19 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

19 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Ganja
— 3 nights
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Sheki
— 2 nights
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Gabala
— 2 nights
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Baku
— 10 nights

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Ganja

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.
St. John's Church and The Alexander Nevsky Church will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Imamzadeh Mausoleum and Ganja State Puppet Theatre. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, get engrossed in the history at Nizami Ganjavi Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ganja Mall.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ganja online holiday maker.

Quebec City, Canada to Ganja is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 9 hours. In September, Ganja is a bit warmer than Quebec City - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
St. John's Church
St. John's Church
Imamzadeh Mausoleum ©
Imamzadeh Mausoleum

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Sheki

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 6th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Bio Garden, then admire the sheer force of Ilisu Waterfall, then stop by Aliovsat Sweets House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Sheki holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ganja to Sheki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Sheki are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Sheki Fortress ©
Sheki Fortress

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Gabala

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chotari Albanian-Udi Church, then learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery, then engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Chukhur Gabala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Nohur Lake, glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gabala City Mosque.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Gabala holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Chukhur Gabala
Chukhur Gabala
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabala City Mosque ©
Gabala City Mosque

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Baku

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.
Popular historic sites such as Heydar Mosque and Juma Mosque are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Dreamland Golf Club and Amburan Beach Club. Explore Baku's surroundings by going to Mosque Mir Movsum Agha (in Shuvelan), Mardakan Arboretum (in Mardakan) and Mud Volcanoes (in Gobustan). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, pause for some photo ops at Vahid Monument, make a trip to Monument to Richard Sorge, and shop like a local with Ali Shamsi Studio.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Baku takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in September since evenings lows in Baku dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

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Heydar Mosque ©
Heydar Mosque
Museum of Miniature Books ©
Museum of Miniature Books
Wine Tours & Tastings

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