3 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

3 days in Shaki-Zagatala Region Itinerary

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Sheki
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Gabala
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Sheki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): shop like a local with Aliovsat Sweets House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, and then admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at Sheki Karvansaray.

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Baku to Sheki is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Baku in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sheki, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Gabala

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Gabaland, glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
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Shaki-Zagatala Region travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Churches · Cross-country Ski Areas