27 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

27 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shaki-Zagatala Region travel route planner

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Zagatala
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Sheki
— 10 nights
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Zagatala

— 7 nights

Charming Churches and Diverse People

A tour of Zagatala reveals one of Azerbaijan’s most multicultural corners with historical relics galore and interesting culinary secrets.
Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Zagatala State Reserve. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zagatala City Mosque and admire the striking features of Zagatala Fortress.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zagatala day trip planning app.

Baku to Zagatala is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. June in Zagatala sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Zagatala

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 26:

Sheki

— 10 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sheki: Ganja (Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, Imamzadeh Mausoleum, &more) and Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Karvansaray, get a taste of the local shopping with Aliovsat Sweets House, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sheki online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Zagatala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 6:

Gabala

— 9 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chotari Albanian-Udi Church (in Nij), Ismayilli (Chabiant Winery & Ivanovka Village) and Basgal Village (in Sileyli). And it doesn't end there: ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Beauties Waterfall, find something for the whole family at Gabaland, and do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gabala trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 15:

Shaki-Zagatala Region travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Churches · Cross-country Ski Areas