15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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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Baku
— 10 nights
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes and then learn more about the world around you at Gobustan State Reserve.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gobustan trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Gobustan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Gobustan is 1 hour. In August, Gobustan is slightly colder than Jeddah - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Gabala.
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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 12th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, explore the activities along Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake.

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Drive from Gobustan to Gabala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gabala when traveling from Gobustan in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.
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Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip
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Sheki — 1 night

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 (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sheki trip planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in August since evenings lows in Sheki dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Baku — 10 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and Yanardag. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, make a trip to Fountains Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Baku online itinerary planner.

Drive from Sheki to Baku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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.
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