8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour itinerary builder
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Fly
1
Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Ismayilli
Drive
3
Zagatala
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
5
Goygol
— 2 nights
Drive to Ganja International Airport, Fly to Baku
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Baku
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Miniature Books, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Philharmonic Park, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature, and finally appreciate the history behind Sculpture Girl on Bench. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku holiday planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in March, things will get cooler in Baku: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. You'll set off for Ismayilli on the 27th (Sun).
Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
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Ismayilli

Take a trip to Ismayilli to discover a region of rolling countryside producing some of Azerbaijan’s best honey, dairy produce, and wine.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ismayilli itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baku to Ismayilli in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. March in Ismayilli sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will leave for Zagatala on the 27th (Sun).
Wineries
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Zagatala — 1 night

A tour of Zagatala reveals one of Azerbaijan’s most multicultural corners with historical relics galore and interesting culinary secrets.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Zagatala Fortress and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagatala City Mosque.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zagatala trip maker.

Drive from Ismayilli to Zagatala in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sheki.
Historic Sites
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Sheki — 1 night

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 29th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sheki day trip app.

Drive from Zagatala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Sheki are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Goygol.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Goygol — 2 nights

Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lake Goygol. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Sharg Ulduzu Wines.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Goygol trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Sheki to Goygol by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Baku.
Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Baku — 1 night

On the 1st (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, then tee off at Dreamland Golf Club, and then delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Baku tour itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Goygol to Baku. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:

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.