7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary planner
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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.
Baku is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Shirvanshahs.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Baku trip site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum.

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Traveling by car from Baku to Gobustan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Gobustan are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gabala travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Gobustan to Gabala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In April in Gabala, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Sheki.
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · 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.
On the 22nd (Fri), make a trip to Sheki Fortress and then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Gabala to Sheki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sheki are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive back home.
Museums · Historic Sites
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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.