15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

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Baku
— 6 nights
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
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Baku

— 6 nights

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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Baku trip itinerary builder.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Baku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Baku is little chillier than Jeddah - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 20:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gobustan trip planner.

Drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Gobustan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Gabala

— 2 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 23rd (Wed), get in on the family fun at Gabaland, ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then explore the activities along Nohur Lake. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gabala trip website.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Gabala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in June, Gabala is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Sheki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki travel planner.

Drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:

Ganja

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Goygol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, explore the activities along Maralgol lake, and then walk around Khan's Garden.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ganja trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Ganja are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

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.