7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan attractions planner
Make it your trip
1
Baku
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gabala
— 1 day
Drive
5
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
6
Baku
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23

Baku — 2 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.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple, don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes, get a taste of the local shopping with ABAD, then get a taste of the local shopping with Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baku visit planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Baku are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Ganja.
more
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Ganja — 1 night

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.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the striking features of Bottle House, then walk around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally stroll around Khan's Garden.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ganja day trip app.

You can fly from Baku to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sheki.
more
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, then admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sheki online trip maker.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Sheki are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Gabala.
more
Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

Gabala — 1 day

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gabala trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.
more
Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

Shamakhi — 1 night

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 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shamakhi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Shamakhi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Baku.
more
Museums · Wineries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

Baku — 1 night

On the 20th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Yashil (Green) Bazaar, then do a tasting at Fireland Vineyards, and then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Baku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shamakhi to Baku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
more
Wineries · Golf · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Azerbaijan travel guide

4.2
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.
more