6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan holiday planner
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Baku
— 1 night
Drive
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Guba
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Ganja
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, then go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, then don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture Girl on Bench.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Baku trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Baku. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Guba.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Guba — 1 night

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
On the 1st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Mountain Jews Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, and then admire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Guba online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Baku to Guba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baku in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Guba, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Gabala.
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

Plan a Gabala trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Guba to Gabala by car takes about 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sheki.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Sheki — 1 night

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 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki road trip planner.

Drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ganja.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Ganja — 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum and then explore the activities along Maralgol lake.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ganja trip planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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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.
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