14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

14 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Madrid
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Baku
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h
End: Madrid

8
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 different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Baku travel itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Baku is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Madrid to Baku. While traveling from Madrid, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Baku, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Flame Towers
Flame Towers

1
night
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 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, then contemplate the long history of Sheki Karvansaray, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Sheki online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Sheki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

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

2
nights
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 18th (Sun), get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club, glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, then learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery, and then get engrossed in the history at Gabala Archaeological Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gabala trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. October in Gabala sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabaland ©
Gabaland
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gobustan road trip planning tool.

Drive from Gabala to Gobustan in 2 hours. Traveling from Gabala in October, Gobustan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

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

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