5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

5 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ganja
Drive
3
Laza
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sheki
— 1 night
Bus to Baku Bus Terminal, Fly to Dubai

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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.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple and then steep yourself in history at Baku Old City. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Flame Towers, don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard, and then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Baku trip itinerary planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Dubai in July, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Baku: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. You'll set off for Ganja on the 31st (Sat).

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ganja route builder site.

Fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Laza.

Things to do in Ganja

Historic Sites
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Laza

— 1 night
Laza is a village in the Qusar Rayon of Azerbaijan. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Laza Waterfalls.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Laza trip planner.

Getting from Ganja to Laza by car takes about 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Laza

Nature · Parks
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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.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sheki trip itinerary site.

Drive from Laza to Sheki in 7 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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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.