7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Baku
— 2 nights
2
Ganja
— 1 night
3
Sheki
— 1 night
4
Gabala
— 1 day
5
Shamakhi
— 1 night
6
Baku
— 1 night

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Baku

Baku
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 Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions you added. On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, thenexamine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah - Fire Temple, make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, thenlook for gifts at ABAD, thenlook for gifts at Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally stop by CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Baku driving holiday tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Baku. In July, daily temperatures in Baku can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mud Volcanoes
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center

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Ganja

Ganja ©
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 31st (Fri), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, make a trip to Bottle House, thenstroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ganja online journey planner.

Fly from Baku to Ganja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Ganja sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Goygol
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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Heydar Aliyev Park ©
Heydar Aliyev Park

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Sheki

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 1st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sheki vacation maker tool.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Sheki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts ©
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts

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Gabala

Gabala ©
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 Vedra Bazaar. On the 2nd (Sun), head outdoors with Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then browse the fresh offerings at Vedra Bazaar.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sheki in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gabala, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gabala

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Vedra Bazaar ©
Vedra Bazaar

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night
Shamakhi

Shamakhi
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.
Meyseri Wines has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

Before you visit Shamakhi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. In August in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Meyseri Wines
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Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Meyseri Wines ©
Meyseri Wines

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Baku

Baku ©
You've now added Yashil (Green) Bazaar to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Baku day trip planning 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. Traveling from Shamakhi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping
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Yashil (Green) Bazaar ©
Yashil (Green) Bazaar

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