4 days in Baku, Ganja & Sheki Itinerary

4 days in Baku, Ganja & Sheki Itinerary

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Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ganja
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Baku Old City and then don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Flame Towers, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and then explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Baku online tour itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in July: highs in Baku hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ganja

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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.
To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ganja trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Baku to Ganja by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You'll set off for Sheki on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
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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 31st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish and then admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sheki journey planner.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Sheki sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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