5 days in Sheki & Baku Itinerary

5 days in Sheki & Baku Itinerary

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Drive to Juan Santamaría International Airport, Fly to Gabala International Airport, Drive to Sheki
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Baku
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Fly to Liberia, Shuttle to La Fortuna de San Carlos

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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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip website.

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica to Sheki is an approximately 32-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT) is 10 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Baku.
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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, then steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, and then don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and then explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Baku sightseeing planner.

Drive from Sheki to Baku in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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