15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

15 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Baku
— 6 nights
Drive
5
Ilisu
— 2 nights
Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Dubai International Airport

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in April, things will get colder in Gobustan: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Sheki.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

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.
Sheki is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, make a trip to Sheki Fortress, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheki vacation maker site.

You can drive from Gobustan to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Sheki sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

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 7th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Gabaland, glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: practice your aim at Gabala Shooting Club, take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center.

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Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Baku

— 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Baku Old City and Baku Boulevard will thrill your kids. Step out of Baku to go to Gobustan and see Gobustan State Reserve, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, and go all around town with City Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Baku tour itinerary website.

Getting from Gabala to Baku by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In April in Baku, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ilisu.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 14:

Ilisu

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ilisu Waterfall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ilisu trip maker tool.

Getting from Baku to Ilisu by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ilisu

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.