4 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

4 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner

Make it your trip
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive

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Baku

— 2 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Baku trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Baku. In March, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites

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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 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sheki itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Baku to Sheki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Sheki are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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