25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

25 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Baku
— 10 nights
2
Khizi
— 1 night
3
Guba
— 3 nights
4
Sheki
— 5 nights
5
Ganja
— 5 nights

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 Dreamland Golf Club. Escape the urban bustle at Baku Funicular and Lake Masazir. Venture out of the city with trips to Shamakhi (Juma Mosque & Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum), Diri Baba Mausoleum (in Gobustan) and Mosque Mir Movsum Agha (in Shuvelan). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Ali Shamsi Studio, examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, pause for some photo ops at Vahid Monument, and make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku itinerary builder.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Baku is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in July: high temperatures in Baku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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Ali Shamsi Studio ©
Ali Shamsi Studio
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, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Alti-Agach National Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Mikayil Mushfig House Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, 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
Mikayil Mushfig House Museum
Mikayil Mushfig House Museum
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 Lahic History and Ethnography Museum. Get in touch with nature at Tengya Alty Gorge and Laza Waterfalls. Explore Guba's surroundings by going to Lahij (Zernava Bridge & Lahij Central Street). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, stroll around Nariman Narimanov Park, and admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Guba road trip planning app.

Drive from Khizi to Guba in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Guba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lahij, Khinalig Village, Nariman Narimanov Park, Mountain Jews Museum, 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 Zagatala Fortress for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Kish and Chukhur Gabala. Explore Sheki's surroundings by going to Gabala (Nohur Lake, Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, &more), Seven Beauties Waterfall (in Vandam) and Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chotari Albanian-Udi Church, make a trip to Ivanovka Village, and admire the striking features of Winter Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Guba to Sheki takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sheki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gabala, Ivanovka Village, Chotari Albanian-Udi Church, Seven Beauties Waterfall, Ilisu Waterfall
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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 Shah Abbas Mosque. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Imamzadeh Mausoleum and Ganja State Puppet Theatre. Take a break from Ganja with a short trip to The Museum of History and Ethnography in Shamkir, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Goygol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, make a trip to Bottle House, and take an in-depth tour of Nizami Ganjavi Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ganja online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ganja are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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