11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ganja
— 4 nights
Train
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to Dammam

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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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, make a trip to Flame Towers, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and contemplate the long history of Baku Old City.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku day trip planning site.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Baku is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Dammam in June: highs in Baku hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:

Ganja

— 4 nights

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ganja side-trips: Sheki (Winter Palace, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring at Lake Goygol. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Maralgol lake, don't miss a visit to Bottle House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, and stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ganja vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Gobustan.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gobustan

— 1 night
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan visit planner.

You can take a train from Ganja to Gobustan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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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.