10 days in Guba, Baku & Ganja Itinerary

10 days in Guba, Baku & Ganja Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
Drive:  2 h
1
Guba
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Baku
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Ganja
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Baku

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Guba Genocide Memorial Complex and M. Lermontov House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Meyseri Wines and Lahic History and Ethnography Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Guba: Laza Waterfalls (in Laza), Lahij (Lahij Central Street & Zernava Bridge) and Chotari Albanian-Udi Church (in Nij). The adventure continues: walk around Nariman Narimanov Park, play a few rounds at The National Azerbaijan Golf Club, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tengya Alty Gorge, and explore the striking landscape of Alti-Agach National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Guba vacation builder website.

Baku to Guba is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Baku in February, Guba is a bit cooler at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Guba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahij, Gusar, Laza Waterfalls, Alti-Agach National Park, Meyseri Wines
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Laza Waterfalls
Laza Waterfalls
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex ©
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
M. Lermontov House Museum
M. Lermontov House Museum

2
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.
Museum of Miniature Books and Philharmonic Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of History of Azerbaijan and National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, stop by Mini-Venice, and view the masterpieces at Ali Shamsi Studio.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku road trip app.

Traveling by car from Guba to Baku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Guba in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fireland Vineyards
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Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books
National Museum of History of Azerbaijan ©
National Museum of History of Azerbaijan
National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature
National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature

2
nights
Ganja

Ganja
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, get engrossed in the history at The Museum of History and Ethnography, and then learn about winemaking at Sharg Ulduzu Wines. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, pause for some serene contemplation at Ganja State Puppet Theatre, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ganja tour app.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Shamkir, St. John's Church
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St. John's Church
St. John's Church
The Museum of History and Ethnography
The Museum of History and Ethnography
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum