13 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

13 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Train to Warszawa Centralna, Fly to Baku
— 5 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Nakhchivan Airport, Fly to Gdansk


Baku — 5 nights

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.
Attractions like Baku Old City and Maiden Tower make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Baku side-trips: Gobustan (Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan State Reserve). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Shirvanshahs, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and make a trip to Fountains Square.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary planning tool.

Gdansk, Poland to Baku is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Gdansk to Baku due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gdansk in April; daily highs in Baku reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Gusar.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:

Gusar — 1 night

Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): walk around Nariman Narimanov Park and then see the winter wonderland with Shahdag Mountain Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gusar online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gusar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gabala.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, then find something for the whole family at Gabaland, and then hit the bull's-eye at Gabala Shooting Club.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gabala vacation website.

Traveling by car from Gusar to Gabala takes 5.5 hours. April in Gabala sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ganja.
Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

Ganja — 2 nights

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 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Goygol. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Khan's Garden, then explore the activities along Maralgol lake, then make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ganja vacation maker app.

You can drive from Gabala to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. April in Ganja sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shahbuz.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

Shahbuz — 1 night

Şahbuz is a city and municipality in and capital of Shahbuz District, in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. On the 2nd (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Shahbuz National Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Shahbuz route planner.

Getting from Ganja to Shahbuz by car takes about 10.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.