6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

6 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

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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. Visiting Gobustan State Reserve and Dreamland Golf Club will get you outdoors. Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and don't miss a visit to Flame Towers.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku route planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jeddah to Baku due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in November; daily highs in Baku reach 15°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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 (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ganja trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Baku in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Ganja, with lows around 5°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.