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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish, then get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khan's Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, and finally make a trip to Sheki Fortress.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheki trip 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. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Sheki reach 8°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Qabala.

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Tufandag Winter Summer Tourism Holiday Complex. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Yeddi Gozel Waterfall and then hit the bull's-eye at Gabala Shooting Club.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Qabala trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sheki to Qabala takes 1.5 hours. In December in Qabala, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baku.

Things to do in Gabala

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Philharmonic Fountain Park and H.Z. Taghiyev History Museum. Step out of Baku with an excursion to Mud Volcanoes in Qobustan--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Miniature Books, cool off at Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel, make a trip to Bibi-Heybat Mosque, and appreciate the history behind Vahid Monument.

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You can drive from Qabala to Baku in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Qabala in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Baku, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Theme Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Gobustan
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Highland Park ©
Highland Park
Philharmonic Park
Philharmonic Park
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books

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