25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Baku
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Khizi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Guba
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Sheki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Ganja
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Luxembourg City

10
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Miniature Books and Heydar Mosque. Escape the urban bustle at Dreamland Golf Club and Baku Funicular. Venture out of the city with trips to Diri Baba Mausoleum (in Gobustan), Mosque Mir Movsum Agha (in Shuvelan) and Shamakhi (Juma Mosque & Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, appreciate the history behind Vahid Monument, make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Baku is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Baku due to the time zone difference. In July, Baku is somewhat warmer than Luxembourg City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Khizi.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Shamakhi, Mardakan Fortress, Diri Baba Mausoleum, Mosque Mir Movsum Agha, Lake Masazir
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Dreamland Golf Club ©
Dreamland Golf Club
Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books

1
night
Khizi

Khizi
Khizi's swirling pink mountains are quite simply an extraordinary sight to behold.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Candy Cane Mountains, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alti-Agach National Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Mikayil Mushfig House Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Khizi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Baku to Khizi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Guba.

Things to do in Khizi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Alti-Agach National Park
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Candy Cane Mountains
Candy Cane Mountains
Alti-Agach National Park
Alti-Agach National Park

3
nights
Guba

Guba
A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Khinalig Village and Mountain Jews Museum. Get in touch with nature at Tengya Alty Gorge and Afurja Waterfall. Explore Guba's surroundings by going to Lahij (Zernava Bridge, Lahic History and Ethnography Museum, &more) and Laza Waterfalls (in Laza). There's still lots to do: stroll around Nariman Narimanov Park.

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Getting from Khizi to Guba by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Guba, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Guba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lahij, Mountain Jews Museum, Nariman Narimanov Park, Khinalig Village, Laza Waterfalls
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Afurja Waterfall
Afurja Waterfall
Khinalig Village
Khinalig Village
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge

5
nights
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.
Visit Sheki Khans' Palace and Chotari Albanian-Udi Church for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Kish and Museum of Folk and Applied Arts. Explore Sheki's surroundings by going to Seven Beauties Waterfall (in Vandam), Gabala (Nohur Lake, Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, &more) and Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Sheki Fortress, steep yourself in history at Zagatala Fortress, admire the striking features of Winter Palace, and look for gifts at Aliovsat Sweets House.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guba to Sheki takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gabala, Ivanovka Village, Seven Beauties Waterfall, Ilisu Waterfall, Chotari Albanian-Udi Church
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Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. John's Church and Imamzadeh Mausoleum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ganja State Puppet Theatre and Shah Abbas Mosque. Take a break from Ganja with a short trip to The Museum of History and Ethnography in Shamkir, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, don't miss a visit to Bottle House, and contemplate the long history of Mausoleum of Javad Khan.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ganja day trip tool.

Drive from Sheki to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ganja can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Goygol, The Museum of History and Ethnography, St. John's Church
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St. John's Church
St. John's Church
Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum

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