16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly to Ganja International Airport, Drive to Ganja
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive
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Gusar
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 6 nights
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Ganja

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Goygol and Bottle House. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, look for all kinds of wild species at Maralgol lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, and walk around Heydar Aliyev Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ganja online journey planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Ganja is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Ganja: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Sheki

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheki day trip website.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Gabala

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and Savalan ASPI Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Juma Mosque in Shamakhi (about 4 hours away). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gabala visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Gobustan

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 9th (Tue): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gobustan visit planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Gobustan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Gobustan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gusar.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Gusar

The Gates with Tranquil Peaks and Thrilling Activities

Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
On the 10th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tengya Alty Gorge, see the winter wonderland with Shahdag Mountain Resort, and then see the interesting displays at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gusar online trip planner.

You can drive from Gobustan to Gusar in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gobustan in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gusar, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Baku

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Philharmonic Park and Museum of Miniature Books. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heydar Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Vahid Monument, and take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard.

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You can drive from Gusar to Baku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Baku when traveling from Gusar in June, with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Baku

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.