7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel route planner
Make it your trip
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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 day by day itinerary now includes Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of 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 the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: 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.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baku trip planner.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then make a trip to Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ganja trip builder site.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sheki.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

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Traveling by car from Ganja to Sheki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gabala visit planning site.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.
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Highlights from your trip

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.
Meyseri Wines has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Shamakhi online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. July in Shamakhi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) 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 19th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku tour planner.

You can drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Wineries · Golf · Outdoors · 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.
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