8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Gusar
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gabala
— 2 nights
Train to Baku, Fly to Madras

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Baku

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Miniature Books and National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature. Kids will appreciate attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and Baku Old City. 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: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, walk around Philharmonic Park, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

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

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

1
night
Gusar

The Gates with Tranquil Peaks and Thrilling Activities

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 · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:

1
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Sheki

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.
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
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:

2
nights
Gabala

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.
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

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.