9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
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Drive to Gabala International Airport, Fly to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, Drive to Milwaukee

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Baku

— 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nizami Street/Torgovaya, Maiden Tower, Philharmonic Park, and other attractions. Step out of Baku to go to Gobustan and see Gobustan State Reserve, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, make a trip to Baku Boulevard, see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and appreciate the history behind Sculpture Girl on Bench.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Baku road trip planner.

Milwaukee, USA to Baku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Milwaukee to Baku, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Baku is a bit warmer than Milwaukee - with highs of 61°F and lows of 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Gabala

— 1 night

Enjoy the Rustic Resorts and Relax in Healing Spas

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the activities along Nohur Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gabala day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gabala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:

Sheki

— 1 night

Azerbaijan's True Historical Gem

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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sheki online tour planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Sheki sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

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.