8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Shamakhi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
End: Baku

6
nights
Baku

Baku
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, make a trip to Fountain Square, delve into the distant past at Ateshgah - Fire Temple, and stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Baku travel route planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Baku. In March, daytime highs in Baku are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Shamakhi.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 23:
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve

1
night
Shamakhi

Shamakhi
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory, learn about winemaking at Meyseri Wines, then explore the ancient world of Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma Mosque.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Shamakhi travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Baku to Shamakhi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Shamakhi

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Meyseri Wines
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:
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Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory
Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum
Yeddi Gumbaz Mausoleum

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