7 days in Baku, Gobustan & Sheki Itinerary

7 days in Baku, Gobustan & Sheki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Baku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Gobustan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Sheki
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Subway + Bus + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

3
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 Heydar Mosque and Juma Mosque. Baku Old City and Dreamland Golf Club are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: stop by City Walls, admire the local landmark of Philharmonic Park, and examine the collection at Heydar Aliyev Center.

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Mumbai, India to Baku is an approximately 11- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Baku is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Baku. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gobustan.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Heydar Mosque
Heydar Mosque
Museum of Miniature Books
Museum of Miniature Books

1
night
Gobustan

Gobustan
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.
On the 15th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Diri Baba Mausoleum and then don't miss a visit to Mud Volcanoes.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gobustan day trip planner.

Drive from Baku to Gobustan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. August in Gobustan sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sheki.

Things to do in Gobustan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Diri Baba Mausoleum
Mud Volcanoes
Mud Volcanoes

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Ilisu Waterfall, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk and Applied Arts, then get engrossed in the history at Sheki Khans' Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kish.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sheki trip itinerary app.

Getting from Gobustan to Sheki by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Sheki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ilisu Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Sheki Khans' Palace ©
Sheki Khans' Palace
Church of Kish
Church of Kish
Ilisu Waterfall
Ilisu Waterfall

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