15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Drive to Gobustan
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 8 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gobustan trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Gobustan is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Gobustan, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Gobustan reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chukhur Gabala and then learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gabala trip itinerary website.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in September, Gabala is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Winter Sports · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks
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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 14th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish and then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Karvansaray. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then contemplate the long history of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheki visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Do your shopping at Ali Shamsi Studio and Ganja Mall. You'll explore and learn at Heydar Aliyev Center and Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum. Dedicate the 20th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, and enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Baku trip planning site.

You can drive from Sheki to Baku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Baku are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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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.