5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 1 night
2
Shamakhi
— 1 night
3
Gabala
— 2 nights
4
Sheki
— Few hours

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night
Baku

Baku
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mud Volcanoes, Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and other attractions. On the 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, then explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip builder website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Baku. In August, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Mud Volcanoes
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Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard

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Shamakhi

Shamakhi
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.
On the 15th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Shamakhi itinerary app.

Drive from Baku to Shamakhi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Baku in August, plan for little chillier nights in Shamakhi, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Wineries

Side Trip

Savalan ASPI Winery
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Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
You've now added Gabala Shooting Club to your itinerary.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gabala trip builder tool.

Getting from Shamakhi to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Gabala sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Fun & Games
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Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club

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Sheki

Sheki
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.
To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sheki when traveling from Gabala in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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