6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 3 nights
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Ganja
— 2 nights
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Baku

— 3 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.
Popular historic sites such as Baku Old City and Alley of Martyrs are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gobustan State Reserve and Heydar Aliyev Center. Dedicate the 4th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Baku Boulevard, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, and shop like a local with Nizami Street/Torgovaya.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku route planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Baku, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get a bit cooler in Baku: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Ganja

— 2 nights

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.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the activities along Maralgol lake and then take a peaceful walk through Lake Goygol.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ganja trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Nature · Parks · 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.