8 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

8 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Baku
1
Baku
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Sheki
— 3 nights
End: Sheki

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nizami Street/Torgovaya. Go for a jaunt from Baku to Gobustan to see Gobustan State Reserve about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, walk around Highland Park, examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, and don't miss a visit to Fountain Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Baku online sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Baku are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Heydar Aliyev Center
Heydar Aliyev Center

3
nights
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 21st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, then make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sheki travel route site.

You can drive from Baku to Sheki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. May in Sheki sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gabala, Ilisu Waterfall
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish
Church of Kish