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 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to 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, delve into the distant past at 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 find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Baku driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In May in Baku, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to 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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the striking features of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, then stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ganja trip builder.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ganja to Sheki takes 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 3rd (Fri) 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 3rd (Fri): hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gabala trip planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time 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. On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Shamakhi road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Shamakhi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) 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 5th (Sun): 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 maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku trip builder website.

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, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Baku. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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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