15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Ganja International Airport, Drive to Ganja
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 7 nights
Fly

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Ganja

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Maralgol lake and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Goygol. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Heydar Aliyev Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ganja online road trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Ganja is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Ganja due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get a bit warmer in Ganja: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Sheki

— 2 nights

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 4th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish and then admire the sheer force of Ilisu Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sheki road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Sheki are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Nohur Lake and then do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gabala trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Gobustan

— 1 night
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 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan tour planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Gobustan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Gobustan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Baku

— 7 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: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Baku trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Baku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 15:

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.