12 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

12 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sheki
— 1 day
2
Baku
— 3 nights
3
Ganja
— 1 night
4
Gobustan
— 1 night
5
Gabala
— 1 night
6
Zagatala
— 2 nights

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace, get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sheki travel route builder tool.

Chicago, USA to Sheki is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Sheki is 10 hours. September in Sheki sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Sheki Fortress
Sheki Fortress

3
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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah - Fire Temple, make a trip to Baku Old City, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Baku vacation builder tool.

Drive from Sheki to Baku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Baku, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Baku Old City
Baku Old City

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Sat), stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, walk around Khan's Garden, thenadmire the striking features of Bottle House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ganja trip planner.

Getting from Baku to Ganja by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Gobustan.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Khan's Garden ©
Khan's Garden
Heydar Aliyev Park ©
Heydar Aliyev Park
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum

1
night
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 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gobustan trip app.

You can take a train from Ganja to Gobustan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Gobustan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes

1
night
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 28th (Mon), get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club, find something for the whole family at Gabaland, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gabala online holiday maker.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Gabala. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zagatala.

Things to do in Gabala

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Gabaland ©
Gabaland
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall ©
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall

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nights
Zagatala

Zagatala
A tour of Zagatala reveals one of Azerbaijan’s most multicultural corners with historical relics galore and interesting culinary secrets.
On the 29th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Zagatala City Mosque and then admire the striking features of Zagatala Fortress.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagatala online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Zagatala takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Zagatala are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zagatala

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Zagatala Fortress
Zagatala Fortress
Zagatala City Mosque ©
Zagatala City Mosque
Zagatala State Reserve ©
Zagatala State Reserve

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