge. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque, and make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip itinerary site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Baku. In March, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lerik.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Heydar Mosque
Heydar Mosque
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books
Philharmonic Park
Philharmonic Park

1
night
Lerik

Lerik
Blessed with nature both pure and peaceful, Lerik has become known as the Land of Centenarians.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Ozobijon Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lerik trip builder site.

Getting from Baku to Lerik by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Lerik

Parks Nature
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Ozobijon Waterfall
Ozobijon Waterfall

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night
Sheki

Sheki
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 6th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then explore the galleries of Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip maker website.

Drive from Lerik to Sheki in 6.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums Historic Sites
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Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts ©
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts

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night
Shamakhi

Shamakhi ©
Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
On the 7th (Tue), do a tasting at Meyseri Wines, then explore the ancient world of Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Shamakhi day trip app.

Getting from Sheki to Shamakhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Guba.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Meyseri Wines
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Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum
Meyseri Wines ©
Meyseri Wines

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Guba

Guba ©
A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
On the 8th (Wed), tee off at The National Azerbaijan Golf Club, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tengya Alty Gorge, and then stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Guba trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Shamakhi to Guba takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Guba

Golf Outdoors Parks
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The National Azerbaijan Golf Club ©
The National Azerbaijan Golf Club
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex ©
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge