30 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

30 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan sightseeing planner
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Train
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Ganja
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nakhchivan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baku
— 14 nights
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Gobustan — 2 nights

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Gobustan is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gobustan State Reserve, contemplate the long history of Diri Baba Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gobustan tour itinerary planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Gobustan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Dubai, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Gobustan, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Ganja.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Ganja — 5 nights

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.
Ganja is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah Abbas Mosque, admire the striking features of The Alexander Nevsky Church, and walk around Khan's Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ganja journey builder tool.

Traveling by train from Gobustan to Ganja takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Ganja, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Sheki.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Sheki — 2 nights

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 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish and then admire the striking features of Winter Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sheki day trip planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. June in Sheki sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gabala.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Gabala — 3 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Gabala is known for winter sports, nature, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, do a tasting at Savalan ASPI Winery, engage your brain at Gabala Archaeological Center, and steep yourself in history at Chukhur Gabala.

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Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Gabala sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Nakhchivan.
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Wineries · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Nakhchivan — 3 nights

Nakhchivan, an autonomous Azerbaijani republic, remains a region of breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages, and a cuisine distinct from the rest of the country.
Nakhchivan is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Momine Khatun, Head underground at Ashab-i Kehf, examine the collection at The State Carpet Museum of Nakhchivan, and admire the striking features of Nakhchivan Khans' Palace.

Discover how to plan a Nakhchivan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Gabala to Nakhchivan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Baku — 14 nights

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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Baku trip planner.

Getting from Nakhchivan to Baku by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Baku when traveling from Nakhchivan in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 30:

Azerbaijan travel guide

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Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Observation Decks
Land of Fire
A holiday in Azerbaijan allows intrepid travelers to discover a history-steeped country sitting at the crossroads of Southeastern Europe and Southwest Asia, an area once controlled by a succession of ancient empires. With its dual Eurasian character, Azerbaijan remains a highly intriguing destination, with tourism one of the top contributors to the country's booming economy. Many begin their tour of Azerbaijan in World Heritage-listed Baku, a cosmopolitan city boasting innovative architecture and a well-preserved historic core. A short drive out of this thriving capital, you can explore timeless villages surrounded by thick orchards and flanked by the majestic Caucasus Mountains.
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