9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Baku
— 3 nights
2
Sheki
— 1 night
3
Goygol
— 2 nights

3
nights
Baku

Baku ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at Gobustan State Reserve and Heydar Aliyev Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of History of Azerbaijan and Sculpture Girl on Bench. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, stroll the grounds of Alley of Martyrs, take in panoramic vistas at Flame Towers, and don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baku route builder website.

Milwaukee, USA to Baku is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Milwaukee to Baku. In April, Baku is somewhat warmer than Milwaukee - with highs of 61°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Gobustan State Reserve
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve
Museum of Miniature Books ©
Museum of Miniature Books

1
night
Sheki

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, take an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, then admire the striking features of Sheki Karvansaray, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sheki trip itinerary planning tool.

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 April in Sheki, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Goygol.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish ©
Church of Kish
Sheki Fortress ©
Sheki Fortress

2
nights
Goygol

Goygol ©
Located in the western part of Azerbaijan, Goygol and its surrounding countryside remain one of the most picturesque regions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to St. John's Church and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Goygol. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at The Museum of History and Ethnography.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Goygol trip planner.

You can drive from Sheki to Goygol in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Goygol

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

The Museum of History and Ethnography, Lake Goygol
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Lake Goygol ©
Lake Goygol
St. John's Church
St. John's Church
The Museum of History and Ethnography
The Museum of History and Ethnography

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