8 days in Baku, Sheki & Gabala Itinerary

8 days in Baku, Sheki & Gabala Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan holiday planner
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Baku
— 2 nights
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Sheki
— 2 nights
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Gabala
— 2 nights
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Baku
— 1 night
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fountains Square, Baku Boulevard, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Baku Old City, enjoy breathtaking views from Maiden Tower, then examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and finally go for a walk through Baku Boulevard.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Baku trip itinerary planning app.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, plan for much colder days in Baku, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Sheki.
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Sheki — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sheki road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Sheki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sheki are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll set off for Gabala on the 18th (Mon).
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Gabala — 2 nights

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Gabaland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, then explore the activities along Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, and then fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gabala trip simple and quick.

Getting from Sheki to Gabala by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Gabala, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Baku.
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Baku — 1 night

On the 21st (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baku sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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