15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 7 nights
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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.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gobustan driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Gobustan is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from London to Gobustan due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Gobustan at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Gabala

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and then admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ivanovka Village, then do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery, and then get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gabala online trip maker.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheki travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
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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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Church, stroll around Khan's Garden, and admire the striking features of Bottle House.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Ganja day trip tool.

Drive from Sheki to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Ganja, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Baku to Mardakan to see Dalga Beach Aquapark Resort about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and make a trip to Fountains Square.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Baku itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Ganja to Baku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Baku, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

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.