21 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

21 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel route planner

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

— 9 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.
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 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°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 · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Gusar

— 1 night

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.
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 stroll through 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 -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:

Shamakhi

— 3 nights

The City of Poets and Former Ancient Capital of the Country

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 Beshbarmag Mountain (in Siyazan), Diri Baba Mausoleum (in Gobustan) and Candy Cane Mountains (in Khizi). 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 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. You will leave for Gabala on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Shamakhi

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:

Gabala

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gabala: Sheki (Sheki Fortress, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more) and Ivanovka Village (in Ismayilli). 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 9°C during the day and -1°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 · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:

Ganja

— 4 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.
Ganja is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Goygol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, stroll through Khan's Garden, 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 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 29:

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.