7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Baku
— 2 nights
2
Shamakhi
— 1 day
3
Gobustan
— 1 night
4
Ismayilli
— 1 night
5
Guba
— 1 day
6
Ganja
— 1 night

2
nights
Baku

Baku
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Flame Towers, thentake in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, and then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Baku trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Baku. When traveling from Cairo in October, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Baku: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Baku

Museums
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Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Flame Towers
Flame Towers

1
day
Shamakhi

Shamakhi
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory, thendo a tasting at Meyseri Wines, thendelve into the distant past at Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Shamakhi trip maker app.

Drive from Baku to Shamakhi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Shamakhi when traveling from Baku in October, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Meyseri Wines
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Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum

1
night
Gobustan

Gobustan ©
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.
On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

Make your Gobustan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Shamakhi to Gobustan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Shamakhi in October, Gobustan is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ismayilli.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
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Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes

1
night
Ismayilli

Ismayilli
Take a trip to Ismayilli to discover a region of rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce, and wine.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ismayilli journey maker website.

Getting from Gobustan to Ismayilli by combination of train and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Gobustan in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ismayilli, with lows of °C. You'll set off for Guba on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Ismayilli

Wineries Museums
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1
day
Guba

Guba
A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll around Nariman Narimanov Park, thenadmire the sheer force of Afurja Waterfall, and then stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.

Start your trip to Guba by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Ismayilli to Guba in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ganja.

Things to do in Guba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nariman Narimanov Park
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Afurja Waterfall
Afurja Waterfall
Nariman Narimanov Park
Nariman Narimanov Park
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex

1
night
Ganja

Ganja ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bottle House, and then stroll around Khan's Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ganja road trip site.

You can drive from Guba to Ganja in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Historic Sites
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Khan's Garden ©
Khan's Garden
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Bottle House
Bottle House

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