8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 2 nights
2
Lahij
— 1 night
3
Sheki
— 1 night
4
Ganja
— 1 night

2
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.
You've added Nizami Street/Torgovaya, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, Baku Boulevard, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan (about 1h 5 min away). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City and walk around Highland Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Baku route builder.

Mumbai, India to Baku is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Baku is minus 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Baku hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahij.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve

1
night
Lahij

Lahij ©
Lahij is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lahij road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Baku to Lahij takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Lahij

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Basgal Village
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Lahij Central Street ©
Lahij Central Street
Basgal Village
Basgal Village

1
night
Sheki

Sheki ©
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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace, relax in the rural setting at Bio Garden, don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, then stop by Aliovsat Sweets House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sheki holiday planner.

Drive from Lahij to Sheki in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish
Sheki Fortress ©
Sheki Fortress

1
night
Ganja

Ganja
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 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, then admire the landmark architecture of The Alexander Nevsky Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Maralgol lake, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ganja journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Ganja, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
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Maralgol lake
Maralgol lake
Imamzadeh Mausoleum ©
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
The Alexander Nevsky Church
The Alexander Nevsky Church

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