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

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fireland Vineyards, Yashil (Green) Bazaar, Mud Volcanoes, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Vahid Monument, take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, then pause for some photo ops at Pushkin Statue, then pick up some local products at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jafar Jabbarli Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Masazir Lake, do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heydar Mosque, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanardag, then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl with Umbrella.

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If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. June in Baku sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Ganja.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Ganja

— 1 night

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

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 Lake Goygol as well as Khan's Garden. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Goygol and then stroll through Khan's Garden.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ganja travel route builder website.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the striking features of Winter Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, and finally steep yourself in history at Sheki Karvansaray.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki day trip app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Gabala

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Gabala online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Shamakhi

— 1 night

The City of Poets and Former Ancient Capital of the Country

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Meyseri Wines.

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You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In June in Shamakhi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

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Baku

— 1 night

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards as well as Yashil (Green) Bazaar. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Baku Railway Station and then browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar.

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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, Baku is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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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.