11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

11 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

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Fly to Ganja International Airport, Drive to Ganja
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 5 nights
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Ganja

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maralgol lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah Abbas Mosque, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ganja State Puppet Theatre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ganja trip maker website.

Paris, France to Ganja is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paris to Ganja due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Ganja are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Sheki

— 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheki route planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Gabala

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To plan Gabala vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Gabala, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gobustan road trip site.

You can drive from Gabala to Gobustan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Gobustan are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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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.
Visiting Dreamland Golf Club and Yanardag will get you outdoors. Visit Juma Mosque and Ateshgah Fire Temple for their historical value. Dedicate the 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, tour the pleasant surroundings at Philharmonic Park, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heydar Mosque.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Baku planner.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 13:

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.