21 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

21 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Baku
— 9 nights
2
Gusar
— 1 night
3
Shamakhi
— 3 nights
4
Gabala
— 3 nights
5
Ganja
— 4 nights

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes AZERBAIJAN-TOURS. Go for a jaunt from Baku to Gobustan to see Gobustan State Reserve about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and make a trip to Baku Boulevard.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Baku. In February, daily temperatures in Baku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gusar.

Things to do in Baku

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Walking tours

1
night
Gusar

Gusar ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): tour along fresh powder with Shahdag Mountain Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Tengya Alty Gorge, and then walk around Nariman Narimanov Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gusar online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Baku to Gusar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Baku in February, Gusar is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tengya Alty Gorge
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Shahdag Mountain Resort ©
Shahdag Mountain Resort
Nariman Narimanov Park
Nariman Narimanov Park
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge

3
nights
Shamakhi

Shamakhi
Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
Venture out of the city with trips to Candy Cane Mountains (in Khizi) and Diri Baba Mausoleum (in Gobustan). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque, see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory, and explore the ancient world of Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shamakhi road trip planning tool.

Getting from Gusar to Shamakhi by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Gabala on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Shamakhi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Candy Cane Mountains, Diri Baba Mausoleum
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Diri Baba Mausoleum
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Candy Cane Mountains
Candy Cane Mountains
Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque

3
nights
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gabala: Ivanovka Village (in Ismayilli) and Sheki (Sheki Fortress, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more). There's still lots to do: gear up at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and have some family-friendly fun at Gabala Shooting Club.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gabala online journey planner.

Getting from Shamakhi to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Gabala, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Gabala

Historic Sites Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sheki, Ivanovka Village
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club

4
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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring at Lake Goygol. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Maralgol, walk around Khan's Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ganja State Puppet Theatre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ganja trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daily temperatures in Ganja can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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