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Baku to Tabriz, Ganja, Shaki

13 days

At Azerbaijan the itinerary will begin. After that the itinerary proceeds Iran. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Baku and Tabriz (plan Tabriz itineraries). Not safe countries are chosen... Many cities are snowy in December. These flight connection are taken during this route: Baku - Tabriz (Tabriz itineraries). During your travel you have to speak Russian and Persian. English should be enough for communication everywhere. Manat and Iran (plan Iran itineraries)ian Rial are necessary to pay.
"Baku is easily - and most delightfully - covered on foot, though."sophiesworld.net
"Baku is a real mix between east and west, between old and new, between rich and poor."beenaroundtheglobe.com
"Baku is by far one of the most beautiful cities in "Europe" especially around the waterfront with the Caspian sea."unusualtraveler.com
"Baku is a very modern, wonderfully strange city - Western Azerbaijan is very rural."wander-lush.org
"Baku is a true crossroads-culturally, geographically and architecturally-between East and West."erikastravels.com
"Baku is a boom-town since discovery on the big scale the oil in 19th century."thefamilywithoutborders.com
Capital
Historic
Culture
Architecture
Food
Very Touristic
Desert
Bakuis always worth a visit
Outstanding+

BusTransfer

Duration: 7 hours 24 minutes

Costs: $5.00

Shaki is a town in Azerbaijan with a population of 63,000. The nearest big city of Shaki is Tbilisi. Shaki is in north Azerbaijan.

Historic
Nightlife
Food
Architecture
Romantic
Shopping
Shaki
Outstanding+

TrainTransfer

Duration: 4 hours 19 minutes

Costs: $12.00 - $16.00

"Ganja is a true city with the same population as Pittsburg."amaryroad.com
"Ganja is the second largest city in the country but, since it is not on the way to Sheki and northern places, not many travelers visit it."againstthecompass.com
"Ganja is a great base to explore some wonders which are very close by plus it is on your way to Georgia if you plan to cross the southern border, the closest to Tbilisi (visit Tbilisi itineraries)."againstthecompass.com
"Ganja is the country's second-largest city."wander-lush.org
Historic
Culture
Nature
Mountain
Architecture
Ganja
Outstanding+

Fly, driveTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 26 minutes

Costs: -

"Tabriz is located in the north of the country and is the ideal base for exploring the green north and spots like Kandovan as well as for sightseeing in the city itself."back-packer.org
"Tabriz is a real off the beaten track city and, practically, the only visitors are overlanders coming from the Caucasus countries."againstthecompass.com
"Tabriz is freezing in the winter and often boiling in the summer."thebrokebackpacker.com
"Tabriz is likely to be your first stop."thebrokebackpacker.com
"Tabriz is a bit out of the way, but well worth the effort getting there."lostwithpurpose.com
"Tabriz is the capital of Iran (more about Iran itineraries)ian northern province of East Azerbaijan and hometown of many of the country's pioneers."chasingtheunexpected.com
Historic
Culture
Nature
Mountain
Shopping
Very Touristic
Lake
Tea
Tabrizis always worth a visit
Outstanding+

Bus, trainTransfer

Duration: 30 hours 12 minutes

Costs: $79.00 - $103.00

"Baku is easily - and most delightfully - covered on foot, though."sophiesworld.net
"Baku is a real mix between east and west, between old and new, between rich and poor."beenaroundtheglobe.com
"Baku is by far one of the most beautiful cities in "Europe" especially around the waterfront with the Caspian sea."unusualtraveler.com
"Baku is a very modern, wonderfully strange city - Western Azerbaijan is very rural."wander-lush.org
"Baku is a true crossroads-culturally, geographically and architecturally-between East and West."erikastravels.com
"Baku is a boom-town since discovery on the big scale the oil in 19th century."thefamilywithoutborders.com
Capital
Historic
Culture
Architecture
Food
Very Touristic
Desert
Bakuis always worth a visit
Outstanding+

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