7 days in Baku, Sheki & Shamakhi Itinerary

7 days in Baku, Sheki & Shamakhi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan visit planner
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll through Philharmonic Park. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Baku Funicular and then don't miss a visit to National Flag Square.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Baku day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in November, with highs in Baku at 15°C and lows at 9°C. You will leave for Sheki on the 26th (Fri).
Outdoors · 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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sheki trip planner.

You can drive from Baku to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Sheki when traveling from Baku in November, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Shamakhi.
Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Shamakhi trip planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Shamakhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Shamakhi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will leave for Baku on the 28th (Sun).
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Baku — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Girl on Bench, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then make a trip to Baku Boulevard, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers and then don't miss a visit to Baku Old City.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Baku journey maker site.

Getting from Shamakhi to Baku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 9°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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