9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan journey planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheki
Drive
4
Guba
— 1 day
Drive
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Baku
— 2 nights
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Baku — 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gobustan State Reserve, Highland Park, Baku Ferris Wheel, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Baku Boulevard and Nizami Street/Torgovaya. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Taza Pir Mosque.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Baku road trip site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baku is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Azerbaijan Standard Time (AZT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in July; daily highs in Baku reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall and then fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gabala trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Baku to Gabala by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Baku in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gabala, with lows of 21°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Sheki.
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Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aliovsat Sweets House. On the 7th (Thu), admire the striking features of Sheki Khans' Palace and then look for gifts at Aliovsat Sweets House.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sheki road trip planner.

You can drive from Gabala to Sheki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Sheki, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Guba.
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Guba — 1 day

A gateway into the majestic Caucasus Mountains, Guba is a glorious stretch of countryside and a great destination for lovers of ecotourism and outdoor adventures.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Guba Genocide Memorial Complex and then take in the dramatic scenery at Afurja Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Guba online vacation planner.

Getting from Sheki to Guba by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Guba are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Baku.
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Baku — 2 nights

You've now added Juma Mosque to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma Mosque, then see the interesting displays at Heydar Aliyev Center, and then have some family-friendly fun at Megafun Entertainment Center.

Plan my day in Baku using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Guba to Baku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Guba in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Baku, with lows of 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Sun).
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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.
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