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 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, then see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Baku Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Yanardag, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, then shop like a local with ABAD, then shop like a local with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally shop like a local with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

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If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Baku are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) 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.
You've added Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sun), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then don't miss a visit to Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ganja tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Baku to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Ganja sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sheki.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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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 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, steep yourself in history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

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You can drive from Ganja to Sheki in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) 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 28th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) 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.
Meyseri Wines has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Shamakhi trip planner.

You can 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 29th (Wed) so you can 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 30th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards, and then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku journey maker tool.

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 June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) 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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