7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

7 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Azerbaijan vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Baku
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gobustan
— 1 night
Fly

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Baku

— 3 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.
Attractions like Heydar Aliyev Center and Baku Boulevard make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, find something for the whole family at Baku Ferris Wheel, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and delve into the distant past at Ateshgah Fire Temple.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Baku route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Baku is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Baku to be little chillier, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

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.
On the 12th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, explore the galleries of Sheki Khans' Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki trip planner.

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort and then find something for the whole family at Gabaland.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gabala online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sheki in August since evenings lows in Gabala dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Gobustan

— 1 night
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape (UNESCO Heritage) covers three areas of a plateau of rocky boulders rising out of the semi-desert of central Azerbaijan, with an outstanding collection of more than 6,000 rock engravings bearing testimony to 40,000 years of rock art.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan State Reserve and then make a trip to Mud Volcanoes.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Gobustan itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Gobustan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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.