9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan tour itinerary planner

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Fly to Ganja International Airport, Drive to Ganja
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Ganja
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
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Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Baku
— 4 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Maralgol lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Goygol. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah Abbas Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Nizami Ganjavi Mausoleum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Ganja travel itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Ganja is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Ganja is 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ganja are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Sheki Fortress, admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sheki travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Ganja to Sheki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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 6th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Seven Beauties Waterfall, then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

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You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Gabala can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.
Juma Mosque has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex and National Museum of Azerbaijan Literature. Take a break from the city and head to Gobustan State Reserve and Dreamland Golf Club. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of History of Azerbaijan, see the interesting displays at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and stroll through Philharmonic Park.

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Drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Baku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

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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.