10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 5 nights
Drive
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Lerik
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
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Guba
— 1 night
Drive

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Baku

— 5 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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 Taza Pir Mosque for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of Miniature Books and Juma Mosque. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Philharmonic Park, don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Richard Sorge, and browse the different shops at Park Bulvar Baku.

To find photos, traveler tips, 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 · Golf
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:

Lerik

— 1 night

A Peaceful Escape from the Seaside Hustle

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 photos, maps, reviews, 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

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
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Sheki

— 1 night

Azerbaijan's True Historical Gem

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.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip maker website.

Drive from Lerik to Sheki in 6 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
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:

Shamakhi

— 1 night

The City of Poets and Former Ancient Capital of the Country

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 find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Shamakhi day trip app.

Getting from Sheki to Shamakhi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. 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

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Guba

— 1 night

An Unspoiled Nature Region with Preserved Traditions

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 find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Guba trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Shamakhi to Guba takes 4 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 · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:

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.