14 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region & Guba Itinerary

14 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region & Guba Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan sightseeing planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Guba
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Sheki
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Zagatala
— 3 nights
Drive to Ganja International Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Get a sense of the local culture at Savalan ASPI Winery and Gabala City Mosque. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Gabala Archaeological Center and get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gabala holiday maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Gabala is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Gabala. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gabala, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Guba.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Guba — 5 nights

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tengya Alty Gorge and Guba Genocide Memorial Complex. Step out of the city life by going to Afurja Waterfall and The National Azerbaijan Golf Club. Change things up with these side-trips from Guba: Khinalig Village (in Khinalig), Laza Waterfalls (in Laza) and Chirag Gala Fortress (in Siyazan). The adventure continues: walk around Nariman Narimanov Park, take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Six-Domed Synagogue.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Guba online road trip planner.

Drive from Gabala to Guba in 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:

Sheki — 3 nights

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.
Bio Garden and Aliovsat Sweets House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ilisu Waterfall and Sheki Karvansaray. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Winter Palace, browse the exhibits of Sheki Khans' Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip maker.

You can drive from Guba to Sheki in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sheki are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zagatala.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Zagatala — 3 nights

A tour of Zagatala reveals one of Azerbaijan’s most multicultural corners with historical relics galore and interesting culinary secrets.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Zagatala Fortress and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagatala City Mosque. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Zagatala State Reserve.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zagatala trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sheki to Zagatala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zagatala can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Mon).
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

Shaki-Zagatala Region travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Churches · Ski Areas