8 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

8 days in Baku & Sheki Itinerary

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Baku
— 4 nights
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Sheki
— 3 nights

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Baku — 4 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.
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 5 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 Fountains Square.

To see other places to visit, 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.
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Sheki — 3 nights

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 admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Gabaland and then fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, 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 train. 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.
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