7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip maker
Make it your trip
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gobustan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
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Baku — 3 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.
You've added National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre, Heydar Mosque, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, and examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. April in Baku sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 47°F at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gobustan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks
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Gobustan — 2 nights

Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
You've now added Candy Cane Mountains to your itinerary. On the 8th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gobustan online trip maker.

Getting from Baku to Gobustan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gabala.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tufandag Winter Summer Resort as well as Gabala Shooting Club. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Gabala Shooting Club and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gabala day trip site.

Traveling by car from Gobustan to Gabala takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sheki.
Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Sheki Fortress and then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sheki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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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.