10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Nakhchivan Airport, Drive to Shahbuz
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Shahbuz
— 1 day
Drive
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 6 nights
Fly

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Shahbuz — 1 day

Şahbuz is a city and municipality in and capital of Shahbuz District, in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Shahbuz National Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Shahbuz trip itinerary tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Shahbuz is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Riyadh in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Shahbuz: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ganja.
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Ganja — 2 nights

Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Lake Goygol. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Javad Khan Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah Abbas Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ganja State Puppet Theatre, and finally make a trip to Bottle House.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ganja trip tool.

Drive from Shahbuz to Ganja in 10.5 hours. In August in Ganja, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Baku.
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Baku — 6 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and Baku Old City. Step out of Baku to go to Gobustan and see Gobustan State Reserve, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Baku trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ganja to Baku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Baku sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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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