18 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

18 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Ganja
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sheki
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Nakhchivan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
5
Baku
— 9 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Dubai

3
nights
Ganja

Ganja ©
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.
Ganja is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Goygol, walk around Heydar Aliyev Park, identify plant and animal life at Maralgol, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ganja trip website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ganja is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, Ganja is colder than Dubai - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lake Goygol, St. John's Church
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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
Maralgol
Maralgol
Heydar Aliyev Park ©
Heydar Aliyev Park

3
nights
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Explore Gabala's surroundings by going to Shamakhi (Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum & Juma Mosque), Chotari Albanian-Udi Church (in Nij) and Laza Waterfalls (in Laza). There's much more to do: glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, have some family-friendly fun at Gabala Shooting Club, get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center, and find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gabala trip builder site.

You can drive from Ganja to Gabala in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Gabala are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Shamakhi, Chotari Albanian-Udi Church, Laza Waterfalls
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club

1
night
Sheki

Sheki ©
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 (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nakhchivan.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Sheki Fortress
Sheki Fortress

1
night
Nakhchivan

Nakhchivan
Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Alinja Castle, contemplate the long history of The Khan's Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Momine Khatun Mausoleum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nakhchivan day trip site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sheki to Nakhchivan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and bus. March in Nakhchivan sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Baku.

Things to do in Nakhchivan

Historic Sites
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Alinja Castle
Alinja Castle
The Khan's Palace ©
The Khan's Palace
Momine Khatun Mausoleum ©
Momine Khatun Mausoleum

9
nights
Baku

Baku
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.
Step out of Baku with an excursion to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Baku Old City, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip website.

Traveling by flight from Nakhchivan to Baku takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nakhchivan in March, you will find days in Baku are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve

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