14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Baku — 6 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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, make a trip to Baku Old City, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary maker site.

Newark, USA to Baku is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Baku is 9 hours. In June in Baku, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sheki.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Sheki — 1 night

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 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sheki road trip app.

You can drive from Baku to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. In June in Sheki, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Gabala — 3 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Gabala is known for winter sports, nature, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, find something for the whole family at Gabaland, take an in-depth tour of Gabala Archaeological Center, and do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gobustan.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Nature
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Gobustan — 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gobustan trip planner.

Getting from Gabala to Gobustan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 67°F in Gobustan. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.
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