7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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, then examine 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, then look for gifts at ABAD, then look 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 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Ganja

— 1 night

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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, then stroll 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 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Ganja sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°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 · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Sheki

— 1 night

Azerbaijan's True Historical Gem

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 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gabala

— 1 day

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get all the equipment you need at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gabala online travel route planner.

Drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sheki in August, plan for little chillier nights in Gabala, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Shamakhi

— 1 night

The City of Poets and Former Ancient Capital of the Country

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 39°C during the day and 20°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

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Baku

— 1 night

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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 26°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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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.