8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Masazir
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 day
Drive
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Baku
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palace of the Shirvanshahs. Visit Heydar Mosque and Juma Mosque for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bibi-Heybat Mosque and Philharmonic Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baku road trip planner.

London, UK to Baku is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from London to Baku. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Baku reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Masazir.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Masazir

— 1 night
Masazır is a settlement and municipality in the Absheron District of Azerbaijan. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the activities along Masazir Lake.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Masazir trip planner.

Masazir is just a short distance from Baku. In May in Masazir, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Sheki.

Things to do in Masazir

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

Sheki

— 1 day

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.
Bottle House has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then admire the striking features of Bottle House.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Masazir to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Baku

— 3 nights

The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds

Room Escape Games has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Baku Old City and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Baku tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Baku takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a train. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

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.