10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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10 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Taxi:  18 h 30 min
1
Sheki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Gabala
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Baku
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish, get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khan's Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and finally don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sheki attractions planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sheki is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dubai in January, expect Sheki to be colder, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gabala.

Things to do in Sheki

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

1
night
Gabala

Gabala ©
If you're fed up of the concrete jungle, take a trip to Gabala for the perfect getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Yeddi Gozel Waterfall and then hit the bull's-eye at Gabala Shooting Club.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gabala day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sheki to Gabala in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Tufandag Winter Summer Resort ©
Tufandag Winter Summer Resort
Gabala Shooting Club ©
Gabala Shooting Club
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall ©
Yeddi Gozel Waterfall

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Philharmonic Fountain Park and Bibi-Heybat Mosque. When in Baku, make a side trip to see Mud Volcanoes in Gobustan, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Baku Museum of Miniature Books, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Richard Sorge, head outdoors with Baku Funicular, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Oil Boom Architecture in Downtown Baku.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Baku journey planning tool .

You can drive from Gabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Gabala in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Gobustan
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Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel ©
Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel
Highland Park ©
Highland Park
Philharmonic Park
Philharmonic Park

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