10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 3 nights
Fly

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Baku

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Baku Old City and then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Baku sightseeing site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. In August, Baku is slightly colder than Dubai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sheki

— 2 nights

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.
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sheki trip planner.

Drive from Baku to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Gabala

— 3 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Family-friendly places like Gabaland and Tufandag Winter Summer Resort will thrill your kids. Step out of Gabala to go to Ismayilli and see Ivanovka Village, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Nohur Lake, engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gabala day trip app.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gabala when traveling from Sheki in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:

Baku

— 3 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Kids will enjoy Baku Boulevard and Yanardag. See even more of Baku: take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and find something for the whole family at Baku Ferris Wheel.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Baku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in August, Baku is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

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.