7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan travel route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gobustan
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku

— 3 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vahid Monument and Museum of Miniature Books. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, make a trip to Fountains Square, and appreciate the history behind Sculpture Girl on Bench.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baku holiday planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. In November, Baku is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:

Sheki

— 1 night

Azerbaijan's True Historical Gem

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 1st (Wed): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Sheki attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Baku to Sheki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baku in November since evenings lows in Sheki dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Gabala

— 1 night

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 2nd (Thu), find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then gear up at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gabala trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Gabala sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:

Gobustan

— 1 night
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gobustan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 3°C in Gobustan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:

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.