7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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.
You've added Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, then examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally make a trip to Baku Boulevard. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, then look for gifts at ABAD, then stop by Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally stop by CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Baku journey tool.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Baku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Ganja.
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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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the striking features of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Ganja trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In February in Ganja, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Sheki.
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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 20th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sheki trip planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. February in Sheki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Gabala.
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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 21st (Mon): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.
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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.
You've now added Meyseri Wines to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Shamakhi vacation maker.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In February in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Baku.
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Baku — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. On the 23rd (Wed), pick up some local products at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards, and then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Baku tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.