7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip 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

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 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, 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 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through 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.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Baku trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. July in Baku sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight 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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, make a trip to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, make a trip to Bottle House, then walk around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ganja using our trip planner.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Ganja are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sheki.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, explore the galleries of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sheki online travel planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Sheki sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive 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 29th (Fri): stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gabala trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Gabala, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.
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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.
You've now added Meyseri Wines to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Shamakhi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In July in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Baku attractions planning site.

You can drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Shamakhi in July since evenings lows in Baku dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can 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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