16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 7 nights
Fly
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 4 nights
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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.
You've now added Private Tours Baku to your itinerary. Head to Nizami Street/Torgovaya and Park Bulvar Bakufor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and buy something for everyone on your list at Port Baku Mall.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip maker website.

Paris, France to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Baku reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
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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.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Goygol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah Abbas Mosque, get a taste of the local shopping with Javad Khan Street, then admire the striking features of Chokek Hammam, then admire the striking features of Bottle House, and finally explore the activities along Maralgol lake.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ganja day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Ganja, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Gabala

— 4 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.
Get outdoors at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and Yeddi Gozel Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Gabala side-trips: Sheki (Sheki Fortress & Sheki Khans' Palace). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Gabaland, engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, have fun at Gabala Shooting Club, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque.

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Getting from Ganja to Gabala by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Ganja in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gabala, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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.