9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

9 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dreamland Golf Club and Heydar Mosque. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Books, don't miss a visit to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Baku Railway Station, and go for a walk through Baku Boulevard.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Baku sightseeing app.

Karachi, Pakistan to Baku is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Karachi to Baku. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Karachi in June: high temperatures in Baku hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Baku

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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 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, then steep yourself in history at Sheki Khans' Palace, then steep yourself in history at Sheki Karvansaray, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sheki online trip builder.

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 June, daily temperatures in Sheki can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Gabaland, then glide through natural beauty at Tufandag Winter Summer Resort, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gabala vacation website.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Gabala takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Gabala sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gobustan.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Mud Volcanoes and then examine the collection at Gobustan State Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gobustan tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Gabala to Gobustan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gabala in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Gobustan. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Gobustan

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Azerbaijan travel guide

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.