8 days in Ganja-Gazakh Region & Baku Itinerary

8 days in Ganja-Gazakh Region & Baku Itinerary

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Ganja
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Baku
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Ganja

— 2 nights

A Young Spirit Located in an Ancient Land

Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heydar Aliyev Park. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maralgol lake.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ganja holiday builder tool.

Naples, Italy to Ganja is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Naples in January, things will get a bit cooler in Ganja: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Baku.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Baku

— 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Baku side-trips: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and don't miss a visit to Fountains Square.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Baku attractions planner.

Getting from Ganja to Baku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Ganja-Gazakh Region travel guide

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