53 days in Baku, Ganja & Goygol Itinerary

53 days in Baku, Ganja & Goygol Itinerary

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Baku
— 35 nights
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Ganja
— 11 nights
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Goygol
— 6 nights
Drive to Ganja International Airport, Fly to Doha

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Baku — 35 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Baku Old City and Flame Towers. Get out of town with these interesting Baku side-trips: Mosque Mir Movsum Agha (in Shuvelan), Mardakan Fortress (in Mardakan) and Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve, Diri Baba Mausoleum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and walk around Highland Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Baku online holiday planner.

Doha, Qatar to Baku is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Doha to Baku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in April, expect Baku to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Ganja.
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Ganja — 11 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shamkir (Sharg Ulduzu Wines & The Museum of History and Ethnography) and Sheki (Sheki Fortress, Sheki Khans' Palace, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, stroll around Khan's Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Alexander Nevsky Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ganja Mall.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ganja travel tool.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. June in Ganja sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goygol.
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Goygol — 6 nights

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
Goygol is known for historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Goygol tour itinerary maker website.

Goygol is very close to Ganja. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Tue).
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