10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Ferry to Male, Fly to Baku Heydar Aliyev, Train to Ganja
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Ganja
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Baku
— 6 nights
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Ganja — 3 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.
Visit Imamzadeh Mausoleum and Shah Abbas Mosque for their historical value. Get outdoors at Lake Goygol and Maralgol lake. Go for a jaunt from Ganja to Goygol to see St. John's Church about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Ganja State Puppet Theatre, admire the striking features of The Alexander Nevsky Church, and make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ganja trip planner.

Male, Maldives to Ganja is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of ferry, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Maldives Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Male in September: high temperatures in Ganja hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Baku.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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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.
Get outdoors at Gobustan State Reserve and Yanardag. Visit Baku Old City and Heydar Mosque for their historical value. There's lots more to do: tee off at Dreamland Golf Club, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taza Pir Mosque, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Ganja to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Neighborhoods
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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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