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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of 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 shop like a local with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Baku day trip planning website.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Ganja.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
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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.
You've added Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sat), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Khan's Garden.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ganja trip planner.

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 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sheki.
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.
On the 19th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sheki sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Sheki, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can 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 20th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip builder site.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Gabala, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

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Drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.
Museums · Wineries
Side Trip
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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 22nd (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Baku road trip app.

Getting from Shamakhi to Baku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Baku when traveling from Shamakhi in June, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Golf · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trip
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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.