7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
Make it your trip
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Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gabala
— 1 day
Drive
5
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
6
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. On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Yanardag, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, get a taste of the local shopping with ABAD, then shop like a local with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) 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 day by day itinerary now includes Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, make a trip to Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ganja trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Baku to Ganja by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Ganja are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): 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 maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sheki online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gabala sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) 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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shamakhi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough 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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pick up some local products at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Baku day trip planning tool.

Getting from Shamakhi to Baku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in June, Baku is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) 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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