8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan holiday builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Laza
— 1 day
Drive
4
Sheki
— 1 night
Bus to Baku Bus Terminal, Fly to Muscat

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, and explore the striking landscape at Yanardag.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Baku route tool.

Muscat, Oman to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in March, with highs in Baku at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

Gabala

— 2 nights

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club, fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Savalan ASPI Winery, get curious at Gabala Archaeological Center, and then admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gabala trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Laza.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:

Laza

— 1 day
Laza is a village in the Qusar Rayon of Azerbaijan. On the 26th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Laza Waterfalls and then fly down the slopes at Shahdag Mountain Resort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Laza travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Laza in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Laza

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:

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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sheki vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Laza to Sheki takes 7 hours. In March in Sheki, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:

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.

Guba-Khachmaz Region travel guide

3.9
Waterfalls · Specialty Museums · Mountains