7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan sightseeing 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.
You've added Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, 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. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, then get a taste of the local shopping 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.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Baku trip builder website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Baku. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to 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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Bottle House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll through Khan's Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ganja day trip tool.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Ganja sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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.
On the 5th (Mon), 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.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sheki day trip planner.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gabala online travel route planner.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Gabala are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gabala

Winter Sports · Parks · 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 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Shamakhi road trip planning app.

Getting from Gabala to Shamakhi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Shamakhi can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow 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

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Baku driving holiday 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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Wineries · Golf · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

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.