7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary 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

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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, then see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, then shop like a local with ABAD, then get a taste of the local shopping with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

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If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

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.
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 21st (Wed): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, steep yourself in history at Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Bottle House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Khan's Garden.

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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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), 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.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sheki trip planner.

Drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), 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 trip builder app.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Gabala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Meyseri Wines. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shamakhi attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Shamakhi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Baku.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Baku

— 1 night

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pick up some local products at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Baku online route builder.

Drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Shamakhi in July since evenings lows in Baku dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Golf · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

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.