9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan trip planner
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Fly
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Baku
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sheki
Drive
4
Ganja
— 1 night
Fly
5
Baku
— 4 nights
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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.
Nizami Street/Torgovaya has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Sabir Park, admire the striking features of Ismailiyya Palace, view the masterpieces at Ali Shamsi Studio, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Happiness, then stroll around Khagani Park (Molokan Garden), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Russian Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Multan Karvansarayi, contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, head outdoors with Baku Funicular, then view the masterpieces at Museum of Modern Art, and finally examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baku day trip site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Baku due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in August, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Baku: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gabala.
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Gabala — 1 night

If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gabala Shooting Club. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Nohur Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Seven Beauties Waterfall, fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, then get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gabala City Mosque.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gabala trip builder app.

You can drive from Baku to Gabala in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Baku in August since evenings lows in Gabala dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sheki.
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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.
To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gabala in August since evenings lows in Sheki dip to 24°C. You will leave for Ganja on the 26th (Fri).
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Ganja — 1 night

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 26th (Fri): stroll around Heydar Aliyev Park, browse the different shops at Ganja Mall, stroll around Khan's Garden, then admire the striking features of Bottle House, then don't miss a visit to Javad Khan Street, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nizami Ganjavi Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ganja holiday planner.

Drive from Sheki to Ganja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Ganja, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Baku.
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Baku — 4 nights

You've now added Nizami Street/Torgovaya to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baku: Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve & Mud Volcanoes). See even more of Baku: don't miss a visit to Fountains Square, stroll through Yanardag, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alley of Martyrs, and find something for the whole family at Baku Ferris Wheel.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Baku route planner.

Getting from Ganja to Baku by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Azerbaijan travel guide

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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.
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