8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation maker
Make it your trip
1
Baku
— 2 nights
Fly to Ganja International Airport, Drive to Goygol
2
Goygol
— 1 day
Drive
3
Ganja
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
5
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
6
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive
7
Baku
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

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.
You've added Port Baku Mall, CHELEBI Furniture and Décor, Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, then see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, then examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and finally make a trip to Baku Boulevard. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Yanardag, explore the ancient world of Ateshgah Fire Temple, make a trip to Mud Volcanoes, look for gifts at ABAD, then stop by Menzer Hajiyeva Showroom, and finally stop by CHELEBI Furniture and Décor.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baku trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Goygol.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Goygol — 1 day

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Goygol holiday builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Baku to Goygol with the Route module. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to Ganja.
more
Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mausoleum of Javad Khan, Lake Goygol, Khan's Garden, and other attractions. On the 10th (Fri), make a trip to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, admire the landmark architecture of Mausoleum of Javad Khan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then don't miss a visit to Bottle House, then walk around Heydar Aliyev Park, and finally walk around Khan's Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ganja trip builder.

Ganja is very close to Goygol. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Sheki.
more
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ganja to Sheki takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gabala.
more
Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To plan Gabala vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Shamakhi.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:
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.
You've now added Meyseri Wines to your itinerary. On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory and then do a tasting at Meyseri Wines.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Shamakhi travel planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Shamakhi in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.
more
Museums · Wineries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:

Baku — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fireland Vineyards, Dreamland Golf Club and Yashil (Green) Bazaar. On the 14th (Tue), browse the fresh offerings at Yashil (Green) Bazaar, learn about winemaking at Fireland Vineyards, and then play a few rounds at Dreamland Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Baku travel route planner.

Drive from Shamakhi to Baku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shamakhi in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
more
Outdoors · Wineries · Golf · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

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