11 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

11 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Sheki
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Baku

7
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.
Explore Baku's surroundings by going to Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve, Mud Volcanoes, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. February in Baku sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard

3
nights
Sheki

Sheki ©
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 1st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then explore the galleries of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sheki holiday planner.

Drive from Baku to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gabala
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Church of Kish
Church of Kish