5 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

5 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 2 nights
Taxi to Ganja, Fly to Rome

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Baku — 2 nights

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 Heydar Mosque and Ganja Mall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Juma Mosque and National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, shop like a local with Gurmania, and stroll through Philharmonic Park.

Plan my day in Baku using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Rome, Italy to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Rome to Baku. August in Baku sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sheki.
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Sheki — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

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Getting from Baku to Sheki by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. In August in Sheki, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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