8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Azerbaijan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Baku
— 2 nights
2
Lahij
— 1 night
3
Sheki
— 1 night
4
Ganja
— 1 night

2
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.
You've added Nizami Street/Torgovaya, Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, Baku Boulevard, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Gobustan State Reserve in Gobustan (about 1h 5 min away). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City and walk around Highland Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Baku route builder.

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Baku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahij.

Things to do in Baku

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Gobustan
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Baku Old City
Baku Old City
Baku Boulevard
Baku Boulevard
Gobustan State Reserve ©
Gobustan State Reserve

1
night
Lahij

Lahij
Lahij is a village and municipality on the southern slopes of Greater Caucasus within the Ismailli Rayon of Azerbaijan. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): snap pictures at Zernava Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Lahij online travel route planner.

Drive from Baku to Lahij in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sheki.

Things to do in Lahij

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basgal Village
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Lahic History and Ethnography Museum
Lahic History and Ethnography Museum
Basgal Village
Basgal Village
Zernava Bridge ©
Zernava Bridge

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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Winter Palace, relax in the rural setting at Bio Garden, don't miss a visit to Sheki Fortress, thentake an in-depth tour of Sheki Khans' Palace, thenstop by Aliovsat Sweets House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kish.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sheki holiday planner.

Drive from Lahij to Sheki in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sheki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ganja.

Things to do in Sheki

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

1
night
Ganja

Ganja
Famous as the birthplace of legendary poet Nizami, Ganja is a truly ancient city still bearing traces of the myriad kingdoms and empires that ruled over it in the past.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Imamzadeh Mausoleum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Alexander Nevsky Church, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Maralgol, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bottle House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ganja journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sheki to Ganja takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Ganja, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ganja

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Maralgol
Lake Maralgol
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Mausoleum
The Alexander Nevsky Church
The Alexander Nevsky Church

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