12 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

12 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Gobustan
— 2 nights
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Gabala
— 2 nights
3
Sheki
— 1 night
4
Baku
— 6 nights

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Gobustan

Gobustan ©
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 23rd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

Before you visit Gobustan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Gobustan is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from London in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Gobustan: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Diri Baba Mausoleum

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Gabala

Gabala ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Gabaland, glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then explore the activities along Nohur Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Gabala Archaeological Center, learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery, and then admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gabala trip builder.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Gabala when traveling from Gobustan in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabaland ©
Gabaland
Gabala Archaeological Center
Gabala Archaeological Center

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Sheki

Sheki ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Karvansaray, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gabala in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sheki, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish
Sheki Fortress ©
Sheki Fortress

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Baku

Baku

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: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, and don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Baku online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Baku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Baku are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

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Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard