4 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

4 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner

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Gabala
— 1 day
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Guba
— 1 night
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Sheki
— 1 night
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Ismayilli
— 1 night
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Shamakhi
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Gabala

— 1 day

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 8th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gabala sightseeing planner.

Baku to Gabala is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Gabala when traveling from Baku in November, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Guba.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Guba

— 1 night

An Unspoiled Nature Region with Preserved Traditions

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex and then stroll through Nariman Narimanov Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Guba route planner.

Getting from Gabala to Guba by car takes about 5 hours. November in Guba sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Guba

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Sheki

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then browse the exhibits of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheki trip maker.

You can drive from Guba to Sheki in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Sheki are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ismayilli.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ismayilli

— 1 night

A Place to Enjoy Ancient Crafts and Delightful Food & Wine

Take a trip to Ismayilli to discover a region of rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce, and wine.
To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Ismayilli route maker tool.

You can drive from Sheki to Ismayilli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Ismayilli are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Ismayilli

Wineries
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Shamakhi

The City of Poets and Former Ancient Capital of the Country

Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shamakhi trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ismayilli to Shamakhi takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Shamakhi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Historic Sites
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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.