7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
3
Goygol
— 2 nights
Drive to Ganja International Airport, Fly to Zagreb Airport

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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 Heydar Mosque and Philharmonic Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Baku Old City and Ateshgah Fire Temple. Go for a jaunt from Baku to Gobustan to see Gobustan State Reserve about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, go for a walk through Baku Boulevard, tee off at Dreamland Golf Club, and enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Baku trip maker.

Zagreb, Croatia to Baku is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Zagreb to Baku, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zagreb in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Baku: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sheki vacation planner.

Getting from Baku to Sheki by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. April in Sheki sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Goygol.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Goygol

— 2 nights

Luscious Lakes Sculpted by Nature and a German Spirit

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church and then explore the striking landscape of Lake Goygol.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Goygol trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Goygol takes 2.5 hours. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Goygol

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 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.