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
Drive

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nizami Street/Torgovaya, Philharmonic Park, Highland Park, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: make a trip to Baku Old City, step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Shirvanshahs, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and take in panoramic vistas at Maiden Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Baku online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gobustan.
Museums · Historic Sites · 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Diri Baba Mausoleum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gobustan trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gabala.
Historic Sites
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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 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, get in on the family fun at Gabaland, and then have fun at Gabala Shooting Club.

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Getting from Gobustan to Gabala by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Sheki.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature
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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.
Start 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 other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sheki online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sheki are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive 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.