7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku — 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature and Philharmonic Park. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, browse the different shops at Park Bulvar Baku, and make a trip to Fountains Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baku trip app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in November: high temperatures in Baku hover around 15°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sheki.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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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 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.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Gabala — 1 night

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.
Outdoors · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Parks
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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.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.