16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
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Fly
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 9 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

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Lahore, Pakistan to Gobustan is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lahore to Gobustan. Traveling from Lahore in March, expect nights in Gobustan to be a bit cooler, around 5°C, while days are cooler, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gabala.
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 17th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Gabala road trip app.

Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. March in Gabala sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sheki.
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Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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Sheki — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish and then look for gifts at Aliovsat Sweets House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Sheki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Sheki, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ganja.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Ganja — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Maralgol lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum and then take an in-depth tour of Nizami Ganjavi Museum.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ganja trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Sheki to Ganja by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March in Ganja, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.
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Baku — 9 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex and Wine Tours & Tastings. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque, browse the different shops at Ganja Mall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Baku day trip planner.

You can fly from Ganja to Baku in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ganja in March: highs in Baku hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Side Trip
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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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