9 days in North-western Route Itinerary

9 days in North-western Route Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Baku
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sheki
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Belgrade

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Baku Old City and Taza Pir Mosque are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Yanardag and Amburan Beach Club. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heydar Mosque, make a trip to Fountain Square, and tee off at Dreamland Golf Club.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Baku route builder app.

Belgrade, Serbia to Baku is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Belgrade to Baku, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belgrade in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baku, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gabala.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Ateshgah - Fire Temple
Alley of Martyrs
Alley of Martyrs

1
night
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gabala City Mosque, and then hit the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gabala day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baku to Gabala takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Baku in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gabala, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall ©
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall
Gabala City Mosque ©
Gabala City Mosque

2
nights
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 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then make a trip to Sheki Fortress, then get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Sheki takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sheki

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