16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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16 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  15 h
1
Baku
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Gusar
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Gabala
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sheki
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h
End: Stockholm

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.
Shop till you drop at Workshop Ali Shamsi and Nizami str. /Tarqovi. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dreamland Golf Club. Go for a jaunt from Baku to Pirsagi to see Pirsagi Beach about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, examine the collection at Nizami Museum of Literature, take an in-depth tour of H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Maiden Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Baku day trip planning website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Baku is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Stockholm to Baku. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Baku reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Qusar.

Things to do in Baku

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books

1
night
Gusar

Gusar ©
Azerbaijan's "northern gates" promise breathtaking Caucasus Mountain scenery, home to some of the country’s highest peaks, a classy ski resort, traditional rustic villages, and tasty Lezgi cuisine.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): browse the exhibits of The Guba Genocide Memorial Complex, then take in the awesome beauty at Tengya Alty Gorge, and then hike along Shahdag Mountain Resort.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Qusar day trip app .

Getting from Baku to Qusar by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Qusar when traveling from Baku in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Qabala.

Things to do in Gusar

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Guba
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Shahdag Mountain Resort ©
Shahdag Mountain Resort
Tengya Alty Gorge ©
Tengya Alty Gorge
Genocide Memorial Complex ©
Genocide Memorial Complex

3
nights
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Juma Mosque and Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex. Escape the urban bustle at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall and Laza Waterfalls. There's more to do: get your game on at Gabala Shooting Club and see the interesting displays at Qabala Archaeological Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Qabala trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Qusar to Qabala takes 5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Qabala are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sheki.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Juma Mosque, Laza Waterfalls
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Juma Mosque ©
Juma Mosque
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Laza Waterfalls
Laza Waterfalls

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sheki Khan's Palace and Mingachevir Mosque. Get some historical perspective at Church of Kish and Central Mosque. Change things up with these side-trips from Sheki: Ilisu Waterfall (in Ilisu), The Zakatala Fortress (in Zaqatala) and Kurmuk Church (in Qakh). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts and don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sheki visit planner .

Getting from Qabala to Sheki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Zagatala, Ilisu Waterfall
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Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Zagatala Fortress
Zagatala Fortress

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