15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 8 nights
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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.
Gobustan is known for museums and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, and contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum.

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

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Gobustan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, Gobustan is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, steep yourself in history at Sheki Khans' Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Karvansaray, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sheki trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Sheki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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.
Ganja is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Goygol, explore the activities along Maralgol lake, admire the landmark architecture of The Alexander Nevsky Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Ganja trip planner.

Drive from Sheki to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 30:

Baku

— 8 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 shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, don't miss a visit to Flame Towers, and stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Ganja to Baku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Baku are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 7:

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.