15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Baku Heydar Aliyev, Train to Ganja
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 3 nights
Taxi to Ganja, Fly to Nakchivan
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Nakhchivan
— 1 night
Fly
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Baku
— 7 nights
Fly

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Ganja

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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.
Ganja is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, stroll around Khan's Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Maralgol lake, and make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Ganja is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore to Ganja, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 25°C in Ganja. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sheki

Azerbaijan's True Historical Gem

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.
Explore Sheki's surroundings by going to Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu), Zagatala Fortress (in Zagatala) and Gabala (Gabala Shooting Club, Nohur Lake, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, and make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki online trip planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nakhchivan.

Things to do in Sheki

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Nakhchivan

Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.
On the 8th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Alinja Castle, then admire the striking features of Nakhchivan Khans' Palace, and then steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Momine Khatun.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nakhchivan road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sheki to Nakhchivan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nakhchivan are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Baku.

Things to do in Nakhchivan

Historic Sites
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Baku

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gobustan (Mud Volcanoes & Gobustan State Reserve). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and steep yourself in history at Baku Old City.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Nakhchivan to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Nakhchivan in July, you will find days in Baku are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.