8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 3 nights
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Gusar
— 1 night
3
Sheki
— 1 night
4
Gabala
— 2 nights

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Miniature Books and Philharmonic Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and National Museum of History of Azerbaijan. Take a break from Baku with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, don't miss a visit to Baku Old City, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, and take in the pleasant sights at Baku Boulevard.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku road trip tool.

Chennai, India to Baku is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Azerbaijan Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in March, things will get colder in Baku: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Gusar.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
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Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Museum of Miniature Books ©
Museum of Miniature Books

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Gusar

Gusar ©
Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, take in the awesome beauty at Tengya Alty Gorge, and then head outdoors with Shahdag Mountain Resort.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gusar trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gusar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Gusar are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Guba
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Shahdag Mountain Resort ©
Shahdag Mountain Resort
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex
Guba Genocide Memorial Complex

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sheki itinerary planner.

Getting from Gusar to Sheki by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts ©
Museum of Folk and Applied Arts
Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish

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Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 26th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Gabala Archaeological Center, ski along the peaceful trails at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Gabaland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gabala route maker tool.

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Gabala, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gabala

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabaland ©
Gabaland
Gabala Archaeological Center
Gabala Archaeological Center

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