25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan sightseeing planner

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Ganja
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baku
— 12 nights

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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, browse the different shops at Ganja Mall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ganja trip planner.

Baku to Ganja is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:

Sheki

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Thu), make a trip to Sheki Fortress, steep yourself in history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Bio Garden and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ilisu Waterfall.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sheki trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Sheki sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

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.
Gabala is known for winter sports, nature, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, explore the activities along Nohur Lake, and get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Gabala sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:

Gobustan

— 3 nights
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.
Gobustan is known for museums and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, and contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum.

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Getting from Gabala to Gobustan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gobustan, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Baku

— 12 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.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, and examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku journey planner.

Getting from Gobustan to Baku by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daytime highs in Baku are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 16:

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.