27 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

27 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shaki-Zagatala Region 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 still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Zagatala City Mosque and admire the landmark architecture of Zagatala Fortress.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagatala trip website.

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. In June, daytime highs in Zagatala are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will leave for Sheki on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Zagatala

Parks · Nature · 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sheki: Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu) and Ganja (Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, Imamzadeh Mausoleum, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and shop like a local with Aliovsat Sweets House.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sheki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zagatala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 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.
Explore Gabala's surroundings by going to Chotari Albanian-Udi Church (in Nij), Basgal Village (in Sileyli) and Ismayilli (Chabiant Winery & Ivanovka Village). The adventure continues: glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, contemplate the long history of Chukhur Gabala, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gabala trip simple and quick.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Gabala sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. 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