7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour planner
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Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 day
Drive
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Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 1 night

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Baku — 2 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 list of things to see and do now includes Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions. On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, shop like a local with ABAD, then shop like a local with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Baku trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In April in Baku, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Ganja.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip
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Ganja — 1 night

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.
You've added Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then make a trip to Bottle House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll through Khan's Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ganja tour site.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Ganja sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sheki.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trip
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Sheki — 1 night

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 4th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, then explore the galleries of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Ganja to Sheki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Sheki are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Gabala.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Gabala — 1 day

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gabala online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Gabala are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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Shamakhi — 1 night

Azerbaijan's former capital surrounded by fine countryside and packed with cultural heritage, Shamakhi is one of Azerbaijan’s most historic cities and the birthplace of legendary Azerbaijani poets Sabir and Nesimi.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Meyseri Wines. On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Shamakhi travel route planning website.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In April in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Baku.
Museums · Wineries
Side Trip
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Baku — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Baku attractions site.

Traveling by car from Shamakhi to Baku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Wineries · Golf · Shopping
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.