4 days in Baku & Shamakhi Itinerary

4 days in Baku & Shamakhi Itinerary

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Baku

— 3 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gobustan State Reserve and Baku Boulevard. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, and explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Baku trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Baku. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

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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.
To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Shamakhi trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Shamakhi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Baku in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Shamakhi. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Shamakhi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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