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

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at 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. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, 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 other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Baku online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In June in Baku, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can 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 day by day itinerary now includes Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Mon), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the striking features of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ganja vacation tool.

Fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sheki.
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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.
On the 7th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Sheki holiday planner.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June in Sheki, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gabala day trip planning website.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Meyseri Wines has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Shamakhi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to 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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Baku attractions planner.

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 June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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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